Wayne Wang

Film Director / Film Producer / Screenwriter / Writer | * 01/12/1949 (71) | Hong Kong, China
Wayne Wang (traditional Chinese: 王穎; simplified Chinese: 王颖; pinyin: Wáng Yǐng; Jyutping: Wong4 Wing6; born January 12, 1949) is a Hong Kong–American director, producer, and screenwriter. Considered a pioneer of Asian-American cinema, he was one of the first Chinese-American filmmakers to gain a major foothold in Hollywood. His films, often independently produced, deal with issues of contemporary Asian-American culture and domestic life. His best known works include Dim Sum: A Little Bit of Heart (1985), Eat a Bowl of Tea (1989), the Amy Tan literary adaptation The Joy Luck Club (1993), Chinese Box (1997), and A Thousand Years of Good Prayers (2007). Other films include the Harvey Keitel and William Hurt–starring comedy Smoke (1995), the family film ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | Romance / Love

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Movies with Wayne Wang as Actor(4)

Movies with Wayne Wang as Crew(38)

Directing/Director2019 Coming Home Again
Writing/Writer2019 Coming Home Again
Directing/Director2017 Family of Winners
Writing/Writer2017 Family of Winners
Writing/Screenplay2017 Family of Winners
Directing/Director2016 While the Women Are Sleeping
Directing/Director2014 Soul of a Banquet
Directing/Director2011 Snow Flower and the Secret Fan
Directing/Director2008 The Princess of Nebraska
Directing/Director2007 A Thousand Years of Good Prayers
Production/Producer2007 A Thousand Years of Good Prayers
Directing/Director2006 Last Holiday
Directing/Director2005 Because of Winn-Dixie
Directing/Director2002 Maid in Manhattan
Directing/Director2001 The Center of the World
Writing/Writer2001 The Center of the World
Directing/Director1999 Anywhere But Here
Production/Executive Producer1998 Lani Loa: The Passage
Directing/Director1997 Chinese Box
Production/Producer1997 Chinese Box
Directing/Director1995 Smoke
Directing/Director1995 Blue in the Face
Writing/Writer1995 Blue in the Face
Directing/Director1993 The Joy Luck Club
Production/Producer1993 The Joy Luck Club
Directing/Director1993 Strangers
Directing/Director1989 Eat a Bowl of Tea
Directing/Director1988 Dim Sum Take-Out
Directing/Director1987 Slam Dance
Directing/Director1985 Dim Sum: A Little Bit of Heart
Directing/Director1982 Chan Is Missing
Writing/Writer1982 Chan Is Missing
Editing/Editor1982 Chan Is Missing
Production/Producer1982 Chan Is Missing
Directing/Director1975 A Man, a Woman and a Killer
Writing/Writer1975 A Man, a Woman and a Killer

Full Name: Wayne Wang
Born: Wednesday, 01/12 1949 (January) in British Hong Kong (current age: 71 years + 255 days)
Zodiac sign: Capricorn (Chinese zodiac sign: Ox)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: California College of the Arts
Wayne Wang frequently works together with these people:
Deirdre Slevin (7x, Crew)
Rick Schmidt (6x, Crew)
Lewis Goldstein (5x, Crew)
Joan Chen (4x, Actress)
Victor Wong (4x, Actor)
Amy Tan (4x, Crew)
Rachel Portman (4x, Crew)
Cora Miao (4x, Actress)
Paul Auster (4x, Crew)
Stephen Gong (3x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:432441, Added: 09/22/2018, Last updated: 09/13/2020