Magician and acrobat remembered for his time spent as a Vaudeville performer.
He was born in the Shandong Province of China, which has long been considered the birthplace of Chinese acrobatics.
In 1922, he was admitted into the Magicians Club, Harry Houdini's elite and exclusive group of magicians and entertainers.
He had three children with his wife, Poldi Rössler Long.
He once served as the mentor to director Orson Welles.