Osric Chau - Biography
Last Modified: Nov 7, 2022
|Nick Name:||Oz, Ozzie|
|Profession:||Actor, Martial artist|
|Best Known For:||Supernatural (TV series)|
|Born on :||July 20, 1986 (age 36)|
|Birth Name /
|Birth Place:||Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada|
Seb Chau (older brother)
|University:||Beijing Sport University|
|Ethnicity:||Multi-ethnic (Chinese, Malaysian)|
|Height:||1.73 meter (5 feet 8 inch)|
|Weight:||70 kg (154.32 lb)|
|Hair Color:||Dark Brown|
|Eye Color:||Dark Brown|
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Who is Osric Chau?
Osric Chau is a professional actor, martial artist, and Canadian national. He is best known for starring in Supernatural as Kevin Tran, and in Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency as Vogel.
Osric Chau – Age, Parents, Siblings
Osric Chau’s birth took place on July 20, 1986, in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. He was born to a Malaysian mother while his father is from Hong Kong. He is not the only child of his parents and has two siblings- a younger brother named Owen Chau, who is also a martial artist, and an older brother named Seb Chau.
Following graduation from high school, Osric Chau attended Beijing Sport University where he trained for seven months with the BSU Wushu Team in 2007. He had taken up martial arts in 2000 and studied it for eight years followed by enrollment in West Coast Chinese Martial Arts in Vancouver.
His ethnicity is multi-ethnic (Chinese, Malaysian).
Osric Chau – Girlfriend, Wife, Children, Divorce
Although Chau has been in the Hollywood entertainment industry for the last decade, not much has been shared when it comes to his relationships, girlfriend, and dating life.
Currently, Osric Chau is believed to be single, sans wife, and children and as he has never been married, divorce is out of context.
Osric Chau (Image: Instagram)
Osric Chau – Career
In late 2007 Chau became a member of the Canadian National Wushu Team and had originally planned on being a stuntman rather than an actor. He had worked as a stuntman for EA Games before landing a major role in Kung Fu Killer (2008) opposite David Carradine and Daryl Hannah.
Since his debut film appearance, he has portrayed characters in the films 2012 (2009), Best Player (2011), The Man With The Iron Fists (2012), The Matchbreaker (2017), Status Update (2018), Empty by Design (2019), among others.
In TV series Osric Chau is well known for starring in Mister French Taste (2012), Supernatural (2012-2019) as Kevin Tran, Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency (2016-2017) as Vogel, and The Flash (2019), Arrow (2020), and Legends of Tomorrow (2020) as Ryan Choi.
Osric Chau’s fellow Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency cast includes Jade Eshete, Dustin Milligan, Viv Leacock, and Fiona Dourif.
Osric Chau, Jared Padalecki in Supernatural (Image: TV Guide)
Osric Chau – Awards, Nominations
For his role in Blood and Water, in June 2016, Osric Chau was nominated for Leo Award for best supporting performance by a male actor in a Dramatic series.
Osric Chau – Net Worth, Salary
His net worth has been estimated to be around $500 thousand while the figure on his annual salary is under review.
Osric Chau – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook
On social media handles including Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook, Osric Chau is followed by several hundred thousand followers and counting. His self-titled YouTube channel has over 44.5K subscribers and owns an official website – osricchau.com.
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