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Leland Sun
Leland Sun-are you now margaret
Leland Sun in one of his appearances on M*A*S*H, here as an injured Chinese soldier
Personal Information
Gender: Male
Born: (1950-06-07) June 7, 1950 (age 67)
Birthplace: New York
Occupation/
Career:
Actor and stuntman
Years active: 1969-1997
Series connection
Appeared on/Involved with: M*A*S*H
Character/appeared as: Mr. Kwang / North Korean squad leader / Chinese patient / G.I.
Episode appearances/
Involved with:
"There Is Nothing Like a Nurse"

"Comrades in Arms"
"re You Now, Margaret?"
"A Holy Mess"

Leland Sun (full name Leland K. H. Sun or Leland Kuo Hsing Sun) was born on June 7, 1950 in New York City and was active as an actor and stuntman from 1969 to 1997. He is known for acting roles in Big Trouble in Little China (1986), Down and Out in Beverly Hills (1986), Army of One (1993), and The Colony (1996).

As a stuntman, he has performed in shows such as Charlie Chan and the Curse of the Dragon Queen (1981), Showdown in Little Tokyo (1991) and Beverly Hills Ninja (1997).

Leland retired in 1997 to work at a real estate investment and consulting company started by his father. He married his wife Peggy on December 17, 1991 and they have two children.[1][2]

Leland is the eldest great-grandson of Dr. Sun Yat-sen, the Chinese revolutionary and first president and founding father of the Republic of China. Since 2015 Leland has been chairperson and president of the Sun Yat-sen Center Foundation, based in Honolulu, Hawaii, which works to promote the ideals and teachings of the great Chinese statesman.

Leland Sun and M*A*S*HEdit

Leland Sun had 4 credited appearances on M*A*S*H ranging from Season 3 to Season 10. There is however some doubt about the appearance in Season 3: see the comments in the gallery. One of his more memorable appearances was as a wounded Chinese soldier in Season 8's "Are You Now, Margaret?". Leland is in character here, being ethnic Chinese. While in post op, he has a few lines where he expresses his thanks to Hawkeye in Cantonese.

Season Episode Role (as credited)  Notes
3 There Is Nothing Like a Nurse Mr. Kwang

There are 2 different Mr. Kwangs in the Episode: Sun played the Mr. Kwang in the OR scene, asked by Trapper "Give me some 3-0 chromic, Mr. Kwang"

6 Comrades in Arms North Korean squad leader speaking part in Korean
8 Are You Now, Margaret? Chinese patient speaking part in Cantonese
10 A Holy Mess G.I.

GalleryEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0838962/
  2. http://storyzoo.net/chssc40/sun_leland.html

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