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Sammee Tong (April 21, 1901 - October 27, 1964) was an American film and television character actor. He appeared in more than thirty films and some forty television programs between 1935 and 1965. He first appeared in an uncredited role as a waiter in Charlie Chan in Shanghai (1934), and later (also uncredited) as Cheela, the houseboy, in Think Fast, Mr. Moto (1937). In 1956, Tong appeared as Sid in the episode "Ah Sid, Cowboy", with Glenn Strange as Fallon, in Edgar Buchanan`s syndicated western series, Judge Roy Bean. He appeared too as "Wong" in the episode "Lost River" of the children`s western My Friend Flicka.
From 1957-1962, he appeared as "Peter Tong" in Bachelor Father with costars John Forsythe and Noreen Corcoran. At the time of his death, he had appeared as Sammy Ling in the short-lived Mickey sitcom on ABC starring Mickey Rooney. His final screen appearance was posthumously as Cook in the 1965 film Fluffy. He also appeared in such films as the Slaughter on Tenth Avenue (1957), and It`s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World (1963).
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Sammee Tong (April 21, 1901 – October 27, 1964) was an American film and television character actor. One of Tong's more notable roles was that of Peter Tong on the sitcom Bachelor Father, which aired on all three national networks from 1957 to 1962.
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Deceased||Sammee Tong passed away on 27th Oct 1964 aged 63.|||