Deng Chao (simplified Chinese: 邓超; traditional Chinese: 鄧超; born February 8, 1979 in Nanchang, Jiangxi) is a Chinese television and film actor and director. He achieved success when he acted as a leading role in the drama Cui Hua, Serve Suancai, please. After graduating from Central Academy of Drama, Deng became well known for his acting in the historical TV series The Young Emperor. He subsequently played leading roles in the TV series Happiness is like Flowers, Tough Love, Sweet Sweet Honey, The Heaven Sword and Dragon Saber, You are my brother, etc. Deng married Chinese actress Betty Sun in 2011.
In 2013, Deng played a leading role in American Dreams in China, a movie about three young men from poor backgrounds achieving success by establishing a reputable English teaching school. The movie grossed 547 million yuan. In 2014, Deng played the role of Cold Blood in The Four III, the movie grossed 190 million yuan. In August 2014, Deng hosted Hurry Up, Brother.