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Aki Aleong

1934-12-19 Port of Spain, Trinidad, Trinidad and Tobago

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Aki Aleong's career has spanned more than 60 years as an actor, singer, writer, producer and activist. He has served on the National Board of the Screen Actors Guild, appointed National Chair of SAG'S EEOC and was a member of the President's Diversity/Affirmative Action Task Force. Aki has also been Executive Director of AIM (Asians in Media), Vice President of The Media Coalition of Los Angeles and President of MANAA (Media Action Network for Asian-Americans). Among Aki's numerous awards is an Honorary Doctorate from New Dimensions University in 2013. Aki's legendary career started on Broadway in "Teahouse of the August Moon" and "The Interview." He went on to star in more than 50 movies and 150 television shows and has worked with Academy Award-winners Frank Sinatra Jr., Marlon Brando, Faye Dunaway, Joanne Woodward, Steve McQueen, Ben Kingsley, John Mills, Ernest Borgnine, Jennifer Connelly and Martin Landau. Aki has worked with Directors William Wyler {3 time Oscar winner}, John Sturges and Martin Ritt. Other notable stars with whom Aki has worked include Roger Moore, Bill Cosby, Peter Lawford, Tony Randall, Gina Lollobrigida, Chuck Norris, Olivia Hussey, Pierce Brosnan and others, many of whom have been the recipients of Golden Globes, DGA, WGA, SAG, Cannes and similar prestigious awards. Aki's career also includes working with prominent Writers/Directors, including John Milius, Lionel Chetwynd, Philip Yordan, Mark Rydell and Nobel Peace Prize Winner Pearl S. Buck. Aki also has experience as a record executive producer/artist. He was Chairman of FORE (The Fraternity of Recording Executives), an organization dedicated to bringing Executives of Color into the Music Industry. His other affiliations include President of Pan World Records and Golden Dragon Publishing companies. He was the National Director of Black Promotion for Polydor/Polygram Records and also worked with Liberty/UA Records and Capitol Records. He also produced records for Columbia Records, Capitol, Liberty/UA, Artista and other prominent labels. Aki, in fact, is the first Asian American to have a Top100 record, which he wrote and co-produced, on the National Charts in the US. Aki's other accomplishments include NAAAP ( National Association of Asian American Professionals) membership, an Advisory Board Member of the US China Aids Foundation and a Judge for the Asian American Teens 2007-2008. Aki is President of MANAA (Media Action Network for Asian Americans), Senior Advisor for Ace Studios Hong Kong and President of Mustard Seed Media Group, for which he wrote, directed and starred in "Chinaman's Chance: America's Yellow Slaves." Aki's extensive background in the entertainment industry also includes the production of a wide variety of movies, videos and documentaries.


Ass Clowns: Constipated Tobago Hospital Patient 2021-07-04
Abduction Dao 2019-03-20
RoboWoman Elderly Victim 2019-04-11
Savage Dog Tribal Chieftain 2017-08-04
Absolute Vow Prophet 2017-10-24
Pound of Flesh Kung 2015-05-07
Agents of Secret Stuff Agent X 2010-11-24
Superhero Movie Dalai Lama 2008-03-28
The Hustle Asian Store Clerk 2008-04-05
Railroad to Hell: A Chinaman's Chance Leongsing 2008-05-14
Missing Brendan Mr. Pham 2004-10-26
L.A. County 187 Fred Ling 2003-07-05
The Independent Mr. Ko 2000-11-10
Perfect Assassins Dr. Arnold Kuay 1998-11-13
Lewis & Clark & George Chang 1997-01-21
Breaking the Surface: The Greg Louganis Story Dr. Sammy Lee 1997-03-19
The Cable Guy Karaoke Party Guest 1996-06-10
The Quest Khao 1996-04-19
Deadly Target Xiong 1994-01-01
Jugular Wine: A Vampire Odyssey Gallery Speaker 1994-01-01
The Force Dr. Shin 1994-02-21
Fit to Kill Chang 1993-10-27
Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story Principal Elder 1993-05-07
Breaking the Silence Dr. Nyquist 1992-01-14
From the Files of Joseph Wambaugh: A Jury of One Pathologist 1992-11-29
Miss America: Behind the Crown Grandpa 1992-09-21
Out for Blood Hiroshi 1992-12-16
Dragonfight Kyoto 1990-06-05
Farewell to the King Col. Mitamura 1989-03-03
Internal Affairs Quynh 1988-11-06
Braddock: Missing in Action III Gen. Quoc 1988-01-22
Beverly Hills Madam 1986-04-06
Over the Brooklyn Bridge Japanese Buyer #1 1984-03-02
Devil's Express Chinese Businessman 1976-08-18
Operation Bikini Seaman Ronald Davayo 1963-03-26
Never So Few Billingsly 1959-12-07
The Hunters MIG Pilot 1958-09-01
Motorcycle Gang Cyrus Quincy Wong 1957-10-22
No Down Payment Iko 1957-10-30