Victor Wong

born: 24 September 1906
San Francisco, California,
United States of America
died: 07 April 1972
Los Angeles, California,
United States of America
(age 65)

American actor of Chinese descent. He played the Chinese cook in "King Kong" and "Son of Kong". His Dad, Toy Sin Wong and Mom (?) were both born in China according to the 1920 LA Census. The Dad had immigrated in 1882 and was a "laborer for a moving picture studio". His "Young Men's" ( WWII Draft Card from 1942 says he was 5'7½" and born in San Francisco, but when he enlisted in the US Army in 1943, his height is given as "66 inches" (5'6"). He played in American "propaganda" movies during the war. His wife, Rose, was born in California and 10 years his junior in the 1940 Census.
Real name: Victor Wing Wong
Height: 5'7½"
Films listed on this page: complete Hal Roach filmography.


Vagabond Lady
Japanese fisherman

Acknowledgements & sources:,_born_1906) (CA Death Index) (1920 Census with Father) (1940 Census with Wife, Rose) (1943 Jan 30th US Army enlistment FamSch) (Height 5'6" (Born SFO: Ht.5'7 1/2" Young Men DraftWWII)
(1936 Actor: 438 Crocker St:Voter Registration.
Jim Jarvis (research and information)

This page was last updated on: 02 November 2018