Sumalee Montano can now be seen in the action series, Dan Brown’s The Lost Symbol currently streaming on NBCU's Peacock TV.  Following, Sumalee will be seen starring in and a producer of Orsi Nagypal's sci-fi adventure film, The Deal.


Past projects onscreen include her recurring roles on NBC’s This Is Us, ABC’s How to Get Away With Murder; HBO's Veep, and CBS’ Star Trek: Picard and S.W.A.T. 


Sumalee has also leant her voice to nearly 200 roles to date across film, television and AAA video games. Upcoming she will be a part of Disney Channel’s animated comedy The Ghost and Molly McGee as the roles of ‘Sharon McGee’ and ‘Grandma Nin.’ The series will premiere in October. Most notably, Sumalee was a part of Hub TV’s Emmy Award-winning Transformers Prime where she played the female lead role of ‘Arcee.’


Additional projects include

  • Disney XD’s Star Wars Resistance

  • Dreamworks Animation’s Kung Fu Panda: The Paws of Destiny and Voltron: Legendary Defender

  • Netflix’s Carmen Sandiego and Trese

  • Nickelodeon's The Casagrandes and The Loud House

  • Peacock’s Cleopatra in Space

  • EA’s Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order and Dragon Age Inquisition

  • Microsoft’s Gears of War 5

  • Private Division’s The Outer Worlds

  • Sony Interactive Entertainment’s Ghost of Tsushima

  • Ubisoft’s Rainbow Six Siege

  • Warner Bros’ Bunnicula and Justice League: Throne of Atlantis and

  • Cartoon Network’s Beware the Batman.


Offscreen, Sumalee is an advocate for telling intergenerational stories that center multicultural talent in front of and behind the camera. She is a producing partner of LinLay Productions alongside Grace Lay. LinLay strives to amplify voices that deserve the chance to leave a visible and lasting mark in the history of storytelling, with upcoming projects inclusive of Orsi Nagypal’s The Deal and Nikyatu Jusu's highly anticipated thriller, Nanny, which LinLay is teaming with Stay Gold Features and Topic Studios to finance and produce.

A bit of Sumalee's family trivia: Her granduncle is Severino Montano, National Artist of the Philippines.