Bruce Locke

Locke in 2017, photo by Joe Seer/

Birth Name: Bruce Allen Locke

Place of Birth: Oregon, U.S.

Date of Birth: June 26, 1961

Ethnicity: Chinese

Bruce Locke is an American actor and producer.

He is married to Arlinda.

He has said:

Although I’m Chinese-American, I grew up with a lot of the Japanese-Americans that lived this story [“Snow Falling on Cedars”]. My friends’ parents and grandparents were the ones at the camps. My family is intermarried with Japanese-Americans. So I have relatives, through marriage, that had this experience.

Bruce’s paternal grandfather was Frank N. Locke/Lock (the son of Wy See “Charles” Lock and Emilis/Eulie Fong). Frank was born in Oregon. Wy was born in China. Emilis was born in California, to parents from China, with her father being named Jong Fong.

Bruce’s paternal grandmother was named Agnes Fong (the daughter of Leua Sue). Agnes was born in Washington. Leua was born in Idaho.

Bruce’s maternal grandfather was Seid “Henry” Wah/Wa Yut (the son of Seid Chee and On Kum). Bruce’s grandfather Seid was born in Oregon. Bruce’s great-grandfather Seid was born in China. On was born in Washington.

Bruce’s maternal grandmother was Rose Ho Eng (the daughter of Eng Hong and Gee Shee). Rose was born in Washington, to Chinese parents.

Source: Obituary of Bruce’s mother –

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