How old was James Hong in the movie Chinatown?

James Hong was 44 in Chinatown when he played the character 'Evelyn's Butler'.

That was over 50 years ago in 1974.

Today he is 95, and has starred in 179 movies in total, 145 of those since Chinatown was released.

How old do you think he looks in the movie?

In Chinatown, I think James Hong looks:

Did you know?

  • Director Roman Polanski 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
  • Chinatown scores 7.92 out of 10 on TMDB.

The cast of Chinatown

James Hong's other movies