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Kristopher Kum (1929–2013)

Kristopher Kum was born on June 23, 1929 in Singapore as Henry Christopher Kum. He was an actor, known for The River Flows East (1962), The Sandbaggers (1978) and Doctor Who (1963). He died on March 15, 2013 in England. See full bio »

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in Singapore

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(age 83) in England, UK
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Known For

The River Flows East Chinese waiter
(1962)
The Sandbaggers Chinese Waiter
(1980)
Doctor Who Fu Peng
(1971)
The Avengers Osaka
(1969)

Filmography

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 1988 Rockliffe's Babies (TV Series)
Mr. Lee
- A Very Diplomatic Incident (1988) ... Mr. Lee
 1985 Edge of Darkness (TV Mini-Series)
Doctor
- Burden of Proof (1985) ... Doctor
 1985 Albion Market (TV Series)
Ly Hock Chung
- Episode #1.6 (1985) ... Ly Hock Chung
 1985 Affairs of the Heart (TV Series)
Chinese man
- Episode #1.3 (1985) ... Chinese man
 1983 Are You Being Served? (TV Series)
Mr. Yamoto
- Monkey Business (1983) ... Mr. Yamoto
 1983 Philip Marlowe, Private Eye (TV Series)
Captain Kendo
- The Pencil (1983) ... Captain Kendo
 1982 Tenko (TV Series)
General Shimojo
- Part Three (1982) ... General Shimojo
 1982 Strangers (TV Series)
Chinese Waiter
- The Lost Chord (1982) ... Chinese Waiter
 1982 The Gentle Touch (TV Series)
Chinese Man
- One of Those Days (1982) ... Chinese Man
 1981 Take a Letter Mr. Jones (TV Series)
Mr. Kimura
- The Japanese Contract.... (1981) ... Mr. Kimura
 1981 Play for Today (TV Series)
Mr. Chin
- Bavarian Night (1981) ... Mr. Chin
 1981 A Sharp Intake of Breath (TV Series)
Chinaman
- While the Cat's Away (1981) ... Chinaman
 1981 The Dick Emery Show (TV Series)
- Episode #19.2 (1981)
 1980 The Professionals (TV Series)
Minder
- Need to Know (1980) ... Minder
 1980 The Sandbaggers (TV Series)
Chinese Waiter
- All in a Good Cause (1980) ... Chinese Waiter
 1980 Time of My Life (TV Series)
Chinese man
- Episode #1.2 (1980) ... Chinese man
 1980 Spy! (TV Series)
Insp. Osashi
- The Tokyo Ring (1980) ... Insp. Osashi
 1979 Bloomers (TV Series)
Japanese businessman
- Episode #1.3 (1979) ... Japanese businessman
 1979 Rings on Their Fingers (TV Series)
The Waiter
- A Girl About the House (1979) ... The Waiter
 1978 The ITV Play (TV Series)
Mr. Homada
- Two Girls and a Millionaire (1978) ... Mr. Homada
 1978 A Soft Touch (TV Series)
First Japanese
- Hi There Pop Pickers (1978) ... First Japanese
 1978 Revenge of the Pink Panther
Chinese Businessman
 1976-1978 Gangsters (TV Series)
Mr. Yang
- Double Peril (1978) ... Mr. Yang
- While Beauty Sleeps (1978) ... Mr. Yang
- The Red Executioner (1978) ... Mr. Yang
- The Dictates of Shen Tang (1978) ... Mr. Yang
- Incident Five (1976) ... Mr. Yang
 1977 The New Avengers (TV Series)
Tansing
- Trap (1977) ... Tansing
 1976 Whodunnit? (TV Series)
Mr. Sung
- Future Imperfect (1976) ... Mr. Sung
 1975 One of Our Dinosaurs Is Missing
Henchman (uncredited)
 1974 La cloche tibétaine (TV Mini-Series)
Fing Ming Tao
- Le coeur de la vieille Chine (1974) ... Fing Ming Tao
 1974 The Bunny Caper
Chien
 1974 Microbes and Men (TV Series)
Hata
 1974 Craze
Customer (uncredited)
 1974 Reg Varney (TV Series)
Various Characters
- Episode #2.2 (1974) ... Various Characters
 1973 Big Zapper
Samurai Swordsman
 1972 Thirty Minutes Worth (TV Series)
- Episode #1.4 (1972)
 1972 Doctor in Charge (TV Series)
Second Interpreter
- Yellow Fever (1972) ... Second Interpreter
 1972 The Man Outside (TV Series)
Kim
- A Glass of Snake Wine (1972) ... Kim
 1972 Rentadick
Japanese
 1971 Birds on the Wing (TV Series)
Reception clerk
- Episode #1.6 (1971) ... Reception clerk
 1971 ITV Playhouse (TV Series)
The interrogator
- The Switch (1971) ... The interrogator
 1971 Doctor Who (TV Series)
Fu Peng
- The Mind of Evil: Episode Three (1971) ... Fu Peng
- The Mind of Evil: Episode Two (1971) ... Fu Peng
 1969 Special Project Air (TV Series)
Ho Coh Seng
- Project Singapore: Part 2 (1969) ... Ho Coh Seng
- Project Singapore: Part 1 (1969) ... Ho Coh Seng
 1969 The Avengers (TV Series)
Osaka
- Homicide and Old Lace (1969) ... Osaka
 1967-1969 Mogul (TV Series)
Peng San / Mang Hing Chung
- Dragon by the Tail (1967) ... Mang Hing Chung
 1968 Koroshi (TV Movie)
Passport Official
 1968 Hugh and I Spy (TV Series)
- Five in a Bed (1968)
 1967 Kataki: Der Feind (TV Movie)
Kimura
 1967 You Only Live Twice
Control Room Technician (uncredited)
 1967 Secret Agent (TV Series)
Passport Official
- Shinda Shima (1967) ... Passport Official
 1967 Hugh and I (TV Series)
- Chinese Crackers (1967)
 1966 Slap af Frede!
Dr. Ling Fu
 1966 The Brides of Fu Manchu
Wireless Operator (as Christopher Kum)
 1965-1966 The Wednesday Play (TV Series)
Cuthbert / Ishaki
- Rodney, Our Intrepid Hero (1966) ... Cuthbert
- And Did Those Feet? (1965) ... Ishaki
 1965 The Saint (TV Series)
Harlun
- The Sign of the Claw (1965) ... Harlun
 1964 Crossroads (TV Series)
Mr. Osimoto
 1964 First Night (TV Series)
Waiter
- The Happy Ones (1964) ... Waiter
 1963 Espionage (TV Series)
2nd Student
- The Dragon Slayer (1963) ... 2nd Student
 1963 Suspense (TV Series)
Dr. Tokuda
- Letter to a Soldier (1963) ... Dr. Tokuda
 1962 The River Flows East (TV Series)
Chinese waiter
- Episode #1.5 (1962) ... Chinese waiter
- Episode #1.4 (1962) ... Chinese waiter
- Episode #1.3 (1962) ... Chinese waiter
- Episode #1.2 (1962) ... Chinese waiter
- Episode #1.1 (1962) ... Chinese waiter
 1962 Parbottle Speaking (TV Series)
Chinese Chauffeur
- Railway Lane (1962) ... Chinese Chauffeur
- Paley Goes It Alone (1962) ... Chinese Chauffeur
- The Chinese Chauffeur (1962) ... Chinese Chauffeur
- Manalik Opens Fire (1962) ... Chinese Chauffeur
- The Secret of the Cellar (1962) ... Chinese Chauffeur
 1960 Knight Errant Limited (TV Series)
Li
- A Touch of the Orient (1960) ... Li (as Christopher Kum)
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Christopher Kum

Height:

5' 9½" (1.77 m)
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Trivia:

Singaporean character actor, much seen on British TV in the 60's and 70's. Ran Oriental Casting, an agency for actors of Southeast Asian backgrounds.

Star Sign:

Cancer

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