James Hong

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James Hong

Born

2/22/1929, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Birth Name

James Hong

Gender

Male

Also Known As

Jimmy Hong
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Biography

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After being born in Minneapolis' China Town, he moved to Hong Kong for his early education. When he was 10, he returned to America, later studying civil engineering at the University of Southern California. He got interested in acting and studied with Jeff Corey. His Hollywood career was beginning to take off.more

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  • Trivia

    • James auditioned for but lost the part of Helmsman Hikaru Sulu on Star Trek.

    • James's height is 6' (1.83m).

    • James Hong appears in one movie in which three other future voices for Avatar: The Last Airbender also play prominent roles. In ,i.The Perfect Weapon, Hong (from the episode Avatar Day) plays an Asian mafia boss who hires someone to kill Kim, played by Uncle Iroh's Mako. Dante Basco, also known as Prince Zuko, plays an orphan who is mentored by Kim. Clyde Kusatsu (from an episode called The Fortuneteller) plays a detective trying to solve the murder.

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