From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Benson Fong ( October 10, 1916 – August 1, 1987) was a Chinese-American character actor. Born in Sacramento, California, Fong was from a mercantile family. After graduating from high school in Sacramento, he studied briefly in China before joining relatives in commercial activities in California. Description above from the Wikipedia article Benson Fong, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.