Rosalind Chao - Biography
Last Modified: Jan 21, 2021
|Best Known For:||The O.C. (TV series)|
|Net Worth:||$2 million|
|Born on :||September 23, 1957 (age 65)|
|Birth Name /
|Rosalind Chia-Ling Chao|
|Birth Place:||Anaheim, California, USA|
|University:||Pomona College, University of Southern California|
|Married Date:||June 26, 1989|
|Husband's Name:||Simon Templeman|
Roland William Templeman (son)
|Height:||1.67 meter (5 feet 6 inch)|
|Weight:||69 kg (152.12 lb)|
|Hair Color:||Dark Brown|
|Eye Color:||Dark Brown|
|Shoe Size:||8 US|
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Who is Rosalind Chao?
Rosalind Chao is an actress by profession and American by nationality. She is well known for starring in the show AfterMASH, The O.C., and in the films The Joy Luck Club, Star Trek: The Next Generation, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Mulan.
Rosalind Chao in Star Trek (Image: Reddit)
Rosalind Chao – Age, Parents, Siblings
Rosalind Chao’s birth took place on September 23, 1957, in Anaheim, California, USA. Her birth name is Rosalind Chia-Ling Chao. The name of her mother, father, siblings are not shared with the public. As her parents ran a successful pancake restaurant named Chao’s Chinese and American Restaurant, she began working at the family restaurant from an early age.
Following graduation, Rosalind Chao attended Pomona College in Claremont, California. She later went to the University of Southern California, graduating in 1978 with a degree in journalism.
Her ethnicity is Chinese.
Rosalind Chao – Boyfriend, Husband, Children, Divorce
Rosalind Chao married her boyfriend Simon Templeman on June 26, 1989. With her husband, she has two children- son Roland William Templeman and daughter Isabelle Templeman.
Rosalind Chao (Image: Pinterest)
Rosalind Chao – Career
Chao worked at Disneyland as an international tour guide for some time before turning to acting as a profession. Aided by supportive parents, at the age of five, she began acting in a California-based Peking opera traveling company. During the summers, she was sent to Taiwan to increase her acting skills.
As a child actor, she starred in the 1970 episode of Here's Lucy. After a year working as a radio news writing intern at radio station KNX, she eventually returned to acting.
Rosalind Chao’s breakthrough came with the role of Soon-Lee, a South Korean refugee, in the TV series M*A*S*H. She reprised the character in the M*A*S*H sequel: 1983's AfterMASH.
Over the years she has starred in the TV series Star Trek: The Next Generation (1991-1992), Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993-1999), The O.C. (2003-2006), Tell Me You Love Me (2007), Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23 (2012), Hawaii Five-0 (2016), to name a few.
Moreover, Rosalind Chao has appeared in the films Denial (1990), The Joy Luck Club (1993), What Dreams May Come (1998), Nanking (2007), Tragedy Girls (2017), Mulan (2020), Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings (2021), etc.
Rosalind Chao in Mulan (Image: Flickering Myth)
On the set of Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, Rosalind Chao has worked with Florian Munteanu, Benedict Wong, Ronny Chieng.
Rosalind Chao – Net Worth, Salary
The net worth of Chao is estimated to be around $2 million while the figure on his annual salary is not known.
Rosalind Chao – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook
On social media sites Instagram, Twitter, Rosalind Chao is followed by thousands of followers. He is absent on Facebook.
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