Gedde Watanabe

American actor and comedian

Gary "Gedde" Watanabe (born June 26, 1955) is an American actor and comedian.[1] He voiced the character, Ling, in the 1998 animated movie Mulan and its 2004 sequel, Mulan II. He played Long Duk Dong in the 1984 movie Sixteen Candles.

Gedde Watanabe
Watanabe in 2014
Gary Watanabe

(1955-06-26) June 26, 1955 (age 69)
Ogden, Utah, U.S.
EducationAmerican Conservatory Theater
Occupation(s)Actor, Comedian
Years active1975–present


  1. "Gedde Watanabe". The New York Times. Archived from the original on 2014-03-26. Retrieved 2020-08-21.