James Hong

1929 - Today

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James Hong (Chinese: 吳漢章; born February 22, 1929) is an American actor, producer and director. Known as one of the most prolific character actors of all time, he has worked in numerous productions in U.S. media since the Golden Age of Hollywood in the 1950s. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of James Hong has received more than 5,632,920 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). James Hong is the 217th most popular actor (up from 1,897th in 2019), the 402nd most popular biography from United States (up from 3,156th in 2019) and the 103rd most popular American Actor.

Memorability Metrics

  • 5.6M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 68.06

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 33

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 10.38

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 1.77

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among actors, James Hong ranks 217 out of 13,578Before him are Martin Sheen, Vanessa Redgrave, Mireille Darc, Julie Andrews, Michelle Pfeiffer, and Peter Sellers. After him are Maximilian Schell, Jacqueline Bisset, John Hurt, Laura Antonelli, Kim Basinger, and Natalie Wood.

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Among people born in 1929, James Hong ranks 28Before him are Mohamed Al-Fayed, Max von Sydow, Sándor Kocsis, Christopher Plummer, Djalma Santos, and Tigran Petrosian. After him are Sam Nujoma, Alejandro Jodorowsky, Isamu Akasaki, Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Rudolf Mössbauer, and Lata Mangeshkar.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, James Hong ranks 402 out of 20,380Before him are Joseph Henry (1797), Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (1947), Barbara McClintock (1902), Dean Martin (1917), Michelle Pfeiffer (1958), and Sarah Palin (1964). After him are Man Ray (1890), Florence Foster Jenkins (1868), Sarah Vaughan (1924), Philip Roth (1933), Billie Holiday (1915), and Frank Herbert (1920).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, James Hong ranks 103Before him are Michael Clarke Duncan (1957), Rock Hudson (1925), Mickey Rourke (1952), Ryan O'Neal (1941), Martin Sheen (1940), and Michelle Pfeiffer (1958). After him are Kim Basinger (1953), Natalie Wood (1938), Jessica Lange (1949), Peter Fonda (1940), George Clooney (1961), and Ed Harris (1950).

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