|Portrays Magnus Bane|
|Real name:|| Tsao Chih-Hsiang|
|Born:||September 22, 1984 (age 30)|
Godfrey Gao (Gao Yi Xiang 高以翔) is a Taiwanese-Canadian model and actor. He has appeared in several TV shows, mainly in Taiwan. He plays Magnus Bane in The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones, chosen out of seventy Asian men who auditioned for the role.
Godfrey was born to a Peranakan mother, from George Town in Malaysia, and a Taiwanese father. After moving to Vancouver, Canada at the age of nine, he quickly picked up English and engaged himself in different kind of sports. He has also achieved black belt in karate. He was also on the basketball team throughout high school of and was also a member of the school band where he played the saxophone. He later studied at Capilano University in North Vancouver.
Gao has appeared in several TV dramas and films since returning to Taiwan to work as a model in 2004. He is also the first Asian male to model for the fashion brand Louis Vuitton. He is managed by JetStar Entertainment and joined Korean actress Yoo In-na for Wedding Bible.
|All About Women||2008||X|
|Toy Story 3||2010||Ken||Mandarin voice-over for Taiwan release|
|Say Yes||2013||Xu Zhuo|
|The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones||2013||Magnus Bane||American debut film|
Television dramas Edit
|Magicians of Love||2006||Fan Xiaoling's boyfriend||Guest star|
|The Kid from Heaven||2006||Luo Yixiang|
|Chao Ji Pai Tang Super||2006||Big Mac||Guest star|
|Love Queen||2006||Wang Zhixun|
|Wo Yao Pien Cheng Ying Shih Tzu||2007||Tiger|
|Momo Love||2009||Chen He|
|Volleyball Lover||2010||Bai Qianrui|
|Odd Perfect Match||2010||Ying Kaitai|
|The Queen of SOP||2012||Gao Ziqi|
|Hello Gorgeous||2013||Li Zhen|
|Never Give Up Dodo||2013||Xiu Fei|