Patricia Ja Lee
(also known as Pajama Lee
) (born July 19
) is a Korean-American
model/actress. She is probably best known for her role as Cassie Chan
, the Pink Ranger on the television series Power Rangers: Turbo
and Power Rangers: In Space
. She is the second Asian female to portray a Power Ranger, being preceded by the late Thuy Trang
. She speaks some Korean and Spanish, and is 5'6". She attended UCR
, BA and completed a degree in psychology. Currently Lee is attending the California School of Professional Psychology at Alliant International University
in pursuit of a PhD in psychology.
She enjoys snowboarding, reading, hanging out with her friends, acting, and making creative works such as beading jewelry, painting, writing poetry,and photography. Lee received some of her martial arts training while at University of California, Riverside, and has completed a few exams under the JKA Japanese Karate Association. Since then she has taken privately trained lessons with stunt and martial arts coordinators.
In 2001, Patricia's hard work paid off as she got the lead female role in the Golden Harvest action adventure Extreme Challenge. Aside from acting, Patricia is also a voice actor, showcasing her voice in many English dubbed adaptations of Japanese anime.
She portrays Haruhi Suzumiya in a series of live-action promotional videos launched by Bandai Entertainment on December 22, 2006 to announce the R1 license of The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya. Here, she is credited as Patricia Lee, although she referred to herself as Patricia Ja Lee in the first videos. Before the animated series' English cast was announced, it was speculated that she might be the voice of Haruhi as well. In July 2007, Patricia Appeared at Anime Expo during the SOS Brigade concert.
Patricia recently appeared in an advertisement for Oscar Mayer bologna as a spelling bee judge. The commercial has been shown on various channels in the US throughout early-mid 2007.
- Hollywood Kills (2006) .... Barback
- Extreme Challenge (2001)
- Power Rangers: Lost Galaxy
- The Power of Pink (1999) .... Cassie Chan/Pink Space Ranger
- To the Tenth Power (1999) .... Cassie Chan/Pink Space Ranger
- Cowboy Bebop (1998) TV Series (voice: English version) .... Meifa Puzi
- Serial Experiments: Lain (1998) TV Series (voice: English version).... Mika Iwakura
- Power Rangers: In Space (1998) TV Series .... Cassie Chan/Pink Space Ranger
- Gate Keepers .... Megumi Kurogane
- El Hazard: The Alternative World (1998) (V) (voice: English version).... Afura Mann
- Battle Athletes daiundokai (1998) TV Series (voice: English version).... Nurse, Additional Voices
- ... aka Battle Athletes Victory (USA)
- Power Rangers: Turbo (1997) TV Series .... Cassie Chan/Pink Turbo Ranger #2
- Battle Athletes (1997) (V) (voice: English version).... Upperclassman A, Student, Ceremony Commentator
- El Hazard: Wanderers(1995) TV Series (voice) .... Afura Mann
- Kidô senshi Gundam 0083: Stardust Memory (1991) TV Series (voice: English version) .... Additional voices
- ... aka Mobile Suit Gundam 0083: Stardust Memory
- Akira (1988) (voice: English version) (as Pee Jay Lee) .... Additional Voices (Animaze version 2001)