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Khigh Dhiegh

  • Born on
    • August 25th, 1910
  • Died on
    • October 25th, 1991
Khigh Alx Dhiegh was an American television and motion picture actor of Anglo-Egyptian Sudanese ancestry, noted for portraying East Asian roles. He is perhaps best remembered for portraying villains, in particular his recurring TV guest role as Chinese agent Wo Fat on Hawaii Five-O, and brainwashing expert Dr. Yen Lo in 1962's The Manchurian Candidate. In 1968, Dhiegh appeared in the television series It Takes A Thief as Chinese agent Fu Cheng. He also starred in the short-lived 1975 TV series Khan! as the title character. In 1988, he was featured as Four Finger Wu in James Clavell's Noble House television mini-series. He also guest starred in Ironside, The Wild Wild West, and in the Jake and the Fatman episode "Wish You Were Here."

Filmography

Acting (8 Credits)

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1988Noble House as Four Finger Wu
1971The Mephisto Waltz as Zanc Theun
1970The Hawaiians as Kai Chung
1966Seconds as Davalo
1965How to Murder Your Wife as Bald Actor Playing Thug
196313 Frightened Girls as Kang
1962The Manchurian Candidate as Dr. Yen Lo
1957Time Limit as Col. Kim (as Kaie Deei)

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