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Noel Toy (1918–2003)

Pioneer exotic dancer Noel Toy's fashionably seductive nude performances in both San Francisco and New York clubs caused quite a sensation back in her 1940s heyday. Concealed by a few ostrich plumes, she became the nation's first Chinese-American fan dancer while turning San Francisco's Forbidden City into one of the nation's most scandalously ... See full bio »

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M*A*S*H Mama San
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 2012 Sunset Strip (Video)
 1992 Frame-Up II: The Cover-Up
David's Grandmother
 1986 Big Trouble in Little China
Mrs. O'Toole
 1981 S.O.B.
 1972-1977 M*A*S*H (TV Series)
Mama San
- The M*A*S*H Olympics (1977) ... Mama San (uncredited)
- Change Day (1977) ... Mama San (uncredited)
- In Love and War (1977) ... Mama San (uncredited)
- Henry, Please Come Home (1972) ... Mama San
 1974 Police Woman (TV Series)
The Madam
- The Beautiful Die Young (1974) ... The Madam
 1967 Family Affair (TV Series)
Mrs. Chen
- The Mother Tongue (1967) ... Mrs. Chen
 1960 Coronado 9 (TV Series)
Mrs. Wong
- Four and Twenty Buddhas (1960) ... Mrs. Wong
 1956 Telephone Time (TV Series)
- Time Bomb (1956)
 1954-1956 Studio 57 (TV Series)
Mrs. Tanaka / Mrs. Kee
- A Tombstone for Taro (1956) ... Mrs. Tanaka
- Ring Once for Death (1954) ... Mrs. Kee
 1955 Crusader (TV Series)
Mei Suchow
- Christmas in Burma (1955) ... Mei Suchow
 1955 The Left Hand of God
Woman in Sarong (uncredited)
 1955 How to Be Very, Very Popular
Cherry Blossom Wang
 1955 Soldier of Fortune
Luan (uncredited)
 1955 Cavalcade of America (TV Series)
Mrs. Nomura
- The Gift of Dr. Minot (1955) ... Mrs. Nomura
 1955 TV Reader's Digest (TV Series)
- Incident on the China Coast (1955) ... Stewardess
 1953 Biff Baker, U.S.A. (TV Series)
Ruth Ling
- The Hawaii Story (1953) ... Ruth Ling
 1951 Anne of the Indies
Slave Girl (uncredited)
Show Show Self (1 credit)

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Famous for her fan dance often called the "Chinese Sally Rand", she scandalized the Asian-American community by showing her breasts in her famous "Bubble Dance". See more »


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