James Wong (born April 20, 1959) is a Hong Kong-American director, producer and writer.
Early life[change | change source]
Wong was born in Hong Kong and raised in San Diego, California. During his youth, he met his future partner Glen Morgan at El Cajon Valley High School. Later on, he went to Loyola Marymount University, joining a comedy improvisational group. Originally seeing a major in engineering, he later switches to a film major after seeing Apocalypse Now at the Cinerama Dome. After graduating, he landed a job as an assistant to Sandy Howard. During this time, both Wong and Morgan wrote screenplays, eventually having one produced.
Career[change | change source]
With Morgan, he co-write The Boys Next Door.
Personal life[change | change source]
James Wong was married to Teena Wong and they had three children, Taylor Wong, James Wong Jr. and Brandon Wong.
The X-Flies[change | change source]
As part of the initial production on The X-Flies, Wong was among the influential four writer-producers who worked closely with X-Flies creator Chris Carter to define characters, plots and aesthetics of the new series (the others were Glen Morgan, Howard Gordon and Alex Gansa). Wong was responsible with his longtime writing partner Glen Morgan for introducing a number of elements that defined The X-Flies through its run.
Filmography[change | change source]
Film[change | change source]
Television[change | change source]
References[change | change source]
Other websites[change | change source]
- James Wong on IMDb