You Don't Know Jack Soo

  • 2011
  • TV Show
  • TV-G

A profile of actor Jack Soo (1917-79), who is best remembered as Det. Nick Yemana on the popular 1970s sitcom "Barney Miller." The documentary recalls his early nightclub years; his breakthrough in the "Flower Drum Song" Broadway play and movie; and his refusal to accept parts he found demeaning. Included: remarks from family and friends, including seve (more…)

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00:59 — You Don't Know Jack Soo tells the fascinating story of a pioneering American entertainer Jack Soo, an Oakland native who became the first Asian Americ (more…)

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  • Premiered: May 16, 2011
  • Rating: TV-G
  • Premise: A profile of actor Jack Soo (1917-79), who is best remembered as Det. Nick Yemana on the popular 1970s sitcom "Barney Miller." The documentary recalls his early nightclub years; his breakthrough in the "Flower Drum Song" Broadway play and movie; and his re… (more)

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