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Wu Hanzhang (吴汉章), aka '''James Hong''' (born February 22, 1929 in [[UsefulNotes/TwinCities Minneapolis]], Minnesota) is a very, very prolific American character actor of Chinese descent. He credibly claims more credits than any other actor, living or dead; as of August 2020 his [[http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0393222 entry]] at Website/IMDb lists 440 credits as "Actor" (starting in 1954), 29 "As Himself", and 37 other miscellaneous credits.

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Wu Hanzhang (吴汉章), aka '''James Hong''' James Hong (born February 22, 1929 in [[UsefulNotes/TwinCities Minneapolis]], Minnesota) is a very, very prolific American character actor of Chinese descent. He credibly claims more credits than any other actor, living or dead; as of August 2020 his [[http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0393222 entry]] at Website/IMDb lists 440 credits as "Actor" (starting in 1954), 29 "As Himself", and 37 other miscellaneous credits.


As a voice actor, he has performed such roles as Chancellor Chi-Fu in ''WesternAnimation/{{Mulan}}'' and Mr. Ping in the ''Franchise/KungFuPanda'' franchise, as well as playing Heng Long in ''VideoGame/MarlowBriggsAndTheMaskOfDeath'', Azmorigan in ''WesternAnimation/StarWarsRebels'', Daolon Wong in ''WesternAnimation/JackieChanAdventures'' , Professor Chang in ''WesternAnimation/TeenTitans'', O-Sensei in ''WesternAnimation/BatmanSoulOfTheDragon'', and even a couple of characters on ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender'' ([[Recap/AvatarTheLastAirbenderTheStorm Monk Tashi of the Southern Air Temple]] and [[Recap/AvatarTheLastAirbenderAvatarDay Mayor Tong of Chin Village]], to be exact) .

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As a voice actor, he has performed such roles as Chancellor Chi-Fu in ''WesternAnimation/{{Mulan}}'' and Mr. Ping in the ''Franchise/KungFuPanda'' franchise, as well as playing Heng Long in ''VideoGame/MarlowBriggsAndTheMaskOfDeath'', Azmorigan in ''WesternAnimation/StarWarsRebels'', Daolon Wong in ''WesternAnimation/JackieChanAdventures'' , Professor Chang in ''WesternAnimation/TeenTitans'', O-Sensei in ''WesternAnimation/BatmanSoulOfTheDragon'', The Elder in ''Anime/StarWarsVisions'' and even a couple of characters on ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender'' ([[Recap/AvatarTheLastAirbenderTheStorm Monk Tashi of the Southern Air Temple]] and [[Recap/AvatarTheLastAirbenderAvatarDay Mayor Tong of Chin Village]], to be exact) .


James Hong (born February 22, 1929 in [[UsefulNotes/TwinCities Minneapolis]], Minnesota) is a very, very prolific American character actor of Chinese descent. He credibly claims more credits than any other actor, living or dead; as of August 2020 his [[http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0393222 entry]] at Website/IMDb lists 440 credits as "Actor" (starting in 1954), 29 "As Himself", and 37 other miscellaneous credits.

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James Hong Wu Hanzhang (吴汉章), aka '''James Hong''' (born February 22, 1929 in [[UsefulNotes/TwinCities Minneapolis]], Minnesota) is a very, very prolific American character actor of Chinese descent. He credibly claims more credits than any other actor, living or dead; as of August 2020 his [[http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0393222 entry]] at Website/IMDb lists 440 credits as "Actor" (starting in 1954), 29 "As Himself", and 37 other miscellaneous credits.


Name a TV series, from ''Series/HaveGunWillTravel'' to ''Series/TheXFiles'' to ''Series/MalcolmInTheMiddle'', and he's been in at least one episode. Fans of ''Series/{{Seinfeld}}'' may remember him as the Maitre d' from the famous "[[Recap/SeinfeldS2E11TheChineseRestaurant Chinese Restaurant]]" episode.

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Name a TV series, from ''Series/HaveGunWillTravel'' to ''Series/TheXFiles'' to ''Series/MalcolmInTheMiddle'', and he's been in at least one episode. Fans of ''Series/{{Seinfeld}}'' may remember him as the Maitre d' from the famous "[[Recap/SeinfeldS2E11TheChineseRestaurant Chinese Restaurant]]" episode.
episode. He also played Maitre d' at a Chinese restaurant in ''Literature/FlowerDrumSong'' (1961), ''Series/AllInTheFamily'' (1975), ''Series/{{Alias}}'' (2001) and ''Series/TheBigBangTheory'' (2007-8).


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!!Tropes associated with James Hong
* MeanCharacterNiceActor: Hong has been somewhat [[{{Typecasting}} pigeonholed]] as generally contemptible characters (with Chi-Fu being perhaps the most prominent example), yet he, himself, is a very pleasant sort.

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!!Tropes associated with James Hong
* MeanCharacterNiceActor: Hong has been somewhat [[{{Typecasting}} pigeonholed]] as generally contemptible characters (with Chi-Fu being perhaps the most prominent example), yet he, himself, is a very pleasant sort.
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As a voice actor, he has performed such roles as Chancellor Chi-Fu in ''WesternAnimation/{{Mulan}}'' and Mr. Ping in the ''Franchise/KungFuPanda'' franchise, as well as playing Heng Long in ''VideoGame/MarlowBriggsAndTheMaskOfDeath'', Azmorigan in ''WesternAnimation/StarWarsRebels'', Daolon Wong in ''WesternAnimation/JackieChanAdventures'' , Professor Chang in ''WesternAnimation/TeenTitans'', and O-Sensei in ''WesternAnimation/BatmanSoulOfTheDragon'' .

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As a voice actor, he has performed such roles as Chancellor Chi-Fu in ''WesternAnimation/{{Mulan}}'' and Mr. Ping in the ''Franchise/KungFuPanda'' franchise, as well as playing Heng Long in ''VideoGame/MarlowBriggsAndTheMaskOfDeath'', Azmorigan in ''WesternAnimation/StarWarsRebels'', Daolon Wong in ''WesternAnimation/JackieChanAdventures'' , Professor Chang in ''WesternAnimation/TeenTitans'', and O-Sensei in ''WesternAnimation/BatmanSoulOfTheDragon'' .
''WesternAnimation/BatmanSoulOfTheDragon'', and even a couple of characters on ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender'' ([[Recap/AvatarTheLastAirbenderTheStorm Monk Tashi of the Southern Air Temple]] and [[Recap/AvatarTheLastAirbenderAvatarDay Mayor Tong of Chin Village]], to be exact) .


As a voice actor, he has performed such roles as Chancellor Chi-Fu in ''WesternAnimation/{{Mulan}}'' and Mr. Ping in the ''Franchise/KungFuPanda'' franchise, as well as playing Heng Long in ''VideoGame/MarlowBriggsAndTheMaskOfDeath'', Azmorigan in ''WesternAnimation/StarWarsRebels'' Daolon Wong in ''WesternAnimation/JackieChanAdventures'' , Professor Chang in ''WesternAnimation/TeenTitans'' , and O-Sensei in ''WesternAnimation/BatmanSoulOfTheDragon'' .

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As a voice actor, he has performed such roles as Chancellor Chi-Fu in ''WesternAnimation/{{Mulan}}'' and Mr. Ping in the ''Franchise/KungFuPanda'' franchise, as well as playing Heng Long in ''VideoGame/MarlowBriggsAndTheMaskOfDeath'', Azmorigan in ''WesternAnimation/StarWarsRebels'' ''WesternAnimation/StarWarsRebels'', Daolon Wong in ''WesternAnimation/JackieChanAdventures'' , Professor Chang in ''WesternAnimation/TeenTitans'' , ''WesternAnimation/TeenTitans'', and O-Sensei in ''WesternAnimation/BatmanSoulOfTheDragon'' .


As a voice actor, he has performed such roles as Chancellor Chi-Fu in ''WesternAnimation/{{Mulan}}'' and Mr. Ping in the ''WesternAnimation/KungFuPanda'' franchise, as well as playing Heng Long in ''VideoGame/MarlowBriggsAndTheMaskOfDeath'', Azmorigan in ''WesternAnimation/StarWarsRebels'' Daolon Wong in ''WesternAnimation/JackieChanAdventures'' , Professor Chang in ''WesternAnimation/TeenTitans'' , and O-Sensei in ''WesternAnimation/BatmanSoulOfTheDragon'' .

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As a voice actor, he has performed such roles as Chancellor Chi-Fu in ''WesternAnimation/{{Mulan}}'' and Mr. Ping in the ''WesternAnimation/KungFuPanda'' ''Franchise/KungFuPanda'' franchise, as well as playing Heng Long in ''VideoGame/MarlowBriggsAndTheMaskOfDeath'', Azmorigan in ''WesternAnimation/StarWarsRebels'' Daolon Wong in ''WesternAnimation/JackieChanAdventures'' , Professor Chang in ''WesternAnimation/TeenTitans'' , and O-Sensei in ''WesternAnimation/BatmanSoulOfTheDragon'' .


As a voice actor, he has performed such roles as Chancellor Chi-Fu in ''WesternAnimation/{{Mulan}}'' and Mr. Ping in the ''WesternAnimation/KungFuPanda'' franchise, as well as playing Heng Long in ''VideoGame/MarlowBriggsAndTheMaskOfDeath'', Azmorigan in ''WesternAnimation/StarWarsRebels'' Daolon Wong in ''WesternAnimation/JackieChanAdventures'' and Professor Chang in ''WesternAnimation/TeenTitans''.

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As a voice actor, he has performed such roles as Chancellor Chi-Fu in ''WesternAnimation/{{Mulan}}'' and Mr. Ping in the ''WesternAnimation/KungFuPanda'' franchise, as well as playing Heng Long in ''VideoGame/MarlowBriggsAndTheMaskOfDeath'', Azmorigan in ''WesternAnimation/StarWarsRebels'' Daolon Wong in ''WesternAnimation/JackieChanAdventures'' and , Professor Chang in ''WesternAnimation/TeenTitans''.
''WesternAnimation/TeenTitans'' , and O-Sensei in ''WesternAnimation/BatmanSoulOfTheDragon'' .


As a voice actor, he has performed such roles as Chancellor Chi-Fu in ''WesternAnimation/{{Mulan}}'' and Mr. Ping in the ''WesternAnimation/KungFuPanda'' franchise, as well as playing Heng Long in ''VideoGame/MarlowBriggsAndTheMaskOfDeath'', and Professor Chang in ''WesternAnimation/TeenTitans''.

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As a voice actor, he has performed such roles as Chancellor Chi-Fu in ''WesternAnimation/{{Mulan}}'' and Mr. Ping in the ''WesternAnimation/KungFuPanda'' franchise, as well as playing Heng Long in ''VideoGame/MarlowBriggsAndTheMaskOfDeath'', Azmorigan in ''WesternAnimation/StarWarsRebels'' Daolon Wong in ''WesternAnimation/JackieChanAdventures'' and Professor Chang in ''WesternAnimation/TeenTitans''.


As a voice actor, he has appeared in films like ''WesternAnimation/{{Mulan}}'' and the ''WesternAnimation/KungFuPanda'' franchise, as well as playing Heng Long in ''VideoGame/MarlowBriggsAndTheMaskOfDeath'', and Professor Chang in ''WesternAnimation/TeenTitans''.

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As a voice actor, he has appeared performed such roles as Chancellor Chi-Fu in films like ''WesternAnimation/{{Mulan}}'' and Mr. Ping in the ''WesternAnimation/KungFuPanda'' franchise, as well as playing Heng Long in ''VideoGame/MarlowBriggsAndTheMaskOfDeath'', and Professor Chang in ''WesternAnimation/TeenTitans''.



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!!Tropes associated with James Hong
*MeanCharacterNiceActor: Hong has been somewhat [[{{Typecasting}} pigeonholed]] as generally contemptible characters (with Chi-Fu being perhaps the most prominent example), yet he, himself, is a very pleasant sort.


As a voice actor, he has appeared in films like ''WesternAnimation/{{Mulan}}'' and the ''WesternAnimation/KungFuPanda'' franchise, as well as playing Heng Long in ''VideoGame/MarlowBriggsAndTheMaskOfDeath''.

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As a voice actor, he has appeared in films like ''WesternAnimation/{{Mulan}}'' and the ''WesternAnimation/KungFuPanda'' franchise, as well as playing Heng Long in ''VideoGame/MarlowBriggsAndTheMaskOfDeath''.
''VideoGame/MarlowBriggsAndTheMaskOfDeath'', and Professor Chang in ''WesternAnimation/TeenTitans''.


He is also a former president of the Association of Asian/Pacific American Artists.

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He is also a former president of the Association of Asian/Pacific American Artists.Artists, and co-founder of the East-West Players, a training ground for generations of Asian-American actors coming after him.


James Hong (born February 22, 1929 in [[UsefulNotes/TwinCities Minneapolis]], Minnesota) is a very, very prolific American character actor of Chinese descent. He credibly claims more credits than any other actor, living or dead; as of August 2020 his [[http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0393222 IMDb page]] lists 440 credits as "Actor" (starting in 1954), 29 "As Himself", and 37 other miscellaneous credits.

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James Hong (born February 22, 1929 in [[UsefulNotes/TwinCities Minneapolis]], Minnesota) is a very, very prolific American character actor of Chinese descent. He credibly claims more credits than any other actor, living or dead; as of August 2020 his [[http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0393222 IMDb page]] entry]] at Website/IMDb lists 440 credits as "Actor" (starting in 1954), 29 "As Himself", and 37 other miscellaneous credits.


James Hong (born February 22, 1929 in [[UsefulNotes/TwinCities Minneapolis]], Minnesota) is a very, very prolific American character actor of Chinese descent. He credibly claims more credits than any other actor, living or dead; as of August 2020 his IMBD page lists 440 credits as "Actor" (starting in 1954), 29 "As Himself", and 37 other miscellaneous credits.

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James Hong (born February 22, 1929 in [[UsefulNotes/TwinCities Minneapolis]], Minnesota) is a very, very prolific American character actor of Chinese descent. He credibly claims more credits than any other actor, living or dead; as of August 2020 his IMBD page [[http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0393222 IMDb page]] lists 440 credits as "Actor" (starting in 1954), 29 "As Himself", and 37 other miscellaneous credits.

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