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Chao Li Chi (1927–2010)


Chao Li Chi was born on April 5, 1927 in Shanxi Province, China. He was an actor and writer, known for Big Trouble in Little China (1986), The Prestige (2006) and Blood Work (2002). He was married to Gan. He died on October 16, 2010 in Granada Hills, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

The Prestige
The Prestige Chung Ling Soo
(2006)
Blood Work
Blood Work Mr. Kang
(2002)
Wedding Crashers
Wedding Crashers Old Chinese Man
(2005)

Filmography

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 2008 Pushing Daisies (TV Series)
Hua Jaing
- Dim Sum Lose Some (2008) ... Hua Jaing (as Chao-Li Chi)
 2006 The Prestige
Chung Ling Soo (as Chao-Li Chi)
 2006 American Dreamz
Chinese Premiere (as Chao-Li Chi)
 2005 Wedding Crashers
Old Chinese Man (as Chao-Li Chi)
 2004 Hold the Rice (Short)
Chinese Waiter
 2003 Rise to Honor (Video Game) (voice)
 2003 Robbery Homicide Division (TV Series)
Wing Quang
- Absolute Perfection (2003) ... Wing Quang
 2002 Blood Work
Mr. Kang
 2002 The Master of Disguise
Mongolian (as Chao-Li Chi)
 2001 Extremedays
Grandpa G
 2000 The Dukes of Hazzard: Hazzard in Hollywood (TV Movie)
Chinese Man
 2000 Providence (TV Series)
Tao
- The Storm (2000) ... Tao (as Chao-Li Chi)
 2000 Now Chinatown
Mr. Quong
 2000 What's Cooking?
Grandpa Nguyen (as Chao-Li Chi)
 2000 Party of Five (TV Series)
Ling
- Dog Day After New Year (2000) ... Ling (as Chao-Li Chi)
 1998 Martial Law (TV Series)
Timothy Chang
- Take Out (1998) ... Timothy Chang (as Chao-Li Chi)
 1997 Warriors of Virtue
Master Chung (as Chao-Li Chi)
 1997 Still Breathing
Formosa Bartender
 1996 The Single Guy (TV Series)
Trudy's Father
- Double Date (1996) ... Trudy's Father
 1996 High Incident (TV Series)
- Who'll Stop the Bombs? (1996) ... (as Chao-Li Chi)
 1996 The Nutty Professor
Asian Man (as Chao-Li Chi)
 1994 NYPD Blue (TV Series)
Mr. Shen
- Cop Suey (1994) ... Mr. Shen (as Chao-Li Chi)
 1993 Extralarge: Lord of the Sun (TV Movie)
 1993 Eye of the Stranger
Mr. Lee (as Chao-Li Ch)
 1993 The Joy Luck Club
June's Father
 1993 Civil Wars (TV Series)
Kee Mun Ki
- Hit the Road, Jack (1993) ... Kee Mun Ki (as Chao-Li Chi)
 1992 Batman: The Animated Series (TV Series)
Sensei Yoru
- Night of the Ninja (1992) ... Sensei Yoru (voice)
 1991 Seeds of Tragedy (TV Movie)
Dishwasher
 1981-1990 Falcon Crest (TV Series)
Chao-Li Chi / Lee Fong
- Home Again (1990) ... Chao-Li Chi (as Chao-Li Chi)
- Danny's Song (1990) ... Chao-Li Chi (as Chao-Li Chi)
- The Return (1990) ... Chao-Li Chi (as Chao-Li Chi)
- Four Women (1990) ... Chao-Li Chi (as Chao-Li Chi)
- Madness Descending (1990) ... Chao-Li Chi (as Chao-Li Chi, credit only)
 1986 Big Trouble in Little China
Uncle Chu
 1983 Faerie Tale Theatre (TV Series)
Gardener
- The Nightingale (1983) ... Gardener (as Chao-Li Chi)
 1979-1983 M*A*S*H (TV Series)
Korean Husband / Father
- As Time Goes By (1983) ... Korean Husband (as Chao-Li Chi)
- B. J. Papa San (1979) ... Father (as Chao-Li-Chi)
 1983 Inspector Perez (TV Movie)
Master Fong
 1982 Barney Miller (TV Series)
Victor Ling
- Chinatown: Part 2 (1982) ... Victor Ling (as Chao-Li Chi)
- Chinatown: Part 1 (1982) ... Victor Ling (as Chao-Li Chi)
 1981 The Archer: Fugitive from the Empire (TV Movie)
Astrologer (as Chao-Li Chi)
 1981 CHiPs (TV Series)
Quong
- The Hawk and the Hunter (1981) ... Quong (as Chao-Li Chi)
 1981 Eyewitness
Mr. Long, International Trading Ltd. / Murder Victim
 1981 Trapper John, M.D. (TV Series)
Custodian
- The Pagoda Cure (1981) ... Custodian (as Chao-Li Chi)
 1980 First Family
Chinese Ambassador (as Chao Li-Chi)
 1980 Battle Creek Brawl
Kwan
 1980 Hello, Larry (TV Series)
Mr. Wong
- Larry's Mid Life Crisis: Part 1 (1980) ... Mr. Wong
 1980 The Dream Merchants (TV Series)
Chinese Man
- Episode #1.2 (1980) ... Chinese Man
- Episode #1.1 (1980) ... Chinese Man
 1979 How the West Was Won (TV Series)
Storekeeper
- China Girl (1979) ... Storekeeper (as Chao-Li Chi)
 1978 Fantasy Island (TV Series)
The Elder
- Return/The Toughest Man Alive (1978) ... The Elder
 1978 Husbands, Wives & Lovers (TV Series)
Old Waiter
- The Women Strike (1978) ... Old Waiter
 1978 The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries (TV Series)
Professor Chaing Tse Lye
- Sole Survivor (1978) ... Professor Chaing Tse Lye
 1977 Quincy M.E. (TV Series)
Pop Kamura
- Touch of Death (1977) ... Pop Kamura (as Chao-Li Chi)
 1977 Rosetti and Ryan (TV Series)
Waiter
- Men Who Love Women (1977) ... Waiter
 1976 ABC Afterschool Specials (TV Series)
The Kurmese Ambassador
- P.J. and the President's Son (1976) ... The Kurmese Ambassador
 1976 S.W.A.T. (TV Series)
Flute Player
- The Chinese Connection (1976) ... Flute Player (as Chao-Li Chi)
 1962 Naked City (TV Series)
Curio Shop Owner
- The Contract (1962) ... Curio Shop Owner (as Chao-Li)
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Chao-Li Ch | Chao-Li-Chi | Chao-Li | Ch'ao Li Chi | Chao-Li Chi | Chao Li-Chi
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