Tamlyn Naomi Tomita (January 27, 1966) is a Japanese-American actress and singer, born in Okinawa, Japan. She was born in Japan, but soon moved to US with her family, Her father was LAPD officer, who rose to th rank of sergeant, forming one of the first Asian Task force in the department.
Tamlyn Tomita started her big screen career with the leading role in The Karate Kid Part II. Her other movie credentials include Come See the Paradise, The Joy Luck Club, Picture Bride, Four Rooms, Robot Stories, The Day After Tomorrow, Gaijin 2: Love Me as I Am, and others.
Lately Tomita has been more involved in small screen series, appearing in guest roles in lots of TV shows, including 24, Glee, Teen Wolf, How to Get Away with Murder, Zoo, Berlin Station, The Man in the High Castle, and others. She also plays one of the leading roles in the ABC medical series The Good Doctor.