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Beal Wong

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Beal Wong
Born(1906-05-11)May 11, 1906
Boise, Idaho, United States
DiedFebruary 6, 1962(1962-02-06) (aged 55)
OccupationActor
Years active1933 to 1962
RelativesBruce Wong

Beal Wong was a former American actor from California. Wong acted in films from 1933 to 1962. Some of the films he appeared in were The Big Bluff, China, Women in the Night, Little Tokyo, U.S.A.. He also appeared in The Secret Code. He played the Chinese Radio Listener in Earth vs. the Flying Saucers.[1]

Biography

Wong was born in Boise, Idaho, to parents who had immigrated to the United States from China. One of his brothers, Bruce Wong, also became an actor as an adult.

In 1933, he had a small part in the film Stage Mother.[2] In 1936, he starred in Sum Hun, a film produced by his brother Bruce. In 1944 he played Toma Nogato in The Purple Heart, a film that starred Dana Andrews.[3] He played part in Flower Drum Song in 1961,[4] the Pastor in the 1962 film Experiment in Terror with Glenn Ford and Lee Remick.[5] In the television series The Bachelor Father, he had the role of Peter's Grandpa Ling.[6][7]

Wong died in Los Angeles, California, on February 6, 1962, aged 55.[8][9]

Filmography

References

  1. ^ Columbia Pictures Horror, Science Fiction and Fantasy Films, 1928-1982 by By Michael R. Pitts Page 64 Feature Films Earth vs. the Flying Saucers
  2. ^ The Three Stooges Online Filmography Stage Mother
  3. ^ Rotten Tomatoes The Purple Heart (1944)
  4. ^ New York Times Flower Drum Song (1961)
  5. ^ New York Times Experiment in Terror (1962)
  6. ^ Hollywood.com Bachelor Father
  7. ^ Encyclopedia of Television Shows, 1925 through 2010, 2d ed. By Vincent Terrace Page 604
  8. ^ Imdb Beal Wong (1906–1962)
  9. ^ The Three Stooges Online Filmography Cast Member : Beal Wong
  10. ^ "The Secret Code (1942)". allmovie.com. 1940. Retrieved November 19, 2020.


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