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Greetings! I have rather ...

Question: Greetings! I have rather vague but persistent memories of a TV series based on the evil Chinese doctor Fu Manchu (I think he was a doctor) that aired in the late '50s. I grew up in the New York City area and perhaps it was more of a local show. Any help? Thanks.

Answer: It wasn't a local show, Richard, but it was syndicated, so it's tough to say exactly where it aired around the country. I can tell you, however, that 39 episodes of The Adventures of Fu Manchu were produced from 1955-56, starring Glen Gordon as the nefarious doctor. (Yep, he had his degree, though for all I know it might have been one of those honorary certificates you get when you're famous and speak at graduation. Or perhaps he had to defend his thesis on poisoning the masses or something?)

Based on the characters created by writer Sax Rohmer, Fu Manchu revolved around the brilliant scientist and those who thwarted his noread more


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Year Title Description
1997 She's So Lovely Movie, Actor - Black Dude
1968 Star! Movie, Actor - Lord Chamberlain
1966 Assault On A Queen Movie, Actor - Doctor
1964 Mary Poppins Movie, Actor - Mr. Tomes
1964 A Global Affair Movie, Actor - UK Delegate

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