A new doctor, Dr. Justin Lieu, has recently joined the Gaffney Chicago Medical Center. Let’s talk about the new character and the actor that plays him, Ivan Shaw, in the wiki article below.
Ivan Shaw On Chicago Med
As the Chicago Med viewers already know, Gaffney Chicago Medical Center is suffering from massive supply shortages.
We meet Dr. Justin Lieu during a particularly complicated operation. As per the new episode synopsis, Dr. Justin will be performing a trans-organ exchange alongside Crockett (played by Dominic Rains) and Will (Nick Gehlfuss). Hopefully, the ongoing supply shortage at Gaffney Chicago Med does not affect organ transplants.
In a November 16th, 2022 IG post, Ivan Shaw, who plays Dr. Justin Lieu in Chicago Med, asked his followers to tune into the NBC show in a hilarious way. He shared some pictures from the show and captioned it: ‘Took me a whole week to learn how to pronounce stethoscope.’
How Much Is Ivan Shaw Net Worth?
Ivan Shaw, who is now starring in the popular NBC show, actually did not want to become an actor while he was young. In fact, Ivan did not take any interest in acting until college.
While Ivan was attending UCLA, he felt a love for acting for the first time. Upon realizing that acting was his passion, Ivan told his dad that he wanted to drop out of college, which he obviously rejected.
So, Ivan made a ridiculous deal with his father that he would finish his education if his dad would let him do whatever he wanted after college. Ivan begrudgingly finished school with a degree in math, economics, and computer science.
After graduating from UCLA, he moved to New York for a contract role on All My Children. During this time, he also worked in various Off-Broadway productions.
Following a series of appearances on TV shows such as Haunted, CSI: NY, Charmed, The Closer, Monk, The Mind of the Married Man, All My Children, General Hospital, The Young and the Restless, and Baywatch Hawaii, Ivan landed the role of Adam Webster in primetime NBC series The Book of Daniel in 2006.
Following the series, Ivan began writing and directing short movies, music videos, and commercials while appearing in TV shows like On The Verge, Casual, New Girl, Insecure, Better Things, Silicon Valley, Rizzoli & Isles, NCIS, CSI, Monk, and The Closer.
The Chicago Med actor has also appeared in plenty of feature films. Some of them are Get Him to the Greek, L!fe Happens, The Truth About Angels, and Rush Hour 2. He also starred in Bertha Bay-Sa Pan’s feature film, Almost Perfect (2011) opposite Kelly Hu.
Recently, Ivan was also part of two projects, The Cleaning Lady and That Dirty Black Bag. Ivan played Marco De La Rosa in The Cleaning Lady, husband to the cleaning lady and father to their son, Luca. In the show, his gambling problem often gets in the way of family responsibilities. Whereas, in That Dirty Black Bag, Ivan played the character of Kurt.
Furthermore, Ivan has associate produced a film called The Time Being, which premiered at the 2012 Toronto International Film Festival. He has also written a short film named The Tip, directed by Tyler Brooks.
The next project that Ivan is set to appear in is an Apple show called Dear Edward, which is based on the novel by Ann Napolitano. The show is about a plane crash where the only survivor is a 12-year-old boy, Edward.
Ivan Shaw Wife
To all the single girls wondering if they have a chance with Ivan Shaw, sorry girls The Cleaning Lady actor is already taken. Her name is Tess Parker and she is all over Ivan’s Instagram.
Ivan first shared a picture with his girlfriend on IG on July 7, 2018. On the other hand, Tess first introduced her boyfriend Ivan to her IG followers a little earlier than Ivan on April 24, 2018.
Ivan’s love celebrates her birthday every March 10th. On her birthday on March 10, 2019, Ivan made an IG post wishing his babe the happiest birthday.
The pair were not married as of November 2022.
Ivan Shaw Parents
Ivan Shaw’s parents are Lawrence and Jenny Shaw. Both of them were 70 years old at the time of this writing.
Born in Taiwan, Ivan’s family immigrated to the States when he was almost 4. They ended up at their father’s sister’s place in a town called Upland in Southern California. The place was crowded as 11 people lived under one roof, which included 2 families, their grandparents, and an uncle.
Ivan has two siblings, a brother, and a sister. His brother, Eugene Shaw, who was 44 years old in 2022, is an actor by profession best known for his performances in Mr. Robot (2015), Magnum P.I. (2018), and Murder in the First (2014). Ivan’s sister is Minh Shaw.
Is Ivan Shaw On Instagram?
Ivan Shaw’s Instagram handle is @shawski and he is not related to George Bernard Shaw as per his IG bio. Furthermore, Ivan has above 8 thousand followers on the platform.
Ivan Shaw Height
Chicago Med actor Ivan Shaw stands a little under 6 feet in height.
Ivan Shaw Age
Per our sources, Ivan Shaw’s age was 43 as of November 2022.
Where Was Ivan Shaw Born?
Ivan Shaw was born in Taiwan. However, he moved to the US with his family at the age of four.
When Is Ivan Shaw Birthday?
Ivan Shaw celebrates his birthday on the 4th of November every year. His girlfriend, Tess Parker, wished him a birthday on November 4, 2021, via IG.