COOPER CHOW
AH SOOK

Cooper is a native son - born and raised in San Francisco's Chinatown.
 
He was born Alan Owyang Chow at the Chinese Hospital to Dixie Chow and Peter D. Chow, a U.S. Navy aircraft overhaul & repair mechanic and one of the last remaining "paper sons".

Cooper loves to eat canned tamales.
 
Cooper received his dramatic training with the Asian American Theater Workshop from 1975 to 1978,  which was sponsored and conducted at the time by the American Conservatory Theater (ACT).