Richard Yap

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Richard Yap
BornRichard Edison Yap
(1967-05-18) May 18, 1967 (age 47)
Cebu City, Philippines
Other namesPapa Chen
Sir Chief
Alma materSacred Heart School – Ateneo de Cebu
De La Salle University
OccupationActor, businessman
Years active2011–present
AgentStar Magic (2011–present)
Height5'9
 
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Richard Yap
BornRichard Edison Yap
(1967-05-18) May 18, 1967 (age 47)
Cebu City, Philippines
Other namesPapa Chen
Sir Chief
Alma materSacred Heart School – Ateneo de Cebu
De La Salle University
OccupationActor, businessman
Years active2011–present
AgentStar Magic (2011–present)
Height5'9

Richard Edison Yap also known as Richard Yap (born May 18, 1967) is a Chinese Filipino actor and businessman, best known for his role as "Papa Chen" in My Binondo Girl and in the television drama Be Careful With My Heart as Richard "Sir Chief" Lim.

Personal life[edit]

Yap was born and raised in Cebu City Philippines. He graduated from Sacred Heart School and De La Salle University. Coming from a family who loves to cook, Richard aspired to be full-blooded chef in his younger years.

Career[edit]

In 2011, Yap launched his career via My Binondo Girl where he played Kim Chiu's father, Chen Sy. Little did he know that through this role he would gain wide recognition from fans of the series.[1]

In 2012, Yap made several appearances in the network. He played a recurring character in Walang Hanggan as Henry de Dios.[2] He is currently playing the lead role as Sir Chief in Be Careful With My Heart along with Jodi Sta. Maria.

Filmography[edit]

Television
YearTitleRoleNetwork
2013Gandang Gabi, Vice!Himself/GuestABS-CBN
2012–2014Be Careful With My HeartRichard "Sir Chief" Lim
2012Kapamilya Deal or No DealHimself/Player
Walang HangganHenry de Dios
It's ShowtimeHimself/Judge
Maalaala Mo Kaya: GayumaEdgar
2011–2012My Binondo GirlChen "Papa Chen" Sy
2010Precious Hearts Romances Presents: KristineJandy/Guest Cast

Movies[edit]

Movie
YearTitleRole
2013EkstraHimself (cameo)
2014Praybeyt Benjamin 2″Wilson″ Chua

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