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Layne Tom Jr. (1927–2015)

Layne Tom Jr. was born on June 29, 1927 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Richard Layne Tom Jr. He was an actor, known for The Hurricane (1937), Charlie Chan at the Olympics (1937) and Charlie Chan in Honolulu (1938). He was married to Marilynn Chow. He died on January 14, 2015 in Huntington Beach, California. See full bio »

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Known For

The Hurricane
Charlie Chan at the Olympics
Charlie Chan at the Olympics Charlie Chan Jr.
Charlie Chan in Honolulu
Charlie Chan's Murder Cruise


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 1960 The Barbara Stanwyck Show (TV Series)
Cantonese Clerk
- The Miraculous Journey of Tadpole Chan (1960) ... Cantonese Clerk (as Layne Tom)
 1945 China Sky (uncredited)
 1940 Charlie Chan's Murder Cruise
Willie Chan
 1939 Mr. Smith Goes to Washington
Boy Ranger (uncredited)
 1938 Charlie Chan in Honolulu
Tommy Chan
 1938 Shadows Over Shanghai
Chinese Boy at School (uncredited)
 1937 Daughter of Shanghai
Chinese Candy Vendor (uncredited)
 1937 The Hurricane
 1937 Charlie Chan at the Olympics
Charlie Chan Jr.
 1937 The Good Earth
Chinese Boy (uncredited)
 1936 Stowaway
Chinese Boy in Musical Band (uncredited)
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 2006 Layne Tom, Jr: The Adventures of Charlie Chan, Jr. (Video documentary short)
 2006 The Legacy of Charlie Chan (Video documentary short)

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Alumnus of Polytechnic High School and the University of Southern California. He is also a veteran of the Navy and served in the Pacific Theater in World War II aboard the SS West Virginia. See more »

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