Michael Paul Chan

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Biography

  • Birth Place: San Francisco, CA
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 06/26/1950, Cancer
  • Profession: Actor
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Michael Paul Chan Fast Facts:
  • Raised in Richmond, CA.
  • Decided to pursue acting while in college. 
  • Stage debut came in 1977's The Year of the Dragon with the San Francisco-based Asian American Theatre Company.
  • Appeared in the 1981 off-Broadway production of Family Devotions.
  • Played Data's father in the 1985 film The Goonies.
  • His first TV series was the 1994 syndicated drama Valley of the Dolls.
  • Provided the voice for Jimmy Ho on Fox's animated comedy The PJs
  • Likes to ride, build and restore single-speed bikes.
  • Michael Paul Chan Relationships:
  • Jeffery Paul Chan - Brother
  • Michael Paul Chan Awards:
  • 2009 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 2010 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 2005 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 2008 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 2007 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • College:
  • Attended San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA; American Conservatory Theater, San Francisco, CA

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