Supporting actor Jonathan Ke Quan (he originally billed himself by his birth name Quan Ke Huy) made his film debut playing the adorable and feisty street kid Short Round opposite Harrison Ford in Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984). He then co-starred in Goonies (1985). He also was a regular in the TV series Together We Stand (1986) and between 1990 and 1991, he was a regular on the television sitcom Head of the Class. Quan's Hollywood film career ended in 1992 with the film Encino Man. Quan was born in Vietnam, but raised in the United States.
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