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|Birthdate:||June 4, 1951|
|Birthplace:||Liverpool, England, UK|
Biography and career Edit
David Nicholas Yip was born in Liverpool, England. His father was a Chinese seaman from the Canton area, while his mother was a native from Liverpool. In 1973, Yip trained at East 15 Acting School in London.
Shortly after completing his training, Yip began his acting career. Through his career, he has appeared in TV shows like Whodunnit?, Doctor Who, Casualty, and Holby City. He has also had recurring roles in shows like Brookside, Oscar Charlie, and Every Silver Lining. Yip is also well known for playing the lead role in the 1981 BBC drama The Chinese Detective where he worked with director Ian Toynton.
Role on 24 Edit
24 credits Edit
Selected filmography Edit
- Re-Evolution (2011)
- Act of Grace (2008)
- Hamlet (1996)
- Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984)
- The Quatermass Conclusion (1979)
- Holby City (2013)
- Thief Takers (1996)
- Brookside (1989)
- The Chinese Detective (1981-1982)