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François Chau (born October 26, 1959; age 58) played Koo Yin during Season 4.

Biography and career Edit

François Chau was born in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. He is of Chinese and Vietnamese descent. When he was around 6 years old, he and his family moved to Saigon, but because of the Vietnam War, they moved to France and then Washington, D.C. Chau went to college in the US, and after graduating, he moved to Los Angeles.

Chau began his professional acting career as a voice actor for G.I.Joe. After that, he has appeared in shows like Baywatch, ER (with Eriq La Salle), Nash Bridges (with Jaime Gomez), Stargate SG-1 (with Carmen Argenziano), Line of Fire (with Brian Goodman and Leslie Hope), Numb3rs (with Navi Rawat and Peter MacNicol), and The Unit (with Dennis Haysbert, Max Martini, and Kavita Patil).

Chau is more remembered for his performance as Dr. Pierre Chang in Lost, which also starred Henry Ian Cusick and Daniel Dae Kim. He also appeared in the 2004 television movie Helter Skelter, which featured a relatively large number of fellow 24 actors, including Mary Lynn Rajskub, Nick Jameson, Endre Hules, Keith Szarabajka, and John Lacy.

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Selected filmography Edit

Television appearances

  • Chuck (2011)
  • Lost (2005-2010)
  • Gemini Division (2008)
  • Medium (2008)
  • Shark (2007)
  • The Unit (2007)
  • Numb3rs (2006)
  • Grey's Anatomy (2005)
  • 24 (2005)
  • North Shore (2004)
  • Helter Skelter (2004)
  • Alias (2004)
  • JAG (2000-2001)

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