On actor James Hong’s amazing longevity


For nearly 70 years, James Hong has had more film and television credits than almost anyone. Even more impressive is what the character actors did while confronting the humiliating stereotypes in Hollywood. Turner Classic Movies host Ben Mankiewicz has always been about his career, which began entertaining U.S. troops during the Korean War and extended to such rare films as “Chinatown” and “Big Trouble in Little China.” We talk to Hong, his 93-year-old who works. ” (first broadcast January 23, 2022)

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