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Short Round

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Fronted by guitarist and vocalist Jason Thinh, who also performs using the Chinkees, and situated in Milpitas, CA, Brief Rounded also features the task of bassist Nate Higley and drummer Randall. Affected by the music of rings like Jawbreaker, Bikini Destroy, as well as Pavement, the trio delivers a melodic influx of punk-pop, combined with driving shows of ska, funk, and option pop. Soon after their assemblage, Brief Round performed its first concert events, for the very first time providing their energizing and effective music. In 2000, the group joined the studio room to record their first disk by using Jamie Stewart, in charge of the record’s creation and mixing. THE SIMPLE Target EP, released by Second Price Records, verified the trio’s rocking potential and at exactly the same time simplified just how for the squad to record their 1st full-length disc. 2 yrs after the providing of the debut EP, the California group (today with Adam Leste on drums) released Language, their initial album, with the Asian Guy Records catalogue, helping their silvery and melodious music of punk-pop. A little bit of touring implemented, but by nov 2004, Leste and Higley acquired both still left to go after their band Force to Talk, departing Thinh to consider replacements.

Quick Facts


Full Name Short Round
Music Songs Minimal Latino, Drug Sex N Rewind, Ghosts of Your Stories, Losing Day, Cleansing, Cut, Scrape, The Alcohol Talking, Language, Three Minute Record, Post Office Date, Hidden, Troublemaking Sweetheart, Writer's Block, Ill Frustrated, Hide and Seek, Outrovert, Get It into Your Head, Molehill, La Guitarra, The Gateway, Lies and Promises, Ketso Wo Taberu, Ex, Assumptions, Anger IV, Golden, Autumn, Cleansing, Cut, and Scrape, Nowhere to Go, Hidden The Remixes, Introvert, Rainclouds, Your Monster
Albums Language, With Friends Like These, Desperate Times


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#Fact
1 He is now a martial artist and working as a stunt coordinator, recently worked with Jet Li on "The One" [2002]
2 Is a huge Jackie Chan fan.
3 Was number 67 on vh1's The Greatest: 100 Greatest Kid Stars (2005)
4 In the scene in The Goonies (1985), where rocks are falling from the cave ceiling, he screams "Holy SH-I-T", spelling the expletive rather than saying it. He did this because his mother made him promise not to use any bad language in the movie.
5 Attended Alhambra High School in Alhambra, California, USA.
6 His brother was the one actually auditioning for the role of Short Round in Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984). Jonathan just followed his brother along, but the casting people decided to pick him instead.
7 When phoning his mother during the Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984) movie shoot, he referred to George Lucas and Steven Spielberg as bearded man 1 and bearded man 2.
8 Studied Tae Kwon Do under Philip Tan in 1983 on the set of Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984), and has also trained in the art under Tao-Liang Tan.
9 Speaks fluent English, Vietnamese, Cantonese and Mandarin.


Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Mou han fou wut 2002 Sing Wong
1997 Fei hu qi bing 1997 as Ko-Wei Kuan
Encino Man 1992 Kim (as Jonathan Quan)
Tales from the Crypt 1991 TV Series Josh
Head of the Class 1990-1991 TV Series Jasper Kwong
Breathing Fire 1991 Charlie Moore
Passenger: Sugisarishi hibi 1987 Rick (as Ke Huy Quan)
Nothing Is Easy 1986-1987 TV Series Sam
The Goonies 1985 Data (as Ke Huy Quan)
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom 1984 Short Round (as Ke Huy Quan)

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The One 2001 assistant: Mr. Yuen
X-Men 2000 assistant fight choreographer / translator: Mr. Yuen - uncredited

Stunts

Stunts

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Enigma 2009/I Short stunt coordinator
X-Men 2000 stunt rigger - uncredited

Cinematographer

Cinematographer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Voodoo 1999 Short

Assistant Director

Assistant Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The One 2001 assistant director to the action choreography - uncredited

Editor

Editor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Voodoo 1999 Short

Editorial Department

Editorial Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Other Side 2006/I additional editor

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Voodoo 1999 Short producer

Sound Department

Sound Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Other Side 2006/I foley artist

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Far 2012/I Short special thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Indiana Jones: Making the Trilogy 2003 Video documentary Himself (as Ke Huy Quan)
The Making of 'The Goonies' 1985 TV Short documentary Himself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Edición Especial Coleccionista 2010 TV Series Richard 'Data' Wang
Boffo! Tinseltown's Bombs and Blockbusters 2006 Documentary Short Round (uncredited)
The Light and Magic of 'Indiana Jones' 2003 Video documentary short Himself
The Stunts of 'Indiana Jones' 2003 Video documentary short Himself

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1987 Young Artist Award Young Artist Awards Exceptional Performance by a Young Actor in a New Television, Comedy or Drama Series Together We Stand (1986)
1985 Young Artist Award Young Artist Awards Best Young Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture Musical, Comedy, Adventure or Drama Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984)

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1985 Saturn Award Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA Best Performance by a Younger Actor Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984)


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