Richard Yap

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Richard Yap
Born Richard Edison Yap
(1967-05-18) May 18, 1967 (age 47)
Cebu City, Philippines
Other names Papa Chen
Sir Chief
Occupation Actor, businessman
Years active 2011–present
Height 5'9

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 in Be Careful With My Heart along with Jodi Sta. Maria.

Filmography[edit]

Television
Year Title Role Network
2013 Gandang Gabi, Vice! Himself/Guest ABS-CBN
2012-present Be Careful With My Heart Richard "Sir Chief" Lim
2012 Kapamilya Deal or No Deal Himself/Player
Walang Hanggan Henry de Dios
It's Showtime Himself/Judge
Maalaala Mo Kaya: Gayuma Edgar
2011–2012 My Binondo Girl Chen "Papa Chen" Sy
2010 Precious Hearts Romances Presents: Kristine Jandy/Guest Cast

Movies[edit]

Movie
Year Title Role
2013 Ekstra Himself (cameo)

Awards[edit]

  • 2012 Golden Screen TV Awards "Breakthrough Performance of an Actor" (My Binondo Girl)
  • 2012 Anak TV Seal "Favorite Anak TV Makabata Stars" with Jodi Sta. Maria
  • 2013 Gawad Tanglaw "Best TV Series" (Be Careful With My Heart)
  • 2013 Gawad Tanglaw "Best Ensemble Performance" (Be Careful With My Heart)
  • 2013 New York Festival Finalist "Telenovelas Category" (Be Careful With My Heart)
  • 2013 GMMSF Box-Office Entertainment Awards "Most Popular Loveteam on Television" (Be Careful With My Heart) with Jodi Sta. Maria
  • 2013 GMMSF Box-Office Entertainment Awards "Most Popular Daytime TV Drama Series" (Be Careful With My Heart)[3]
  • 2013 27th PMPC Star Awards for Television "Best Daytime Drama Series" (Be Careful With My Heart)
  • 2013 27th PMPC Star Awards for Television "Best Drama Actor" (Be Careful With My Heart)
  • 2014 GMMSF Box-Office Entertainment Awards "Most Popular Loveteam on Television" (with Jodi Sta. Maria) (Be Careful With My Heart)[4]

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