American actor who is notable for playing Japanese, Chinese, Korean, and Thai roles in several films including both Anna and the King of Siam and its remake The King and I.
He had his first role in 1942 in Little Tokyo, U.S.A.
Other films he has appeared in include Dragon Seed, Manila Calling, and Shane.
He had two children, Judith and M. Leonard, with his spouse, Irene Richards, whom he married in 1935.
He played the role of "The Claw" in the Don Adams starring sitcom Get Smart.