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Kam Fong (1918–2002)


The Asian-American actor Kam Fong, best known for his co-starring role as Chin Ho in the original Hawaii Five-O (1968) TV series, was born Kam Tong Chun on May 27, 1918 in Honolulu, Hawaii. (The name Fong was the result of a teacher incorrectly teaching him how to write his name. The name stuck and he later took it as his legal name.) After ... See full bio »

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Known For

Hawaii Five-O
Hawaii Five-O Chin Ho
(1968-1978)
Ghost of the China Sea
Ghost of the China Sea Pvt. Hakashima
(1958)
Goodbye Paradise
Goodbye Paradise Old Man Young
(1991)
Hawaii Five-O
Hawaii Five-O Det. Chin Ho Kelly
(1997)

Filmography

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 1997 Hawaii Five-O (TV Movie)
Det. Chin Ho Kelly
 1991 Goodbye Paradise
Old Man Young
 1982-1985 Magnum, P.I. (TV Series)
Kanki / Kam Chung
- The Love-for-Sale Boat (1985) ... Kanki
- The Last Page (1982) ... Kam Chung
 1962 Diamond Head
Loe Kim Lee (uncredited)
 1961 7 Women from Hell
Burly Guard (uncredited)
 1961 Gidget Goes Hawaiian
Hotel Night Clerk (uncredited)
 1961 Cry for Happy
Chin, Sailor (uncredited)
 1958 The Lost Missile
Chinese Officer (uncredited)
 1958 Ghost of the China Sea
Pvt. Hakashima (as Kam Fong Chan)
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Kam Fong Chan
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Was a Honolulu police officer from 1946-1962, when he retired and went into business as a real estate agent. See more »

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