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Michael Paul Chan

1950-06-26 San Francisco, California, USA

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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. Description above from the Wikipedia article Michael Paul Chan, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia


Boy Genius Sam 2019-09-05
Mrs. Harris Dr. Louis Roh 2006-02-25
Americanese Jimmy Chan 2006-03-15
Masked and Anonymous Guard 2003-07-25
The Glass House Mr. Kim 2001-09-14
The Ghost Inspector Wu 2001-01-01
Spy Game Vincent Vy Ngo 2001-11-18
Megiddo: The Omega Code 2 2001-09-07
Once in the Life Buddha 2000-10-27
The Insider Norman the Cameraman 1999-10-28
Molly Domingo 1999-10-22
U.S. Marshals Xian Chen 1998-03-06
The Protector Dr. Anthony Mane 1997-12-22
Double Tap Fung Suk 1997-09-05
Batman & Robin Observatory Scientist 1997-06-20
Sudden Terror: The Hijacking of School Bus #17 Harry Kee 1996-09-13
Paper Dragons Lee Hongpo 1996-01-01
Suddenly 1996-12-01
Batman Forever Executive 1995-06-16
Galaxis Manny Hopkins 1995-06-27
Body Chemistry 4: Full Exposure Judge Hakawa 1995-09-19
The Immortals Mifune 1995-10-05
Maverick Riverboat Poker Player 1994-05-20
Honor Thy Father and Mother: The True Story of the Menendez Murders Lester Kuriyama 1994-04-18
A Friend to Die For Mr. Kwan 1994-09-24
Dangerous Heart Capt. Lin 1994-02-02
Joshua Tree Jimmy Shoeshine 1993-04-08
Falling Down Mr. Lee 1993-02-26
The Joy Luck Club Harold 1993-09-08
Rapid Fire Carl Chang 1992-08-21
Thousand Pieces of Gold Hong King 1991-04-26
Fatal Friendship Mr. Kee 1991-12-01
Stranger on My Land Eliot 1988-01-17
The Three Kings Second Cop 1987-12-17
Quicksilver Asian Gang Member #2 1986-02-14
The Goonies Data's Father 1985-06-07
The Seduction of Gina Jack 1984-01-17
Runaway Wilson 1984-12-14
Thief Waiter at Chinese Restaurant 1981-03-27
Cardiac Arrest Wylie Wong 1980-01-28
The Longest Sleep