Tour Reggie Lee's Hollywood Home

Take a tour of the Grimm actor's Los Angeles abode.
By: Dinah Eng
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Photo By: Aaron Rapoport

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Photo By: Aaron Rapoport

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Photo By: Aaron Rapoport

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Inside Reggie Lee's Hollywood Home

Reggie Lee's bad-guy roles in film and television have included playing a cold-blooded killer in The Fast and the Furious, a devious Secret Service agent in Prison Break and a wily sea warrior on Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End. The actor is now playing Sgt. Wu, a smart cop with a wry sense of humor on NBC's hit series Grimm. While the show films in Portland, Reggie spends most of his time in Los Angeles. The actor recently gave us a tour of his home in Hollywood.

Cozy Yet Contemporary

Reggie describes his Los Angeles condominium as Craftsman with a touch of modern. Since he purchased the home in 1993, he's remodeled the bedrooms, bathrooms and kitchen. The living room features dark mahogany flooring with a pinewood fireplace hearth.

Inviting Elements

"My favorite room is the living room because it has the fireplace, which leads me to warmth and the feeling of being grounded," Reggie says.

DIY Updates

Reggie hired someone to design his living room's hearth, but he did the slate work around the fireplace himself. "That was tough. You have to cut the slate with a water saw, and I broke so many of the tiles," he says. "I like the idea of remodeling. But I don't like doing it."

Warm Ambiance

Candles positioned on the mantel cast a soft glow over the living room.

A Pensive Space

Furnished with a chaise lounge and a Craftsman bookshelf, the nook off the living room is Reggie's favorite spot for meditation and journaling.

Worldly Decor

Framed photos of Paris and Rome hang above the bookshelf. The living room nook also contains a watercolor painting of a church outside Mexico City, where Reggie filmed the television series Persons Unknown.

Peaceful Views

A picture window frames a beautiful magnolia tree, enhancing the living room nook's tranquil atmosphere.

Musical Influence

Tucked beneath the staircase, a piano is bordered by a bookcase and framed photos. In addition to his television roles, Reggie has also appeared on stage in the musicals Heartstrings, Miss Saigon and Carousel.

Reggie's Personal Touches

Framed family photos can be found throughout Reggie's Hollywood condo. "I decorate only with things that are meaningful to me, which gives a sense of completion to my home," he says.

Warm Details

Reggie purchased his Hollywood condo for $170,000 in 1993. "While I've looked at other homes since then, I've never found one that has given me the sense of warmth that this one does," he says.

Secluded Setting

Reggie says his home's Hollywood Hills location offers both convenience and a quiet setting. "I love that I'm close to work at the studios and for auditions, but once I'm in the hills, it feels like  I'm in northern California, with large pine trees and cedar shingles on the townhouses," he says.

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