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HOWARD FONG

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Contact

Coast To Coast Commercial
(323) 845-9200

Attributes

Height
5'7"
Weight
190 lbs
Gender
Male
Hair
SALT PEPPER
Hair Length
Receding
Eyes
Brown

Sizes

Coat
44
Coat Length
SHORT
Sleeve
33
Waist
42
Inseam
29
Shoe
9
Neck
17.5

Film

I Don't Have a Phone Co-Star Director: Raymond Ma
Christmas Mail (2010) Delivery Man Director: John Murlowski
Crash Featured Director: Paul Haggis
Arc [JAFF, Best Screenplay, 2005] Co-Star Director: Steve Gelder
Elijah's Liquor Store Co-Star Co-directors: Arnold Chun & Alonzo Jones
Blizhniy Boy Featured Director: Erken Ialgaschev
Chinaman's Chance Featured Director: Aki Aleong
Click Featured Director: Frank Coraci
Damaged Goods Cafe Patron Graham Rich
Ten {Post-production] Co-Star Director: Daniel Rauch
The Way of the Tiger Featured Director: Oliver Macready
Zen Noir Co-Star Director: Marc Rosenbush
Fast Money Co-Star Director: Jerry T. Chan
Prom Night [Addy Award, 2000] Starring Director: Aaron Fjellman
The Joy Luck Club Featured Director: Wayne Wang
Scene from Theatre of Martin Lim Starring Director: Luci Kwak
Ghosts and Weeds Starring Director: Thyrza Eyre
Lovin' Co-Star Director: Lon Lopez
The Black Belt Co-Star Director: Took Rit-Im
Frezno Smooth Co-Star Director: Troy Adamitis
Brown Sheep Co-Star Director: Shawn Sourgose
Where's George Featured Director: Kobie Lyons
Sleep When You're Dead Featured Director: Alyssa Clark
Til Death Do Us Part [Shown Cannes, 1995] Featured Director: Phil Leirness
Roughcut Featured Director: Sean Donahue
You Not Chinese! Featured Director: Wilson Wu

Television

Title Role
In Case of Emergency: "The Picture" Guest Star Producer: Mychelle Deschamps
The Showbiz Show w/ David Spade: "Bus T" Featured Producer: David Spade
True Reflections: "Changing Room" Co-Star Director: Holly Million
Party of Five: "Pilot" Featured Director: Lou Antonio
Unsolved Mysteries: "Murder 101" Featured Director: John Joseph
Anything Anymore Starring Director: Gene Celso
Karaoke Nights [Internet] Co-Star Director: Jacqueline Kong
Boneshakers [Nominated Joey Awards, 1999] Co-Star Director: Shawn Flanagan
The Cell Co-Star Director: Greg Quon
Nights Co-Star Director: Vera Svechina
Text Co-Star Director: Colm Byrne
Ask Mr. Heartbreak Co-Star Director: Nick Aquilino
Tina Harris & Chris Taylor: "Up-Rising Feat" Featured Director: Volker Hannwacker
Shazna: "Silent Beauty" Featured Director: Hideo Kawatani
Xzibit: "Paparazzi" Featured Director: Michael Lucero
Cake: "The Distance" Featured Director: Mark Kohr

Commercial

List available upon request Various

Industrial

Oracle: "Don't You Just Hate That?" Papa Luigi's Pizza (Principal) Director: Dean Whitlow

Voice-Over

Great Wall Across the Yangtze [PBS] Lu Youmei, Zhou Dahuai, Yu Weichao Director: Ellen Perry
Achieve Global Harry Director: Ed Couppee

Theater

The Teahouse of the August Moon Oshira (Co-Lead) Director: Michael Rademaeker
A Great Woman Robert Lee (Co-Lead) Director: Lily Soh Froehlich
An Evening of Ghost Tales: Kindred Spirit Yoshihiro Kagezaemon (Co-Lead) Director: Wilbur Obata
Julius Caesar Cicero, Cinna the Poet, Lucilius (Supporting) Director: Patricia Miller
Forum Dialogue: 21st Century Learning Bank Official (Supporting) Director: Matthew Goff
Arthur and Leila Arthur (Staged Reading) Director: C.Y. Lee
A Package for Mr. Hartela Lindo Maguyan (Staged Reading) Director: Noel Benoza
Chinatown Ballads: You Sabe Me! Wallace Irwin (Lead) Shelton Studio Theatre
Luv Milt Manville (Co-Lead) Shelton Studio Theatre

Print

Extensive list available upon request Various National Ads, Annual Report, Brochure, Poster

Comedy

Jack Shack [Sketch Comedy] Johnny B. Goode (Lead) The Second City Theatre, Hollywood, CA

Training

Master Class Ping Chong + Company, Los Angeles, CA Ping Chong
Sheila Manning Actors Seminar WGA Theater, Beverly Hills, CA Sheila Manning and Gary Marsh
Acting I, II, III & IV Stage One, Santa Clara, CA Dennis Sakamoto
Audition Shelton Actors Lab, San Francisco, CA Jean Shelton
Speech I American Conservatory Theatre, San Francisco, CA Drew Khalouf
Voice I American Conservatory Theatre, San Francisco, CA Andrea Snow
Audition Workshop San Francisco, CA Joanna Merlin
Cold Reading Shelton Actors Lab, San Francisco, CA Jean Shelton
Technique I Shelton Actors Lab, San Francisco, CA Mathew Ross
Technique II Shelton Actors Lab, San Francisco, CA Felecia Faulkner
Technique III Shelton Actors Lab, San Francisco, CA Christian Phillips
Scene Study Shelton Actors Lab, San Francisco, CA Jean Shelton
Script Analysis Shelton Actors Lab, San Francisco, CA Jean Shelton
Chekhov Intensive The Barn, Valley Village, CA Lisa Dalton
Improv Shelton Actors Lab, San Francisco, CA Teresa Roberts

Skills

General Sports
  • BASEBALL
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  • BASKETBALL
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  • BILLIARDS PLAYER
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  • BOWLING
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  • CANOEING
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  • FRISBEE
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  • GOLF
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  • HIKING
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  • ICE SKATE
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  • PING PONG
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  • RAZOR SCOOTER
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  • ROLLER SKATE
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  • ROLLERBLADE
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  • SOCCER
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  • TENNIS
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  • VOLLEYBALL
Military Training
  • ARMY
Dance
  • BALLROOM
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  • SWING
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  • WALTZ
Improvisation
  • SECOND CITY
Languages
  • CANTONESE
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  • CHINESE
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  • FRENCH
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  • KOREAN
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  • TOISAN
Dialects
  • CHINESE
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  • NEW YORK / BROOKLYN
Miscellaneous Skills
  • CHEF
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  • COMEDIAN
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  • IMPRESSIONIST
Cycling
  • CYCLING, GENERAL
General Weapons Training
  • AUTOMATIC WEAPON
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  • HANDGUN
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  • RIFLE
Facial Hair
  • Clean Shaven

Other Experience

US Army (1961-1964). BS in finance (1968), University of California, Berkeley; MBA in finance (1977), San Francisco State University; postgraduate APC in investment management (1983), Stern School of Business, New York University. Lecturer in finance at San Francisco State University (1972-1977); lecturer in accounting at Lincoln University, San Francisco (1977-1982). Worked as securities analyst for Standard & Poor's Corporation on Wall Street, NYC (1982-1984). Co-found Beacon Associates, a high-tech venture capital firm based in Poughkeepsie, NY (1984-1986). Co-found biotech startup (Clontech Laboratories, Inc. in Palo Alto, CA (1987), now merged with NYSE-listed Becton, Dickinson and Company. Consulted and collaborated with entertainment lawyers (Lubell & Lubell, NYC) in forming a NYC-based personal service company for writer/director Peter Wang (First Date, The Laserman, A Great Wall). Prepared pre-development deal for THE LASERMAN (1988), a high-tech comedy thriller, in NYC. Co-developed film finance LP. Prepared production budget. Conducted profile market analysis of weekly film grosses. Filming completed and released in 1988. Found international trading company BIO-PACIFIC in Palo Alto, CA (1989-1992), specializing in biotechnology and microelectronic products for Pacific Rim and European markets. Co-found patent-pending smart sensor technology startup NEW ID, INC. in San Antonio, TX (1992). Product licensed to Microsoft Corporation. New ID, INC. healthcare subsidiaries are FreshLoc, Inc. and Wello, Inc. Computer literate and interactive. Internet editor. Co-Chair Asian Pacific Islander Subcommittee of Screen Actors Guild (2003-2004). Panelist [Black, Smart & Sexy] at Pan African Film & Arts Festival, PAFF Gallery, Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza, Los Angeles, CA (February, 2004). Board of Director & Financial Secretary of Chinese Historical Society of Southern California (2004-2005). Panelist with writer/producer Bobby Moresco and other actors and staffs to discuss CRASH at Notre Dame High School in North Hollywood, CA (April, 2006). Guest of Sheila Vargas' TV program "Selah" (To Pause and To Reflect), topic: Discrimination, at Comcast Studio, Westchester, CA (June, 2006). Guest speaker on diversity panel at Twyman Creative LA Entertainment Conference, at Raleigh Studios, Hollywood, CA (August, 2006). Pre-Producer of THE LASER MAN (1988); Associate Producer of CHINAMAN'S CHANCE: AMERICA'S OTHER SLAVES (2008); Associate Producer of OPERATION MARRIAGE (Short) (2014). Commissioner, Art and Culture Commission (August, 2009-June, 2013) and Commissioner, Sister Cities Commission (July, 2010-Present), all of City of Monterey Park, CA). Asian accent, New York accent, fluent Chinese, conversational French and Korean. Musical improv. Basketball, bowling, dancing (ballroom and modern), fitness workout, ping pong, pool, rollerblading, rollerskating, volleyball. Bicycling, driving, hiking, micro-scootering, world traveler. Casino games, mah jong. Drawing, painting, photography. Museums, theatres, movies, bookstores, lectures. Gourmet cooking.