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All have seen him, few know his name

You have seen him before - but you know enough, not what he says.

He is everywhere. From the 1950s to today, he has had over 600 roles in movies, tv shows, and games.

This means that the now 91-year-old actor James Hong has appeared in more productions than any other actor in history, writes CNN.

In the 'Kung Fu Panda'films, he puts in the voice for the goose, Mr. Ping. Photo: Phil Maccarten / Ritzau Scanpix

With over six decades in Hollywood he has appeared in films such as 'Blade Runner', 'Chinatown', 'The Last Sharknado' and animated films like 'Kung Fu Panda' and 'Mulan'.

As he has appeared in popular series such as 'Dallas', 'Seinfield', 'Friends', 'Strictly confidential', the 'King of Queens' and 'The Big Bang Theory', as well as games like 'Call of Duty' 'World of Warcraft', 'Diablo III' and 'Prey'.

And despite his high age, he allows not to reduce speed with more things on the drawing board.

In the popular tv series 'The Big Bang Theory,' he plays Chen. PR PHOTO

At the beginning of the 1950s, he moved from Minnesota to Los Angeles.

despite its huge success he met from the start with resistance from the parents.

- To be an actor is for them the lowest rung on the ladder. They call it not even a profession, because it is shameful to show emotions in front of an audience, tells James Hong to CNN.

Hong describes their early roles as highly restrictive.

Asians were mainly set on film and tv as a gimmick. We were never thought to be playing the larger roles. This was how it was.

He did his best to overcome the clichés. In 1962, when he a particularly bad case and asked for a rewrite of the script - it was rejected.

Therefore, he started his own production company, which later became the 'East West Players', to give asians a fair chance in the industry.

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