BRING 'EM BACK ALIVE/CBS/1982-83
**(Ron O'Neal) His Highness the Sultan of Jahore, a Malaysian potentate who
interacted with Singapore-based adventurer Frank Buck, the Great White Hunter in
1939 prior to World War II. Also featured were Clyde Kusatsu as Ali, Frank's
"number one boy"; Harvey Jason as Bhundi, the assistant of a local underworld
figure; and George Lee Cheong as Chaing, the bartender.
**(Jodi Long) Madame Ybarra, the deposed former first lady from and unnamed
Asian country [ousted by the Vintulo government] who frequented the Cafe
Americain, a local restaurant in Paris where a multitude of ex-patriots and
foreigners mingled. Before being deposed, she misappropriated U.S. financial aid
to her country to buy clothes instead of using the money for a malaria
prevention program. [draining the swamps]. To earn money in Paris, Madame Ybarra
authors an advice column for The Weekly Globe.
CAPTAIN DAVID GRIEF/SYN/1956-57
*(Maureen Hingert/costar) Anura, a beautiful South Seas native girl who
accompanied Captain David Grief as he roamed the ocean waters around Melanesia
(near Australia.) aboard the schooner "Rattler."
CHINA SMITH (THE AFFAIRS OF CHINA SMITH)/SYN/1952 & 1954-55
*(Myrna Dell/costar) Empress Shira, a scheming a powerful South Seas female who
had dealing with China Smith, a rough and tumble Irish-American con artist,
opportunist based in Singapore who traveled the orient in search of adventure.
GENE RODDENBERRY’S EARTH: FINAL CONFLICT/SYN/1997-2002
**(Von Flores) Ronald T. Sandoval, an F.B.I. agent recruited as one of the
protectors for the Taelon occupation force. He is the primary human aide to
Da’an, a power mad Tealon leader. Although Ronald does Da’an’s bidding, he has
his own agenda that includes destroying the Taelons for their culpability in the
killing of his wife and the destruction of the his birthplace [Caya Island in
the Pacific Rim] with a power burst from their space craft. Von Flores was born
and raised in the Philippine Islands.
**(Daria Massey) Naja, gorgeous 20-year-old Balinese dancer who works at
Shipwreck Callahan's American Bar on the island of Ambowia in the Spice Islands
of the East Indies. Naja once described her ethnic background saying "My father
was Portuguese but more of an Islander than my mother." Before working as a
dancer, Naja was a switchboard operator at Macaser Imports in Singapore.
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