Lo Pan Style, cameo appearance, Los Angeles
1 Interview |
James Haig | Jimmy Hong | Jim Hong | James Young
5' 10" (1.78 m)
Frank W. Hong
| Lee Shui Fa
Did You Know?
All the laundrymen from Minneapolis had nothing to do on weekends, so they would gather at my father's store, herb store. I remember that, because we'd have those little wooden stools and they all gathered there, and they hired these Chinese opera people from San Francisco to come and do their thing ... I was only a little boy. You watch them with wide eyes, 'Wow! What a profession.'
Was one of the original 7 founding members of East West Players, the Asian American theatre company in Los Angeles formed in 1965, which is still in operation today. Along with Hong, founders include Mako
(Artistic Director for first 23 years), June Kyoto Lu
(as June Kim), Guy Lee Pat Li
, Yet Lock and Beulah Quo
Gruff, yet softly spoken voice