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American actor, voice actor and director

James Hong is ...

Alive
Born 22 Feb 1929 in Minneapolis
Age90 years, 8 months
Correction?
James Hong
James Hong
Hong signing autographs at ComCon in Sacramento

About James Hong

James Hong (traditional Chinese: 吳漢章; simplified Chinese: 吴汉章; pinyin: Wú Hànzhāng; Jyutping: Ng4 Hon3zoeng1; born February 22, 1929) is an American actor, voice actor, producer, and director of Chinese descent. He has worked in numerous productions in American media since the 1950s, playing a variety of East Asian roles. He became known to audiences through starring in the crime series The New Adventures of Charlie Chan (1957–1958), and through numerous appearances on the original Hawaii Five-O (1968-1980). Hong is known for his roles in various Hollywood films, such as Chinatown (1974), Airplane! (1980), Hannibal Chew in Blade Runner (1982), David Lo Pan in Big Trouble in Little China (1986), Jeff Wong in Wayne's World 2 (1993), Master Hong in Balls of Fury (2007), and Jerry Chen in R.I.P.D. (2013). Hong also famously guest starred on the sitcom Seinfeld as a maître d' in the episode "The Chinese Restaurant". As a voice actor, Hong voiced Chi-Fu in Mulan (1998), Daolon Wong on the television series Jackie Chan Adventures (2002–2004) and Mr. Ping in the Kung Fu Panda franchise, in addition to several video game roles including Sleeping Dogs and Call of Duty: Black Ops II (both 2012). Hong also voiced several characters in Avatar: The Last Airbender. With over 380 film and television credits, he is one of the most prolific English-speaking actors of all time.Hong is a founding member, charter member and former president of the Association of Asian/Pacific American Artists (AAPAA). He also helped establish the East-West Players, currently the oldest Asian American theater in Los Angeles, to increase Asian American representation in the industry.

Films

James Hong has worked on the following films:

Airplane!
1980 American satirical comedy film
1980
Chinatown
1974 American neo-noir film by Roman Polański
1974
The Day the Earth Stood Still
1951 US science fiction film
1951
Operation Dumbo Drop
1995 film produced by Walt Disney Pictures
1995
Tango & Cash
1989 American buddy cop action comedy film
1989
Godzilla, King of the Monsters!
1956 film directed by Ishirō Honda
1956
The Shadow
1994 film by Russell Mulcahy
1994
R.I.P.D.
2013 American supernatural action-comedy film
2013
The Sand Pebbles
1966 American period war film
1966
Marco Polo
TV miniseries
1982
Colossus: The Forbin Project
1969 film by Joseph Sargent
1969
The Human Vapor
1960 film by Ishirō Honda
1960
Go Tell the Spartans
1978 film by Ted Post
1978
Flower Drum Song
1961 film by Henry Koster
1961
The Golden Child
1986 film by Michael Ritchie
1986
Never So Few
1959 film by John Sturges
1959
The Two Jakes
1990 film by Jack Nicholson
1990
Safe
2012 film by Boaz Yakin
2012
Wayne's World 2
1993 film by Stephen Surjik
1993
Revenge of the Nerds II: Nerds in Paradise
1987 film by Joe Roth
1987
The Satan Bug
1965 film by John Sturges
1965
Yes, Giorgio
1982 film by Franklin J. Schaffner
1982
True Confessions
1981 crime film
1981
Blood Alley
1955 seafaring adventure movie
1955
The Art of War
2000 film by Christian Duguay
2000
Vice Versa
1988 film by Brian Gilbert
1988
Missing in Action
1984 film by Joseph Zito
1984
Black Widow
1987 thriller film
1987
Balls of Fury
2007 American sports comedy film
2007
The Perfect Weapon
1991 film by Mark DiSalle
1991
The In-Laws
1979 film by Arthur Hiller
1979
Red Corner
1997 film by Jon Avnet
1997
Hot to Trot
1988 film by Michael Dinner
1988
Battle Hymn
1957 film by Douglas Sirk
1957
Bound for Glory
1976 film by Hal Ashby
1976
The Lost Medallion: The Adventures of Billy Stone
2013
The Hawaiians
1970 film by Tom Gries
1970
Bad Company
1995 film by Damian Harris
1995
No Deposit, No Return
1976 film by Norman Tokar
1976
Broken Vessels
1998 film by Scott Ziehl
1998
The Carey Treatment
1972 film by Blake Edwards
1972
Infinity
1996 film by Matthew Broderick
1996
China Gate
1957 film by Samuel Fuller
1957
China Girl
1987 film by Abel Ferrara
1987
Soldier of Fortune
1955 film by Edward Dmytryk
1955
The World's Greatest Lover
1977 film by Gene Wilder
1977
Bloodsport II: The Next Kumite
1996 film by Alan Mehrez
1996
Bloodsport III
film
1997
The Vineyard
1989 film by James Hong, William Rice
1989
Ninja III: The Domination
1984 film directed by Sam Firstenberg
1984
The Secret Agent Club
1996 film by John Murlowski
1996
How to Make Love to a Woman
2010
Too Much Sun
1990 film by Robert Downey, Sr.
1991
Missing Pieces
1992 film by Leonard B. Stern
1992
Forbidden Warrior
2004
Shadowzone
1990 film by J. S. Cardone
1990
Caged Fury
1989
Dragonfight
1990
Guns and Lipstick
1995
The Ghost
2001 film directed by Douglas Jackson
2001
Femme Fontaine: Killer Babe for the C.I.A.
film from 1994
1994
G2 - Mortal Conquest
1999
Gladiator Cop
1995

Television

James Hong has worked on the following shows:

Charmed
American supernatural drama / fantasy television series (1998-2006)
1998
Seinfeld
American sitcom
1989
Days of our Lives
daytime soap opera
1965
The West Wing
American 1999-2006 television serial drama
1999
Chuck
TV series
2007
Miami Vice
American television series
Elementary
American television drama
2012
The Dukes of Hazzard
American television series
1979
Bones
American crime procedural drama television series
2005
Avatar: The Last Airbender
animated television series
2005
All in the Family
American television series
1971
Perry Mason
American dramatized court show
1957
The Adventures of Brisco County, Jr.
television series
Dallas
American television soap opera
1978
Dynasty
1980s American prime time television soap opera
Archer
American animated television series
2010
The Blacklist
American television series
2013
Mission: Impossible
television series 1966
1966
General Hospital
American daytime television medical drama
1963
2 Broke Girls
American TV series
2011
The Man from U.N.C.L.E.
1960s American television series
Alias
American spy-action television series
2001
Bonanza
1959-1973 American western/cowboy television series
1959
The A-Team
American television series
1983
Malcolm in the Middle
American television sitcom
Wagon Train
television program
Death Valley Days
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
American 2012 animated TV series by the Nickelodeon Animation Studio in the franchise of the same name
2012
Soap
American sitcom
The Fugitive
American drama series
The Practice
television series
1997
Beauty and the Beast
American drama series
1987
Star Wars Rebels
American 3D CGI animated television series
2014
Star Wars: The Clone Wars
2008 TV series
2008
Home Improvement
American television sitcom
1991
The Rockford Files
television series
The Division
television series
2001
Hawaii Five-O
American police procedural drama series
1968
Magnum, P.I.
television program
1980
Wonder Woman
television series
Diagnosis: Murder
American television drama series
St. Elsewhere
television series
1982
MacGyver
American television series
1985
Chicago Hope
television series
1994
Teen Titans
TV series
Jackie Chan Adventures
American animated television series
2000
The King of Queens
American sitcom, ran on CBS 1998 to 2007
I Dream of Jeannie
television series
Las Vegas
television series
2003
Airwolf
1984
I Spy
television series
Alcoa Presents: One Step Beyond
television series
Gomer Pyle
American television sitcom
The Drew Carey Show
television series
The Bionic Woman
American television series (1976)
Murphy Brown
A.N.T. Farm
American sitcom
2011
Harry O
China, IL
American animated television series
Maude
television series
1972
Doogie Howser, M.D.
television series
1989
Santa Barbara
American television soap opera
1984
Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated
US TV series
2010
Sisters
TV series
Chowder
cartoon series
2007
Taxi
American TV sitcom, 1978–1983
1978
Sugarfoot
American Western TV series
The Donna Reed Show
American situation comedy
Hunter
1984-1991 American police drama television series
Rush Hour
An American police comedy TV series based on the popular film franchise of the same name.
Ironside
television series beginning in 1967
Super Robot Monkey Team Hyperforce Go!
animated television series
2004
Zoey 101
2004
The Bill Cosby Show
television series
1969
Millennium
American television series
1996
Tour of Duty
American television drama series
1987
Kung Fu
television series
1972
Family Affair
television series
The Thundermans
American superhero live-action comedy television series
2013
Peter Gunn
TV series
1967
China Beach
television series
The Equalizer
television series
Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness
2011
SWAT Kats: The Radical Squadron
1993
Pair of Kings
American television sitcom
2011
Ellen
1994 American television sitcom
1994
Tombstone Territory
American Western TV series
Zorro
American action-adventure western drama series
1957
Falcon Crest
television program
T. J. Hooker
1982
War of the Worlds
Forever Knight
television series
The Outer Limits
American television series that aired on ABC from 1963 to 1965
Martial Law
television series
Hart to Hart
television series
The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries
television series in the United States
Generator Rex
Incredible Crew
American sketch comedy television series
Playhouse 90
The Loop
Sky King
SuperMansion
The Pretender
The Bob Newhart Show
American TV sitcom, 1972–1978
Ben Casey
television series
Penn Zero: Part-Time Hero
American animated series
The Streets of San Francisco
television series
Legend
TV series
The Adventures of Rin Tin Tin
television program
The Beast
American crime drama series
Manimal
television series
Andy Barker, P.I.
television program
Bat Masterson
Cavalcade of America
General Electric Theater
The Fall Guy
TV series on ABC between 1981‒1986
1981
Steve Canyon
television program
Cannon
television program
The Millionaire
Richard Diamond, Private Detective
television program
In Case of Emergency
Barnaby Jones
television series
American Playhouse
anthology television series
Gigantic
television series
Tales from the Darkside
Drunk History
American television comedy series
Bachelor Father
television program
1957
Booker
Nobodies
Crazy like a Fox
American television series
Real Rob
American comedy television series
Mike Tyson Mysteries
Kung Fu: The Legend Continues
Dragnet
original 1951-1959 TV series
1951
Rescue 8
1958
Checkmate
American detective television series
Four Star Playhouse
American anthology television series
Jake and the Fatman
The New Adventures of Perry Mason
The Rookies
television series
Fireside Theater
1949
The First Family
Outlaws
1986 American television series
Letter to Loretta
The F.B.I.
American television series
The Chronicle
TV series
Baretta
television series
1975
Hawaiian Eye
American television series
Adventures in Paradise
Matinee Theater
Johnny Ringo
S.W.A.T.
television series
87th Precinct
1961
This Is the Life
American TV series
Kentucky Jones
The Blue Knight
Cimarron City
1958