Soon-Tek Oh

Biography

Date of Birth 29 June 1943, Japan Height 5' 9" (1.75 m) Born in Japan but raised in Korea, actor Soon-Teck Oh (or Soon-Tek Oh or Soon-Taik Oh) is of Korean heritage. He came to the United States as a teenager in 1959, studied at UCLA and trained at the Neighborhood Playhouse. Long associated with the versatile Los Angeles' East-West Players theatre company, Oh has performed on stage everything from Ibsen to Shakespeare. He made his Broadway debut and received great notices for his work in Stephen Sondheim's musical "Pacific Overtures" in 1976. On TV and film, he has proven to be a reliable player, notably in film action (007's The Man with the Golden Gun (1974) and Good Guys Wear Black (1978); existential drama (TV's "Kung Fu: The Legend Continues" (1993) revival series), epic mini-series ("Marco Polo" (1982), "East of Eden" (1981)) and most recently a pivotal role in the film Yellow (1998), marking the first film by and featuring Korean Americans.

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Missing In Action 2: The Beginning

Colonel Yin

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The President's Man

General Vinh Tran

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Les Formidables

Jong-chae

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Legend of the White Horse

Tai-Ching

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Beverly Hills Ninja

Sensei

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True Blue

Tiger

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Death Wish 4: The Crackdown

Det. Phil Nozaki (as Soon-Teck Oh)

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Street Corner Justice

Kwong Chuck Lee (as Soon Teck Oh)

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Deadly Game

Saito (as Soon-Teck Oh)

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One More Train to Rob

Yung (as Soon-Taik Oh)

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Les Formidables

Jong-chae

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Mulan 2

Fa Zhou (voice)

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True Blue

Tiger

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The President's Man

General Vinh Tran

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Mulan

Fa Zhou (voice)

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Beverly Hills Ninja

Sensei

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Street Corner Justice

Kwong Chuck Lee (as Soon Teck Oh)

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S.F.W.

Milt Morris

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Red Sun Rising

Yamata

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A Home of Our Own

Mr. Munimura

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Black Sabbath: The Black Sabbath Story, Volume 1

Col. Tokura / ... (2 episodes, 1977)

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Deadly Game

Saito (as Soon-Teck Oh)

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Collision Course

Kitao

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Manhunt: Search for the Night Stalker

Dr. Chow (as Soon-Teck Oh)

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Death Wish 4: The Crackdown

Det. Phil Nozaki (as Soon-Teck Oh)

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Steele Justice

Gen. Bon Soong Kwan

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Legend of the White Horse

Tai-Ching

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Missing In Action 2: The Beginning

Colonel Yin

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Airwolf

Vietnamese farmer

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TJ Hooker - The Complete 1st and 2nd Seasons

Ginsu Nabutsu / ... (2 episodes, 1985-1986)

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Marco Polo

Yang Zhu (unknown episodes)

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The Final Countdown

Simura (as Soon-Teck Oh)

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Good Guys Wear Black

Mjr. Mhin Van Thieu - The Black Tigers (as Soon-Teck Oh)

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Baa Baa Black Sheep

Col. Tokura / ... (2 episodes, 1977)

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The Man with the Golden Gun

Lieutenant Hip (as Soon-Taik Oh)

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The Man with the Golden Gun

Hip (as Soon-Taik Oh)

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The Return of Charlie Chan

Stephen Chan (as Soon-Taik Oh)

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One More Train to Rob

Yung (as Soon-Taik Oh)

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Murderers' Row

Tempura - Japanese Secret Agent (uncredited)

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