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François Chau

Published On Sun Nov 03 2019   Modified On Sat Nov 30 2019
François Chau

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Full NameFrançois Chau
First NameFrançois
Last NameChau
Other NameDr. Pierre Chang,Mr. Mao
Birth CityPhnom Penh, Cambodia
Birth CountryCambodia
Gender IdentityMale
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusMarried
No Of Children2 daughters
FilmographyThe Expanse,Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II,Beverly Hills Ninja,Birds Of Prey
EducationCollege Graduate
Height175 cm
Weight67 kg
Networth$500 k
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Date of BirthOctober 25,1959
Age60 years


    of Franois Chau

    What is Franois Chau marital status ?Married
    How many children does Franois Chau have ?2 daughters
    What is the height of Franois Chau?175 cm
    What is the weight of Franois Chau?67 kg

    Who Is François Chau? 

    If you remember the survivors of Oceanic Flight 815? One of the survivors, Dr. Pierre Chang, should ring a bell, right? Yes! Francois Chau was the one portraying the role of Pierre in the ABC series Lost. 

    Chau is a Cambodian American actor is currently busy with his recurring role in Syfy's series The Expanse as Jules-Pierre Mao father of Julia Mao. 

    Additionally, the Asian-American actor was also a part of the 2017s superhero series 'The Tick' before it was sacked due to poor ratings. Currently, he is in the limelight for his association with a D.C. movie Birds Of Prey. 

    Why Is François Chau Famous? 

    François is a typical go-to Asian Shifu and karate sensei in Hollywood movies. 

    Further, he is a well experienced actor who is recently in the limelight for his coming movie Birds Of Prey alongside Margot Robbie who will play the lead role as Harley Quinn, and other notable actors like Ella Jay Basco, and Ewan McGregor

    François Chau Bio, Age, Early Life, College, & Martial Arts

    Currently 60 years old, François Chau was born on October 26, 1959, in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. 

    Just like his BIRDS OF PREY co-star and stand-up comedian Ali Wong, he is also a half Chinese and half Vietnamese descent.  

    His family was affected by the Vietnam war, and when he was only six years old, his family moved to Saigon, which is now known as Ho Chi Minh City. 

    Then at the age of 7, Chau family moved to France and again migrated to Washington, D.C., United States. François Chau's family is still based in Washington. 

    Karate Black belt François Chau
    François Chau Standing In A Wide Karate Stands

    Growing up Chau was a huge martial arts fan (specially a Karate student), so he trained in Karate from his early days and has a black belt. 

    François Chau Wife & Children

    François, upon graduating from The Catholic University of America, Chau moved to Los Angeles to pursue his acting career and with many successful roles in TV and movies, Chau so far has lived a Hollywood life along with his wife and two daughters.

    As per reports, Francois is a married man and is blessed with two lovely daughters. The guy who loves playing bad guy reportedly is a very loving father and husband.

    However, the actor has shared pictures of his two grown up daughters, sometimes shares images of his wife and even his dog, he has kept the names of his family members a secret.

    François Chau Career Highlights

    Currently, he is busy playing Mao on Amazon Prime series The Expanse which will air its fourth season this December 2019. Following that, his Big screen project Birds Of Prey is in its post production and will premier in 2020. 

    In his early days, in the early '90s hit action film Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze, Chau played the role of Shredder. Then he appeared in another action-comedy movie Beverly Hills Ninja, released in 2005. 

    Following that, Chau appeared as a Chinese diplomat based in the United States in two different productions: Stargate SG-1 (1997), 24 series in 2005, and Numb3rs which was also released in 2005. 

    He also another short appearance in Alias, as Mr Cho in one of its 3rd season's episode titled "Crossings".  

    He also portrayed "Hong Zhu" in Discovery docu-series 9/11: The Twin Towers as a World Trade Center terrorist attack survivor.  

    Additionally, he played the role of an extremely religious father who opposed his daughter's surgery in Grey's Anatomy.  

    Despite being a go-to communist guy and Hollywood's bad Bruce Lee, he is best known as Dr Pierre Chang from the famous ABC series Lost.

    Additionally, he portrays Jules-Pierre Mao's role in Syfy TV series The Expanse and was also a part of 2017s superhero series The Tick. 

    Francois Chau's Kick Ass Outfit From The Tick
    Francois Chau Getting Ready For Some Action For Super Hero Series The Tick

    Apart from movies, he was once seen in a 2010 Bud Lite Asteroid Superbowl 2010 commercial. 

    Additionally, he as a voice artist has voiced a full-motion camera used game Wing Commander III and IV and did GI Joe: A Real American Hero as the voice of character Quick Kick.

    François Chau Salary & Net Worth

    François Chau is a well managed actor as his Theaterical shows are managed by GVA Talent Agency, Inc. Likewise wise Kazarian Spenser and Associates manages his commercial and Add projects and AVO Talent Agency manages his voice-overs. Looks like Chau has all the right components to staying busy and so far he is doing good. 

    Francois reportedly receives over $50 thousand per small screen project and around $100 thousand per movie. However, this Hollywood bad guy is yet to give us clues at his current net worth.

    François Chau Fitness, & Body Type

    François Chau is not only an Asian-actor but a martial artist. He is 5 foot 9 inches tall film star and even at 60, he still is as fit as a bull. To sum his body type, we can say tjhat he is a shredded 60 years old athlIete.

    François Chau Working out
    François Chau Working Out

    He is a Karate black belt, who still hits the gym and even frees his time schedules heavy workouts and Karate practice.