George Kuwa

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George Kuwa
Scene from Daddy 5.jpg
Kuwa with Jackie Coogan in the 1923 film Daddy
Born (1885-04-07)7 April 1885
Died 13 October 1931(1931-10-13) (aged 46)
Occupation Actor
Years active 1916–1931

George Kuwa (7 April 1885 – 13 October 1931) was a Japanese and American Issei (Japanese immigrant) film actor of the silent era. He appeared in 58 films between 1916 and 1931. He was the first actor to portray Charlie Chan on-screen, in the 1926 film serial The House Without a Key.[1]

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  1. ^ Hanke (1989), xii.

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