Michael Paul Chan
Starred as Lt. Mike Tao on "The Closer" and its spinoff series "Major Crimes."
Made his film debut in the screwball comedy "Up Yours."
Made his acting debut playing two different roles in a two-part epsiode of the TV series "Police Story."
Helped found the Asian American Theater Company in 1973.
Regularly played minor roles in crime and police dramas before landing a starring position in "The Closer" in 2005.