James Hong

James Hong

actor, producer, writer

James Hong was born on Feb 22, 1929 in USA. James Hong's big-screen debut came with Dragonfly Squadron directed by Lesley Selander in 1954, strarring South Korean Pilot Trainee (uncredited). James Hong is known for Gremlins: Secrets of the Mogwai directed by Joe Dante, Matthew Rhys stars as Riley Greene and Ming-Na Wen as Fong Wing. James Hong has got 6 awards and 7 nominations so far. The most recent award James Hong achieved is Walk of Fame. The upcoming new tvshow James Hong plays is Gremlins: Secrets of the Mogwai - Season 1 which will be released on May 23, 2023.

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.

  • Birthday

    Feb 22, 1929
  • Place of Birth

    Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
  • Also known

    James Young

Known For


6 wins & 7 nominations

Walk of Fame
Motion Picture
Winner - Star on the Walk of Fame
CinEuphoria Awards
Career - Honorary Award
Winner - CinEuphoria
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Movies & TV Shows

TV Shows