Education: Stanford University, B.S.; trained with Groundlings and at Cameron Thor Studio. Avocational interests: Martial arts.
Agent—Osbrink Talent Agency, 4343 Lankershim Blvd., Suite 100, Universal City, CA 91602; (theatre) David Shapira and Associates, 193 North Robertson Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90211; (commercials) AKA Talent Agency, 6310 San Vicente Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90048; (print) Kazarian/Spencer and Associates, Inc., 11969 Ventura Blvd., 3rd Floor, Box 7409, Studio City, CA 91604.
Actor. Worked as a mechanical engineer.
Huong Lo's gang member, Hammerlock, Castle Hill, 2000.
Japanese doctor, Pearl Harbor (also known as Pearl Harbour), Buena Vista, 2001.
Engineer, Rat Race (also known as Course foile), Paramount, 2001.
Japanese tourist, 7 Songs, Soft Serve Pictures, 2003.
Inspector, Dogg's Hamlet, Cahoot's Macbeth, Oracle Films, 2005.
Hills, Miss Congeniality 2: Armed & Fabulous, Warner Bros., 2005.
Mark, Goldfish, Rouge Productions, 2006.
Charlie, Mad Cowgirl, Cinema Epoch, 2006.
Kurt, The Metrosexual, TCS Productions/Kings Road Productions, 2007.
Sergeant Kinoshita, Living Hell, Blue Sky Media, 2007.
Television Appearances; Episodic:
Sous chef, "Love and War and Snow," Gilmore Girls (also known as Gilmore Girls: Beginnings), The WB, 2000.
Handsome Asian man, "The Wraps," Special Unit 2 (also known as SU2), UPN, 2001.
Assistant, "The First Temptation of Daphne," Frasier, NBC, 2001.
Te, "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Val," V.I.P. (also known as V.I.P.—Die Bodyguards), syndicated, 2001.
Sous chef, "The Bracebridge Dinner," Gilmore Girls (also known as Gilmore Girls: Beginnings), The WB, 2001.
Officer Chen and FBI agent, "Judge Knot," The Practice, ABC, 2002.
Danny Wong and Doc, "Spin Dry," The Division (also known as Heart of the City), Lifetime, 2002.
Danny Wong, "Shelby," The Division (also known as Heart of the City), Lifetime, 2002.
Danny Wong, "This Thing Called Love," The Division (also known as Heart of the City), Lifetime, 2002.
Danny Wong, "Farewell My Lovelies," The Division (also known as Heart of the City), Lifetime, 2002.
Chen, "C.S. Lie," The Agency, CBS, 2002.
Asian reporter, "Broken," CSI: Miami, CBS, 2002.
Ben Jameston, "Sticks and Stones," Dragnet (also known as L.A. Dragnet), ABC, 2003.
Dr. Peterson, "Rage," The District, CBS, 2003.
Boats, "Touchdown," JAG, CBS, 2003.
Lee on the show Crime Lab S.F., "Mr. Monk and the TV Star," Monk, USA Network, 2004.
Waiter, "Harpy Birthday," Jake in Progress, ABC, 2005.
Agent McCallan, "Day 4: 12:00 a.m.-1:00 a.m.," 24, Fox, 2005.
Agent McCallan, "Day 4: 4:00 a.m.-5:00 a.m.," 24, Fox, 2005.
Agent McCallan, "Day 4: 6:00 a.m.-7:00 a.m.," 24, Fox, 2005.
Also appeared in episodes of All That, Nickelodeon; The Andy Dick Show, MTV; Arrest & Trial, syndicated; The Bold and the Beautiful, CBS; and Crossing Jordan, NBC.
Television Appearances; Pilots:
Field reporter, War Games, TBS, 2001.
Member of ensemble for productions of Berubians of Mass Destruction and B3: Rise of the Berubians, Next Stage; appeared as member of ensemble, A Crime Scene and as Dr. Huang, Cut, Poison, and Burn, both Sacred Fools, Los Angeles; and as Krogstad, A Doll's House, Morgan-Wixson Theatre, Santa Monica, CA.
Coauthor of Berubians of Mass Destruction and B3: Rise of the Berubians, Next Stage.
Vic Chao Official Site,http://vicchao.com, July 5, 2007.
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