Raymond Lee (actor)

Raymond Lee (born 1987) is an American actor best known for his roles as Arlen Lee in Mozart in the Jungle and Duc Bayer-Boatwright in Here and Now.

Raymond Lee
Years active2009–present

Early life and careerEdit

Lee was born in New York City and moved to Los Angeles at a young age. He originally wanted to study kinesiology, but switched his major to acting at California State University, Long Beach. He also co-founded the Four Clowns acting troupe.[1]

His first major role was in the web series Ktown Cowboys where he appeared opposite Lanny Joon. He has appeared in minor roles in such television series as Scandal, Modern Family and It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia.

In 2016, he starred in Qui Nguyen's Vietgone at Manhattan Theatre Club.[2] He won a Theatre World Award for his off-Broadway debut as Quang Nguyen, a Vietnamese refugee to the United States.[3]


Film performances
Year Title Role Notes
2009 Penance College Party Guy 2
2011 Typhoon 360 Tian
2012 Supercapitalist Businessman
2013 Farah Goes Bang Nick
2013 A Leading Man Kelvin Kim
2018 Fanny Price Mr. Rushworth
2021 Top Gun: Maverick
Television performances
Year Title Role Notes
2012 How I Met Your Mother College Dude "The Stamp Tramp"
2013 Hart of Dixie Andrew "Why Don't We Get Drunk?
2013 Zach Stone Is Gonna Be Famous Henderson "Zach Stone Is Gonna Get Wild"
2013 Sam & Cat Fitch "#TextingCompetition"
2013 It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia Cashier "The Gang Saves the Day"
2015 Jessie Clifford "Driving Miss Crazy"
2013 Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn Ray "Mall in the Family"
2016 Modern Family Alan "I Don't Know How She Does It"
2016 Scandal Nelson Parker "Trojan Horse" and "It's Hard Out Here for a General"
2016 Mozart in the Jungle Arlen Lee Four episodes
2018 Here and Now Duc Bayer-Boatwright Leading role
2019 Prodigal Son Jin Recurring role
2020 Made for Love Jeff Recurring role, upcoming series
Theatre performances
Year Title Role Notes
2013 Hannah and the Dread Gazebo East West Players
2016 Office Hour Dennis South Coast Repertory
2016 Tokyo Fish Story Nobu Old Globe Theatre
2017 Vietgone Quang Nguyen Manhattan Theatre Club



  1. ^ a b Hong, Sharon (Fall 2017). "A Lesson in Acting". Beach Magazine.
  2. ^ Chow, Kate (October 14, 2016). "'Vietgone': A Sex Comedy About Mom, Dad And Refugee Camps". NPR.
  3. ^ a b "2016-2017 Theatre World Award Recipients". Theatre World Awards. Retrieved January 9, 2017.