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Jack Soo

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Jack Soo (October 28, 1917 – January 11, 1979) was an American singer and actor. He was best known for his role as Detective Nick Yemana on the television sitcom Barney Miller. He was born on a ship traveling from Japan to the United States.[1] His career began in 1958.

Soo died on January 11, 1979 at the UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles from esophageal cancer, aged 61.[2]


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  1. Guillen, Michael. "SFIAAFF 2009: YOU DON'T KNOW JACK (THE JACK SOO STORY)—Interview With Jeff Adachi". Screenanarchy. Retrieved 4 June 2019.
  2. "JACK SOO, 63, ACTOR IN 'BARNEY MILLER' He Was Sgt. Yemana in Television Series — Appeared in Movies". January 13, 1979 – via NYTimes.com.

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