Biography

Asian American actor & stuntman has picked up a cult fan following based around his numerous appearances in high voltage action flicks from the mid-1980s onwards. Al nearly always turns up as a bad guy with his lean muscled physique, incredible agility, amazing martial arts skills, wispy black hair, and Fu-Manchu style mustache!! Best known on-screen as "Endo" torturing 'Mel Gibson' with electric shocks in Lethal Weapon (1987), as "Uli" the chocolate bar stealing terrorist in Die Hard (1988), one of the Wing Kong members in Big Trouble in Little China (1986), as a short Genghis Khan in Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure (1989), and as "Minh" the henchman punching on with 'Brandon Lee' in a blazing laundry in the climax of Rapid Fire (1992). Made his directorial debut in 2000 by writing & directing the low budget Daddy Tell Me a Story (2000).

Asian American actor & stuntman has picked up a cult fan following based around his numerous appearances in high voltage action flicks from the mid-1980s onwards. Al nearly always turns up as a bad guy with his lean muscled physique, incredible agility, amazing martial arts skills, wispy black hair, and Fu-Manchu style mustache!! Best known on-screen as "Endo" torturing 'Mel Gibson' with electric shocks in Lethal Weapon (1987), as "Uli" the chocolate bar stealing terrorist in Die Hard (1988), one of the Wing Kong members in Big Trouble in Little China (1986), as a short Genghis Khan in Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure (1989), and as "Minh" the henchman punching on with 'Brandon Lee' in a blazing laundry in the climax of Rapid Fire (1992). Made his directorial debut in 2000 by writing & directing the low budget Daddy Tell Me a Story (2000).

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 44

Birthday 1952-09-30

Place of Birth St Louis, Missouri, U.S.

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Also Known As

  • Al 'Ka Bong' 'Chonky'

Acting TV ShowsMovies

The Gathering as Al
2018 Henchman: The Al Leong Story as Himself
2014 Awesome Asian Bad Guys as Al
2009 Confessions of an Action Star as Evil Doctor
2004 Forbidden Warrior as Yang Sze
2002 The Scorpion King as Asian Training Master
2001 The Ghost as Wu's Thug No. 2
1998 Lethal Weapon 4 as Wah Sing Ku Triad Member
1998 Godzilla as Japanese Fishing Boat Crewman
1998 The Replacement Killers as Terence Wei Gunmen
1996 Escape from L.A. as Hershe Gang Member
1994 Double Dragon as Lewis
1994 The Shadow as Tibetan Driver
1994 Joshua Tree as Chinese Gunmen #9
1994 Beverly Hills Cop III as Car Mechanic
1994 Deadly Target as Guard
1993 Last Action Hero as Vivaldi Gunmen
1993 Hot Shots! Part Deux as Kick Boxing Fight Crowd Member
1992 Rapid Fire as Minh
1992 Hard Hunted as Raven
1991 Showdown in Little Tokyo as Yoshida's Men
1991 The Perfect Weapon as Man in Croc-Pit Bar
1990 Aftershock as Fighter
1990 Death Warrant as Bruce
1990 Dark Angel as Luggage Salesman
1989 Savage Beach as Fu
1989 Black Rain as Sato's Yakuza Assassin
1989 Cage as Tiger Joe
1989 Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure as Genghis Khan
1988 They Live as Asian Revolutionary (uncredited)
1988 Die Hard as Uli
1988 Broken Angel as Handcuffed Gang Leader (uncredited)
1988 Action Jackson as Dellaplane's Chauffeur
1988 She's Having a Baby as Photographer
1987 Steele Justice as Long Hair
1987 Lethal Weapon as Endo
1986 Running Scared
1986 Big Trouble as Chinese Laborer #2
1986 Big Trouble in Little China as Wing Kong Hatchet Man
1985 The Twilight Zone(1 episode)
1985 My Science Project as Vietnamese Soldier
1984 Protocol as Cook
1983 Off the Wall as Mt. Joy Cheerleader
1983 Twilight Zone: The Movie as Vietnamese (segment "Time Out")

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