Mark Chao Biography
Birthday: September 25, 1984 (Libra)
Born In: Taipei City, Taipei, Taiwan
Mark Chao, born as Zhao Youting, is a Canadian-Taiwanese actor. Born in Taiwan, he spent most of his impressionable years in Canada. After graduating from University of Victoria at the age of 23, he moved to Taiwan to chalk out a career in acting. However in the beginning, he did not get any offer and was on the verge of admitting that acting was not for him, when he received his first role. At the age of 25, he began his career as the righteous cop Wu Ying Xiong in the Taiwanese television series, 'Black and White' and received the Golden Bell Award for his debut role. Thereafter, he started appearing in films, most of which are very popular with the viewers and are simultaneously released in Taiwan, Mainland China, Hong Kong and Singapore. Although a Canadian citizen, he now lives in Taiwan.