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John A. Tinn (1913–1978)

John A. Tinn was born on June 10, 1913 in Bhamo, Burma as John Ali Tinn. He is known for his work on Revenge of the Pink Panther (1978), The Haunting of Julia (1977) and Battle Hell (1957). He died in 1978 in London, England. See full bio »


(age 64) in London, England, UK

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Known For

The Haunting of Julia
Battle Hell
Battle Hell Chinese pilot
The Mark of the Hawk
The Mark of the Hawk Chinese Soldier


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 1978 A Soft Touch (TV Series)
Second Japanese
- Hi There Pop Pickers (1978) ... Second Japanese
 1978 Revenge of the Pink Panther
Mr. Chow
 1978 Gangsters (TV Series)
 1977 It Ain't Half Hot Mum (TV Series)
Head Man
- The Eternal Quadrangle (1977) ... Head Man
 1977 The Haunting of Julia
Customer (as John Tinn)
 1973 Au bout du rouleau (TV Movie)
 1973 Whoops Baghdad! (TV Series)
- A Cargo of Crumpet (1973) ... Buyer
 1969-1971 Mogul (TV Series)
Japanese Secretary / Government Assistant
- Monopoly with Real Money (1971) ... Japanese Secretary
- You're Not Going to Believe This, But... (1969) ... Government Assistant
 1970 The Flaxton Boys (TV Series)
Chow Fong
- 1890: The Diary (1970) ... Chow Fong
 1969-1970 W. Somerset Maugham (TV Series)
Watercarrier / Servant #3
- The Force of Circumstance (1970) ... Watercarrier
- The Letter (1969) ... Servant #3
 1970 My Partner the Ghost (TV Series)
Sung Lee Crackan
- It's Supposed to Be Thicker Than Water (1970) ... Sung Lee Crackan
 1965 Sherlock Holmes (TV Series)
Malay Attendant
- The Man with the Twisted Lip (1965) ... Malay Attendant
 1963 55 Days at Peking (uncredited)
 1961 Ghost Squad (TV Series)
Chinese barman
- Hong Kong Story (1961) ... Chinese barman (as John Tinn)
 1961 Storyboard (TV Series)
- The Middle Men (1961) ... Fuki
 1959 Knight Errant Limited (TV Series)
Rial's Manservant
- Find a Girl from Nowhere (1959) ... Rial's Manservant
 1959 Rendezvous (TV Series)
- The Magic Touch (1959) ... Waiter
 1958 The Woman Eater
Lascar (as John Tinn)
 1958 More Than Robbery (TV Series)
- Half on Account (1958) ... Malay (as John Tinn)
 1957 Windom's Way
Patrol Leader (uncredited)
 1957 The Mark of the Hawk
Chinese Soldier
 1957 Battle Hell
Chinese pilot
 1950-1956 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Head Boy / Sosimo
- The Letter (1956) ... Head Boy
- Tusitala (1950) ... Sosimo
 1955-1956 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Captain Kashimoto / Charlie
- Bamboo Bars (1956) ... Captain Kashimoto (as John Tinn)
- Mid Level (1955) ... Charlie (as Jon A. Tinn)
 1955 Theatre Royal (TV Series)
The Burmese
- The Brown Man's Servant (1955) ... The Burmese
 1955 The Vise (TV Series)
Tuah Ohe
- Cruel Test (1955) ... Tuah Ohe (as John Tinn)
 1954 Passenger to Tokyo (Short)
Japanese Police Inspector (as John Tinn)
 1954 The Purple Plain
Burmese Jeweler (uncredited)
 1952 Outpost in Malaya
Malay special guard (uncredited)
 1951 Captain Horatio Hornblower R.N.
Juan (uncredited)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (1 credit)

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Alternate Names:

John Tinn | Jon A. Tinn

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