Warner Oland

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Warner Oland

Born as Johan Verner Ölund Warner Oland (October 3, 1879 - August 6, 1938) was a Swedish film actor who became world famous for his portrayal of detective Charlie Chan in the 1930s.

He can be seen on the cover of Tinsel Town Rebellion.

A well known Zappa quote, "The mind is like a parachute. It cannot function when it's not open.", was also uttered by Oland in "Charlie Chan at the Circus" (1936).