Steven Spielberg and Ke Huy Quan reunited with the lovely Indiana Jones on the red carpet at the American Film Institute Luncheon on Friday, January 13, 2023 .
Spielberg, 76, and Kwon, 51, took a moment to reconnect and pose for pictures together.
At one point, All Love planted a childlike kiss on Spielberg’s cheek, and the two embraced sweetly, smiling brightly for the camera.
Steven Spielberg gave Ke Huy Quan his first film role at the age of 13 when he starred in Short Round opposite Harrison Ford in 1984 Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, About 40 years ago, every type.
The film kicked off the career of the former child actor who went on to star in the ’80s classic The Goonies. His career in front of the camera was interrupted until he starred in everything is everywherewhich earned him his first Ballon d’Or earlier this week (Tuesday, January 10, 2023), via people magazine.
In the speech, Quan Quan gave special praise to the famous director. “I was taught from a young age to never forget where I came from and always remember who gave me the first chance,” Kwon said at the time. “I’m so excited to see Steven Spielberg here tonight. Thank you, Steven. When I started my child star career Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, I feel very lucky to have been selected. As I got older, I started to wonder if that was it, if it was just luck. “
during an interview typeIn November 2022, Quan shared that Spielberg had not forgotten him over the years; 38 years later, Spielberg still gave Quan Jun a Christmas gift every holiday season.
“He gave me my first job, and after so many years, he hasn’t forgotten me,” Quan said. “Every time I needed help, he was always there.”