The Brothers Sun with Michelle Yeoh


ACTOR/DIRECTOR/PRODUCER

KHETPHET "KP" PHAGNASAY

​   khetphet "KP" PHAGNASAY

KP , also known as Khetphet Phagnasay, is a Lao-American actor, director, producer, and stuntman. He has worked on various projects, including the acclaimed Netflix series "Dahmer; Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story," where he portrayed Sounthone, the father of a 14-year-old Laotian victim. He also shared a scene opposite MIchelle Yeoh in The Brothers Sun.He has also been involved in films such as "God is an Astronaut," "Demon Fighter," "Street of Hope," and "Hollywood Road Trip," among others.

KP has a strong background in stage acting and has portrayed notable characters such as the King in "The King and I," Song Liliang in "M. Butterfly," Puck in "A Midsummer Night's Dream," and Dr. Sun Yat Sen in "Sun Yat Sen: The Mouth of A Dragon," which was a recipient of the David Mark Cohen National Playwriting Award and a Pulitzer Prize nominee.

Born in Laos on February 1, 1973, KP escaped to the United States as a refugee in the 1980s due to the Vietnam War conflict. He grew up in Oswego, Illinois, then moved to Waianae, Hawaii, before settling in Clovis/Fresno, California. He obtained his B.A. in Theatre Arts from California State University, Fresno, and pursued further education in Asian Theatre, focusing on acting, at the University of Hawaii, Manoa. KP has also traveled to Japan, Taiwan, and mainland China as a performer.