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Dwight Sora filmography and biography

Dwight Sora biography

Dwight Sora is half-Japanese (father) and half-Korean (mother).

Grew up in the Chicago suburb of River Forest.

Younger brother Linus Sora works for the international planning and design firm MCM Group in Los Angeles.

Attended Oak Park River Forest High School, 1987-1991. Fellow students during that time included actor/writer Tom Lennon ('88), actress Kate Norby ('94), award-winning stage composer/sound designer Ben Sussman ('90) and astronomer Chad Trujillo ('91).

Graduated from the University of Chicago in 1995 with a B.A. in East Asian Languages & Civilizations.

Has studied the Japanese martial art of aikido since 1993 and holds a rank of nidan (second degree black belt). Started while an exchange student attending Waseda University in Tokyo.

Understudied for actors Andrew Pang and Keong Sim during the Chicago run of "After the Quake" at Steppenwolf Theatre.

Provided voiceover for a 2008 industry launch video for the Nintendo E3 Animal Crossing City Folk game.

Fiancee Czerina Salud is featured singing in a 2009 commercial for the Dove/Walmart Real Beauty campaign.

Is a big fan of British science fiction shows. Avidly watches both the old and new versions of Doctor Who.

Participated in workshops and readings of the play "Year Zero" by Michael Golamco at Chicago Dramatists and Victory Gardens Theater, but lost out on casting when the play went into production.

Part of the Jeff-nominated cast of a 2010 Chicago production of "Twelve Angry Men" staged by the Raven Theatre.

Dwight Sora filmography

Name Year
Real Steel 2011
Red Dawn 2010
Sundowner 2008
The Dark Knight 2008
Death of a President 2006
All This Murky Green 2005
The Weather Man 2005