Michael Paul Chan

Biography

Michael Paul Chan (born June 26, 1950) is an American television and film actor. Some of his recent television work includes Judge Lionel Ping on Arrested Development, Robbery Homicide Division, Dr. Lee in the Joel Schumacher directed "Batman & Robin," the voice of Jimmy Ho on The PJ's, and Detective Michael Tao on the TNT series The Closer. He had a recurring role in The Wonder Years as Mr. Chong. He also played the role of Dr. Louis Rob in Mrs. Harris and appears in the independent film, Americanese. Chan also played the part of the convenience store owner in the 1993 film Falling Down, where he refused to give a discount to Michael Douglas' character when he attempted to purchase a can of soda to get change for the pay telephone outside the store. Recently, he was seen playing the bookie "Andy" on the daytime drama the Young and the Restless. He also provided the voice for an agent of the C.I.A. (Chinese Intelligence Agency) on a 2011 episode of "The Simpsons." He made an appearance on the crime/drama/comedy series "Bones".

In 1994, Chan played the character "Roberts" in the episode "The War Prayer" of US TV series Babylon 5. Some of his other movie roles were the Chinese Premier in Megiddo: The Omega Code 2, and as a CIA official, Vincent Vy Ngo, in Spy Game.

Chan, a third generation Chinese American, was born in San Francisco, California. He is a founding member of the Asian American Theater Company. He is married with one child.

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Michael Paul Chan (born June 26, 1950) is an American television and film actor. Some of his recent television work includes Judge Lionel Ping on Arrested Development, Robbery Homicide Division, Dr. Lee in the Joel Schumacher directed "Batman & Robin," the voice of Jimmy Ho on The PJ's, and Detective Michael Tao on the TNT series The Closer. He had a recurring role in The Wonder Years as Mr. Chong. He also played the role of Dr. Louis Rob in Mrs. Harris and appears in the independent film, Americanese. Chan also played the part of the convenience store owner in the 1993 film Falling Down, where he refused to give a discount to Michael Douglas' character when he attempted to purchase a can of soda to get change for the pay telephone outside the store. Recently, he was seen playing the bookie "Andy" on the daytime drama the Young and the Restless. He also provided the voice for an agent of the C.I.A. (Chinese Intelligence Agency) on a 2011 episode of "The Simpsons." He made an appearance on the crime/drama/comedy series "Bones".

In 1994, Chan played the character "Roberts" in the episode "The War Prayer" of US TV series Babylon 5. Some of his other movie roles were the Chinese Premier in Megiddo: The Omega Code 2, and as a CIA official, Vincent Vy Ngo, in Spy Game.

Chan, a third generation Chinese American, was born in San Francisco, California. He is a founding member of the Asian American Theater Company. He is married with one child.

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Birthday 1950-06-26

Place of Birth San Francisco - California - USA

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2012 Major Crimes(84 episodes) as Lt. Mike Tao
2006 Smith(1 episode)
2006 Americanese as Jimmy Chan
2005 Bones(1 episode)
2005 The Closer(110 episodes) as Mike Tao
2005 The Closer(4 episodes)
2003 Arrested Development(6 episodes)
2003 Las Vegas(1 episode)
2003 Masked and Anonymous as Guard
2002 Boomtown(1 episode)
2002 Robbery Homicide Division(13 episodes)
2001 Spy Game as Vincent Vy Ngo
2001 The Glass House as Mr. Kim
2001 The Ghost as Inspector Wu
2000 Static Shock(1 episode)
2000 Strong Medicine(1 episode)
2000 Once in the Life as Buddha
1999 The Insider as Norman the Cameraman
1999 The PJs(44 episodes)
1998 The Protector as Dr. Anthony Mane
1998 U.S. Marshals as Xian Chen, U.N. Cultural Attache of China
1997 Brooklyn South(1 episode)
1997 Double Tap as Fung Suk
1996 Early Edition(1 episode)
1996 Sudden Terror: The Hijacking of School Bus #17 as Harry Kee
1996 Arliss(1 episode)
1996 Nash Bridges(1 episode)
1995 Galaxis as Manny Hopkins
1994 Maverick as Riverboat Poker Player
1994 Babylon 5(1 episode)
1993 The Joy Luck Club as Harold
1993 Joshua Tree as Jimmy Shoeshine
1993 Falling Down as Mr. Lee
1992 2000 Malibu Road(1 episode)
1992 Rapid Fire as Carl Chang
1991 Under Cover(14 episodes) as Dr. Lee
1989 The Simpsons(1 episode)
1989 Hardball(1 episode)
1989 Alien Nation(1 episode)
1988 The Wonder Years(3 episodes)
1987 Jake and the Fatman(2 episodes)
1987 Tour of Duty(1 episode)
1985 The Colbys(1 episode)
1984 Runaway as Wilson
1984 Hunter(1 episode)
1982 Cagney and Lacey(1 episode)
1982 T. J. Hooker(1 episode)
1981 Dynasty(1 episode)
1979 Knots Landing(1 episode)
1977 CHiPs(1 episode)
1974 Police Woman(1 episode)

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