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Warner Oland

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Warner Oland
Oland in 1919
Johan Verner Ölund

(1879-10-03)October 3, 1879
Nyby, Bjurholm Municipality, Sweden
DiedAugust 6, 1938(1938-08-06) (aged 58)
Stockholm, Sweden
Resting placeSouthborough Rural Cemetery, Southborough, Massachusetts
Years active1902–1937
Known forCharlie Chan
Edith Gardener Shearn (m. 1907–1938)

Warner Oland (3 October 1879 – 6 August 1938) was a Swedish-American movie actor.

He is best remembered for playing several Chinese and Chinese-American characters: Dr. Fu Manchu; Henry Chang in Shanghai Express and most notably Honolulu Police detective Lieutenant Charlie Chan.

His career included time on Broadway and numerous film appearances, including 16 Charlie Chan films. [1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Warner Oland". Svensk Filmdatabas. Retrieved May 1, 2020.