Ke Huy Quan: from ‘Temple of Doom’ to Oscar winner

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Hollywood (United States) (AFP) – It is a comeback story so improbable, it could only happen in Hollywood. At age 12, Ke Huy Quan went to a casting call with his brother, who was auditioning for the role of Short Round in “Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom.” Quan himself was chosen to star in the 1984 blockbuster sequel alongside Harrison Ford. The following year, he again struck big screen gold in the action adventure classic “The Goonies.” And then the casting calls dried up and — unable to capitalize on his childhood fame — he built a career behind the cameras as a stunt coordinator. C…

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