Albert M. Chan is a working actor, filmmaker and acting coach. Albert’s film and TV roles include 30 Rock, Law & Order SVU, Body of Proof, Ghosts of Girlfriends Past, The Makeover, and Brotherhood. He has been cast by directors such as Spike Lee, Greg Mottola, Henry Bromell, and Mark Waters to act opposite Helen Hunt, Liev Schreiber, Julia Stiles, Matthew McConaughey, Jennifer Garner, Justin Long, Larry David, Cybill Shepherd, and Mariska Hargitay.
As a filmmaker, Albert is the recipient of a Puffin Foundation Grant and a finalist for the Roy W. Dean Film Grant. He wrote, directed, and produced his first film Fate Scores, an experimental silent film which was recognized by the National Film Board of Canada. He directed and starred in his follow-up film, The Commitment, which has screened at over 25 film festivals on four continents and won multiple awards, most notably edging out Oscar-nominated Moonrise Kingdom to win a 2013 NASW Media Award. Albert’s third film, Descendants of the Past, Ancestors of the Future, stars Golden Globe, Emmy, and Drama Desk nominee Tina Chen.
Albert trained for over six years at Carter Thor Studios East, the east coast branch of Carter Thor Studio, founded by Cameron Thor and Alice Carter following their work with legendary coach Roy London.