George Cheung

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George Cheung
Born George Kee Cheung
(1949-02-08) February 8, 1949 (age 68)
Hong Kong
Nationality Chinese-American
Occupation Actor, stuntman, singer, voice actor
Years active 1975–present

George Kee Cheung (born February 8, 1949) is a Hong Kong-born Chinese-American actor, stuntman, singer, and voice actor with an extensive career in American television and film dating back to 1975, often playing Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Vietnamese, and Mongolian parts. His career has focused primarily on television work, though he has had numerous supporting roles in films such as Rambo: First Blood Part II, RoboCop 2, Under Siege, and Fist of the North Star.

Early life[edit]

Cheung was born in Hong Kong and earned his degree in biology at the University of San Francisco.[1]

Career[edit]

Some of the more recent notable television programs he has guest starred on include M*A*S*H, Fantasy Island, Hart to Hart, MacGyver, Magnum, P.I., Simon & Simon, Kung Fu: The Legend Continues, The A-Team, Knight Rider, How I Met Your Mother, Seinfeld, Martial Law, Walker, Texas Ranger, Nash Bridges, NYPD Blue, ER, The West Wing, Seibu Keisatsu, Lost and The Haves and the Have Nots.

His film appearances include Under Siege, Rambo: First Blood Part II, RoboCop 2, Lethal Weapon 4, Rush Hour, Starsky & Hutch and Mongolian Death Worm. In 2013, he voiced Mr. Wei Cheng in Grand Theft Auto V.

Other[edit]

In May 2008, Cheung was presented by California's Asian Pacific Islander Legislative Caucus with the Asian Pacific Islander Heritage Award for Excellence in Arts and Entertainment.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ George Kee Cheung profile, chssc.org; accessed April 12, 2016.
  2. ^ Asian Pacific Islander Legislative Caucus website; accessed April 12, 2016.

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