Kimball Cho, Marriage, Girlfriend, The Mentalist, Tim Kang

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Kimball Cho – The Mentalist (Portrayed by Tim Kang)

Kimball Cho is a former member of the California Bureau Of Investigations (CBI). This was alongside Teresa Lisbon, Patrick Jane, Wayne Rigsby, and Grace Van Pelt. He is famous for having a straight seemingly cold face. A serious working face. He works by the book, avoiding any unnecessary deviations as he attends to and resolves his cases. He is tough and works best as an interrogator. His story developed a little in season 4 with depictions of his former addiction to drugs and struggles with his former girlfriend. He joined the FBI after the death of Red John by Patrick Jane in season 6. Patrick Jane and Teresa Lisbon later join him in the FBI. The couple, Rigsby and Van Pelt start a private security company leveraging on Van Pelts’s prowess with tinkering with computers. The role is played by Tim Kang.

Kimball Cho (Tim Kang)

Kimball Cho Early life

Cho started as a member of the gang Avon Park Playboys. He was nicknamed “The Iceman”. Cho joined the 1st Special Forces Group after leaving juvenile detention.

Kimball Cho Character Temperament and Personality

Kimball Cho works by the book, This could be attributed to his former work with the Army. He is loyal to Lisbon and supports Patrick Jane’s endeavors to unravel murderers. He’s aura is calm and appears clearheaded even in the trickiest of situations. He arrests and reads rights to the suspects. He handles physical tasks such as tracking and chasing down suspects.

Kimbo Cho is a good friend to Rigsby. His calm demeanor compliments Rigsby’s. They, together hold stakeouts and track down suspects for most of the series, at least up to the end of season 6. He has a deadpan yet great sense of humor. This is clear from his interactions with Rigsby regarding the latter’s lack of courage to chase after Van Pelt’ who he clearly has feelings for.

Kimball is for a short period the head of the team, in command, following placement by LaRoche. This is after the fallout between Lison and LaRoche. He, however, offers to let Lisbon make the decisions and call the shots. She declines.

Van Pelt, Patrick Jane, and Kimball Cho

Kimball Cho Relationships

In the episode “Blood In, Blood Out”, Kimball and Elise Chaye – a role played by Sandrine Holt are dating. Cho seems to care for Elise deeply. This is especially so after a masked man attacks her, Cho embarks on a mission to reveal the masked men.

In season 4, Kimball develops a new relationship with Summer – a role played by Samaire Armstrong. Summer is a prostitute. Kimball appoints her as a CBI informant and later fires her from the role after developing a liking for her. She discovers this and in rage and love slaps Cho. This is followed by a kissing scene at the elevator. The two break up. Cho suggests that she should move in with her sister in Seattle and enroll in a community college. Summer resurfaces in season 5, pregnant and as a suspect in a counterfeiting operation. Cho helps her get all charges dropped. She later introduces her new fiance who appears clueless about her dramatic past.

Kimball Cho is a former member of the California Bureau Of Investigations (CBI). This was alongside Teresa Lisbon, Patrick Jane, Wayne Rigsby, and Grace Van Pelt. He is famous for having a straight seemingly cold face. A serious working face.

Kimball Cho is a former member of the California Bureau Of Investigations (CBI). This was alongside Teresa Lisbon, Patrick Jane, Wayne Rigsby, and Grace Van Pelt. He is famous for having a straight seemingly cold face. A serious working face.

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