How old was James Hong in the movie Airplane!?

James Hong was 50 in Airplane! when he played the character 'Japanese General'.

That was over 44 years ago in 1980.

Today he is 95, and has starred in 179 movies in total, 129 of those since Airplane! was released.

How old do you think he looks in the movie?

In Airplane!, I think James Hong looks:

Did you know?

  • Director Jerry Zucker has worked with James Hong just once in his career.
  • James Hong's first movie was as 'South Korean Pilot Trainee' in Dragonfly Squadron, released in 1954 when he was 24
  • Airplane! scores 7.3 out of 10 on TMDB.

The cast of Airplane!

James Hong's other movies