Legendary Actor Aki Aleong Guests on Eye on Entertainment

Aki Aleong's Career Has Spanned over 60 Years as an Actor, Singer, Writer, Producer and Activist
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HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. - Nov. 28, 2016 - PRLog -- Legendary actor Aki Aleong was a guest on the television program Eye on Entertainment (EOE) in November 2016.  He was interviewed about his great career, which has spanned more than 60 years as an actor, singer, writer, producer and activist, by EOE executive producer and host Dawna Lee Heising.  Heising is the Vice President of Aki Aleong's production company Mustard Seed Media Group (http://www.mustardseedmediagroup.com).  Aleong has several films in development, including the $15M "Monkey King's Daughter", "Road to Hell", "Bucks of America" and "Railroad to Hell".

Aleong is set to receive a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Southern California Motion Picture Council on Monday, December 12, 2016 in Studio City, California, according to his manager Joe Williamson of the Williamson Management Company,  Please view the EOE show featuring great actor Aki Aleong at:  https://youtu.be/rlg7N0dX7xA

Aleong has served on the National Board of the Screen Actors Guild, appointed National Chair of SAG'S EEOC and was a member of the President's Diversity/Affirmative Action Task Force. He has also been Executive Director of AIM (Asians in Media), Vice President of The Media Coalition of Los Angeles and President of MANAA (Media Action Network for Asian-Americans). Among Aleong's numerous awards is an Honorary Doctorate from New Dimensions University in 2013.

Aleong's legendary career started on Broadway in "Teahouse of the August Moon" and "The Interview." He went on to star in more than 50 movies and 150 television shows and has worked with Academy Award-winners Frank Sinatra Jr., Marlon Brando, Faye Dunaway, Joanne Woodward, Steve McQueen, Ben Kingsley, John Mills, Ernest Borgnine, Jennifer Connelly and Martin Landau. Aleong has worked with Directors William Wyler {3 time Oscar winner}, John Sturges and Martin Ritt.

Other notable stars with whom Aki has worked include Roger Moore, Bill Cosby, Peter Lawford, Tony Randall, Gina Lollobrigida, Chuck Norris, Olivia Hussey, Pierce Brosnan and others, many of whom have been the recipients of Golden Globes, DGA, WGA, SAG, Cannes and similar prestigious awards. Aki's career also includes working with prominent Writers/Directors, including John Milius, Lionel Chetwynd, Philip Yordan, Mark Rydell and Nobel Peace Prize Winner Pearl S. Buck.

Aleong also has experience as a record executive producer/artist.  He was Chairman of FORE (The Fraternity of Recording Executives), an organization dedicated to bringing Executives of Color into the Music Industry. His other affiliations include President of Pan World Records and Golden Dragon Publishing companies. He was the National Director of Black Promotion for Polydor/Polygram Records and also worked with Liberty/UA Records and Capitol Records. He also produced records for Columbia Records, Capitol, Liberty/UA, Artista and other prominent labels. Aleong is the first Asian American to have a Top100 record, which he wrote and co-produced, on the National Charts in the US.

Aleong's other accomplishments include NAAAP ( National Association of Asian American Professionals) membership, an Advisory Board Member of the US China Aids Foundation and a Judge for the Asian American Teens 2007-2008. He is President of MANAA (Media Action Network for Asian Americans), Senior Advisor for Ace Studios Hong Kong and President of Mustard Seed Media Group, for which he wrote, directed and starred in "Railroad to Hell."

About Eye on Entertainment
"Eye on Entertainment," a division of Eye on Excellenceâ„¢ Productions, is broadcast on Prime Network across the nation.   EOE features interviews with filmmakers, actors and industry professionals.  Dawna Lee Heising, EOE executive producer and host, is a member of SAG-AFTRA, has a B.S. and MBA from Pepperdine University and is the Vice President of Mustard Seed Media Group.  She is a former Miss Los Angeles Chinatown, and won Mrs. California United States 2000, Ms. World 2008, Ms. Universe 2009 and Miss Galactic Film Festival 2015, among other titles.  She also won a 2013 EOTM Award for Outstanding Television Talk Show Host, and won Best Actress at the 2014 Mockfest Film Festival for "After School Massacre".  The EOE team includes John Cox, Renah Wolzinger, Jerry Moore; Mark Schrimmer, Stan Goodrich, Vida Ghaffari and Joe Williamson. Dawna's manager is Joe Williamson of the Williamson Management Company. Please visit: www.youtube.com/eyeonentertainment,  https://pro-labs.imdb.com/name/nm3148014 and  http://www.dawnaleeheisingactress.com/

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