Jim Lau, born April 11, 1952 in San Francisco, California, is an American actor who played the role of a Chinese Cook on the FX original series Sons of Anarchy. Playing the role of a Chinese man working at Chinese Mama's restaurant, Jim appears only on the episode "Giving Back" in the series' first season.


Jim Lau was born on April 11, 1952 in San Francisco, California. A character actor who is known for his work on Big Trouble in Little China, The Hangover Part III and Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End, Jim also appeared as one of the Chinese POW musicians in the final M*A*S*H TV series episode, the 3 hour film "Goodbye, Farewell, and Amen". In addition to his M*A*S*H appearance, Jim has also appeared in guest roles on many other popular TV series such as Little House on the Prairie (his TV acting debut), Riptide, House, M.D., Monk, Boston Public, George Lopez, and Diagnosis: Murder. Jim was married to actress Joan Chen from 1985-1990.

Selected FilmographyEdit

  • Big Trouble in Little China as Chang Sing #2
  • The Hangover Part III as Chief Prison Guard
  • Flight of the Phoenix as Voice Actor
  • The Pest as Mr. Cheung
  • The Westing Game as James Shin Hoo
  • Shui Hen as Manuel
  • Ping Pong Playa as Mr. Wang
  • Pocket Listing as Mr. Chen


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Season 1 appearances
"Pilot" "Seeds" "Fun Town" "Patch Over" "Giving Back"
"AK-51" "Old Bones" "The Pull" "Hell Followed" "Better Half"
"Capybara" "The Sleep of Babies" "The Revelator"