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Maylia

Actress

Born - 10 November 1925, Detroit, Michigan, USA
Died - 16 October 2016

Exotic, full-lipped American actress of Chinese heritage who featured in a few Hollywood films of the post-war years. Born Gloria Chin, she married actor Benson Fong and eventually retired to raise their five children and help her husband run a successful chain of restaurants in Los Angeles. Her film appearances included those in Singapore (1947), To the Ends of the Earth (1948, her best role), Boston Blackie's Chinese Venture (1949), Chinatown at Midnight (1950), Call Me Mister (1951), His Majesty O'Keefe (1952) and Return to Paradise (1953), her last. She died in her sleep; her husband passed away in 1987 after 40 years of marriage.