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Olive Young (1907–1940)

Olive Young was born on June 21, 1907 in St. Joseph, Missouri, USA. She was an actress, known for Daxia Gan Fengchi (1928), Huoyanshan (1928) and Kule Yuanyang (1926). She was married to Dr. Alfred Lum. She died on October 4, 1940 in Bayonne, New Jersey, USA. See full bio »
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Known For

Daxia Gan Fengchi
Huoyanshan Actress
Kule Yuanyang
Kule Yuanyang Actress
Langnu Qiongtu
Langnu Qiongtu Actress


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 1931 The Man Who Came Back
Maid (uncredited)
 1930 Ridin' Law
Ai Lee
 1930 Trailing Trouble
Ming Toy
 1929 Rexue Nan'er (as Yang Aili)
 1928 Daxia Gan Fengchi (as Yang Aili)
 1928 Huoyanshan (as Yang Aili)
 1928 Resia Boroboedoer
Young Pei Fen
 1928 Yaoguang Xiaying (as Yang Aili)
 1927 Yigian Chou (as Yang Aili)
 1927 Langnu Qiongtu (as Yang Aili)
 1926 Closing a Rift (as Yang Aili)
 1926 Kule Yuanyang (as Yang Aili)
 1926 Langdie (as Yang Aili)

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Alternate Names:

Yang Aili


5' 2" (1.57 m)

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Under a Chinese version of her name, she became a major star in China during the late 1920s, making nine silent films there. Billed as "the Chinese Mary Pickford" and projecting an off-screen image of a "flapper," many young Chinese women adopted her as a role model. Her studio's publicity was very vague about her background, and her American origins did not become widely known until after she ... See more »

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