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Cast (feature film)

Man with Bogart's Face, The (1980)
A man has plastic surgery to make him look like his idol Humphrey Bogart and then, taking the name Sam Marlowe from some of Bogart's film characters, he opens a detective agency. Business is slow until he put his picture in the paper. Then a group of people contact him and he gets involved in his fi
Killer Elite, The (1975) as Wei Chi
Two professional killers employed by the C.I.A. become dangerous enemies when one of them betrays the other.
The Hawaiians (1970) as Chun Fat
A wanderer returns home only to find political turmoil, disease and romantic difficulties.
A Flea in Her Ear (1968) as Oke Saki
Suspicious that her lawyer husband might be having an affair, a wife decides to spy around a hotel used for those flings, only to find out that her husband has been faithful.
Confessions of an Opium Eater (1962) as Wing Young
Flower Drum Song (1961) as Frankie Wing
A refugee travels to Chinatown as a mail-order bride.
Jet Attack (1958) as Capt. Chon
The Saga of Hemp Brown (1958) as Chang
Ex-army sergeant Jed Givens and his gang rob an army payroll shipment led by Lt. Hemp Brown. Givens kills a civilian woman and all the soldiers, leaving Brown alive to face a military tribunal in which he is branded a coward, stripped of all insignia and drummed out of the army. Brown sets out to track down Givens in an effort to clear his name.
The Hunters (1958) as Korean farmer
Three American pilots are assigned to dogfight during the Korean War.
She Demons (1958) as Sammy Ching
Heroic, but dull, Fred Maklin and beautiful, but spoiled, Jerrie Turner wash up on an uncharted tropical island. They are soon captured by ex-Nazi Colonel Osler, who also has imprisoned a bevy of beauty contest winners whom he allows to be whipped by his slavering Nazi storm troopers. He has, you see, been extracting some glandular substance from the girls to inject into his wife Mona, who suffered terrible facial disfigurement, in efforts to restore her beauty. Things get worse as the island is used for test bombing by the US Air Force.
Men in War (1957) as Korean sniper
Two enemies join forces to save their men during a retreat from the North Koreans.
The Rawhide Years (1956) as Steward
Ben Matthews gives up the flashy life of a riverboat gambler, hoping to settle down in Galena with his girlfriend, luscious entertainer Zoe. But Galena's leading citizen is murdered on the boat; Ben, on arrival, finds a lynch mob after his neck, and flees. Three years of wandering later, Zoe's letters stop coming and Ben returns to find her and attempt the hopeless task of clearing himself.
Accused of Murder (1956) as Bayless' manservant
Nightclub singer Ilona Vance is accused of the murder of a crooked lawyer. But Lt. Roy Hargis is convinced that Ilona is caught up in a web of deceit and intends to prove her innocence.
Jump into Hell (1955) as Lt. Thatch
This film reenacts the battle of Dien Bien Phu, focusing on the struggles of the French troops stationed in Vietnam.
Blood Alley (1955) as Cpl. Wang
An American sailor breaks out of a Chinese jail and dodges Communist agents on the road to Hong Kong.
The Left Hand of God (1955) as John Wong
The new priest at a Chinese mission takes an unorthodox approach to spreading God''''s word.
Soldier of Fortune (1955) as Goldie
An American woman arrives in Hong Kong to unravel the mystery of her missing photogrpaher husband. After getting nowhere with the authorities, she is led by some underground characters to an American soldier of fortune working in the area against the Communists. He promises to help find her husband
Port of Hell (1954) as Enemy radio operator
The new warden of a large American harbor raises the hackles of sailors and fishermen by his strict enforcement of all the safety rules. He takes the time, though, to romance the sister of his biggest rival.
The Shanghai Story (1954) as Sun Lee
Jubilee Trail (1954) as Mickey
A pregnant widow ventures West in search of a new life.
Target Hong Kong (1953) as Johnny Wing
Forbidden (1953) as Allan
Eddie Darrow has been hired by Philadelphia mobster Barney Pendleton to locate Christine Lawrence (Eddie's ex-lover and widow of Barney's former associate) and bring her home. Eddie tracks her down in Macao, where he saves the life of casino owner Justin Keet, then finds that Christine is engaged to marry Justin. Life gets awfully complicated...
The Sniper (1952) as Waiter
An unhappy man goes on a killing spree.
Cripple Creek (1952) as Postal clerk
Government agents infiltrate a gold smuggling ring preying on miners.
Grounds for Marriage (1951) as Oscar
An opera singer and her ex-husband find that their romance refuses to die with their marriage.
Peking Express (1951) as Chinese captain
The Groom Wore Spurs (1951) as Ignacio
The Law and the Lady (1951) as Chinese manager
A society jewel thief falls for one of her marks.
Secrets of Monte Carlo (1951) as Chinese clerk
Valley of Fire (1951) as Ching Moon
Mayor Autrey sends for a wagon train of women to settle in his town, but baddies Guilford and Rawlings plot to hijack the train and sell the ladies to love-hungry miners instead.
Chinatown at Midnight (1950) as Proprietor
Hurd Hatfield, Jean Wiles, Tom Powers, Ray Walker, Charles Russell, Jacqueline De Wit, Benson Fong, Ross Elliott. Caught in the act of stealing some antique vases, a thief murders two Chinese men and sets off a manhunt in Chinatown.
Woman on the Run (1950) as Sam
A woman searches for her husband, who ran off after witnessing a mob hit.
The Breaking Point (1950) as Mr. Sing
A desperate fishing boat captain rents his ship to some gunmen on the lam.
Key to the City (1950) as Chinese emcee
Two mayors meet and fall in love during a convention in San Francisco.
A Ticket to Tomahawk (1950) as Long Time
In 1876 Dawson wants to prevent a train from getting to Tomahawk CO on time, to keep it from competing with his stage coach line. Kit, who must get the train to its goal, forces Johnny aboard as the needed passenger. Madame Adelaide's showgirls (including Marilyn as Clara) ride along and, en route to Tomahawk, join Johnny in "Oh, What a Forward Young Man You Are."
The Sickle or the Cross (1949) as Chinese official
Boston Blackie's Chinese Venture (1949) as Chinese lad
When he's spotted leaving a laundry whose proprietor has just been murdered, a reformed thief has to find the real killer.
Oh, You Beautiful Doll (1949) as Houseboy
In the early 1900s, song plugger Larry Kelly chances to meet Alfred Breitenbach, poor opera composer...and his lovely daughter Doris, who falls for Larry. To improve their acquaintance, Doris conspires with Larry to turn her father's opera melodies into popular songs. Alfred, reluctant but needing cash, adopts the pen name Fred Fisher. Affluence results, but when Alfred realizes his opera is vanishing bit by bit, he wants to bring the career of "Fred Fisher" to a halt...
And Baby Makes Three (1949) as Lem Kee
A woman on the verge of divorce and re-marriage discovers she''''s pregnant by her husband.
State Department File 649 (1949) as Johnny Han
Shanghai Chest (1948) as Tommy Chan
Vic Armstrong arrives at his Uncle Judge Armstrong's home just in time to answer the telephone. Unknown to him, his uncle has just been murdered and the culprit is right there in the room with him! Phyllis Powers, on the other end of the line, recognizes Vic's voice, but just then Vic is knocked unconscious by the murderer. When he awakens, he (for reasons known only to movie mystery writers) pulls the knife out of his uncle's back, thus putting his fingerprints all over it, and just in time for the police, having been called by a worried Phyllis, to discover him standing over the body. Well, we know he didn't do it, but the police don't agree. Can Charlie Chan recognize the boy's innocence, and find the real murderer before Vic is sent into durance vile, or even worse?
To the Ends of the Earth (1948) as Chinese pilot
A treasury agent becomes obsessed with exposing an international drug ring.
The Golden Eye (1948) as Tommy Chan
Docks of New Orleans (1948) as Tommy Chan
The LaFontanne Chemical Company is shipping out a load of we're not sure what, disguised as something entirely different. Mr. Pereaux and Mr. Grock don't want that shipment to ever arrive anywhere, and they and a man named Aquirre mean to stop it at any cost. The ship's owner, Mr. Fontanne, smells a large rat and calls Chan in on the case, since the famous detective is in New Orleans because, well, because he felt like being in New Orleans, I guess. Chan gets what facts there are from LaFontanne, who is promply set upon by a gang who attempt to kidnap him, but fail. Mr. LaFontanne's partners come up with some insurance; just by chance they tell him, a partnership agreement (why they would have been running a company all this time without one is another large mystery which will not be solved) that bestows upon the living partners the portion owned by a deceased partner. Then the guy who invented the formula for the poison gas that the company is making but who was, in his opinion, swindled out of his rights to make a profit from it, shows up and threatens LaFontanne with a gun. Well, he turns out to be a harmless crank. Or is he? Everyone seems suspect, clues are boundless but don't seem to fit into any particular pattern or too many patterns, take your pick. But Chan must solve the mystery before Monogram is depleted of out-of-date film stock. Can he?
The Feathered Serpent (1948) as Tommy Chan
Rogues' Regiment (1948) as Rickshaw boy
After World War II, ex-soldiers trickle into French Saigon to join the Foreign Legion, among them American Whit Corbett and German Carl Reicher. Is Reicher really SS war criminal Martin Bruner, and is Corbett after him? Art dealer Van Ratten and nightclub chanteuse Lili Maubert are also more than they seem. Action scenes include anti-guerilla jungle warfare.
Half Past Midnight (1948) as Sam
The Chinese Ring (1947) as Tommy Chan
The famed Asian detective investigates a murder linked to the Chinese fight for freedom.
The Crimson Key (1947) as Wing
Larry Morgan (Kent Taylor), a private detective, is hired by a woman who wants Larry to trail her husband. The husband is murdered and, shortly afterwards, the wife is also killed. Larry shuffles through a long list of suspects before revealing the killer...
The Flame (1947) as Chang
George McAllister (John Carroll), the black sheep of a wealthy family who has squandered his share of the family inheritance, and lives in constant jealousy, hatred and resentment of his half-brother Barry (Robert Paige), who has been supporting him. George gets his girl friend, Carlotta Duval (Vera Ralston), a job as Barry's nurse with the plan of eventually marrying him. She does, but instead of going ahead with the original plan or getting rid of Barry, inheriting his money and marrying George, she finds that she is really in love with Barry.
Intrigue (1947) as Cable clerk
Web of Danger (1947) as Sam
Dangerous Money (1946) as Jimmy Chan
Famed Asian detective Charlie Chan investigates a shipboard murder.
Shadows Over Chinatown (1946) as Jimmy Chan
Chinese detective Charlie Chan (Sidney Toler) is on his way to San Francisco to take over a murder case when he meets a woman, Mrs. Conover (Mary Gordon), who is searching for her missing daughter and a young man, Jeff Tilford (Bruce Kellogg), who is looking for his missing fiancee. Investigation by Charlie discloses they are both looking for the same girl, Mary Conover (Tanis Chandler). Chan eventually uncovers a murder gang, which has been collecting the life insurance of its victims.
The Trap (1946) as Jimmy Chan
Famed Asian detective Charlie Chan investigates the murders of two entertainers.
G. I. War Brides (1946) as Chinese waiter
Linda Powell (Anna Lee), and English girl, stows away on a ship bound for the United States in order to join the G.I. she loves. She assumes the identity of an English war bride, Joyce Giles (Carol Savage), who has decided she no longer loves the American soldier she married and is not going to join him in the U.S. Linda arrives to find that her soldier no longer wishes to marry her...
Dangerous Millions (1946) as Lin Chow
A shipping magnate hatches a plan for testing the worth of his heirs, none of whom he has ever seen. He summons them all to China, and lays psychological and physical snares in the part of each. Finding none of them worthy, he dismisses them all but does promise financial backing for an airline to Jack Clark (Kent Taylor.)
Shadows over Shanghai (1938) as Wang
Double or Nothing (1937) as
A dying millionaire instructs his laywer to drop four purses on the streets of New York City. Four honest people find them and return them to the lawyer. Under the terms of the will, each of them is given $1,000,000, which they must double within 30 days in order to claim his entire estate. However, the greedy relative cut from the will are determined to thwart each one's plans.

Cast (special)

Alias Mike Hercules (1956) as Charlie (Guest)
The exploits of Mike Hercules, a two-fisted private detective working out of San Francisco. In the pilot episode, Mike attempts to rescue a wealthy ex-convict from a gang of kidnappers.

Cast (special)

Red Pony, The (1973) as Mr Green, Mr Sing
Peabody Award-winning color remake of the 1949 movie from the Steinbeck novella -- here without the Billy Buck character -- telling of a turn-of-the-century California farm family and the attachment of their sensitive young son to his horse after being unable to establish an understanding with his g
Kung Fu (1972) as Chuen
A young Chinese-American, fleeing a murder charge in China, becomes the champion of oppressed laborers building the transcontinental railroad in the American West of the 1870s. This was the pilot for the popular series (1972-75).

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