Henry O

Highest Rated: 79% Shanghai Noon (2000)
Lowest Rated: 18% Rush Hour 3 (2007)
Birthday: Invalid date
Birthplace: Not Available
Actor Henry O entered filmdom almost by accident, on a completely spontaneous and unplanned note. As one raised in China and sent to western-run missionary schools, he spent 30 years working in the Children's Art Theater, where he held down positions as an actor and the deputy art director. A middle-aged O moved to America with his wife, ostensibly to look after their grandchildren, but soon received an invitation for a theatrical audition and built up a prolific career essaying parts in television, plays, and films, invariably typecast in elderly Asian roles. Projects in which O appeared include The Last Emperor (1987), Red Corner (1997), Snow Falling on Cedars (1999), and Shanghai Noon (2000). He also guest starred on many series, including The Sopranos and The West Wing. O enjoyed a rare lead in the Wayne Wang drama A Thousand Years of Good Prayers (2007), playing a Chinese man who visits the United States to see his estranged daughter after a decade without communication.

Highest Rated Movies



39% 2012 Lama Rinpoche $166.2M 2009
78% A Thousand Years of Good Prayers Mr. Shi 2008
40% They Wait Actor 2008
18% Rush Hour 3 Master Yu $140.1M 2007
No Score Yet Cyber Wars Actor 2006
No Score Yet The Lost Empire Wu 2001
40% Dragonheart - A New Beginning Master Kwan 2000
79% Shanghai Noon Royal Interpreter 2000
33% Romeo Must Die Ch'u Sing 2000
40% Snow Falling on Cedars Nagaishi 1999
31% Brokedown Palace Emissary To Crown 1999
30% Red Corner Procurator General Yang 1997


45% The Evidence
Ming Sey
  • 2006
75% The West Wing
Jhin Wei
  • 2000


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