|Origin||Buffalo, New York, USA|
Vongtama was born in Buffalo, New York. He earned degrees in Psychology and Biology from the University of Pennsylvania, as well as a Doctorate in Medicine from the University of Buffalo. He did his residency at UCLA in Los Angeles and is also board certified in Radiation Oncology.
Roy's first acting training came at the Walnut Street Theater in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He continued his training in Los Angeles where he has trained extensively with Playhouse product Joe Palese. He currently resides in Santa Monica, California.