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Chia-Hao Tang
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Born August 24, 1988
Occupation Actor, producer
Years active 2017–present

Chia-Hao Tang is a Taiwanese-Canadian actor based in Ontario, Canada. Chase Tang has acted mostly in TV series. In September 2019, it was announced that Tang joined the cast of an upcoming Netflix series called Jupiter's Legacy.

Early life

Chase Tang was born in Taipei, Taiwan. In 1992 Tang's family migrated to Canada, where he was raised in Bedford, Nova Scotia. He is the youngest of 3 boys, his mother Shu Wei Chen was a stay at home mom & his father an entrepreneur. Chase played hockey for two years with the Halifax MacDonald's Hockey Midget Triple 'A' league. He attained his bachelor's degree in Business from the University of Guelph, Ontario. Chase was a successful corporate executive before deciding to leave it behind so he can follow his passion for the movie industry. Chase did not attend theatre school & step into his first ever acting class only in May 2016.

Career

Tang's acting career began in 2017, with uncredited parts in the TV-series Designated Survivor, Shadowhunters: The Mortal Instruments, Suits and Kim's Convenience. He has also appeared in the short films Time, Space and Lee and View that earned him a trip to the 2018 Cannes Film Festival. His first professional acting was in a POM juice commercial. In 2019 Chase appeared in horror drama Slasher. In 2020 Tang appeared in HBO's Run. Tang signed an exclusive endorsement contract with Taiwanese-based organization Presotea Global to be their Global Wide Spokesperson. As part of this role, Tang will shoot a commercial campaign in Taiwan and his photos will be used in all 400 of Presotea's global locations, as well as on the brand's cups.

Activist

Chase Tang is using his celebrity platform to help those living with mental illness. In October 2019, the Taiwanese Canadian actor posed with a globe for "The World is in Our Hands", a United Nations initiative to raise awareness about climate change. Other entertainers participating include Joaquin Phoenix, Alec Baldwin, Antonio Banderas and Susan Sarandon, among others.

Filmography

TV series

Year Title Role Notes
2017 Scariest Night of My Life Christoper TV Series
2017 Shadowhunters: The Mortal Instruments Vampire TV Series
2017 Suits Uncredited TV Series
2017 Kim's Convenience Uncredited TV Series
2019 Slasher: Solstice Young Man TV Series
2020 Jupiter's Legacy Baryon TV Series
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