No photo available. Represent Sam Chew Jr.? Add or change photos at IMDbPro
Up 59,577 this week

Sam Chew Jr.

Sam Chew, Jr. was born and raised in Philadelphia, Penn. A graduate of Temple University, class of 1965, he worked as an announcer/DJ in Philadelphia and moved to Hollywood in 1965. He was a contract player at 20th Century Fox along with James Brolin and Tom Selleck from 1966-1968. He has appeared in hundreds of TV shows: The Love Boat, Dynasty, ... See full bio »

Watch the Latest Episode of "The IMDb Show"

Paul Scheer sheds some light on The Room, lets us in on a secret in The Disaster Artist, and answers your questions. Plus, we explore the origins of midnight movies and take a look at IMDb's Top 10 Stars of 2017.

Watch the show

"Mozart in the Jungle" Season 4

Love, money, ambition, and music intertwine in "Mozart in the Jungle." Get your first look at Season 4, which premieres Friday, Feb. 16, 2018.

Watch the trailer

Related News

Hilary Duff Welcomes Baby Boy
| Extra
The Extra List: Stars Who Recently Had a Baby
| Extra

Around The Web


Powered by ZergNet

On Amazon Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 23 people
created 07 Jan 2012
a list of 13 people
created 08 Jan 2012

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Sam Chew Jr.'s work have you seen?

User Polls

Known For

10 to Midnight
10 to Midnight Minister
The Bionic Woman
The Bionic Woman Mark Russell / Russ
Oscar Van Leland
Voyager from the Unknown


Jump to: Actor | Casting director | Self
Hide Hide Show Show Actor (65 credits)
 1998 Hyacinth
Orrin Lawson
 1998 The Secret Diary of Desmond Pfeiffer (TV Series)
King of Italy
- Once Upon a Mistress (1998) ... King of Italy (as Samuel Chew Jr.)
 1997 L.A. Heat (TV Series)
General Logan
- National Security (1997) ... General Logan (as Samuel Chew Jr.)
 1997 3rd Rock from the Sun (TV Series)
- Dickmalion (1997) ... Man
 1996 Night Stand (TV Series)
- Secret Lives (1996) ... Kenneth (as Sam Chew)
 1994-1995 High Tide (TV Series)
- Regarding Joey (1995) ... (as Samuel Chew)
 1992 Majority Rule (TV Movie)
Tim Gerris
 1991 Oscar
Van Leland
 1989 The Nutt House (TV Series)
- Suites, Lies and Videotape (1989) ... Mayor (as Samuel Chew Jr.)
 1989 Full Exposure: The Sex Tapes Scandal (TV Movie)
 1988 Stealing Home
Nathan Appleby
 1988 To Heal a Nation (TV Movie)
 1987 Disorderlies
 1987 Sledge Hammer! (TV Series)
FBI Agent #1
- Desperately Seeking Dori (1987) ... FBI Agent #1 (as Samuel Chew Jr.)
 1987 Time Out for Dad (TV Movie)
Larry Sloan
 1985 Dynasty (TV Series)
- Parental Consent (1985) ... Kyle
 1985 T.J. Hooker (TV Series)
Dave Farrell
- The Surrogate (1985) ... Dave Farrell
 1984 The New Mike Hammer (TV Series)
- Dead on a Dime (1984) ... Lacy (as Samuel Chew Jr.)
 1983 Scarab (Video)
 1983 10 to Midnight
Minister (as Sam Chew)
 1983 Voyagers! (TV Series)
Bruce Ismay
- Voyagers of the Titanic (1983) ... Bruce Ismay
 1982 Voyager from the Unknown
Bruce Ismay
 1975-1982 Insight (TV Series)
Worneke / Gordon / Tom Madden
- So Little Time (1982) ... Worneke
- Every 90 Seconds (1982) ... Gordon (as Sam Chew)
- Hunger Knows My Name (1975) ... Tom Madden
 1982 Time Walker
Dr. Bruce Serrano
 1981 B.J. and the Bear (TV Series)
Senator Randall
- Down & Dirty (1981) ... Senator Randall
 1981 The Love Boat (TV Series)
Buckstone Cooper III
- Lose One, Win One/The $10,000 Lover/Mind My Wife (1981) ... Buckstone Cooper III
 1980 The Misadventures of Sheriff Lobo (TV Series)
Governor's Aide
- The Dirtiest Girls in Town (1980) ... Governor's Aide
 1980 Serial
 1980 Brave New World (TV Movie)
Chief Dispenser
 1978-1979 Operation Petticoat (TV Series)
Lt. Kern
- Big Deal on Kaloa Street (1979) ... Lt. Kern
- Cram Course (1978) ... Lt. Kern
- The Hunkle-Crandall Affair (1978) ... Lt. Kern
 1979 Love and Bullets
Cook (as Sam Chew)
 1978 The Incredible Hulk (TV Series)
Joe Arnold
- Stop the Presses (1978) ... Joe Arnold
 1978 Eight Is Enough (TV Series)
 1978 The Bastard (TV Movie)
 1978 F.I.S.T.
Peter Jacobs (as Sam Chew)
 1976-1978 The Bionic Woman (TV Series)
Mark Russell / Russ
- Which One Is Jaime? (1978) ... Mark Russell
- Max (1977) ... Mark Russell
- Brain Wash (1977) ... Mark Russell
- Doomsday Is Tomorrow: Part 2 (1977) ... Russ (as Sam Chew)
- Doomsday Is Tomorrow (1977) ... Russ (as Sam Chew)
 1978 The Next Step Beyond (TV Series)
Dr. Green
- Possessed (1978) ... Dr. Green (as Sam Chew)
 1977 Young Joe, the Forgotten Kennedy (TV Movie)
Jack Kennedy
 1977 The Banana Company (TV Movie)
 1977 The Streets of San Francisco (TV Series)
Det. Jerry Price
- A Good Cop... But (1977) ... Det. Jerry Price (as Sam Chew)
 1977 Tail Gunner Joe (TV Movie)
Robert F. Kennedy
 1976 Most Wanted (TV Series)
- The Slaver (1976)
 1976 Midway
Guard (uncredited)
 1976 Rattlers
Dr. Tom Parkinson (as Sam Chew)
 1975 Barnaby Jones (TV Series)
Chris Mason
- Doomed Alibi (1975) ... Chris Mason (as Sam Chew)
 1975 The Wide World of Mystery (TV Series)
- The Deadly Volley (1975) ... Barry
 1975 Ironside (TV Series)
- A Matter of Life or Death (1975) ... Alex
 1972-1974 Cannon (TV Series)
Chris Brock / Tom Harwin
- The Sounds of Silence (1974) ... Chris Brock (as Sam Chew)
- The Rip Off (1972) ... Tom Harwin
 1974 Earthquake
Tony - Kathie's Husband (uncredited)
 1974 Police Story (TV Series)
- Chief (1974) ... Powell (as Sam Chew)
 1973 40 Carats
Arthur Forbes
 1973 This Is a Hijack
 1973 Catch-22 (TV Movie)
Aarfy (as Sam Chew)
 1972 Conquest of the Planet of the Apes
Controller (uncredited)
 1972 Cade's County (TV Series)
Stephen Evans
- Slay Ride: Part 2 (1972) ... Stephen Evans (as Sam Chew)
- Slay Ride: Part 1 (1972) ... Stephen Evans (as Sam Chew)
 1971 Skin Game
Courtney (as Sam Chew)
 1971 Escape from the Planet of the Apes
Undetermined (uncredited)
 1971 Mannix (TV Series)
Cal Moore
- A Day Filled with Shadows (1971) ... Cal Moore
 1970 Here's Lucy (TV Series)
Joe Androppalos
- Lucy's Wedding Party (1970) ... Joe Androppalos
 1970 Matt Lincoln (TV Series)
- Sheila (1970)
 1970 The Cliff (TV Movie)
 1969 Changes
 1968 The Sweet Ride
Minor Role (uncredited)
Show Show Casting director (1 credit)
Show Show Self (1 credit)

Related Videos


Personal Details

Publicity Listings:

1 Pictorial | See more »

Alternate Names:

Samuel Chew Jr. | Samuel Chew | Sam Chew

Did You Know?


Had portrayed both Jack (John F.) Kennedy and Bobby Kennedy in television productions. See more »

Star Sign:


Contribute to This Page

Steven Spielberg's Most Mind-Blowing Easter Eggs

"The IMDb Show" takes a look at the new trailer for Ready Player One and breaks down director Steven Spielberg's five greatest Easter eggs of all time. Plus, we connect the dots between IMDb's Top 10 Stars of 2017.

Watch now