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Also Known As: Martin Jay Charnin Died:
Born: November 24, 1934 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA Profession: director, lyricist, producer

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Vic Chao was a big screen film actor known for powerful performances. At the beginning of his acting career, Chao appeared in various television sitcoms like "Frasier" (NBC, 1993-2004) and "Gilmore Girls" (2000-07). During the early stages of his Hollywood career, Chao mainly held acting roles in films like the Ben Affleck blockbuster action flick "Pearl Harbor" (2001). He next focused his entertainment career on film, appearing in "Rat Race" (2001), "Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous" (2005) with Sandra Bullock and the Sarah Lassez drama "Mad Cowgirl" (2006). Chao continued to exercise his talent in the 2010s, taking on a mix of projects like "Quick Draw" (2012-14), "The Man With the Iron Fists" (2012) starring RZA and "Oldboy" (2013). His credits also expanded to "Penguins of Madagascar" (2014) and "Walk of Shame" (2014) starring Elizabeth Banks. Most recently, Chao acted in the Kristen Stewart comedic action flick "American Ultra" (2015).

Vic Chao was a big screen film actor known for powerful performances. At the beginning of his acting career, Chao appeared in various television sitcoms like "Frasier" (NBC, 1993-2004) and "Gilmore Girls" (2000-07). During the early stages of his Hollywood career, Chao mainly held acting roles in films like the Ben Affleck blockbuster action flick "Pearl Harbor" (2001). He next focused his entertainment career on film, appearing in "Rat Race" (2001), "Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous" (2005) with Sandra Bullock and the Sarah Lassez drama "Mad Cowgirl" (2006). Chao continued to exercise his talent in the 2010s, taking on a mix of projects like "Quick Draw" (2012-14), "The Man With the Iron Fists" (2012) starring RZA and "Oldboy" (2013). His credits also expanded to "Penguins of Madagascar" (2014) and "Walk of Shame" (2014) starring Elizabeth Banks. Most recently, Chao acted in the Kristen Stewart comedic action flick "American Ultra" (2015).

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DIRECTOR:

1.
  Annie and the Hoods (1974) Director
3.
  George M! (1970) Director

CAST: (feature film)

1.
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Education

Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art: New York, New York - 1956

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wife:
Lynn Ross. Dancer. Married on March 2, 1958; divorced in 1961.
wife:
Genii Prior. Dancer. Married on January 8, 1962; divorced.
wife:
Jade Hobson. Magazine fashion director. Married in December 1984.

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father:
William Charnin. Opera singer.
mother:
Birdie Charnin.
child:
Randy Charnin. Mother, Lynn Ross.
child:
Sasha Charnin. Mother, Genii Porter.
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