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Peter Chong (I) (1898–1985)

World War II produced an influx of Hollywood espionage tales and battleground dramas during the 1940s and, as there were only a small supply of Japanese actors working in Hollywood at the time, a number of Asian character actors found steady employment, albeit undistinguished, as various Chinese allies and Japanese enemies. Benevolent-looking ... See full bio »
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 1960-1961 Adventures in Paradise (TV Series)
Fong / General Ta
- Captain Butcher (1961) ... Fong
- Isle of Eden (1960) ... General Ta
 1960-1961 Hong Kong (TV Series)
Night Man / Old Chinese Man / Tong Kai
- Lady Godiva (1961) ... Night Man
- Night Cry (1961) ... Old Chinese Man
- The Turncoat (1960) ... Tong Kai
 1960 Dante (TV Series)
- The Misfortune Cookie (1960) ... Fred
 1960 Harrigan and Son (TV Series)
- Junior Joins the Law Firm (1960) ... Delaney
 1960 The Mountain Road
Chinese Colonel
 1960 Johnny Ringo (TV Series)
Foo Chung
- Single Debt (1960) ... Foo Chung
 1959-1960 Bonanza (TV Series)
Chinese Elder / Lo Chow
- The Fear Merchants (1960) ... Chinese Elder
- The Truckee Strip (1959) ... Lo Chow
 1959 The Lineup (TV Series)
- The Chinatown Story (1959) ... George
 1959 This Earth Is Mine
 1958 Richard Diamond, Private Detective (TV Series)
- Chinese Honeymoon (1958) ... Fong
 1957 The Thin Man (TV Series)
Koko Han
- Angels in Paradise (1957) ... Koko Han
 1956 Navy Log (TV Series)
- Incident at Formosa (1956) ... General
 1955 The Left Hand of God
Fen Tso Lin - Merchant (uncredited)
 1954 Cavalcade of America (TV Series)
- Ordeal in Burma (1954)
 1954 Hell and High Water
Japanese Eddy (uncredited)
 1953 Miss Sadie Thompson
Chung (uncredited)
 1953 Forbidden
Dr. Sing (uncredited)
 1953 Torch Song
 1953 South Sea Woman
Woo Ching (uncredited)
 1953 Remains to Be Seen
Ling Tan
 1953 Target Hong Kong
Mandarin (uncredited)
 1952 The World in His Arms
Wung Lo (uncredited)
 1952 A Yank in Indo-China
General Wang
 1951 Peking Express
Dining Car Steward (uncredited)
 1951 Smuggler's Island
Cajo (uncredited)
 1951 Smuggler's Gold
Boat Captain (uncredited)
 1951 Francis Goes to the Races
Wong, Travers' Servant (uncredited)
 1950 The Reformer and the Redhead
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1949 On the Town
Bartender (uncredited)
 1948 Easter Parade
Sam - Don's Valet (uncredited)
 1948 To the Ends of the Earth
Joe (uncredited)
 1947 Intrigue
 1947 The Beginning or the End
Japanese General (uncredited)
 1945 First Yank Into Tokyo
Dr. Kai Koon (uncredited)
 1945 Betrayal from the East
Capt. Yasuda (uncredited)
 1944 Up in Arms
Japanese Lieutenant (uncredited)
 1943 Around the World
Mr. Wong (uncredited)
 1943 Mission to Moscow
Japanese Ambassador Shigemitsu (uncredited)
 1929 The Letter
Bit part (uncredited)

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Stage Play: As You Desire Me. Drama. Written by Luigi Pirandello. Adapted from the Italian by Dmitri Ostrov. Scenic Design by Watson Barratt. Directed by Marcel Varneli. Maxine Elliott's Theatre: 28 Jan 1931- Jun 1931 (closing date unknown/142 performances). Cast: Judith Anderson (as "The Unknown One"), Hugh Cairns (as "Another Young Man")... See more »

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An in-depth article on Peter by Thomas A. DeLong in the October 2009 issue of Classic Images points out the fact that he was one of the first Chinese actors to get into radio, and that he was the only true Chinese actor to ever play the detective Charlie Chan (in his case, on radio). See more »

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