Kamfong Chun

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Birthday
27, 1918
Birthplace
Hawaii
Death Date
Oct 18, 2002 (84)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
27, 1918
Birthplace
Hawaii
Death Date
Oct 18, 2002 (84)

About

Played the role of Police Detective Chin Ho Kelly on the television series, Hawaii Five-O.

Before Fame

His given name was Kam Ton Chun, but after his first teacher misunderstood his name, he started going by Fong Chun, eventually making it his legal name.

Trivia

He was a Honolulu policeman for 16 years before retiring and taking up acting.

Family Life

He was born to his family in Honolulu, Hawaii.

Associated With

He played the dependable sidekick to the show's star, Steve McGarrett, played by Jack Lord, from 1968 until 1978, leaving two years before the show was cancelled.