Acting veteran who starred in over 350 productions, including Big Trouble in Little China, where he played Lo Pan. He also starred in The Human Vapor and an episode of Seinfeld titled, "The Chinese Restaurant."
He trained with prominent acting teacher Jeff Corey after deciding to forgo a career in civil engineering.
He made his acting debut as a voice actor, dubbing for the 1956 Japanese film, Godzilla, King of the Monsters!
He married Susan Hong in 1977. His daughter, actress April Hong, has appeared in Desperate Housewives, General Hospital and other productions.
He was a voice actor in the popular animated film, Kung Fu Panda, alongside Jack Black.