Vale: Nathan Jung

US actor Nathan Jung, best known for Star Trek, The A-Team and Kung Fu has died, aged 74.

He died on April 24 but the cause of death has not been disclosed.

Jung kicked off his acting career in 1969 with his role as Ghengis Khan in Star Trek, followed by multiple roles in M*A*S*H*, Here Comes the Bride, Starsky & Hutch, CHiPs, General Hospital, Manimal, Riptide, Hunter, Sanford and Son, Kung Fu, Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman, Martial Law and Burke’s Law.

Film credits included Rapid Fire, Showdown in Little Tokyo, Kentucky Fried Movie, Big Trouble in Little China, Black Rain, American Yakuza, Beverly Hills Ninja, Darkman, The Shadow, Longshot, Surf Ninjas, Finishing the Game, Baby.

Jung was among the few actors to work alongside both Bruce Lee and his son, Brandon Lee.

In his final role in 2016, Jung served as the narrator for Tau’s Nathan Jung v. Bruce Lee, a documentary short that recounts his crazy and hilarious meeting with Bruce Lee on Here Comes the Brides.

Source: Variety

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