Other English speaking film appearances included roles in the 1988 Jean-Claude Van Damme film Bloodsport, the 1973 Bruce Lee film Enter the Dragon and the 1978 version of Lee"s Game of Death. He performed in many Hong Kong films with a career total of 90 films. He suffered three heart attacks before his heart disease-related death.
He worked as an English language overdubber for Hong Kong produced films.
Outside of acting Chiao was a United States Army interpreter during the Korean War.