Hong started his profession throughout an era of flagrant yellowface in Hollywood, where white actors would normally play Asian characters. Marlon Brando played an Okinawan native in “The Teahouse of the August Moon,” Mickey Rooney played the bucktoothed Mr. Yunioshi in “Breakfast at Tiffany’s,” and John Wayne played Mongol emperor Genghis Khan in “The Conqueror.” “Asians were put into a movie or TV primarily as a gimmick,” Hong said. “We have been by no means thought of playing the primary roles, the main individuals. That’s the way it was.” To please his parents, Hong graduated from the University of Southern California with a degree in civil engineering.
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