Cao Cao

Jonathan Kos-Read, also known as Cao Cao, is an American film and television actor based in the People's Republic of China. While well known in China, his work is little-known in the United States. Kos-Read uses the stage name Cao Cao, which is also the name of the penultimate chancellor of the Eastern Han Dynasty, a historical figure well-known to most Chinese people.
Kos-Read was born in Torrance, California, in 1973. He attended the film and acting schools of New York University, but completed his university career there studying molecular biology. Kos-Read began studying Mandarin Chinese at New York University, and re-located to China in 1997. His first acting role was in 1999.
Kos-Read is married to a Chinese citizen, Li Zhi Yin, with whom he has two daughters, Roxanne and Persephone.

Drama & Films

Drama

Year
Title
#
Role
Rating
2015
42
Davis Supporting Role
9.0
2012
39
Unknown Role
7.4

Films

Year
Title
Role
Rating
2009
Pastor Landdeck Unknown Role
7.1
2008
Unknown Role
3.4

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Details

  • Name:

    Cao Cao
  • Native name:

    曹操
  • Given name:

    Kos-Read Jonathan
  • Also Known as:

    Cáo Cāo; 乔纳森·科斯·瑞德; 乔纳森 科斯 瑞德;
  • Nationality:

    American
  • Gender:

    Male
  • Born:

    February 17, 1973
  • Age:

    44

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