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Victor Sen Yung (1915–1980)

Achieving both film and TV notice during his lengthy career, this diminutive Asian-American character was born Sen Yew Cheung on October 18, 1915 in San Francisco of humble Chinese émigrés. When his mother died during the flu epidemic of 1919, his father placed Victor and his sister in a children's shelter and returned to his homeland. He arrived ... See full bio »

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 1980 The Man with Bogart's Face
Mr. Wing
 1979 How the West Was Won (TV Mini-Series)
Hospital Attendant
- China Girl (1979) ... Hospital Attendant
 1976 Isis (TV Series)
Mr. Chen
- Year of the Dragon (1976) ... Mr. Chen
 1975 The Killer Elite
Wei Chi (as Victor Sen Young)
 1975 Barbary Coast (TV Series)
- Guns for a Queen (1975) ... Soong
 1975 Police Woman (TV Series)
Ah Choy
- Nothing Left to Lose (1975) ... Ah Choy
 1972-1974 Kung Fu (TV Series)
Tamo / Old Mandarin / Chu / ...
- The Demon God (1974) ... Old Mandarin
- The Squawman (1973) ... Farmer
 1973 The Red Pony (TV Movie)
Mr. Sing / Carni man / Mr. Green
 1973 The Paul Lynde Show (TV Series)
- Back Talk (1973) ... Fong
 1959-1973 Bonanza (TV Series)
Hop Sing / Hop-Sing
- First Love (1972) ... Hop Sing
- The Bucket Dog (1972) ... Hop Sing
- The Initiation (1972) ... Hop Sing
- One Ace Too Many (1972) ... Hop Sing
 1972 Night Gallery (TV Series)
Joseph the Butler
- Rare Objects (1972) ... Joseph the Butler
 1970 The Hawaiians
Chun Fat (uncredited)
 1968-1970 Get Smart (TV Series)
Abe Fu Yung / Yamasaki
- I Am Curiously Yellow (1970) ... Abe Fu Yung
- A Tale of Two Tails (1968) ... Yamasaki
 1968-1969 Here's Lucy (TV Series)
Murphy / Waiter
- Lucy and the Generation Gap (1969) ... Murphy
- Lucy's Birthday (1968) ... Waiter
 1969 Hawaii Five-O (TV Series)
Dr. Leo Kuh
- Face of the Dragon (1969) ... Dr. Leo Kuh
 1968 The Wild Wild West (TV Series)
Baron Kyosai
- The Night of the Camera (1968) ... Baron Kyosai
 1968 A Flea in Her Ear
Oke Saki
 1965-1968 I Spy (TV Series)
Han / Li Wing
- Pinwheel (1968) ... Han
- Weight of the World (1965) ... Li Wing
 1967 Gomer Pyle: USMC (TV Series)
- You Bet Your Won Ton (1967) ... Businessman
 1966 The F.B.I. (TV Series)
Mayor Eto / Joseph Sakanishi
- The Death Wind (1966) ... Mayor Eto
- The Hiding Place (1966) ... Joseph Sakanishi
 1966 The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (TV Series)
- The Abominable Snowman Affair (1966) ... Servant
 1965 Mister Ed (TV Series)
- Coldfinger (1965) ... Waiter
 1965 Kraft Suspense Theatre (TV Series)
Captain Fong
- Jungle of Fear (1965) ... Captain Fong
 1959-1963 Hawaiian Eye (TV Series)
Sam / Al / Archibald Chu Sin
- Blow Low, Blow Blue (1963) ... Sam
- Vanessa Vanishes (1960) ... Al
- Secret of the Second Door (1959) ... Archibald Chu Sin
 1962 Ensign O'Toole (TV Series)
Shop Keeper
- Operation Kowana (1962) ... Shop Keeper
 1962 Confessions of an Opium Eater
Wing Young
 1962 Follow the Sun (TV Series)
- Annie Beeler's Place (1962) ... Wong
 1961 The Jack Benny Program (TV Series)
Chinese cafeteria employee
- Jack Goes to Cafeteria (1961) ... Chinese cafeteria employee
 1961 Flower Drum Song
Frankie Wing
 1959-1961 Perry Mason (TV Series)
Sheng / Mickey Fong
- The Case of the Garrulous Gambler (1959) ... Mickey Fong
 1961 87th Precinct (TV Series)
Charlie, 1st Tattoo Parlor Owner
- The Floater (1961) ... Charlie, 1st Tattoo Parlor Owner
 1961 The Rifleman (TV Series)
Wang Chi
- The Queue (1961) ... Wang Chi
 1960-1961 Hong Kong (TV Series)
Tung Poy / Yang
- Night Cry (1961) ... Tung Poy
- Blind Bargain (1960) ... Yang
 1961 Checkmate (TV Series)
- Terror from the East (1961) ... Han
 1960 Thriller (TV Series)
- The Twisted Image (1960) ... Bartender
 1960 Shotgun Slade (TV Series)
Willy Sing - Tong Man
- Sudden Death (1960) ... Willy Sing - Tong Man
 1959 Bronco (TV Series)
Mr. Fong
- Game at the Beacon Club (1959) ... Mr. Fong
 1959 Man Without a Gun (TV Series)
Ho Wang
- Daughter of the Dragon (1959) ... Ho Wang
 1959 Yancy Derringer (TV Series)
Hon Lee
- The Quiet Firecracker (1959) ... Hon Lee
 1959 Mike Hammer (TV Series)
Mr. Eng
- The Last Aloha (1959) ... Mr. Eng
 1958 Death Valley Days (TV Series)
- Quon Lee (1958)
 1958 The Hunters
Korean Farmer
 1958 The Saga of Hemp Brown
Chang - Bartender (uncredited)
 1958 Broken Arrow (TV Series)
Ling Tang
- Courage of Ling Tang (1958) ... Ling Tang
 1958 Navy Log (TV Series)
Red Officer
- One Grand Marine (1958) ... Red Officer
 1958 Richard Diamond, Private Detective (TV Series)
- Chinese Honeymoon (1958) ... Magan
 1958 Jet Attack
Capt. Chon
 1957 Crossroads (TV Series)
Sam Lu
- Big Sombrero (1957) ... Sam Lu
 1957 Men in War
North Korean Sniper Prisoner
 1957 The New Adventures of Charlie Chan (TV Series)
Kim, Man in telephone booth
- The Secret of the Sea (1957) ... Kim, Man in telephone booth (uncredited)
 1956 Accused of Murder
Hank - Bayliss' Houseboy (uncredited)
 1956 The Lone Ranger (TV Series)
Lee Po
- The Letter Bride (1956) ... Lee Po (as Victor Sen Young)
 1956 Flight to Hong Kong
Airline Ticket Clerk (uncredited)
 1956 The Adventures of Dr. Fu Manchu (TV Series)
- The Prisoner of Dr. Fu Manchu (1956) ... Broadcaster (uncredited)
 1956 Alias Mike Hercules (TV Series)
- Pilot (1956) ... Charlie
 1956 Crusader (TV Series)
Lu Chen
- A Little Friend (1956) ... Lu Chen
 1955 The Rawhide Years
Chang - Steward (uncredited)
 1955 Blood Alley
Cpl. Wang (uncredited)
 1955 Jump Into Hell
Lt. Thatch (uncredited)
 1955 Soldier of Fortune
Goldie, Hotel Waiter (uncredited)
 1955 The Star and the Story (TV Series)
- The Back to Beyond (1955) ... Peng
 1955 Medic (TV Series)
Dr. Nagano
- Flash of Darkness (1955) ... Dr. Nagano (as Victor Sen-Yung)
 1954 Port of Hell
Detonation Ship Radioman
 1954 Captain Midnight (TV Series)
Ohuma / Ling
- Isle of Mystery (1954) ... Ohuma
- The Lost Moon (1954) ... Ling
 1954 Adventures of the Falcon (TV Series)
- The $4.98 Buddha (1954) ... Ling
 1954 The Shanghai Story
Sun Lee
 1954 The Lone Wolf (TV Series)
Jack Wong
- The Honolulu Story (1954) ... Jack Wong
 1954 Your Favorite Story (TV Series)
- The Man Trap (1954)
 1954 Stories of the Century (TV Series)
- Black Bart (1954) ... Chang (uncredited)
 1954 Jubilee Trail
Mickey - Chinese Man (uncredited)
 1954 Biff Baker, U.S.A. (TV Series)
Yin Yun
- Black Lead (1954) ... Yin Yun
 1954 The New Adventures of China Smith (TV Series)
George Loo / Lu Yang / Ko Fon
- Plane to Tainan (1954) ... George Loo
- The Broken Rice Bowl of Chen Lo (1954) ... Lu Yang
- The Bible of Mr. Quaile (1954) ... Ko Fon
 1954 Waterfront (TV Series)
Cecil Imai
- Fog Bound (1954) ... Cecil Imai
 1953 Forbidden
Allan Chung
 1953 Chevron Theatre (TV Series)
Yin Yun
- Black Lead (1953) ... Yin Yun
 1953 The Blue Gardenia
Waiter (uncredited)
 1953 Target Hong Kong
Johnny Wing (uncredited)
 1953 Adventures of Superman (TV Series)
Harry Wong
- The Riddle of the Chinese Jade (1953) ... Harry Wong
 1953 Terry and the Pirates (TV Series)
Taiwan / Oriental
- The Randall Affair (1953) ... Taiwan
- Little Mandarin ... Oriental
 1952 Cripple Creek
Chinese Interpreter (uncredited)
 1952 The Sniper
Tom (uncredited)
 1952 Hong Kong
Mr. Howe (uncredited)
 1951 Valley of Fire
Laundryman Ching Moon (uncredited)
 1951 The Law and the Lady
Chinese Manager (uncredited)
 1951 Peking Express
Chinese Captain (uncredited)
 1951 Secrets of Monte Carlo
Chinese Clerk (uncredited)
 1951 The Groom Wore Spurs
 1951 Grounds for Marriage
Oscar, Chris' Valet
 1951 Front Page Detective (TV Series)
- The Deadly Curio (1951)
 1950 Woman on the Run
 1950 The Breaking Point
Mr. Sing
 1950 A Ticket to Tomahawk
Long Time
 1950 Key to the City
Chinese MC at the Blue Duck (uncredited)
 1949 And Baby Makes Three
Lem Kee (uncredited)
 1949 Chinatown at Midnight
Hotel Proprietor
 1949 Oh, You Beautiful Doll
Houseboy (uncredited)
 1949 Red Light
Vincent, Houseboy (uncredited)
 1949 Tuna Clipper
Oriental Dock Worker
 1949 Boston Blackie's Chinese Venture
Movie Theatre Ticket Taker (uncredited)
 1949 State Department: File 649
Johnny Han
 1948 Rogues' Regiment
Rickshaw Boy (uncredited)
 1948 The Golden Eye
Tommy Chan (as Victor Sen Young)
 1948 Shanghai Chest
Tommy Chan (as Victor Sen Young)
 1948 Docks of New Orleans
Tommy Chan (as Victor Sen Young)
 1948 Half Past Midnight
Sam, hotel porter
 1948 To the Ends of the Earth
Chinese Pilot (uncredited)
 1947 Intrigue
Western Union Clerk (uncredited)
 1947 The Chinese Ring
Tommy Chan (as Victor Sen Young)
 1947 The Flame
 1947 The Crimson Key
Wing - Houseboy
 1947 Web of Danger
 1946 The Trap
Jimmy Chan (as Victor Sen Young)
 1946 Dangerous Millions
Lin Chow (as Victor Sen Young)
 1946 Dangerous Money
Jimmy Chan (as Victor Sen Young)
 1946 G.I. War Brides
Chinese Waiter (uncredited)
 1946 Shadows Over Chinatown
Jimmy Chan (as Victor Sen Young)
 1945 Betrayal from the East
Omaya (as Sen Young)
 1944 Winged Victory
Lee (uncredited)
 1943 Lost Angel
Chinese Man (uncredited)
 1943 Night Plane from Chungking
Captain Po (as Sen Yung)
 1943 China
Lin Wei, Third Brother (as Sen Yung)
 1942 Manila Calling
 1942 Across the Pacific
Joe Totsuiko (as Sen Young)
 1942 Little Tokyo, U.S.A.
 1942 The Mad Martindales
Jefferson Gow
 1942 Moontide
Takeo (as Sen Yung)
 1942 Secret Agent of Japan
Fu Yen (as Sen Yung)
 1942 Castle in the Desert
Jimmy Chan (as Sen Yung)
 1942 A Yank on the Burma Road
Wing (as Sen Yung)
 1941 Charlie Chan in Rio
Jimmy Chan (as Sen Yung)
 1941 They Met in Bombay
Gin Long (uncredited)
 1941 Dead Men Tell
Jimmy Chan (as Sen Yung)
 1940 Murder Over New York
Jimmy Chan (as Sen Yung)
 1940 The Letter
Ong Chi Seng (as Sen Yung)
 1940 Charlie Chan in Panama
Jimmy Chan (as Sen Yung)
 1939 Escape to Paradise (uncredited)
 1939 Barricade
Undetermined Role (unconfirmed, uncredited)
 1939 20,000 Men a Year
Harold Chong
 1939 Charlie Chan in Reno
James Chan (as Sen Yung)
 1939 Torchy Blane in Chinatown
Chinese Entertainer with Sword (uncredited)
 1938 Charlie Chan in Honolulu
James Chan (as Sen Yung)
 1938 Shadows Over Shanghai
Wang (as Victor Young)
 1938 Mr. Moto Takes a Chance
Khmer Soldier (uncredited)
 1938 International Settlement
Bellboy / Onlooker in Street (uncredited)
 1937 Thank You, Mr. Moto
Onlooker with Street Acrobats / Chinese Elevator Operator (uncredited)
 1937 Double or Nothing
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1937 The Good Earth
Chinese Peasant (uncredited)
Show Show Soundtrack (2 credits)
Show Show Self (3 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (3 credits)

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Victor Sen Yung. _The Great Wok Cookbook._ Los Angeles: Nash

Alternate Names:

Victor Sen-Yung | Sen Young | Victor Sen Young | Victor Young | Sen Yung


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Yung served in the U.S. Army Air Forces during World War II, first making training films at the First Motion Picture Unit, then as a member of the cast of "Winged Victory," the Air Forces' theatrical play and film (as Sgt. Victor Young). He then requested officer training and apparently reached the rank of captain. See more »

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