Victor Sen Yung

Highest Rated: 100% The Breaking Point (1950)
Lowest Rated: 80% Woman on the Run (1950)
Birthday: Oct 18, 1915
Birthplace: Not Available
Chinese/American actor Victor Sen Yung would always be limited by stereotype in his selection of film roles, but it cannot be denied that he did rather well for himself within those limitations. Billed simply as Sen Yung in his earliest films, the actor was elevated to semi-stardom as Jimmy Chan, number two son of screen sleuth Charlie Chan. He first essayed Jimmy in 1938's Charlie Chan in Honolulu, replacing number one son Keye Luke (both Luke and Yung would co-star in the 1948 Chan adventure The Feathered Serpent). Not much of an actor at the outset, Yung received on-the-job training in the Chan films, and by 1941 was much in demand for solid character roles. With the absence of genuine Japanese actors during World War II (most were in relocation camps), Yung specialized in assimilated, sophisticated, but nearly always villainous Japanese in such films as Across the Pacific (1942). Remaining busy into the '50s, Yung co-starred in both the stage and screen versions of Rodgers and Hammerstein's Flower Drum Song. His longest-lasting assignment in the '60s was as temperamental cook Hop Sing on the TV series Bonanza. Victor Sen Yung died in his North Hollywood home of accidental asphyxiation at the age of 65.

Highest Rated Movies



No Score Yet The Man with Bogart's Face Mr. Wing 1980
No Score Yet Kung Fu Chuen 1972
No Score Yet The Hawaiians Chun Fat 1970
No Score Yet A Flea In Her Ear Oke Saki 1967
No Score Yet Confessions of an Opium Eater Wing Young 1962
No Score Yet Flower Drum Song Frankie Wing 1961
No Score Yet The Hunters Korean farmer 1958
No Score Yet She Demons Sammy Ching 1958
89% Men in War Korean Sniper 1957
No Score Yet Accused of Murder Houseboy 1956
No Score Yet The Left Hand of God John Wong 1955
No Score Yet Blood Alley Corporal Wang 1955
No Score Yet Soldier of Fortune Goldie 1955
No Score Yet Jubilee Trail Mickey 1954
83% The Sniper Waiter 1952
No Score Yet Valley of Fire Ching Moon 1951
No Score Yet Groom Wore Spurs, The Ignacio 1951
80% Woman on the Run Sammy 1950
100% The Breaking Point Mr. Sing 1950
No Score Yet A Ticket to Tomahawk Long Time 1950
No Score Yet Key to the City Chinese MC 1950
No Score Yet Boston Blackie's Chinese Venture Actor 1949
No Score Yet State Department---File 649 Johnny Han 1948
No Score Yet The Chinese Ring Tommy Chan 1947
No Score Yet The Trap Jimmy Chan 1946
No Score Yet Dangerous Money Jimmy Chan 1946
No Score Yet China Third Brother Lin Wei 1943
No Score Yet Charlie Chan in Castle in the Desert Jimmy Chan 1942
No Score Yet Across the Pacific Joe Totsuiko 1942
No Score Yet Moontide Takeo 1942
No Score Yet Charlie Chan in Rio Jimmy Chan 1941
No Score Yet Dead Men Tell Jimmy Chan 1941
100% The Letter Ong Chi Seng 1940
No Score Yet Charlie Chan's Murder Cruise Jimmy Chan 1940
No Score Yet Murder over New York Jimmy Chan 1940
No Score Yet Charlie Chan in Panama Jimmy Chan 1940
80% Charlie Chan At The Wax Museum Jimmy Chan 1940
No Score Yet Charlie Chan at Treasure Island James Chan 1939
No Score Yet Charlie Chan in Reno James Chan 1939
No Score Yet Charlie Chan in Honolulu James Chan 1938


No Score Yet Bonanza
Hop Sing Hop-Sing
  • 2018
  • 1973
  • 1972
  • 1971
  • 1970
  • 1969
  • 1968
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  • 1966
  • 1965
  • 1964
  • 1963
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  • 1961
  • 1960
  • 1959
No Score Yet Kung Fu
Tamo Mandarin
  • 1974
No Score Yet Get Smart
Yamasaki Fu Yung
  • 1970
  • 1968
No Score Yet The Adventures of Superman
Lu Sung
  • 1953


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