James Hong

Biography

Date of Birth 22 February 1929, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA Height 6' (1.83 m) Mini Biography James Hong was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. He studied civil engineering at the University of Minnesota, but at some point along the way became interested in acting. He graduated from the University of Southern California and practiced for 1½ years as a road engineer with the County of Los Angeles. He took sick leaves and vacation time to do films. He finally quit engineering to focus on acting full time. He is one of the founders of the East-West Players, the oldest Asian American theater in Los Angeles. He served as president and charter member of the Association of Asian Pacific American Artists. Hong is one of the most prolific and well-recognized Asian-American character actors of movies and television. He currently lives in Los Angeles and is planning to produce and direct his own films. Spouse Susan Hong (20 October 1977 - present) Pearl Huang (9 May 1967 - April 1973) (divorced) Trade Mark Gruff, yet softly spoken voice. Trivia Unsuccessfully auditioned for the part of Sulu on "Star Trek" (1966). Father of April Hong. Was a contestant on Groucho Marx's "You Bet Your Life" (1950). Once worked as an engineer for the city of Los Angeles.

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Birth Place

Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA

Birth Date

2/22/1929
Known For
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Big Trouble in Little China

David Lo Pan

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Everything Everywhere All at Once

Gong Gong

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The Vineyard

Dr. Elson Po

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The Perfect Weapon

Yung

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Bloodsport II

Sun

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Summoned

Frank

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Bloodsport 3:Combats à mains nues

Master Sun

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Talons of the Eagle

Mr. Li

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Terror of the Deep

Ho Lee

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ShadowZone

Dr. Van Fleet

Starring In
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Everything Everywhere All at Once

Gong Gong

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Turning Red

Mr. Gao (voice)

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Wendell and Wild

Father Bests (voice)

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Trollhunters: Rise of the Titans

Zong Shi (voice)

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More Than Miyagi: The Pat Morita Story

Self

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Batman: Soul of the Dragon

O-Sensei (voice)

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Beast Mode

Pish Rudabaker

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Dropa

Jin

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Abominable

Yak Leader (voice)

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Grand-Daddy Day Care

Walter

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The Haunted Swordsman

The Navigator

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Cross: Rise of the Villains

Mr. Woo

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The Next Kill

Shop Keep

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Sharknado 6: The Last One

Confucius

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Sherlock Gnomes

Salt Shaker (voice)

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Fortune Cookie

Gui Po

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Kung Fu Panda 3

Mr. Ping (voice)

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Kung Fu Panda: Secrets of the Scroll

Mr. Ping (voice)

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Better Criminal

Harold Fat

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Monkey King: Hero Is Back

Old Monk (voice)

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Tom and Jerry: Spy Quest

Dr. Zin (voice)

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Summoned

Frank

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R.I.P.D.

Nick's Avatar

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Das verschollene Medaillon - Die Abenteuer von Billy Stone

Faleaka

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Safe

Han Jiao

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Kung Fu Panda 2

Mr. Ping (voice)

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Trinity Goodheart

Mr. Kwon

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Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness: Scorpion's Sting

Mr. Ping (voice)

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How To Make Love To A Woman

Sifu

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Kung Fu Panda Holiday

Mr. Ping (voice)

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Kung Fu Panda

Mr. Ping (voice)

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The Day The Earth Stood Still

Mr. Wu

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Chill Out Scooby-Doo!

High Lama (voice)

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Balls of Fury

Wong

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Un Noel inattendu

Rico

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Shanghai Kiss

Mark Liu

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Adventures of Johnny Tao

Sifu

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Totally Awesome

Mr. Yamagashi

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Dragon Dynasty

Gao

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The Abominable Snowman - Choose Your Own Adventure

Monk

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American Fusion

Dr. Wong

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Latin Dragon

Mr. Rhee

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Forbidden Warrior

Muraji, The Warlord

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Sucker Free City

Kwok

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Ghost Rock

Weng

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Hero

King of Qin (English dubbed version) (voice)

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Epoch

Ambassador Po

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Experience Jimi Hendrix

Old Man

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The Art of War

Ambassador Wu

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Scandalous Behavior

Adam Chance

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Spawn 3: The Ultimate Battle

Zhang Lao / Gen Soon

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G2: Mortal Conquest

Parmenion

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Mulan

Chi Fu (voice)

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Breakout

Mr. Wang

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Red Corner

Lin Shou

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McHale's Navy

Asian Leader (uncredited)

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Blade Runner

Dr. Chew (voice)

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Bloodsport 3:Combats à mains nues

Master Sun

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Bloodsport II

Sun

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Infinity

Abacus Adder

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Red Carpet Double Feature: South Beach Academy/Rock 'n' Roll High School Forever

Johnny Staccato

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The Secret Agent Club

Mr. Yamata

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Operation Dumbo Drop

Y B'ham

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Bad Company

Bobby Birdsong

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Triplecross

Old Chinese Man

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Cyber Bandits

Tojo Yokohama

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Tank Girl

Che'tsai

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The Shadow

Li Peng

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Come Die with Me: A Mickey Spillane's Mike Hammer Mystery

Nathan

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Gladiator Cop

Parmenion

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Operation Golden Phoenix

Mister Chang

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Hit Lady

Master Sun

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Wayne's World 2

Jeff Wong

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October 32nd

Leong Tao

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L.A. Goddess

Edward

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Talons of the Eagle

Mr. Li

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Mystery Date

Fortune Teller

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The Perfect Weapon

Yung

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Crime Lords

Ling

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Missing Pieces

Chang

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Too Much Sun

Frank, Sr.

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The Two Jakes

Kahn

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ShadowZone

Dr. Van Fleet

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Caged Fury

Detective Randall Stoner

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Dragonfight

Asawa

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Framed

Mr. Chew

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Tango & Cash

Quan

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Nasty Boys

Oscar 1 episode, 1990

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Rosens Broderskab

Col. Chan

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The Vineyard

Dr. Elson Po

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The Jitters

Tony Yang Sr.

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Vice Versa

Kwo

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Hot To Trot

Boss

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Revenge of the Nerds II: Nerds in Paradise

Snotty

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Black Widow

H. Shin - Honolulu private investigator

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China Girl

Gung Tu

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The Golden Child

Doctor Hong

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Big Trouble in Little China

David Lo Pan

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Ninja III: The Domination

Miyashima

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Missing in Action

Gen. Tran

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Breathless

Grocer

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Yes, Giorgio

Kwan

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Blade Runner

Hannibal Chew

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Marco Polo

Phags-pa (unknown episodes)

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TJ Hooker - The Complete 1st and 2nd Seasons

Dr. Hong / ... (2 episodes, 1983)

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So Fine

Asian Man #1

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True Confessions

Coroner Wong

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Airplane!

Japanese General

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Mandrake

Theron

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The In-Laws

Bing Wong

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Go Tell the Spartans

The Old Man

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Panic in Echo Park

Larry Lee

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The World's Greatest Lover

Sven, Yes Man #3

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No Deposit, No Return

Ming Lo

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Bound for Glory

Chili Joint Owner

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The Missiles of October

U.N. Secretary-General U Thant

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Chinatown

Evelyn's Butler

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Sunshine

Dr. Wilde

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The Carey Treatment

David Tao

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Earth II

(uncredited)

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A Tattered Web

Police Surgeon

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Colossus: The Forbin Project

Dr. Chin

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The Hawaiians

Ti Chong

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The Bamboo Saucer

Archibald

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The Sand Pebbles

Victor Shu

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Terror of the Deep

Ho Lee

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One Spy Too Many

Prince Phanong (archive footage)

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The Satan Bug

Dr. Yang

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Flower Drum Song

Headwaiter

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The Human Vapor

Narrator / Mizuno (voice)

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Never So Few

General Chao (uncredited)

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China Gate

Charlie

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Battle Hymn

ROK Maj. Chong (uncredited)

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Flight to Hong Kong

Traffic Policeman (uncredited)

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Godzilla: King of the Monsters!

Ogata / Serizawa (voice) (uncredited)

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Love Is a Many Splendored Thing

Fifth Brother (uncredited)

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Blood Alley

Communist Soldier (uncredited)

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Soldier of Fortune

Chinese Policeman (uncredited)

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You Bet Your Life - The Best Episodes

Himself (1 episode, 1954)

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