Md. Yusof bin Md. Haslam
24 April 1954
Kuala Lumpur, Federation of Malaya (present-day Malaysia)
|Education||SMK Aminuddin Baki, Kuala Lumpur|
|Occupation(s)||Actor, film director, producer|
Raja Noor Saadah
(m. 1978;div. 1980)
Datin Fatimah Ismail
|Children||4, including Syamsul and Syafiq|
Md. Yusof bin Md. Haslam (born 24 April 1954)[ citation needed ] is a Malaysian actor, film director and producer.  He is best known for his longest-running police procedural drama series Gerak Khas , a TV series that he created, directed and produced. The latter spurring three feature films. The immense popularity of his films had led him to be nicknamed the "Six Million Dollar Man".
His legacy in entertainment showbiz is now carried by his two sons, Syamsul and Syafiq. Yusof also has his own television and film production company, Skop Productions, where he served as the managing director.
Yusof was born on 24 April 1954 in Jalan Pahang, Kuala Lumpur to housewife Bahyah Talib and lorry driver Md. Haslam Khan.[ citation needed ] He is a fourth child from among seven siblings who together lived in a house in the squatter settlement.  He received his education at the SMK Aminuddin Baki in Kuala Lumpur.
He became enamoured with movies through his experiences seeing Hollywood westerns and Bollywood films—with the latter, he considered one of the stars Shashi Kapoor as his acting idol. Yusof thus decided that he would become an actor, much to objections by his father who believed that the entertainment scene held no future prospects. 
Yusof took up profession as a bus conductor,  but he also secretly attended acting auditions. He began his involvement in acting by playing an extra character in Laksamana Do Re Mi in 1972, as match spectators . It would only be until in 1975 that he would take a leading main role through the film Permintaan Terakhir. 
He began directing films in 1991 with Bayangan Maut, a mystery action thriller film starring rock singer Ella. This was later followed by Pemburu Bayang in 1993, Sembilu in 1994, best-selling blockbuster film, Maria Mariana in 1996 plus its sequel two years after among others.
Apart from film and television, he is also a managing director of his production company, Skop Productions which he had established since 1985. The company has four subsidiaries – Haslam Trading (restaurant), Haslam Properties (real estate and properties), Skop Publishing (print publications) and ME Communications (post-production facilities).
He was awarded the Ahli Mangku Negara in 1993 and the Panglima Jasa Negara in 2001, which carries the title of Dato', for his contributions to Malaysian cinema.
Yusof married twice. His first marriage was with Raja Noor Saadah Salehuddin in 1978 and divorced in 1980, they have no children.[ citation needed ] He later married Fatimah Ismail in 1982. They have four children namely Faizal, Syamsul, Shamin and Syafiq. Syamsul and Syafiq themselves are also actor and film directors.[ citation needed ]
|Denotes film/dramas that have not yet been released|
|1972||Laksamana Do Re Mi||Match spectators||First appearance, extra character|
|1976||Loceng Maut||Tok Penghulu|
|Cinta dan Lagu|
|Sayang Anakku Sayang|
|1979||Detik 12 Malam|
|Tiada Esok Bagimu||Amir|
|Bukit Kepong ||MM Jaafar Hassan|
|1982||Sikit Punya Gila||Yusof|
|1983||Mekanik||The Head of the Mafia|
|1984||Di Ambang Kasih||Rusdi|
|Jauh Di Sudut Hati|
|1987||Rahsia||Dato' Karim Salim|
|1990||Driving School||Dato' Zahlol|
|Bayangan Maut||ASP Razlan|
|1998||Maria Mariana II||—|
|2001||Gerak Khas The Movie||DSP Helmi|
|2002||Gerak Khas The Movie II||SUPT Helmi|
|Mr. Cinderella 2||—|
|2004||Gila-Gila Pengantin Remaja||—|
|2005||GK3 The Movie||SUPT Helmi|
|Gila-Gila Pengantin Popular||Audition Jury|
|2008||Evolusi KL Drift||—|
|2009||Bohsia: Jangan Pilih Jalan Hitam||—|
|2010||Evolusi KL Drift 2||—|
|2011||Khurafat: Perjanjian Syaitan||—|
|Aku Bukan Tomboy||—|
|2012||Jalan Kembali: Bohsia 2||—|
|SAM: Saya Amat Mencintaimu||—|
|KL Gangster 2||—|
|2014||Abang Long Fadil||—|
|2017||Abang Long Fadil 2||Himself|
|KL Wangan||Chief of Police|
|2018||KL Special Force||—|
|Tangisan Akinabalu||DSP Ranau|
|Operasi X||Dato' Mokhtar|
|Rise to Power: KLGU||—||Also executive producer|
|Banglo No 99||Tengku Izzuddin Shah|
|2020||Bulan dan Pria Terhebat||—|
|Mat Bond Malaya||Ejen 1|
|Penunggang Agama 2||—|
|Siapa Tutup Lampu?||Dr. Ali|
|Tarantula X||Dr. Yusof Enstein|
|2022||Abang Long Fadil 3||Film director|
|2023||Harun Malam||—||As executive producer|
|Polis Evo 3||—|
|Year||Title||Credited as||Role||TV channel||Notes|
|1985/86||Remang-Remang Kotaraya (S1- S2)||ASP Alif|
|1987/88||Harimau Rimba (S1-S2)||Leftenan Jantan|
|1989/90/91||Debu-Debu Kotaraya (S1-S3)||ASP Jefri|
|1991||Metro Skuad||ACP Osman Salleh|
|1992||Detik Metropolitan||ASP Chief Unit Operation|
|1993||Roda Roda Kotaraya (Season 1)||ASP Razlan|
|1994||Roda Roda Kotaraya (Season 2)||DSP Razlan|
|1998–1999, 2008–2013||Roda-Roda Kuala Lumpur||—||TV1, TV2|
|1999–2011, 2014–2021||Gerak Khas||DCP Datuk Helmi||TV1, TV2, TV3||Co-director|
|2000||Maria Mariana The Series||—||TV3|
|2007||Air Mata Maria||—||TV3|
|2011||Serapah Darah Bulan Madu||—||Astro Prima|
|Khurafat The Series||—||Astro Ria|
|2012–2013||Evolusi KL Drift: The Series||—|
|2013||Sopi Sekuriti||—||Astro Warna|
|2014||Jalan Kembali||—||TV2||Adaptation from the back Jalan Kembali: Bohsia 2. First acting Hafiz Hamidun|
|Siri Bercapkap Dengan Jin (Season 1)||—||Astro Mustika HD|
|Tanah Kubur (Season 9)||Astro Oasis||Episode: "Qasaf"|
|2015||Tanah Kubur (Season 11)||Johan||Episode: "Aku Ceraikan Kamu, Kamu, Kamu, Kamu"|
|Siri Bercakap Dengan Jin (Season 2)||—||Astro Prima|
|2015–2016||Cinta Dari Marikh||—||TV2|
|2017||Dia Bidadariku||—||Astro Ria|
|My Darling, Inspektor Daniel||—|
|2018||Sejadah Untuk Dia||—||Astro Oasis|
|KL Gangster: Underworld||—||Iflix|
|2020||KL Gangster: Underworld 2||—||Iflix, WeTV|
|2021||Single Terlalu Lama||Datuk||TV3|
|Diva Popular||Awesome TV|
|2021–2022||Gerak Khas Undercover||—||TV3|
|2023||Special Force: Anarchy||—||Disney+ Hotstar||As executive producer|
|Year||Title||Credited as||Role||TV channel|
|1998||Tirai Kasih||—||Astro Ria|
|2012||Asmara Beijing||—||Astro Citra|
|2013||Maharaja Lawak Mega 2013||Himself (permanent judge)||Astro Mustika HD|
|2014||1Malaysia Ikon ||Himself||RTM|
|Hlive: Apa Khabar Malaysia||Himself (guest)||Astro Ria|
|2017||Konsert Gegar Vaganza (Season 4)||Himself (invitation jury)|
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