Keye Luke

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Keye Luke
Born June 18, 1904 in Guangzhou, China
Died January 12, 1991 in Whittier, California, USA from a stroke
Notable Roles
Notable Episodes
Awards star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

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Biography

Keye Luke was a Chinese-born American actor. He was best known for playing Lee Chan, the "Number One Son" in the Charlie Chan films, the original Kato in the 1939-1941 Green Hornet film serials, and Master Po in the television series Kung Fu. He was the first Chinese-American contract player signed with RKO, Universal, and MGM and was one of the most prominent Asian actors of American cinema in the mid-20th century.

Roles

Starring Roles

Series Role Year(s) Season(s)
Anna and the King Kralahome 1972 1
Sidekicks Sabasan 1986–1987 1

Guest Starring Roles

Series Role Episode Airdate
Annie Oakley Li Wong 2x07 - Annie and the Chinese Puzzle February 13, 1955
Gunsmoke Chen 1x10 - The Queue December 3, 1955
Richard Diamond, Private Detective Dr. Lin Chang 2x07 - Chinese Honeymoon February 13, 1958
Trackdown Wong 2x03 - Chinese Cowboy September 19, 1958
Follow the Sun 1x10 - Little Girl Lost November 19, 1961
Target: The Corruptors Chang Sui 1x18 - Chase the Dragon January 26, 1962
Perry Mason Carlyle C. Change 6x09 - The Case of the Weary Watchdog November 29, 1962
Perry Mason Choy 8x19 - The Case of the Feather Cloak February 11, 1965
The F.B.I. General How 1x21 - The Spy Master February 6, 1966
The F.B.I. Captain Chieu 2x17 - The Courier January 15, 1967
Family Affair Grandfather Chang 2x18 - The Great Kow-Tow January 15, 1968
Star Trek: The Original Series Donald Cory 3x14 - Whom Gods Destroy January 3, 1969
Hawaii Five-O Senator Oishi 2x10 - All the King's Horses November 26, 1969
Here's Lucy 4x18 - Lucy and the Chinese Curse January 10, 1972
Cannon Jeweler 3x19 - Where's Jennifer? January 23, 1974
Cannon Lu Chin 5x10 - The Melted Man November 12, 1975
Harry O Dr. Fong 2x21 - The Mysterious Case of Lester and Dr. Fong March 18, 1976
Quincy, M.E. Hitoshi Hiyato 3x10 - Touch of Death December 2, 1977
Charlie's Angels Lin 5x05 - Island Angels December 14, 1980
Remington Steele Tenaka 1x08 - Your Steele the One For Me November 26, 1982
Falcon Crest Wilson Fong 2x18 - Separate Hearts February 11, 1983
Magnum, P.I. Saji Goto 3x18 - Forty Years from Sand Island February 24, 1983
Falcon Crest Wilson Fong 2x21 - Maelstrom March 4, 1983
The A-Team Sam Yeng 2x13 - The Maltese Cow December 13, 1983
Miami Vice Lao Li 1x15 - Golden Triangle (2) January 18, 1985
MacGyver Prasert 1x02 - The Golden Triangle October 6, 1985
Night Court Grandfather Ho 3x15 - The Apartment January 30, 1986
T.J. Hooker Dr. Kenji Yakimura 5x16 - Blood Sport (1) May 21, 1986
T.J. Hooker Dr. Kenji Yakimura 5x17 - Blood Sport (2) May 21, 1986
The Golden Girls Toshiro Mitsumo 2x08 - Vacation November 29, 1986
Night Court Mr. Shibata 5x06 - Mac's Dilemma November 12, 1987
MacGyver Adam Chen 3x20 - Murderer's Sky May 9, 1988