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Aki Aleong is a Actor and Producer American born on 19 december 1934 at Port of Spain (Trinité-et-Tobago)

Aki Aleong

Aki Aleong
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Birth name Assing Aleong
Nationality USA
Birth 19 december 1934 (84 years) at Port of Spain (Trinité-et-Tobago)

Assing Aleong (born December 19, 1934) is an American character actor and singer who has also been active in songwriting and musical production. His first important role was in the 1957 movie, No Down Payment, which starred Joanne Woodward and Jeffrey Hunter. He is probably best known for portraying Senator Hidoshi during the first season of Babylon 5, as well as portraying Mr. Chiang, the aide to Nathan Bates in the weekly series of V: The Series. He also portrayed the character of Colonel Mitamura in Farewell to the King. He owned the Gingham Dog fast food restaurant in Hollywood, California, circa 1965.

He has a listing in the current "Joel Whitburn's Top Pop Singles 1955-2008" with "Trade Winds, Trade Winds" appearing in November 1961. The song peaked at #101 in Billboard Magazine on the "Bubbling Under the Hot 100" charts, and it remained on the chart for four weeks. According to an interview with Aki on YouTube ("Part 1 of Twyman Creative Insider Interview with Aki Aleong") the song was Number 1 in Los Angeles in 1961. While that is not exactly accurate, "Trade Winds, Trade Winds" did reach Number 10 on KDAY and Number 11 on KRLA, two L.A. Top 40 stations.

He is a member of the Media Action Network for Asian Americans (MANAA) and is the executive director for Asians in Media.

Recently, he starred as Agent X in the WongFu Productions YouTube short starring Ryan Higa, Agents of Secret Stuff.

Best films

The Quest (1996)
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Filmography of Aki Aleong (22 films)

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Pound of Flesh, 1h44
Directed by Ernie Barbarash
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Action
Actors Jean-Claude Van Damme, Darren Shahlavi, Kristopher Van Varenberg, John Ralston, Philippe Joly, Aki Aleong
Roles Kung
Rating51% 2.554322.554322.554322.554322.55432
In Manila, Philippines to donate his kidney to his dying niece, Deacon, a former black-ops agent, awakes the day before the operation to find he is the latest victim of organ theft. Stitched up and pissed-off, Deacon descends from his opulent hotel in search of his stolen kidney and carves a blood-soaked path through the darkest corners of the city - brothels, fight clubs, back-alley black markets, and elite billionaire estates. The clock is ticking for his niece and with each step he loses blood; Deacon with the help of his former underworld connections and his civilian brother will journey through society's seedy underbelly, proving to anyone who crosses their path, nothing means more to a man than his flesh and blood.
Agents of Secret Stuff, 35minutes
Directed by Wong Fu Productions
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Action, Spy
Themes Spy films
Actors Ryan Higa, Arden Cho, Wong Fu Productions, Aki Aleong
Roles Agent X
Rating80% 4.0359354.0359354.0359354.0359354.035935
Teenager Aden (Higa) has been training as an agent with the "Agents of Secret Stuff" (A.S.S.), a secret society of spies, his whole life. To receive his "Honorary Operative License Entitlement" (H.O.L.E.), he must fulfill one more mission for A.S.S. operative Tracy. Aden is given the undercover mission to protect Taylor (Cho), a high school student who, for unknown reasons, has been targeted by the opposing assassins group, the "Society Involving Not-So-Good Stuff" (S.I.N.S.).
Superhero Movie, 1h15
Directed by Craig Mazin
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Fantastic, Comedy, Action
Themes Superhero films
Actors Drake Bell, Sara Paxton, Christopher McDonald, Brent Spiner, Jeffrey Tambor, Kevin Hart
Rating45% 2.254712.254712.254712.254712.25471
Rick Riker (Drake Bell) is an unpopular, outcast student at Empire High School who lives with his Uncle Albert (Leslie Nielsen) and Aunt Lucille (Marion Ross) and has one friend and confidant, Trey (Kevin Hart). His crush is the breathtaking Jill Johnson (Sara Paxton), but she is dating bully Lance Landers (Ryan Hansen). One day, Rick and his class go on a school field trip at an animal research lab that is run by terminally ill businessman Lou Landers (Christopher McDonald), who is Lance's uncle. During the trip, Rick accidentally saturates himself in animal-attraction liquid, which causes a group of animals to hump him. This also leads a chemically enhanced radioactive dragonfly to fly onto Rick's neck and bite him.
House of Sand and Fog, 2h6
Directed by Vadim Perelman
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Themes Films about immigration, Prison films, Films about capital punishment
Actors Jennifer Connelly, Ben Kingsley, Shohreh Aghdashloo, Ron Eldard, Frances Fisher, Kim Dickens
Rating74% 3.748713.748713.748713.748713.74871
Abandoned by her husband, recovering drug addict Kathy Nicolo, living alone in a small house near San Francisco Bay Area, ignores eviction notices erroneously sent to her for nonpayment of county taxes. Assuming the misunderstanding was cleared up months ago, she is surprised when Sheriff's Deputy Lester Burdon arrives to forcibly evict her. Telling Kathy that her home is to be auctioned off, Burdon feels sympathy for her, helps her move out and advises her to seek legal assistance to regain her house.
Lewis & Clark & George, 1h22
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Comedy, Crime
Themes Transport films, Road movies
Actors Rose McGowan, Aki Aleong, Paul Bartel, E. E. Bell, James Brolin, Art LaFleur
Rating54% 2.707582.707582.707582.707582.70758
Lewis and Clark and George opens with Salvator Xuereb (playing Lewis) and Dan Gunther (Clark) at a water tank site wearing prison jump suits. The scene is desert scrub and the two state prison escapees have just located a buried metal box with a loaded revolver, treasure map, and Cuban cigars. A road trip begins as the two hike off through the desert to find the treasure.
Breaking The Surface: The Greg Louganis Story, 1h35
Directed by Steven Hilliard Stern
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Themes Films about sexuality, Sports films, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film
Actors Mario Lopez, Michael Murphy, Rosemary Dunsmore, Jeffrey Meek, Aki Aleong, Megan Leitch
Roles Dr. Sammy Lee
Rating63% 3.195873.195873.195873.195873.19587
In Seoul, 1988, Greg Louganis (played by Mario Lopez) hits the diving board while plunging towards the water cutting his head open. Splashing into the water Greg begins to have flashbacks: as a young kid being ridiculed by neighborhood bullies; his adoptive father (played by Michael Murphy) is not accepting and overbearing; winning the silver medal; the 1982 world championship; two gold medals in the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles; the struggles of an abusive relationship with Tom Barrett; his father's terminal cancer; Tom's losing battle with AIDS and Greg's own HIV positive status. After doctors in Seoul stitch Greg's head wound, he returns to competition and picks up two more gold medals. After his father's death and Tom's lost AIDS' battle, Greg decides to come out and go public with every aspect of his life as a gay athlete.
The Cable Guy, 1h36
Directed by Ben Stiller
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Themes Films about television
Actors Jim Carrey, Matthew Broderick, Leslie Mann, Jack Black, George Segal, Diane Baker
Rating60% 3.048823.048823.048823.048823.04882
After a failed marriage proposal to his girlfriend Robin Harris (Leslie Mann), Steven M. Kovacs (Matthew Broderick) moves into his own apartment after they agree to spend some time apart. Enthusiastic cable guy Ernie "Chip" Douglas (Jim Carrey), an eccentric man with a lisp, installs his cable. Taking advice from his friend Rick (Jack Black), Steven bribes Chip to give him free movie channels, to which Chip agrees. Before he leaves, Chip gets Steven to hang out with him the next day and makes him one of his "preferred customers".
The Quest
The Quest (1996)
, 1h35
Directed by Jean-Claude Van Damme
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Martial arts, Action, Adventure, Martial arts
Themes Sports films, Martial arts films
Actors Roger Moore, James Remar, Janet Gunn, Jack McGee, Aki Aleong, Jean-Claude Van Damme
Roles Khao
Rating56% 2.800272.800272.800272.800272.80027
Late night in a bar in the present day, an old man enters and awaits service. Not long after, a group of thugs arrive and attempt to rob the till. The old man defeats them easily one by one with hand-to-hand combat. Amazed, the bartender asks how he learned to fight. The old man replies "it was long ago..."
The Force
The Force (1995)
, 1h34
Directed by Mark Rosman
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Action, Horror
Actors Jason Gedrick, Yasmine Bleeth, Kim Delaney, Lyman Ward, Dennis Lipscomb, Rif Hutton
Roles Dr. Shin
Rating48% 2.438182.438182.438182.438182.43818
Cal Warner (Jason Gedrick) is a rookie police officer who has frightening nightmares after his friend and fellow police officer, Des Flynn (Gary Hudson), is killed under suspicious circumstances: the soul of Des enters into the body of Cal in order to seek revenge for his murder.
Deadly Target
Genres Thriller, Action, Adventure
Themes Sports films, Martial arts films
Actors Byron Mann, Max Gail, Ron Yuan, Aki Aleong, Al Leong
Rating54% 2.735062.735062.735062.735062.73506
Hong Kong police detective Charles Prince (Gary Daniels) arrives in Los Angeles to extradite a notorious Chinese gangster back to Hong Kong for trial. But soon, his suspect escapes. With the help of renegade cop Jim Jenson (Ken McLeod) and beautiful Pai Gow dealer Diana Tang (Susan Byun), Prince tracks the ruthless gangster down. Soon, Prince, Jenson, and Tang get caught in the middle of an explosive Triad Gang War that leaves Chinatown drenched in blood and littered with bodies.
Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story, 2h
Directed by Rob Cohen
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Martial arts, Biography, Action, Martial arts
Themes Sports films, Films about television, Martial arts films, Kung fu films
Actors Jason Scott Lee, Lauren Holly, Robert Wagner, Nancy Kwan (關家蒨), Michael Learned, Michael Cudlitz
Roles Principal Elder
Rating69% 3.499123.499123.499123.499123.49912
The film begins with a nightmare of Bruce Lee's father (Ric Young), who sees a terrifying phantom (Sven-Ole Thorsen) in black samurai armor that haunts the young Bruce Lee (Sam Hau). Bruce is shown as a child receiving instruction in traditional Chinese martial arts in a montage that passes quickly through his teenage years in Hong Kong. As a young adult, Bruce (Jason Scott Lee) becomes involved in a fight with British sailors (who are harassing a young Chinese woman) and this results in him having to leave Hong Kong because of the incident. His father suggests that Bruce go to the US, since he was actually born in San Francisco when his father was on a tour there and has a US birth certificate. His father asks Bruce to become a success, so big a success that his name will be famous even back in Hong Kong.
Fit to Kill
Directed by Andy Sidaris
Genres Thriller, Action, Spy, Romance
Themes Spy films, Films about sexuality, Erotic films, Sexploitation films
Actors Julie Strain, Aki Aleong, Gerald Okamura
Roles Chang
Rating39% 1.979321.979321.979321.979321.97932
A security agency becomes involved in a violent conflict over possession of a rare diamond.
Kuffs
Kuffs (1992)
, 1h40
Directed by Bruce A. Evans
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Action, Adventure, Crime
Actors Christian Slater, Milla Jovovich, Bruce Boxleitner, Tony Goldwyn, Ashley Judd, Troy Evans
Rating58% 2.9498552.9498552.9498552.9498552.949855
George Kuffs (Slater) is an irresponsible 21-year-old high school dropout from San Francisco who walks out on his pregnant girlfriend Maya Carlton (Jovovich). Having lost his last job and with no prospects he visits his brother Brad (Bruce Boxleitner), who serves as an officer in the San Francisco Patrol Special Police, a civilian auxiliary police unit that sees potential officers assign themselves specific areas and work on a for-hire basis. Brad is not willing to loan George any money, though, and suggests George join him as a Patrol Special and work under him. Before George can decide whether to accept the offer, a man named Kane (Leon Rippy) shoots Brad in a church. George runs into the church to try to help Brad as Kane nonchalantly walks away from the scene, and Brad is rushed to the hospital for emergency surgery.
Farewell to the King, 1h52
Directed by John Milius
Origin USA
Genres Drama, War, Fantastic, Action, Adventure
Themes Seafaring films, Transport films, Political films, Films about royalty
Actors Nick Nolte, Nigel Havers, Frank McRae, Aki Aleong, James Fox, Marius Weyers
Roles Col. Mitamura
Rating62% 3.1480753.1480753.1480753.1480753.148075
During World War II, American deserter Learoyd escapes a Japanese firing squad. Hiding himself in the wilds of Borneo, Learoyd is adopted by a head-hunting tribe of Dayaks, who consider him "divine" because of his blue eyes. Before long, Learoyd is the reigning king of the Dayaks. When British soldiers approach him to rejoin the war against the Japanese, Learoyd resists. When his own tribe is threatened by the invaders, the "king" deigns to fight for their rights.