Sammee Tong Net Worth

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Sammee Tong (April 21, 1901 — October 27, 1964) was an America film and television character actor. One of Tong's more notable roles was that of Peter Tong on the sitcom Bachelor Father, which aired on all three national networks from 1957 to 1962.In October 1964, Tong died of a barbiturate overdose at the age of 63. At the time of his death, he was appearing in a supporting role on the ABC sitcom, Mickey, starring Mickey Rooney.

Date Of BirthApril 21, 1901
Place Of BirthSan Francisco, California, U.S.
ProfessionActor, Soundtrack
Star SignTaurus
1In his 1991 autobiography, "Life Is Too Short", Mickey Rooney wrote that Tong was devastated by the cancellation of the TV show Mickey (1964) in which he was featured. According to Rooney, Tong was a compulsive gambler and owed money to the Mafia. Facing the fact that he now couldn't pay off his debts, Tong committed suicide, leaving a note stating, "I have taken my own life. No one is to blame".
2Buried in Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Glendale, California.
3Changed the spelling of his name to "Sammee" because he said it "looked better in print."[.
4Performed in Chinese nightclubs in New York, Los Angeles, and San Francisco where he sang and did comedy routines.
5Raised and educated in California and Honolulu.
6A close friend of Mickey Rooney, Tong was Rooney's co-star on the TV series Mickey (1964) at the time of his death. A heavy gambler, and deeply in debt because of it, Tong had no way of repaying his debts once "Mickey" was canceled midway through the 1964-1965 TV season, and committed suicide by drug overdose rather than face the consequences.
7Interred at Forest Lawn (Glendale), Glendale, California, USA, in the Court of Freedom.


The Left Hand of God1955Servant (uncredited)
You Are There1953-1954TV Series
Woman on the Run1950Witness to Suzie's Fall (uncredited)
Out of This World1945Chinese Radio Announcer (uncredited)
God Is My Co-Pilot1945Chinese Civilian (uncredited)
China1943Aide to Japanese General (uncredited)
Only Angels Have Wings1939Sam the Cook (uncredited)
Daughter of Shanghai1937Chinese Alien in Airplane (uncredited)
West of Shanghai1937Messenger (uncredited)
Youth on Parole1937Chinese Orchestra Leader (uncredited)
Think Fast, Mr. Moto1937Cheela - Marloff's Houseboy (uncredited)
The Good Earth1937Chinese Man (uncredited)
Stowaway1936Bing Crosby Imitator (uncredited)
Happy Go Lucky1936Driver (uncredited)
The Accusing Finger1936Chinese Man (uncredited)
Love Before Breakfast1936Steward (uncredited)
Charlie Chan in Shanghai1935Waiter (uncredited)
The Captain Hates the Sea1934Sin Kee (uncredited)
Mickey1964-1965TV SeriesSammy Ling
For Those Who Think Young1964Clyde
The Jack Benny Program1964TV SeriesMaitre d' of Lotus Blosom Inn
It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World1963Chinese Laundryman
Bachelor Father1957-1962TV SeriesPeter Tong
Hawaiian Eye1960TV SeriesMr. Nishimaka
Bonanza1959TV SeriesHop Ling
Battle Flame1959Chinese Prisoner (uncredited)
The Thin Man1959TV SeriesCook
The Californians1959TV SeriesQuon Wei
Suicide Battalion1958Papa Lily (as Sammy Tong)
Stopover Tokyo1957Diplomat (uncredited)
Hell Bound1957Murdered Seaman (uncredited)
Slaughter on Tenth Avenue1957Sam, Chinese Waiter (uncredited)
Man of a Thousand Faces1957Chinese Extra (uncredited)
General Electric Theater1957TV SeriesPeter Tong
The Midnight Story1957Restaurant Proprietor (uncredited)
The Iron Sheriff1957Charley Key - Laundry Owner (uncredited)
Hey, Jeannie!1956TV SeriesLee
Further Adventures of Spin and Marty1956TV SeriesSam
Flight to Hong Kong1956Shop Proprietor (uncredited)
Matinee Theatre1956TV SeriesNurseryman
My Friend Flicka1956TV SeriesWong
Telephone Time1956TV SeriesJohn
Cavalcade of America1956TV Series
Death Valley Days1956TV SeriesThomas Bottle
Godzilla, King of the Monsters!1956Dr. Yamane (voice, uncredited)
The Man Called X1956TV Series
Sky King1956TV SeriesIpp
Judge Roy Bean1956TV SeriesAh Sid
Spin and Marty: The Movie1955George
The Adventures of Spin and Marty1955TV SeriesGeorge, the cook


The Jack Benny Program1964TV Series performer - 1 episode
Bachelor FatherTV Series 1 episode, 1960 performer - 1 episode, 1958
Stowaway1936performer: "Please" 1932 - uncredited


Here's Hollywood1961TV SeriesHimself

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