Peter Kwong

Peter KwongPeter Kwong (Dorjee, Climber #1, Fortune Teller, Sherpa in Climbing Everest) played the lead role of Dr. Haing S. Ngor in The Survivor: A Cambodian Odyssey by Jon Lipsky at the Actors Theatre of Louisville--- Humana Festival, and stretched his musical theater skills in Mame with the late Juliet Prowse.

He has been seen in over 80 film and television roles. You may recognize him from Big Trouble in Little China, Golden Child, The Presidio, Angel Town, Never Too Young To Die, Gleaming the Cube, and Steel Justice. Peter has also appeared in the films Theodore Rex with Whoopi Goldberg, Brainsmasher: A Love Story with Andrew Dice Clay, Row Your Boat with Jon Bon Jovi and Bai Ling, and Pearl S. Buck’s historic epic The Living Reed as the King of Korea and Ghost Rock with Gary Busey.

On the small screen, you have seen him in My Wife And Kids, JAG, General Hospital, Malcolm and Eddie, Sisters, The Wayans Brothers, Daddy Dearest, Renegade, Top Cops, Full House, Doctor, Doctor, Tour of Duty, 227, MacGyver, Dynasty, and Miami Vice, to name a few.

Winner of Bay Area Critics’ Award for Choreography in Antigone Falun Gong, his emphasis is a fusion of jazz/martial arts/hip hop. Peter is a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. He is also an accomplished martial artist in Northern Shaolin Kung Fu and teaches Tai Chi Chuan.

Submitted on April 1, 2005