Top Stories

Grey's Anatomy's Alex Landi Opens Up About Asian & LGBTQ Representation in Entertainment

Grey's Anatomy's Alex Landi Opens Up About Asian & LGBTQ Representation in Entertainment

Alex Landi shows off his shirtless muscles during a scene from the latest episode of Grey’s Anatomy!

Here’s what the actor, who plays Dr. Nico Kim, the series’ first gay male surgeon, had to share in a new interview with Travis Mills on Beats 1 on Apple Music:

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Alex Landi

On the importance of his role: “I’m just glad that I can give everyone a voice… Asians are represented I think by less than 3 percent in entertainment, LGBTQ being less than 1 percent, so for them to combine both of those categories into one role is super special, and I’m so happy that I can take that on.”

On the most challenging thing about playing his character: “I just hope I do it right. I just hope the way I do it is accepted by everyone… I want to take these two categories and make everyone look strong. I want to get rid of that stereotype and give them a different look on the LGBTQ community. I just hope I’m making everyone proud.”

Season 15 of Grey’s Anatomy will likely return to ABC in January 2019!

Just Jared on Facebook
Credit: Mitch Haaseth; Photos: ABC
Posted to: Alex Landi, Greys Anatomy, Shirtless, Travis Mills

JJ Links Around The Web

  • A new lawsuit claims Harvey Weinstein bragged about sleeping with this actress - TMZ
  • Vanessa Hudgens is kicking off her 30th birthday in Miami - Just Jared Jr
  • Jennifer Lopez's gown stole the show at the Second Act premiere - TooFab
  • Someone was missing from Prince William & Duchess Kate's Christmas portrait - Lainey Gossip
  • Get to know Fast Layne star Brandon Rossel - Just Jared Jr
  • Are Channning Tatum & Jessie J moving in together? - Gossip Cop
  • I am Evelyn Salt

    He is hot!

  • Yun

    Yep, he’s doing it right!