About the Actor
Kwan's second starring role, which allowed her to display her dancing talents, was in Flower Drum Song, based on the acclaimed Rogers and Hammerstein Broadway Musical. Following completion of The Main Attraction, Kwan married. After her son, Bernie, was born, Kwan divided her time between Europe and the United States, starring in such films as Honeymoon Hotel, opposite Robert Goulet and Robert Morse; Tamahine; Fate is the Hunter, opposite Glenn Ford; Lt. Robinson Crusoe, with Dick Van Dyke; The Wrecking Crew, opposite Dean Martin; Arrivederci Baby, opposite Tony Curtis; Nobody's Perfect, with Doug McClure; and The McMasters, with David Carradine, Brock Peters, and Jack Palance.
Since returning to the United States in 1980, Kwan has appeared in such series as Fantasy Island, Trapper John, Knots Landing, Partners In Crime, and in such movies as Chicago Story, The Last Ninja, Blade in Hong Kong, James Clavell s Noble House, Miracle Landing for CBS and Babies for NBC.
As a writer, Kwan has collaborated on a number of screenplays. Murder Within, Journey to the West Gate of Heaven, Jade: Investigator. She developed the concept for T'ai Chi Ch'uan - (Touching the Clouds), her instructional videotape on this ancient Chinese exercise.
Ms. Kwan produced the feature film, The Biker Poet, and played the role of Kwan Yin in the television pilot The Zee Team. She recently guest starred in the television series ER.