Vincent Wong

Last updated 29 April 2015

Vincent Wong

Died: April 2015


Vincent Wong had a long career in television in film, from BBC shows to Hollywood movies. In his early career he played a number of minor Chinese and Japanese characters, appearing in shows such as The Champions, The Avengers, and even Monty Python's Flying Circus. This continued throughout the 1970s and 80s as he played characters in diverse television programmes including Space:1999, The New Avengers, Tenko, It Ain't Half Hot Mum, Terry and June, The Two Ronnies, Howard's Way, and One Foot in the Grave. More substantial roles included Fu Wong Chang in Mind Your Language and Lim Chu in Noble House. He also played a paramedic in Pink Floyd's The Wall.

He appeared in two James Bond movies, as an uncredited croupier in the 1970s' Diamonds Are Forever, then as General Li in the 2000s' Die Another Day. He also appeared in the first of Tim Burton's vision of Batman in 1989, and later in the Christopher Nolan reboot Batman Begins in 2005, making one of his last appearances on screen before retiring. Other film appearances included Little Shop of Horrors and Privates on Parade.