Khigh Alx Dhiegh (b. Kenneth Dickerson, 1910, Spring Lake, New Jersey - d. 25 October 1991, Mesa, Arizona) was an American television and motion picture actor of mixed North African ancestry, noted for portraying Asian roles. He is perhaps best remembered for portraying villains, in particular Chinese agent Wo Fat on Hawaii Five-O, and brainwasher Dr. Yen Lo in 1962's The Manchurian Candidate.
Besides his acting endeavours, Dheigh was active in Taoist philosophy, writing a number of books on the subject, including The Eleventh Wing (ISBN 0385283717).
Note: This profile was written in or before 2004.
Khigh Dhiegh Facts
|Birth Name||Kenneth Dickerson|
|Birthplace||Spring Lake, New Jersey, USA|
|Date of death||October 25, 1991|
|Fanfare For A Death Scene|
|The Manchurian Candidate|
|The Mephisto Waltz|
|William Castle Double Feature|
|13 Frightened Girls|