Who was the Asian guy in 16 candles?

Who was the Asian guy in 16 candles?

Gedde Watanabe
In Sixteen Candles (1984), Long Duk Dong (played by Gedde Watanabe) is an Asian foreign exchange student who stays with the grandparents of the film’s protagonist Samantha (played by Molly Ringwald). He appears accompanied by a gong sound.

Is Long Duk Dong offensive?

Long Duk Dong is one big racist stereotype. He’s a Chinese exchange student played by a Japanese-American actor, and he exists only to make cheap, tasteless, racist jokes at his expense. A gong sounds whenever his name is mentioned. He eats with his knife and fork upside down as if they are chopsticks.

Who played Long Duk Dong?

Gedde WatanabeLong Duk Dong / Played by

Who played Weezer in Sixteen Candles?

Michael Schoeffling
Born Michael Earl Schoeffling December 10, 1960 Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
Occupation Actor
Years active 1984–1991

What nationality is Gedde Watanabe?

AmericanGedde Watanabe / Nationality

Watanabe was born and raised in Ogden, Utah in a Japanese-American family. His mother, who had been previously interned during World War II, worked as a seamstress at the Utah Tailoring Company. He performed in several dramatic productions in high school, both acting and singing.

Who was Long Duk Dong girlfriend in Sixteen Candles?

I just did an autograph show in New Jersey and a screening in California with Debbie Pollack, who played Long Duk Dong’s girlfriend Marlene. Debbie and I keep in contact. She had to remind me it’s the 30th anniversary.

Did Gedde Watanabe play in Magnum PI?

Bobby Lee, Levy Tran, Eijiro Ozaki, Rich Ting, and Gedde Watanabe guest star.

Who played Jake’s girlfriend in 16 candles?

Haviland Morris
Haviland Morris (Caroline Mulford) Morris portrayed Caroline, the most popular girl at school and Jake’s girlfriend. After the two break up, she ends up spending the night with Ted. Since her role in Sixteen Candles, Morris has appeared in movies, on television and in Broadway productions.

Was Gedde Watanabe on Seinfeld?

Seinfeld (TV Series 1989–1998) – Gedde Watanabe as Mr. Oh – IMDb.

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