James Hong

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James Hong (traditional Chinese: 吳漢章; simplified Chinese: 吴汉章; pinyin: Wú Hànzhāng; Jyutping: Ng4 Hon3zoeng1; born February 22, 1929) is an American actor, producer and director. He has worked in numerous productions in American media since the 1950s, portraying a variety of roles. With more than 650 film and television credits as of 2022, he is one of the most prolific actors of all time.Hong became known to audiences through starring in the detective series The New Adventures of Charlie Chan (1957–1958), and through frequent appearances on many television shows including the original Hawaii Five-O (1969–1974), Bonanza (1960), Perry Mason (1962–1963), The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (1965–1966), I Spy (1965–1967), and Kung Fu (1972–1975). He has appeared in numerous films, in both comedic and dramatic roles, including Kahn the butler in Chinatown (1974) and its sequel The Two Jakes (1990), Hannibal Chew in Blade Runner (1982), David Lo Pan in Big Trouble in Little China (1986), Jeff Wong in Wayne's World 2 (1993), Master Hong in Balls of Fury (2007), Jerry Chen in R.I.P.D. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of James Hong has received more than 3,248,011 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). James Hong is the 1,725th most popular actor (down from 1,253rd in 2019), the 3,012th most popular biography from United States (down from 2,328th in 2019) and the 849th most popular American Actor.

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Among actors, James Hong ranks 1,725 out of 10,030Before him are Álvaro Morte, Harrison Ford, Dean Jones, Alisa Freindlich, Chus Lampreave, and Benjamin Bratt. After him are Joan Bennett, Leon Russom, Armen Dzhigarkhanyan, Clifton James, Mila Kunis, and Valeria Bruni Tedeschi.

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Among people born in 1929, James Hong ranks 165Before him are Sixten Jernberg, Darío Castrillón Hoyos, Claude Rich, Poul Schlüter, Nargis, and Richard F. Gordon Jr.. After him are Lee Shau-kee, Edison Denisov, Alain Tanner, Bernard Williams, Guillermo Cabrera Infante, and Hal Ashby.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, James Hong ranks 3,012 out of 15,968Before him are Mortimer J. Adler (1902), David Berkowitz (1953), Hal Moore (1922), Milton L. Humason (1891), Chester Carlson (1906), and Benjamin Bratt (1963). After him are Archie Moore (1916), Joan Bennett (1910), Howard Zinn (1922), Leon Russom (1941), Thomas A. Hendricks (1819), and Clifton James (1920).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, James Hong ranks 849Before him are Tom Bosley (1927), Sandra Dee (1942), Melissa Gilbert (1964), Harrison Ford (1884), Dean Jones (1931), and Benjamin Bratt (1963). After him are Joan Bennett (1910), Leon Russom (1941), Clifton James (1920), Jean Peters (1926), Karen Allen (1951), and Linda Harrison (1945).

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