Keye Luke

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  • Keye Luke died during production of "Gremlins 2: The New Batch"

  • Keye was the original voice of Brak on Space Ghost.

  • Keye starred with his future Kung Fu co-star Benson Fong in Charlie Chan At The Opera (1936).

  • When hearing his character, Mr. Wing, was to die in Gremlins 2: The New Batch (1990), he commented "When you make Gremlins 3, I'm a flashback!" This was satirizing his own role in Kung Fu, which was entirely built around flashbacks as his character, Master Po, was already dead at the beginning of the series. This may have been also a reference to his knowledge of his own impending death due to poor health, which occurred after this film was made, making it his last.

  • Played on three television series simultaneously at one point; Kung Fu, Anna And The King, and The Amazing Chan And The Chan Clan.

  • Was going to play Data's creator, Dr. Noonien Soong, for the Star Trek: The Next Generation episode, "Brothers," but died before filming started and Brent Spiner took his place.

  • Entered film business as a commercial artist and movie poster designer.

  • Played the original Kato in the Green Hornet serials of the 1940s.

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