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Mantan Moreland
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    (September 3, 1902-September 28, 1973)
    Played Birmingham Brown in 'The Chinese Cat,' 'The Jade Mask,' 'The Scarlet Clue,' 'The Shanghai Cobra' and 'Charlie Chan in the Secret Service'
    Acted as himself in 'Mantan Messes Up,' 'Mantan for Mayor' and 'Riverboat Rhythm'
    He acted in the notoriously racist 'Charlie Chan' movies.
    One infamous scene involved his walking through a dark room with only the whites of his eyes showing.
    He played a character called 'Negro Waiter' in the 1943 film 'Slightly Dangerous.'
    He was portrayed as hyperactive, scared, fearful and buggy-eyed in the Charlie Chan films.
    To add insult to injury, his Charlie Chan character was called 'Birmingham Brown.'
    He shared his first name with a '60s brand of paint-on tan.
    His character is generally accepted as the funniest Charlie Chan character.
    He did a series of films in which he played himself.
    He was billed high in the credits of his Charlie Chan movies.
    He had some success after the Charlie Chan films.
    He did both Sidney Toler and Roland Winters' Charlie Chan films.

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