Michael Paul Chan Biography, Age, Wife, Height, Net Worth, Movies, Bones

Michael Paul Chan Biography

Michael Paul Chan is an actor from the United States. He is best known for his roles in the TNT series The Closer and Major Crimes as Lieutenant Michael Tao.


Michael Paul Chan Age

He was born on June 26, 1950, in San Francisco, California, United States of America. He is 72 years old as of June 2022.

Michael Paul Chan Height

Chan stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches (1.78 meters).

Michael Paul Chan Family

Chan was born in the city of San Francisco, California. He is a founding member of the Asian American Theater Company and a third-generation Chinese American.  Jeffery Paul Chan, an author and academic, was his late brother.

Michael Paul Chan’s Wife

He is a happily married man with one child.

Michael Paul Chan Bones

He appeared in Bones an American crime procedural comedy-drama television series The series follows on the life and novels of forensic anthropologist Kathy Reichs,[1] who also produced the show. Its title character, Temperance Brennan, is named after the protagonist of Reichs’ crime novel series. In the Bones universe, Brennan writes successful mystery novels featuring a fictional forensic anthropologist named Kathy Reichs.

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Michael Paul Chan Career

His television credits include Judge Lionel Ping on Arrested Development, Detective Ron Lu on Robbery Homicide Division, Jimmy Ho on The PJs, Mr. Chong on The Wonder Years, a Japanese investor in the 1990 Northern Exposure episode “Dreams, Schemes, and Putting Greens,” an agent of the Chinese Intelligence Agency on a 2011 episode of The Simpsons, and roles on Bones, Babylon 5, Nash Bridges, and The Young and the Restless. In the 1993 film Falling Down, he played the Korean convenience store owner who refused to give Michael Douglas’ character a discount when he tried to buy a can of soda to get change for the pay phone outside. He appeared in both of Joel Schumacher’s Batman movies, in two different roles – a Wayne Enterprises executive in Batman Forever, and Dr. Lee in Batman & Robin. Other films in his filmography include Americanese, Megiddo: The Omega Code 2, U.S. Marshals, Spy Game, The Protector, Quicksilver, The Joy Luck Club, The Insider, and Thief.

Michael Paul Chan’s Net Worth

Paul has an estimated net worth of 5 million dollars as of 2023.

Michael Paul Chan Movies

  • The Insider (1999, Movie)
  • The Young and the Restless (TV Series)
  • Americanese (2006, Movie)
  • Megiddo: The Omega Code 2 (2001, Movie)
  • Spy Game (2001, Movie)
  • Robbery Homicide Division (2002–2003, TV Series)
  • Arrested Development (2003–2006, TV Series)
  • The Closer (2005–2012, TV Series)
  • Bones (2005–2017, TV Series)
  • Major Crimes (2012–2018, TV Series)
  • MacGyver (2021, TV Series)
  • Hello Tomorrow! (2023, TV Series)