Marcus Choi

About Marcus Choi

Who is it?: Actor, Producer, Cinematographer
Birth Day: July 08, 1967
Known for: Huey P. Newton in Panther Tank the Operator in The Matrix
Parent(s): Martin Wyatt Juanita Wyatt
Awards: 1991 Theatre World Award

Marcus Choi Net Worth

Marcus Choi was bornon July 08, 1967, is Actor, Producer, Cinematographer. Marcus was born in Toronto Canada, but grew up in Fullerton California. He spent time performing and traveling around the world and ended up in New York City for six years. He was in the original Broadway companies of Wicked and the Flower Drum Song revival. He is proud to have recorded both cast albums and can say that he is on a platinum selling record. He also had the pleasure of working with Christina Applegate in the Revival of Sweet Charity on Broadway and will never forget working with and learning from living legend Twyla Tharp in the Bob Dylan musical The Times They are a Changin.
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💰 Net worth: Under Review

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Biography/Timeline

1967

Marcus Chong (born Marcus Wyatt; July 8, 1967) is an American actor. His best-known roles are Huey P. Newton in Panther (1995), directed by Mario Van Peebles, and Tank the Operator in The Matrix (1999).

1978

Chong was born Marcus Wyatt in Seattle, Washington to an African American father and a Chinese American mother. His father, Martin Wyatt, was a Sports reporter in San Francisco for KGO-TV. Chong was adopted in 1978 by Tommy Chong and his second wife Shelby Fiddis.

1979

Chong began acting at age nine. His first role was portraying the young Frankie Warner in the 1979 miniseries Roots: The Next Generations (1979). Wyatt was a guest star in Little House on the Prairie, in "Blind Journey" part 2.

1990

In the early 1990s, Chong played the recurring character Miguel Mendez on the TV show Street Justice. He later appeared in the Vanishing Son action series as Fu Qua Johnson.

1999

In 1999, Chong appeared as Tank the Operator in The Matrix. In May 2003 Chong filed a lawsuit at Los Angeles County Superior Court against Warner Bros and AOL Time Warner, saying Warner was in breach of a 1998 Verbal agreement, and a 2000 contract to continue the character of Tank in the film's two sequels. It was reported that a breakdown in talks caused by his salary demands prompted The Wachowskis to write Chong's character out of the second and third films in the series.

2001

In 2001, Chong appeared in Season 3 of the TV series Law & Order: Special Victims Unit ("Inheritance").