American actors died in Gas poisoning

Here are 1 famous actors from United States of America died in Gas poisoning:

Victor Sen Yung

Victor Sen Yung (October 18, 1915 San Francisco-November 1, 1980 North Hollywood) a.k.a. Sen Yung, Victor Young, Victor Sen-Yung, Victor Sen Young, Yáng Sēn, Sen Yew Cheung or Sen Young was an American actor and cook.

He was of Chinese descent and appeared in over 200 films, mainly in supporting roles. Yung is perhaps best known for his role as Hop Sing, the cook on the western television series Bonanza. He also appeared in the Charlie Chan film series as Jimmy Chan, the detective's second son.

In addition to his acting career, Yung was also an accomplished cook and author. He authored the cookbooks "The Great Wok Cookbook" and "Yung's Chinese Cooking". He even hosted his own cooking show on television called "Yung's Kitchen".

Despite his success in Hollywood and the culinary world, Yung faced discrimination and typecasting due to his ethnicity. He was often limited to playing stereotypical characters and struggled to find meaningful roles that didn't perpetuate racist stereotypes.

Yung died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound in 1980 at the age of 65. His contributions to both acting and culinary arts have cemented his legacy as a pioneering figure in Asian American media representation.

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