TIL that Keye Luke (Number One Son, Blind Master Po from Kung Fu, and the old shopkeeper from Gremlins) was a successful artist before he was an actor. He painted murals for Grauman’s Chinese Theater, illustrated books and sheet music, and designed movie posters, including one for King Kong.

Read more: https://www.oscars.org/news/keye-luke-actor-and-artist

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  1. Oh wow yeah, all these years for some reason in my head I replaced the old shopkeeper in Gremlins with Victor Wong, the dude who played Egg Shen in Big Trouble in Little China and Walter in Tremors.

  2. Wow, he was super talented! His caricatures are amazing, too. Really hope Loretta Young was so impressed she started a torrid romance with Luke.

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