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Jim Lau is known for his work on Big Trouble in Little China (1986), The Hangover Part III (2013) and Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (2007). He was previously married to Joan Chen. See full bio »
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 2014 The Lees of Los Angeles (TV Series) (filming)
Minh Lee (2014)
- Episode #1.1 (2014) ... Minh Lee (2014)
 2015 Benched (TV Series) (post-production)
Mr. Han
- Diamond Is a Girl's Worst Friend (2015) ... Mr. Han
 2014 Pocket Listing (completed)
Mr. Chen
 2014 Yes, And... (completed)
Mr. Ding
 2014 Silicon Valley (TV Series)
Delivery Guy
- Articles of Incorporation (2014) ... Delivery Guy
 2014 Cougar Town (TV Series)
Passing Asian Tourist
- All or Nothing (2014) ... Passing Asian Tourist
 2013 Eagleheart (TV Series)
Stoic Monk
- Joe (2013) ... Stoic Monk
- America (2013) ... Stoic Monk
 2013 The Hangover Part III
Chief Prison Guard
 2013 Paper Lotus (Short)
Peter Chen
 2013 Meet the Kayak (Short)
Charles
 2013 Kroll Show (TV Series)
Chinese Banker #2
- Ice Dating (2013) ... Chinese Banker #2
- Too Much Tuna (2013)
 2012 Grey's Anatomy (TV Series)
Meredith's Other Examiner / Examiner #4
- Let the Bad Times Roll (2012) ... Meredith's Other Examiner
- Moment of Truth (2012) ... Examiner #4
 2012 The Equity Partners (Short)
Lee
 2012 Luck (TV Series)
Asian Gambler
- Episode #1.9 (2012) ... Asian Gambler
 2011 Fortune Cookie Magic Tricks (Short)
Tong Chee Huang
 2011 Guadalupe the Virgin
Police Officer
 2010/I The Boxer (Short)
Grandpa
 2010 Two and a Half Men (TV Series)
Chinese Man
- Dead from the Waist Down (2010) ... Chinese Man
 2010 Burning Palms
Tak Bai
 2010 The Trials of Kenneth (Short)
Mr. Pan
 2010 Kosher Pig (TV Movie)
Mr. Li
 2009 FlashForward (TV Series)
Asian Man
 2002-2009 Law & Order: Criminal Intent (TV Series)
- Astoria Helen (2009)
- Chinoiserie (2002)
 2009 Better Off Ted (TV Series)
Screaming Office Worker
- Pilot (2009) ... Screaming Office Worker (uncredited)
 2005-2008 Boston Legal (TV Series)
Chinese Businessman #4 / Toque
- Last Call (2008) ... Chinese Businessman #4
- Made in China (2008) ... Chinese Businessman #4
- The Ass Fat Jungle (2005) ... Toque
 2008 Sons of Anarchy (TV Series)
Chinese Cook
- Giving Back (2008) ... Chinese Cook
 2008 My Name Is Earl (TV Series)
Sweat Shop Boss
- Camdenites: Part 1 (2008) ... Sweat Shop Boss
 2007 Ping Pong Playa
Mr. Wang
 2007 Big Love (TV Series)
Cook
- The Writing on the Wall (2007) ... Cook
 2006 How I Met Your Mother (TV Series)
Chinese Man
- Atlantic City (2006) ... Chinese Man
 2006 Thief (TV Mini-Series)
- Pilot (2006)
 2006 Rodney (TV Series)
Lou Lu
- A Tisket, a Casket (2006) ... Lou Lu
 2005 Quick Pick (Short)
 2005 Six Feet Under (TV Series)
Chinese Man
- Ecotone (2005) ... Chinese Man
 2005 George Lopez (TV Series)
The Maitre d'
- George Needs Anchor Management (2005) ... The Maitre d'
 2005 Narc (Video Game)
Thug / Civilian / Cop / ... (voice)
 2005 House M.D. (TV Series)
Chou-Young Ling
- Poison (2005) ... Chou-Young Ling
 2004 Flight of the Phoenix
Voice Actor (voice)
 2004 Threat Matrix (TV Series)
Pilot
- Cambodia (2004) ... Pilot
 2004 Monk (TV Series)
Tolliver's Landlord
- Mr. Monk Gets Married (2004) ... Tolliver's Landlord
 2004 Oliver Beene (TV Series)
Chinese Assistant
- X-ray Specs (2004) ... Chinese Assistant
 2003 10-8: Officers on Duty (TV Series)
Asian Store Clerk
- Blood Sugar Sex Magik (2003) ... Asian Store Clerk
 1998-2003 The Practice (TV Series)
Dr. Ming Hyang / Paul Ioki
- The Chosen (2003) ... Dr. Ming Hyang
- One of Those Days (1998) ... Paul Ioki
 2003 Jake 2.0 (TV Series)
- Cater Waiter (2003)
 2003 Firefly (TV Series)
Puppet Theater Narrator
- Heart of Gold (2003) ... Puppet Theater Narrator
 2003 Enter the Matrix (Video Game)
Additional Voices (voice)
 2003 Robbery Homicide Division (TV Series)
 2003 Dragnet (TV Series)
Skip
- The Artful Dodger (2003) ... Skip
 2003 Between the Sheets
Martial artist (uncredited)
 2003 Boston Public (TV Series)
Mr. Sam
- Chapter Fifty-Five (2003) ... Mr. Sam
 2002 Shui Hen
Manuel
 2002 The Third Wheel
Clerk
 2001 The Chronicle (TV Series)
 2001 When Billie Beat Bobby (TV Movie)
Custodian
 2001 The Division (TV Series)
- Pilot (2001)
 2000 Buffy the Vampire Slayer (TV Series)
- Fool for Love (2000)
 2000 American Tragedy (TV Movie)
Dr. Henry Lee
 2000 The Invisible Man (TV Series)
- Cat & Mouse (2000)
 2000 Seven Days (TV Series)
- Deja Vu All Over Again (2000) ... (uncredited)
 1999 Godzilla 2000 (voice)
 1999 Diagnosis Murder (TV Series)
Cashier
- Murder at Midterm (1999) ... Cashier
 1999 The Magnificent Seven (TV Series)
Wo Chin's Uncle
- Chinatown (1999) ... Wo Chin's Uncle
 1997-1999 Spawn (TV Series)
Additional Voices
- Hunter's Moon (1999) ... Additional Voices (voice)
- Seed of the Hellspawn (1999) ... Additional Voices (voice)
- Twitch Is Down (1999) ... Additional Voices (voice)
- No Rest, No Peace (1997) ... Additional Voices (voice)
- Evil Intent (1997) ... Additional Voices (voice)
 1999 Rescue 77 (TV Series)
Cab driver
- Remember Me: Part 1 (1999) ... Cab driver
 1999 Beverly Hills, 90210 (TV Series)
Health Inspector
- I'm Married (1999) ... Health Inspector
 1998 Martial Law (TV Series)
Waiter / Guard
- Take Out (1998) ... Waiter
- Shanghai Express (1998) ... Guard (uncredited)
 1998 Millennium (TV Series)
- Siren (1998) ... (uncredited)
 1998 The Nanny (TV Series)
Mr. Chung
- The Engagement (1998) ... Mr. Chung
 1997 The Westing Game (TV Movie)
James Shin Hoo
 1997 Ink (TV Series)
Delivery Guy
- Logan's Run (1997) ... Delivery Guy
 1997 Gun (TV Series)
The Chinese Interpretor
- Ricochet (1997) ... The Chinese Interpretor
 1997 Walker, Texas Ranger (TV Series)
 1997 The Second Civil War (TV Movie)
Chinese Congressman
 1996 Iron Monkey 2 (voice)
 1996 The Simpsons (TV Series)
Hong Kong Doctor
- Bart on the Road (1996) ... Hong Kong Doctor (voice)
 1996 Mad About You (TV Series)
Prof. Cho
- Get Back (1996) ... Prof. Cho
 1995 The Larry Sanders Show (TV Series)
Peng Huang
- Conflict of Interest (1995) ... Peng Huang
 1994 Fei hu xiong xin
Chief commander
 1994 SeaQuest 2032 (TV Series)
Dr. Wong Fay Hung
- When We Dead Awaken (1994) ... Dr. Wong Fay Hung
 1986 Big Trouble in Little China
Chang Sing #2
 1986 Riptide (TV Series)
 1986 The Fall Guy (TV Series)
Kim
- Trial by Fire (1986) ... Kim
 1986 Uphill All the Way
Chinese Worker #2
 1985 Hunter (TV Series)
Mr. Nim's Man
- Night of the Dragons (1985) ... Mr. Nim's Man (as Lim Lau)
 1985 Remington Steele (TV Series)
Chinese Waiter
- Steele Trying (1985) ... Chinese Waiter (uncredited)
 1985 Falcon Crest (TV Series)
Observer
- ...And the Fall (1985) ... Observer (uncredited)
- The Decline... (1985) ... Observer (uncredited)
 1985 St. Elsewhere (TV Series)
Dr. Chin
- Bang the Eardrum Slowly (1985) ... Dr. Chin
 1983 Lottery! (TV Series)
- Being a Winner (1983)
 1983 Little House on the Prairie (TV Series)
Proprietor
- Hello and Goodbye (1983) ... Proprietor
 1983 M*A*S*H (TV Series)
Chinese Musician
- Goodbye, Farewell, and Amen (1983) ... Chinese Musician
 1982 Marco Polo (TV Mini-Series) (1982) (voice)
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Alternate Names:

Lim Lau

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)

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