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Tzi Ma


An endlessly imaginative and compelling actor, Tzi Ma has created a score of memorable film, television and stage characters. From his recent roles as Hinh, a deadly efficient assassin and nationalist spy masquerading as Michael Caine's ever-invaluable assistant in The Quiet American (2002) to his hilarious, lit-cigarette-swallowing take as The ... See full bio »

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 2014/II Diablo (post-production)
Quok Mi
 2014 Sutures (Short) (completed)
Jim
 2016 Lowlifes
Hawking
 2014 Satisfaction (TV Series)
Zen Master / Zen master
- ...Through Resolution (2014) ... Zen Master
- ...Through Partnership (2014) ... Zen Master
- ...Through Self Discovery (2014) ... Zen Master
- ...Through Competition (2014) ... Zen Master
- ...Through Admission (2014) ... Zen master
 2014 A Good Man (Video)
Mr. Chen
 2014 Million Dollar Arm
Chang
 2007-2013 American Dad! (TV Series)
Bah Bah
- Kung Pao Turkey (2013) ... Bah Bah (voice)
- White Rice (2010) ... Bah Bah (voice)
- Big Trouble in Little Langley (2007) ... Bah Bah (voice)
 2013 Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (TV Series)
Agent Kwan
- Girl in the Flower Dress (2013) ... Agent Kwan
 2013 Saving Hope (TV Series)
Dr. Linn
- The Face of the Giant Panda (2013) ... Dr. Linn
 2013 Chink
Mr. Chang
 2013 Made in Chinatown (Short)
Hangman
 2013 Bloodline (TV Movie)
Charles Hwang
 2012 Vegas (TV Series)
Watanabe
- Estinto (2012) ... Watanabe
 2012 Nightmare in North Point (Video Game)
Old Salty Crab (voice)
 2012 Sleeping Dogs (Video Game)
Henry 'Big Smile' Lee / Old Salty Crab (voice)
 2012 The Campaign
Mr. Zheng
 2012 Perception (TV Series)
Prof. Arthur Wei
- Cipher (2012) ... Prof. Arthur Wei
 2011 True Justice (TV Series)
Chen
 2011 Chaos (TV Series)
Quon
- Two Percent (2011) ... Quon
 2011 Hawaii Five-0 (TV Series)
Mr. Chi
- He Kane Hewa' Ole (2011) ... Mr. Chi
 2010 The Whole Truth (TV Series)
Judge
- When Cougars Attack (2010) ... Judge
 2010 Lie to Me (TV Series)
Mr. Chen
- Teacher and Pupils (2010) ... Mr. Chen
 2010 NCIS: Los Angeles (TV Series)
Jun Lee
- Chinatown (2010) ... Jun Lee
 2009 Dollhouse (TV Series)
Matsu
- The Attic (2009) ... Matsu
 2009 Fringe (TV Series)
Ming Che
- Snakehead (2009) ... Ming Che
 2009 Cold Case (TV Series)
Bo-Lin Chen '09
- Chinatown (2009) ... Bo-Lin Chen '09
 2009 Lie to Me Season 1: The Truth About 'Lie to Me' (Video short)
Mr. Chen
 2009 Formosa Betrayed
Kuo
 2009 Dirty Sexy Money (TV Series)
Tsung Shien Chun
- The Bad Guy (2009) ... Tsung Shien Chun
 2009 The Beast (TV Series)
Kim Nam
- Bitsy Big-Boy (2009) ... Kim Nam
 2008 Grey's Anatomy (TV Series)
Mr. Patterson
 2008 Management
Truc Quoc
 2008 The Sensei
Buddhist Monk
 2008 Finnegan (TV Movie)
Commander Michael Chu
 2007 Battle in Seattle
Governor
 2007 Dragon Boys (TV Movie)
Henry Wah
 2007 Baby
Pops
 2006 Deadwood (TV Series)
Mahjong Player
- True Colors (2006) ... Mahjong Player
 2006 The Unit (TV Series)
Rudy Hartano
- 200th Hour (2006) ... Rudy Hartano
 2005 Red Doors
Ed Wong
 1996-2005 JAG (TV Series)
Admiral Lutarno / Inspector Chang
- Straits of Malacca (2005) ... Admiral Lutarno
- The Prisoner (1996) ... Inspector Chang
 2004 Hawaii (TV Series)
Joseph Dao
- No Man Is an Island (2004) ... Joseph Dao
 2004 Jake 2.0 (TV Series)
Dr. Nanda Sang
- Upgrade (2004) ... Dr. Nanda Sang
 2003 The Practice (TV Series)
Tang Jingyu
- Equal Justice (2003) ... Tang Jingyu
 2002 Law & Order (TV Series)
Li Chen
- The Wheel (2002) ... Li Chen
 2002 Boomtown (TV Series)
Mr. Lam
- The David McNorris Show (2002) ... Mr. Lam
 2002 ER (TV Series)
Mr. Young
- Tell Me Where It Hurts (2002) ... Mr. Young
 2002 The Bernie Mac Show (TV Series)
Ed
- Mac 101 (2002) ... Ed
 2001 Hawaiian Gardens
Mr. Hu'o'ng
 2001 Gideon's Crossing (TV Series)
Dr. To
- Clinical Enigma (2001) ... Dr. To
- Father Knows Best (2001) ... Dr. To
 1994-2001 NYPD Blue (TV Series)
Det. Harold Ng
- Cop Suey (1994) ... Det. Harold Ng
 1996-2000 Nash Bridges (TV Series)
Jimmy Zee
- Jackpot: Part 2 (2000) ... Jimmy Zee
- Jackpot: Part 1 (2000) ... Jimmy Zee
- Trackdown (1996) ... Jimmy Zee (uncredited)
 2000 Walker, Texas Ranger (TV Series)
General Nimh
- The General's Return (2000) ... General Nimh
 2000 The Pretender (TV Series)
Ki Mok / Col. Chen Thon
- The Agent of Year Zero (2000) ... Ki Mok / Col. Chen Thon
 2000 Chicago Hope (TV Series)
Mr. Wang
- Hanlon's Choice (2000) ... Mr. Wang
 1999 The Magnificent Seven (TV Series)
- Chinatown (1999)
 1998-1999 Martial Law (TV Series)
Lee Hei
- End Game (1999) ... Lee Hei
- Requiem (1999) ... Lee Hei
- Painted Faces (1999) ... Lee Hei
- Diamond Fever (1998) ... Lee Hei
- Shanghai Express (1998) ... Lee Hei
 1998-1999 Millennium (TV Series)
Dr. Takashi / Captain Youfook Law
- Bardo Thodol (1999) ... Dr. Takashi
- Siren (1998) ... Captain Youfook Law
 1997 Red Corner
Li Cheng
 1996 Chain Reaction
Lu Chen
 1995 Vanishing Son (TV Series)
 1994 The Adventures of Brisco County Jr. (TV Series)
Chan
- And Baby Makes Three (1994) ... Chan
 1994 Golden Gate
Chen Jung Song
 1993 Street Justice (TV Series)
Bryn To Chi
- Honor and Trust (1993) ... Bryn To Chi
 1990 DMZ
Opposition Leader
 1990 Head of the Class (TV Series)
Mr. Kwong
- Be My Baby... Sitter (1990) ... Mr. Kwong
 1990 Midnight Caller (TV Series)
Arthur Chang
- The Language Barrier (1990) ... Arthur Chang
 1990 RoboCop 2
Tak Akita
 1990 Forbidden Nights (TV Movie)
Li Dao
 1989 MacGyver (TV Series)
Wing Lee
 1989 Star Trek: The Next Generation (TV Series)
Biomolecular Physiologist
- Samaritan Snare (1989) ... Biomolecular Physiologist
 1989 The Forgotten (TV Movie)
Premier
 1989 L.A. Law (TV Series)
Ed Cheng
- Victor/Victorious (1989) ... Ed Cheng
 1985 The Equalizer (TV Series)
Mr. Lin
- China Rain (1985) ... Mr. Lin
 1984 The Cosby Show (TV Series)
Mr. Lee
- Father's Day (1984) ... Mr. Lee
 1981 They All Laughed (uncredited)
 1979 Cocaine Cowboys
Jimmy Lee
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