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Victor Sen Yung
Birth: Oct. 18, 1915
San Francisco
San Francisco County
California, USA
Death: Nov. 1, 1980
North Hollywood
Los Angeles County
California, USA

Actor. Best known for his portrayals of Charlie Chan's number two son Jimmy Chan and of the Chinese cook 'Hop Sing' on the classic 1960s-70s TV series "Bonanza." He made his film debut as 'Jimmy Chan' in 1938's "Charlie Chan in Honolulu." He went on to make more than 14 Charlie Chan movies mostly playing Jimmy Chan, but later playing Tommy Chan. He continued to be a very successful character actor in Hollywood after the Chan movies despite racial stereotyping.  (bio by: Kelley G) 
 
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 Parents:
  Sen Gam Young (1877 - 1973)
  Chan Sui Yee (1889 - 1919)

Cause of death: Accidentally asphyxiated by an apartment gas leak.
 
Burial:
Greenlawn Memorial Park
Colma
San Mateo County
California, USA
GPS (lat/lon): 37.67555, -122.46346
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Kelley G
Record added: May 14, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7440906
Victor Sen Yung
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Victor Sen Yung
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- Cheryll Cotten
 Added: Jul. 18, 2016
Thank you. I've enjoyed your work so much; always a pleasure to see. Thank you for your service to our country. You were born in my favorite city in the whole world, so glad you rest close by. Rest in Heavenly peace.
- Mary Jean Klett
 Added: Apr. 16, 2016
Thank you for your service to our country in defense of our freedoms during WWII. God Bless and Comfort those you left behind who still mourn your passing. Rest In Heavenly Peace.
- m.g.
 Added: Apr. 15, 2016
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