David Yip - Wikipedia

Early life. Yip was born in Liverpool and trained at East 15 Acting School, London.He is the son of a Chinese father, a seaman from the Canton area of China, and an English mother from Liverpool.. Career. Yip is known for playing the lead role of John Ho in the 1981 BBC drama The Chinese Detective, notable for its frontlining of an ethnic British cast.He also played Michael Choì in the soap

David Yip – Wikipedia

David Nicholas Yip (* 14.Juni 1951 in Liverpool, England) ist ein britischer Schauspieler chinesischer Herkunft.. Yip wurde 1981 durch die Rolle des Johnny Ho im BBC-Drama Schieß in den Wind, Ho bekannt. Er spielte außerdem die Rolle des Michael Choì in der Seifenoper Brookside zwischen 1989 und 1990. Eine kleine Rolle übernahm er in den TV-Serien Doctor Who und Casualty.

The Chinese Detective - Wikipedia

The Chinese Detective is a British television police procedural drama series, first transmitted by the BBC between 1981 and 1982. The series was created by Ian Kennedy Martin, who had previously devised The Sweeney and Juliet Bravo.The series starred British Chinese actor David Yip as Detective Sergeant John Ho, the first Chinese lead actor in a British television drama series.