James Hong

James Hong was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota. In a career that spans 7 decades he has been cast in over 500 television and film roles. James is one of the founders of the East-West Players, the oldest and largest Asian American theater in Los Angeles as well as previously serving as president and charter member of the Association of Asian Pacific American Artists (AAPAA). He is a former member of the SAG Board of Directors. James lives in Los Angeles with his wife where he continues to take roles as well as teach acting at The Hong Acting Workshop.

Known For

Credits

Cast Credits

Nobodies (2017)
Guest starring as Ken Choi
Rush Hour (2016)
Guest starring as Dragon (3 episodes)
Star Wars Rebels (2014)
Guest starring as Azmorigan (3 episodes)
The Thundermans (2013)
Guest starring as Grandpa Giddy
Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (2013)
Guest starring as William May
The Blacklist (2013)
Guest starring as The Coroner
Elementary (2012)
Guest starring as Meng Zhou
2 Broke Girls (2011)
Guest starring as Mr. Chang
A.N.T. Farm (2011)
Guest starring as Kenny
Archer (2009)
Guest starring as Bucky (2 episodes)
Chuck (2007)
Guest starring as Ben Lo Pan
The Big Bang Theory (2007)
Guest starring as Chen (2 episodes)
The Loop (2006)
Guest starring as Chen Ming
Bones (2005)
Guest starring as Joseph Han
10-8 (2003)
Guest starring as Min
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999)
Guest starring as Laundry Supervisor
  • Episode 6x02: Debt (Sep 28, 2004)
Charmed (1998)
Guest starring as Zen Master
Spawn (1997)
Starring as Zhang Lao
Starring as Gen Soon
Millennium (1996)
Guest starring as Monk
The Pretender (1996)
Guest starring as Mr. Lee
  • Episode 3x10: Mr. Lee (Feb 6, 1999)
Legend (1995)
Guest starring as Chai
Friends (1994)
Guest starring as Hoshi
The X-Files (1993)
Guest starring as Hard-Faced Man
The Adventures of Brisco County, Jr. (1993)
Guest starring as Lee Pow (3 episodes)
Home Improvement (1991)
Guest starring as Dave
Seinfeld (1989)
Guest starring as Bruce
Tour of Duty (1987)
Guest starring as Quang
Guest starring as Col. Li Trang
Stingray (1986)
Guest starring as Man With Goatee
MacGyver (1985)
Guest starring as Chu
Miami Vice (1984)
Guest starring as Riochi Tanaka
Falcon Crest (1981)
Guest starring as Charles Fong (3 episodes)
Dynasty (1981)
Guest starring as Dr. Chen Ling (5 episodes)
  • Episode 3x18: Reunions in Singapore (Feb 25, 1983) [Co-Star]
  • Episode 3x17: Battle Lines (Feb 16, 1983) [Co-Star]
  • Episode 3x16: The Mirror (Feb 4, 1983) [Co-Star]
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Salvage 1 (1979)
Guest starring as Lee Chow
Dallas (1978)
Guest starring as Ambassador
Black Sheep Squadron (1976)
Guest starring as Col. Ikuda
The Blue Knight (1975)
Guest starring as Jimmy
Switch (1975)
Guest starring as Wang (5 episodes)
The New Perry Mason (1973)
Guest starring as TBD
Maude (1972)
Guest starring as Morris Fong
All In the Family (1971)
Guest starring as Chinese Waiter
I Dream of Jeannie (1965)
Guest starring as Chan
Slattery's People (1964)
Guest starring as Wing Fong
The Outer Limits (1963)
Guest starring as Wen Li
Ensign O'Toole (1962)
Guest starring as Headwaiter
Guest starring as Pvt. Osano
Guest starring as Stage Manager
Have Gun, Will Travel (1957)
Guest starring as Priest