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Michael Paul Chan

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


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Born:
Jun 26, 1950 In San Francisco - California - USA
Movie/TV Credits:
57
First Appeared:
In the series Police Woman 1974-09-13
Latest Project:
Series Major Crimes 2012-08-13
Known For
Poster of Americanese
Poster of Arrested Development
Poster of Sudden Terror: The Hijacking of School Bus #17
Poster of The Simpsons
Filmography
Series Major Crimes Lt. Mike Tao 2012-08-13
Movie Americanese Jimmy Chan 2006-03-15
Series Smith Unknown 2006-09-19
Series The Closer Mike Tao 2005-06-13
Series Bones Unknown 2005-09-12
Movie Masked and Anonymous Guard 2003-08-08
Series Las Vegas Unknown 2003-09-22
Series Arrested Development Unknown 2003-11-02
Series Robbery Homicide Division 2002-09-27
Series Boomtown Unknown 2002-09-29
Movie The Ghost Inspector Wu 2001-01-01
Movie Spy Game Vincent Vy Ngo 2001-11-18
Movie The Glass House Mr. Kim 2001-09-14
Series Strong Medicine Unknown 2000-07-23
Movie Once in the Life Buddha 2000-10-27
Series Static Shock Unknown 2000-09-23
Movie Molly Domingo 1999-10-22
Series The PJs 1999-01-10
Movie The Insider Norman the Cameraman 1999-10-28
Movie U.S. Marshals Xian Chen, U.N. Cultural Attache of China 1998-03-06
Movie Body Armor Dr. Anthony Mane 1998-05-05
Movie Double Tap Fung Suk 1997-09-05
Series Brooklyn South Unknown 1997-09-22
Series Nash Bridges Unknown 1996-03-29
Series Early Edition Unknown 1996-09-28
Series Arliss Unknown 1996-08-10
Movie Sudden Terror: The Hijacking of School Bus #17 Harry Kee 1996-09-13
Movie Batman Forever Executive 1995-06-16
Movie Galaxis Manny Hopkins 1995-06-27
Movie Body Chemistry 4: Full Exposure Judge Hakawa 1995-09-19
Series Babylon 5 Unknown 1994-01-26
Movie Dangerous Heart Capt. Lin 1994-02-02
Movie Honor Thy Father and Mother: The True Story of the Menendez Murders Lester Kuriyama 1994-04-18
Movie Maverick Riverboat Poker Player 1994-05-20
Movie Falling Down Mr. Lee 1993-02-26
Movie The Joy Luck Club Harold 1993-09-08
Movie Joshua Tree Jimmy Shoeshine 1993-08-04
Movie Rapid Fire Carl Chang 1992-07-24
Series 2000 Malibu Road Unknown 1992-08-23
Series Under Cover Dr. Lee 1991-01-07
Series Hardball Unknown 1989-09-21
Series Alien Nation Unknown 1989-09-18
Series The Simpsons Unknown 1989-12-17
Movie Stranger on My Land Eliot 1988-01-17
Series The Wonder Years Chinese Chef 1988-01-31
Series Tour of Duty Unknown 1987-09-24
Series Jake and the Fatman Unknown 1987-09-26
Series The Colbys Unknown 1985-11-20
Movie The Goonies Data's Father 1985-06-06
Series Hunter Unknown 1984-09-18
Movie Runaway Wilson 1984-12-14
Series T. J. Hooker Unknown 1982-03-13
Series Cagney and Lacey Unknown 1982-03-25
Series Dynasty Unknown 1981-01-12
Series Knots Landing Unknown 1979-12-27
Series CHiPs Unknown 1977-09-15
Series Police Woman Unknown 1974-09-13