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Richard Lee-Sung

The self-proclaimed "Sex Symbol of Chinatown" was originally born in El Paso, Texas in 1930 and moved to Los Angeles during his early childhood. A graduate of Belmont HS in 1949 was followed by service in the US Marine Corps during the Korean War and earned the Purple Heart as a survivor of the battle of the Chosin Reservoir. Richard Lee-Sung was ... See full bio »

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Inspector Gadget
Inspector Gadget Famous Villain with Deadly Hat
Firewalker Chinese Man / The General
American Me
American Me Restaurant Owner
Another 48 Hrs.
Another 48 Hrs. Arguing Man


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 2005 Forbidden Warrior
Old Wizard
 1992 Gengis Khan
 1992 American Me
Restaurant Owner
 1990 Another 48 Hrs.
Arguing Man
 1989 Man Against the Mob: The Chinatown Murders (TV Movie)
Jackie Fong (as Richard Lee Sung)
 1989 Beverly Hills Brats
 1989 Let It Ride
Patron in Chinese Restaurant
 1989 Tour of Duty (TV Series)
Money Player
- Saigon: Part 2 (1989) ... Money Player
 1988 In Dangerous Company
 1988 The New Leave It to Beaver (TV Series)
Mr. Miasma
- Pacific Overture (1988) ... Mr. Miasma
 1986 Firewalker
Chinese Man / The General
 1986 Armed Response
Kenji (as Richard Lee Sung)
 1984 Airwolf (TV Series)
Bandit Leader
- Once a Hero (1984) ... Bandit Leader
 1984 After MASH (TV Series)
The Restaurant Owner
- Strangers and Other Lovers (1984) ... The Restaurant Owner (as Richard Lee Sung)
 1984 The Jerk, Too (TV Movie)
Hobo Lee
 1983 Manimal (TV Series)
Pit Boss
- Breath of the Dragon (1983) ... Pit Boss
 1982 Quincy M.E. (TV Series)
- Sword of Honor, Blade of Death (1982) ... Funaki
 1982 Slapstick of Another Kind
Ambassador's Courier
 1982 Voyagers! (TV Series)
 1982 Archie Bunker's Place (TV Series)
- Double Date (1982) ... Curly
 1982 Bring 'Em Back Alive (TV Series)
- There's One Born Every Minute (1982) ... Takata
 1974-1982 M*A*S*H (TV Series)
Farmer / Peddler #2 / Driver / ...
- That Darn Kid (1982) ... Farmer
- Snap Judgment (1981) ... Peddler #2
- A Night at Rosie's (1979) ... Ham Kim
- The Smell of Music (1978) ... Sang Nu
 1982 Trapper John, M.D. (TV Series)
- Candy Doctor (1982) ... Masseur (as Richard Lee Sung)
 1981 Foul Play (TV Series)
- The Big Bang (1981) ... Ha-chu
 1981 Fantasy Island (TV Series)
Mongolian Warrior
- The Heroine/The Warrior (1981) ... Mongolian Warrior
 1980 Pink Lady (TV Series)
Shecky Nakamoto
- Episode #1.1 (1980) ... Shecky Nakamoto (uncredited)
 1979 How the West Was Won (TV Series)
The Sentinel
- China Girl (1979) ... The Sentinel
 1979 What's Happening!! (TV Series)
Mr. Wing
- The Eviction (1979) ... Mr. Wing
 1979 Salvage 1 (TV Series)
Insurgent #2
- Shangri-la Lil (1979) ... Insurgent #2
 1978 The Incredible Hulk (TV Series)
Simon Ming
- Another Path (1978) ... Simon Ming
 1977 The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries (TV Series)
- The Secret of the Jade Kwan Yin (1977) ... Chu (as Richard Lee Sung)
 1976 Starsky and Hutch (TV Series)
Clint Takahashi
- Murder at Sea Part 2 (1976) ... Clint Takahashi (as Richard Lee Sung)
- Murder at Sea (1976) ... Clint Takahashi (as Richard Lee Sung)
 1976 Happy Days (TV Series)
- Arnold's Wedding (1976) ... Terukazu
 1976 S.W.A.T. (TV Series)
- The Chinese Connection (1976) ... Bouncer
 1974-1975 Kung Fu (TV Series)
Madam's Guard / Fourth Master
- The Thief of Chendo (1975) ... Madam's Guard
 1974 Judge Dee and the Monastery Murders (TV Movie)
First Driver
 1974 Dynamite Brothers
Kung Fat
 1965 I Spy (TV Series)
- Chrysanthemum (1965) ... Seaman
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Richard Lee Sung


6' 1" (1.85 m)

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He became a member of East-West Players in Los Angeles. He acted in the musical Pacific Overtures. See more »



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