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Benson Fong
Birth: Oct. 10, 1916
Sacramento
Sacramento County
California, USA
Death: Aug. 1, 1987
Los Angeles
Los Angeles County
California, USA

Character Actor. Best known for his role as Charlie Chan's Number 3 son Tommy Chan and as "The Old One" on the TV series Kung Fu. While eating at a local restaurant with friends in 1943, an agent approached him and asked him if he would like to be in movies. Mr. Fong continued to act for the rest of his life, but found success in 1946, when at the suggestion of good friend Gregory Peck, Mr. Fong opened the first of a chain of Chinese restaurants called Ah Fong. (bio by: Kelley G) 

Cause of death: Stroke
 
Burial:
Cremated, Ashes scattered at sea.
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Kelley G
Record added: May 16, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7449659
Benson Fong
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- Old Coot
 Added: Mar. 19, 2014

- AJT
 Added: Mar. 7, 2014
Benson...you were great in Flower Drum Song!
- AJT
 Added: Feb. 27, 2014
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