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Date of Birth 2 August 1917Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
Date of Death 22 December 2003Carmel, California, USA
Birth NameWah Ming Chang

Mini Bio (1)

Wah Chang was born on August 2, 1917 in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA as Wah Ming Chang. He is known for his work on Land of the Lost (1974), The Time Machine (1960) and Planet of the Apes (1968). He was married to Glennella Taylor Chang. He died on December 22, 2003 in Carmel, California, USA.

Spouse (1)

Glennella Taylor Chang (1937 - 1997) (her death)

Trivia (3)

Created the flip-open communicator and the medical tricorder for Star Trek (1966)
Although never got any screen credit for his work on the show, he created a lot of props and designs in the first season of "Star Trek" (1966). These include the puppet of Balok for "The Corbomite Maneuver", the Romulan starship for "Balance of Terror" and the Gorn's full body make-up for "Arena".
Designed the titular time travel device used in The Time Machine (1960).

Personal Quotes (1)

[his last words] Glen's playing with my toe.

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