Well, he's played at least a few different nationalities.
James Hong was born in Minneapolis Minnesota on February 22 1929. A man of Chinese decent, he has always and still does play the part well. He can play a cit1zen from any Asian country you want.
From humble beginnings in Dragon Squadron in 1954, to just about every TV Series and many movies you have loved, his resume is staggering. James Hong always brings it.