Benedict Wong is a English actor. He was born in 1970 in Manchester, England. He is best known for his role “Kublai Khan” in Netflix series Marco Polo. He was also appeared in Hollywood movie “Sunshine (2007), Moon (2009), Prometheus (2012) and The Martian (2015)”. His first role was in a 1993 BBC Radio play called Kai Mei Sauce, written by Kevin Wong. He appeared alongside Sean Lock in the situation comedy 15 Storeys High, and as Dr. Franklin Fu in the second series of Look Around You.
Wong was born in Eccles, Greater Manchester, north-west England. He was brought up in Salford. His parents emigrated from Hong Kong to the UK via Ireland.