Parry Shen (Brad Cooper on General Hospital)

Current Character: Brad Cooper

Birthday: 1973-06-26

Birthplace: Born in Queens, New York

Marital Status: Married to Kim Shen since August 2, 2002


Parry Shen was born on June 26, 1973 in Queens, New York. He went to the all-boys Archbishop Molloy High School in Briarwood, Queens, New York, before attending the State University of New York at Buffalo. When he moved to California he worked as a dorm leader at Villanova Preparatory School in Ojai, California.

Shen, who speaks Cantonese, has appeared in numerous Primetime shows, including "Veronica Mars," "Brothers & Sisters," "NCIS: Los Angeles," "Without A Trace," "Party of Five," "The King of Queens," "Suddenly Susan," "Beverly Hills, 90210," "Chicago Hope," and "Sabrina The Teenage Witch." He has also appeared in a number of films, including "The New Guy", "Surrogate Valentine", "Yes We’re Open", "Rule of 3", and "The Gene Generation." He has even voiced a number of video game characters.

In addition to acting and voiceover work, Shen co-created the graphic novels Secret Identities: The Asian American Superhero Anthology and Shattered: The Asian American Comics Anthology. He speaks at numerous universities about the entertainment industry and shares his experiences as an Asian American in the media.

Shen has been married to his wife Kim since August 2, 2002, and they have two daughters.

Career Highlights

General Hospital - Brad Cooper (May 6, 2013 - present)
Hatchet III - Andrew (2013)
Hatchet - Shawn (2006)
Tru Calling - Tyler Li (2005)
Better Luck Tomorrow - Ben Manibag (2002)