Actor | Soundtrack
As a choice for playing Charlie Chan, the rotund and almost six-foot Oland was quite unlike a Chinese gentleman of that generation. (His replacement in the series, Sidney Toler, was even taller.).
[on visiting China in the 1930s] Everywhere I went, people addressed me in Chinese. I was always introduced as 'Mr. Chan'.
Frequently appeared as asian characters, despite having no proven asian ancestry
Johan Verner Öhlund
Nyby, Västerbottens län, Sweden
Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden