Skip to main content

Ma, Tzi

Ma, Tzi

PERSONAL

Born in Hong Kong, China; married Christina Ma, December, 1994.

Addresses:

Agent—Agency for the Performing Arts, 405 S. Beverly Dr., Beverly Hills, CA 90212.

Career:

Actor.

CREDITS

Film Appearances:

Buddy, Cocaine Cowboys, New Pacific, 1979.

They All Laughed, Moon, 1981.

Hwang, The Money Pit, Universal, 1986.

Opposition leader, DMZ, 1990.

Tak Akita, Robocop 2, Orion, 1990.

Kinman Tau, Rapid Fire, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1992.

Chen Jung Song, Golden Gate, Samuel Goldwyn, 1994.

David Wong, Make a Wish, Molly, 1995.

Lu Chen, Chain Reaction, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1996.

Stan, USGS crew, Dante's Peak, Pioneer, 1997.

Li Cheng, Red Corner, United International, 1998.

Consul Han, Rush Hour, 1998.

Vinh, Catfish in Black Bean Sauce, Phaedra, 1999.

Mr. Hu'o'ng, Hawaiian Gardens, Pelemele, 2001.

Hinh, The Quiet American (also known as Der Stille Amerikaner, and The Spy), Miramax, 2002.

The General, The Ladykillers, Buena Vista, 2004.

Pops, Baby, Affiliated, 2005.

Ed Wong, Red Doors, Polychrome, 2005.

Mr. Chiu, Akeelah and the Bee, Lions Gate, 2006.

The Slanted Screen, Asian American Media Mafia, 2006.

Buddhist monk, The Sensei, Heitmann, 2007.

Glen, All God's Children Can Dance, Sidney Kemmel, 2007.

Consul Han, Rush Hour 3, New Line Cinema, 2007.

Governor, Battle in Seattle, RCV, 2007.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Mr. Lee, "Father's Day," The Cosby Show, NBC, 1984.

Mr. Lin, "China Rain," The Equalizer, CBS, 1985.

Cheng, "Victor/Victorious," L.A. Law, 1989.

Bio-molecular physiologist, "Samaritan Snare," Star Trek: The Next Generation (also known as Star Trek: TNG), syndicated, 1989.

Wing Lee, "Children of Light," MacGyver, 1989.

Detective Eddie Pak, a recurring role, Yellowthread Street, YTV, 1990.

"The Language Barrier," Midnight Caller, NBC, 1990.

Mr. Kwong, "Be My Baby " Sitter,… Head of the Class, ABC, 1990.

Wing Lee, "Hing-Sight," MacGyver, 1991.

Bryn To Chi, "Honor and Trust," Street Justice, syndicated, 1993.

Chan, "And Baby Makes Three," The Adventures of Brisco County Jr. (also known as Brisco County Jr.), 1994.

Detective Harold Ng, "Chop Suey," NYPD Blue, ABC, 1994.

"Dance of the Dust," Vanishing Son, syndicated, 1995.

Jimmy Zee, "Trackdown," Nash Bridges (also known as Bridges), 1996.

Detective Harold Ng, "Sorry, Wong Suspect," NYPD Blue, ABC, 1996.

Inspector Chang, "The Prisoner," JAG, NBC, 1996.

Captain Youfook Law, "Siren," Millennium, Fox, 1998.

Lee Hei, a recurring role, Martial Law, 1998-1999.

Captain Youfook Law, "Bardo Thodol," Millennium, Fox, 1999.

"Chinatown," The Magnificent Seven, CBS, 1999.

Mr. Wang, "Hanlon's Choice," Chicago Hope, 2000.

Ki Mok, "The Agent of Year Zero," The Pretender, NBC, 2000.

Dr. Henry Lu, "Prototype," City of Angels, 2000.

Dr. Henry Lu, "Oscar de la Boya," City of Angels, 2000.

Dr. Henry Lu, "Dress for Success," City of Angels, 2000.

General Nimh, "The General's Return," Walker, Texas Ranger (also known as Walker), 2000.

Jimmy Zee, "Jackpot: Part 1 & 2," Nash Bridges (also known as Bridges), 2000.

Dr. To, "Father Knows Best," Gideon's Crossing, 2000.

Dr. To, "Clinical Enigma," Gideon's Crossing, 2000.

Detective Harold Ng, "Fools Russian," NYPD Blue, ABC, 2001.

Ed, "Mac 101," The Bernie Mac Show, Fox, 2002.

Mr. Young, "Tell Me Where It Hurts," ER, NBC, 2002.

Mr. Lam, "The David McNorris Show," Boomtown, 2002.

Li Chen, "The Wheel," Law & Order, NBC, 2002.

Tang Jingyu, "Equal Justice," The Practice, ABC, 2003.

Dr. Nanda Sang, "Upgrade," Jake 2.0, UPN, 2004.

Joseph Dao, "No Man Is an Island," Hawaii, 2004.

Admiral Lutarno, "Straits of Malacca," JAG, CBS, 2005.

Cheng Zhi, a recurring role, 24, 2005-2007.

Chinese ambassador, "Sub Enchanted Evening," Commander in Chief, 2006.

Chinese ambassador, "No Nukes Is Good Nukes," Commander in Chief, 2006.

Rudy Hartano, "200th Hour," The Unit, 2006.

"True Colors," Deadwood, 2006.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Henry Wah, Dragon Boys, CBC, 2007.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Premier, The Forgotten, 1989.

Li Dao, Forbidden Nights, 1990.

Stage Appearances:

FOB, Joseph Papp Public Theatre, New York City, 1980.

Ma, The Dance and the Railroad, Joseph Papp Public Theatre, 1981.

Cite this article
Pick a style below, and copy the text for your bibliography.

  • MLA
  • Chicago
  • APA

"Ma, Tzi." Contemporary Theatre, Film and Television. . Encyclopedia.com. 21 Sep. 2018 <http://www.encyclopedia.com>.

"Ma, Tzi." Contemporary Theatre, Film and Television. . Encyclopedia.com. (September 21, 2018). http://www.encyclopedia.com/education/news-wires-white-papers-and-books/ma-tzi

"Ma, Tzi." Contemporary Theatre, Film and Television. . Retrieved September 21, 2018 from Encyclopedia.com: http://www.encyclopedia.com/education/news-wires-white-papers-and-books/ma-tzi

Learn more about citation styles

Citation styles

Encyclopedia.com gives you the ability to cite reference entries and articles according to common styles from the Modern Language Association (MLA), The Chicago Manual of Style, and the American Psychological Association (APA).

Within the “Cite this article” tool, pick a style to see how all available information looks when formatted according to that style. Then, copy and paste the text into your bibliography or works cited list.

Because each style has its own formatting nuances that evolve over time and not all information is available for every reference entry or article, Encyclopedia.com cannot guarantee each citation it generates. Therefore, it’s best to use Encyclopedia.com citations as a starting point before checking the style against your school or publication’s requirements and the most-recent information available at these sites:

Modern Language Association

http://www.mla.org/style

The Chicago Manual of Style

http://www.chicagomanualofstyle.org/tools_citationguide.html

American Psychological Association

http://apastyle.apa.org/

Notes:
  • Most online reference entries and articles do not have page numbers. Therefore, that information is unavailable for most Encyclopedia.com content. However, the date of retrieval is often important. Refer to each style’s convention regarding the best way to format page numbers and retrieval dates.
  • In addition to the MLA, Chicago, and APA styles, your school, university, publication, or institution may have its own requirements for citations. Therefore, be sure to refer to those guidelines when editing your bibliography or works cited list.