Harvey Chao was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. In the early stages of his acting career, Chao landed roles in action flicks like "Police Academy 4: Citizens on Patrol" (1987) starring Steve Guttenberg. He had a part on the television special "Mad Avenue" (CBS, 1987-88). He worked in television in his early acting career as well, including a part on "Diamonds" (CBS, 1987-89). He kept working in film throughout the eighties and the nineties, starring in "The Believers" (1987) with Martin Sheen and "FX2 - The Deadly Art of Illusion" (1991) with Bryan Brown. He also starred in the TV movies "Babycakes" (CBS, 1988-89) and "Spies, Lies & Naked Thighs" (CBS, 1988-89). He also worked in television during these years, including a part on "Relic Hunter" (1999-2002). He also was featured in the TV movies "Girls in Prison" (Showtime, 1993-94) and "Conundrum" (Showtime, 1995-96). Chao most recently acted on "Doc" (ION Television Network, 2000-05).