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Jonathan Ke Quan

Biography

Ex – child actor whose best-known movies are the Goonies and Indiana Jones as well as the Temple of Doom. His function in the last mentioned film garnered him a Musician Award. He fled South Vietnam along with his family members as a kid and was presented with political asylum in america. He played continuing television assignments in Head from the Course and Jointly We Stand. He was raised with his old sibling. He and Sean Astin both made an appearance within the 1992 film Encino Man.

Quick Facts


Full Name Jonathan Ke Quan
Date Of Birth August 7, 1971
Place Of Birth Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Profession Movie Actor
Education University of Southern California
Nationality American, Vietnamese
Movies Second Time Around, Encino Man, Breathing Fire, The Goonies, Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, Voodoo
TV Shows Head of the Class, Together We Stand
Star Sign Leo

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#Fact
1He is now a martial artist and working as a stunt coordinator, recently worked with Jet Li on "The One" [2002]
2Is a huge Jackie Chan fan.
3Was number 67 on vh1's The Greatest: 100 Greatest Kid Stars (2005)
4In the scene in The Goonies (1985), where rocks are falling from the cave ceiling, he screams "Holy SH-I-T", spelling the expletive rather than saying it. He did this because his mother made him promise not to use any bad language in the movie.
5Attended Alhambra High School in Alhambra, California, USA.
6His brother was the one actually auditioning for the role of Short Round in Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984). Jonathan just followed his brother along, but the casting people decided to pick him instead.
7When phoning his mother during the Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984) movie shoot, he referred to George Lucas and Steven Spielberg as bearded man 1 and bearded man 2.
8Studied Tae Kwon Do under Philip Tan in 1983 on the set of Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984), and has also trained in the art under Tao-Liang Tan.
9Speaks fluent English, Vietnamese, Cantonese and Mandarin.


Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Mou han fou wut2002Sing Wong
1997 Fei hu qi bing1997as Ko-Wei Kuan
Encino Man1992Kim (as Jonathan Quan)
Tales from the Crypt1991TV SeriesJosh
Head of the Class1990-1991TV SeriesJasper Kwong
Breathing Fire1991Charlie Moore
Passenger: Sugisarishi hibi1987Rick (as Ke Huy Quan)
Nothing Is Easy1986-1987TV SeriesSam
The Goonies1985Data (as Ke Huy Quan)
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom1984Short Round (as Ke Huy Quan)

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The One2001assistant: Mr. Yuen
X-Men2000assistant fight choreographer / translator: Mr. Yuen - uncredited

Stunts

Stunts

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Enigma2009/IShort stunt coordinator
X-Men2000stunt rigger - uncredited

Cinematographer

Cinematographer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Voodoo1999Short

Assistant Director

Assistant Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The One2001assistant director to the action choreography - uncredited

Editor

Editor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Voodoo1999Short

Editorial Department

Editorial Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Other Side2006/Iadditional editor

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Voodoo1999Short producer

Sound Department

Sound Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Other Side2006/Ifoley artist

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Far2012/IShort special thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Indiana Jones: Making the Trilogy2003Video documentaryHimself (as Ke Huy Quan)
The Making of 'The Goonies'1985TV Short documentaryHimself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Edición Especial Coleccionista2010TV SeriesRichard 'Data' Wang
Boffo! Tinseltown's Bombs and Blockbusters2006DocumentaryShort Round (uncredited)
The Light and Magic of 'Indiana Jones'2003Video documentary shortHimself
The Stunts of 'Indiana Jones'2003Video documentary shortHimself

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1987Young Artist AwardYoung Artist AwardsExceptional Performance by a Young Actor in a New Television, Comedy or Drama SeriesTogether We Stand (1986)
1985Young Artist AwardYoung Artist AwardsBest Young Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture Musical, Comedy, Adventure or DramaIndiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984)

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1985Saturn AwardAcademy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USABest Performance by a Younger ActorIndiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984)


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