Chinese television and radio presenter who won eight Emmy Awards and was the first Chinese-American on-air television news reporter and anchor in Los Angeles.
He studied for two years at St. John's Military Academy when he was a child and later went to business college in Hong Kong.
He received many awards and honors for his work including San Francisco’s Interceptor Award and the John Anson Ford Humanitarian Award in 1994.
He married Marie Christine D'Almada Remedios and they had four children.
He appeared as himself in the 1983 film Blue Thunder starring Roy Scheider.
Latest information about Mario Machado updated on May 10 2021.