Aki Aleong

D.O.B: Dec 19, 1934 | Port of Spain, Trinidad, Trinidad and Tobago

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Aki Aleongs career has spanned more than 60 years as an actor, singer, writer, producer and activist. He has served on the National Board of the Screen Actors Guild, appointed National Chair of SAGS EEOC and was a member of the Presidents Diversity/Affirmative Action Task Force.

Biography

Aki Aleongs career has spanned more than 60 years as an actor, singer, writer, producer and activist. He has served on the National Board of the Screen Actors Guild, appointed National Chair of SAGS EEOC and was a member of the Presidents Diversity/Affirmative Action Task Force. Aki has also been Executive Director of AIM (Asians in Media), Vice President of The Media Coalition of Los Angeles and President of MANAA (Media Action Network for Asian-Americans). Among Akis numerous awards is an Honorary Doctorate from New Dimensions University in 2013. Akis legendary career started on Broadway in Teahouse of the August Moon and The Interview. He went on to star in more than 50 movies and 150 television shows and has worked with Academy Award-winners Frank Sinatra Jr., Marlon Brando, Faye Dunaway, Joanne Woodward, Steve McQueen, Ben Kingsley, John Mills, Ernest Borgnine, Jennifer Connelly and Martin Landau. Aki has worked with Directors William Wyler {3 time Oscar winner}, John Sturges and Martin Ritt. Other notable stars with whom Aki has worked include Roger Moore, Bill Cosby, Peter Lawford, Tony Randall, Gina Lollobrigida, Chuck Norris, Olivia Hussey, Pierce Brosnan and others, many of whom have been the recipients of Golden Globes, DGA, WGA, SAG, Cannes and similar prestigious awards. Akis career also includes working with prominent Writers/Directors, including John Milius, Lionel Chetwynd, Philip Yordan, Mark Rydell and Nobel Peace Prize Winner Pearl S. Buck. Aki also has experience as a record executive producer/artist.