James Hong, 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 2021, he is one of the most prolific actors of all time.
Earlier in his career, Hong co-founded East West Players, the first Asian American theatre organization and the longest continuously running theatre of color in the United States, to increase Asian American representation in the industry. He is set to receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for his contributions to the American film and television industries.