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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

Kung Fu Panda: The Dragon Knight (2022)
Starring as Mr. Ping
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
A.N.T. Farm (2011)
Guest starring as Kenny
Hawaii Five-0 (2010)
Guest starring as Jin Leung
Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated (2010)
Guest starring as Chen (2 episodes)
Archer (2009)
Guest starring as Bucky (2 episodes)
Star Wars: The Clone Wars (2008)
Guest starring as Endente (2 episodes)
The Big Bang Theory (2007)
Guest starring as Chen (2 episodes)
Chuck (2007)
Guest starring as Ben Lo Pan
Andy Barker, P.I. (2007)
Guest starring as Jon Leibowitz
The Loop (2006)
Guest starring as Chen Ming
Bones (2005)
Guest starring as Joseph Han
Avatar: The Last Airbender (2005)
Guest starring as Dour Monk
Guest starring as Mayor Tong
Guest starring as additional voices
10-8 (2003)
Guest starring as Min
Malcolm in the Middle (2000)
Guest starring as Mr. Li
The West Wing (1999)
Guest starring as Chinese Ambassador David (2 episodes)
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
The Practice (1997)
Guest starring as Min Wong
  • Episode 2x21: In Deep (Mar 2, 1998)
Millennium (1996)
Guest starring as Monk
The Pretender (1996)
Guest starring as Mr. Lee
  • Episode 3x10: Mr. Lee (Feb 6, 1999)
The Drew Carey Show (1995)
Guest starring as Government Worker
Legend (1995)
Guest starring as Chai
Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child (1995)
Guest starring as Ba-Ba
Guest starring as Mr. Sung
Friends (1994)
Guest starring as Hoshi
Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman (1993)
Guest starring as Grandfather Chow
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
Jake and the Fatman (1987)
Guest starring as Hiram
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 Commissioner Chu (2 episodes)
Guest starring as Kuang
Guest starring as Lee Wenying
Miami Vice (1984)
Guest starring as Riochi Tanaka
The A-Team (1983)
Guest starring as Byron Fong / General Chow
Guest starring as General Chow
Guest starring as Wan Chu
St. Elsewhere (1982)
Guest starring as Mr. Wong
Cagney & Lacey (1982)
Guest starring as Mr. Nguyen
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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Magnum, P.I. (1980)
Guest starring as Han
  • Episode 7x17: Forty (Feb 11, 1987)
It's a Living (1980)
Guest starring as Minister of Protocol
Hart to Hart (1979)
Guest starring as Holy Man
Salvage 1 (1979)
Guest starring as Lee Chow
Dallas (1978)
Guest starring as Ambassador
Fantasy Island (1977)
Guest starring as The Butler
Charlie's Angels (1976)
Guest starring as Prof. Perkins (2 episodes)
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
Kung Fu (1972)
Guest starring as Hsiang
  • Episode S01 Special: Pilot (Feb 22, 1972)
The Bob Newhart Show (1972)
Guest starring as The Man
The Streets of San Francisco (1972)
Guest starring as Robert Lee (2 episodes)
Maude (1972)
Guest starring as Morris Fong
Cannon (1971)
Guest starring as Wan Lee
All in the Family (1971)
Guest starring as Chinese Waiter
The Bill Cosby Show (1969)
Guest starring as Doctor
Here's Lucy (1968)
Guest starring as Lee Wong
Mission: Impossible (1966)
Guest starring as Yin
I Dream of Jeannie (1965)
Guest starring as Chan
I Spy (1965)
Guest starring as Mr. Shaw
Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. (1964)
Guest starring as Mr. Wong
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
87th Precinct (1961)
Guest starring as Mike II
Hawaiian Eye (1959)
Guest starring as Captain Chang
Guest starring as Hop Toy
Bonanza (1959)
Guest starring as Number One, Hop Sing's Cousin
Guest starring as Hop Sing's #3 Cousin
One Step Beyond (1959)
Guest starring as Tour Guide
Bat Masterson (1958)
Guest starring as Ching Sun
The Donna Reed Show (1958)
Guest starring as Jim
Steve Canyon (1958)
Guest starring as Lui Ling
Zorro (1957)
Guest starring as Chiu Chang
The Californians (1957)
Guest starring as Charlie Wong
Perry Mason (1957)
Guest starring as Louis Kew
Guest starring as Dean Chang
Wagon Train (1957)
Guest starring as Ceong Wai Kok
Sugarfoot (1957)
Guest starring as Hatchetman
Have Gun, Will Travel (1957)
Guest starring as Priest
The Loretta Young Show (1953)
Guest starring as Lee Chan
Dragnet (1951)
Guest starring as TBD
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