Wayne Wang Biography
Wayne Wang, born in British Hong Kong, is a Hong Kong–American director, producer, and screenwriter. He is best known as one of the first Chinese-American filmmakers to make a mark in Hollywood. Most of his films and tv shows are independently produced. His movies revolve around Asian-American culture.
Wayne Wang Age
Wang was born on January 12, 1949, in British Hong Kong. The legendary producer and screenwriter is 72 years old as of 2021.
Wayne Wang Height
The 72-year-old stands at an average height and is of average body weight. There is no detailed information about his body measurements. However, this information will be updated as soon as it is available.
Wayne Wang Family
Wang was born and raised in Hong Kong. He has not disclosed any information about his parents and siblings if he has any. He was named after one of his father’s favorite movie stars John Wayne. Information about his parents will be updated as soon as it is available.
Wayne Wang Wife
Wayne is a happily married man. He has been married to his wife Cora Miao since 1983. Cora is a former Miss Hong Kong and actress. There is no information about their children if they have any. They reside in both San Francisco and New York City.
Wayne Wang Education
Initially, Wayne was meant to go to medical school. His parents sent him to the United States to study medicine. However, Wang changed his plans and decided to pursue his passion. He studied film and television at California College of Arts and Crafts in Oakland.
Wayne Wang Career
Wang was one of the first Chinese-American filmmakers to make a mark in Hollywood. Over the years, he has worked on multiple movies and tv shows including; Dim Sum: The Joy Luck Club (1993), Chinese Box (1997), and A Thousand Years of Good Prayers (2007), A Little Bit of Heart (1985), and Eat a Bowl of Tea (1989).
His most notable work was in the 2001 controversial erotic drama The Center of the World, Chan Is Missing (1982), Dim Sum: A Little Bit of Heart (1985), and Eat a Bowl of Tea (1989). His independent films including; Smoke (1995) and Anywhere but Here (1999). Wang was featured in the Arthur Dong documentary film Hollywood Chinese.
In September 2007, he was awarded the Golden Shell at the San Sebastian Film Festival. In 2016, he received a Lifetime Achievement Award at the San Diego Asian Film Festival. He is also the recipient of several awards including; Bodil Award, a Silver Bear, and two Golden Shells. He was nominated for a BAFTA Award, Sundance Grand Jury, Golden Lion, and César Award.
Wayne Wang Coming Home Again
Wayne is recognized for his work in the 2019 film Coming Home Again. He was nominated for two awards for his work in the film; a Tallinn Jury Prize for Best Director and a Tallinn Grand Prize for Best Film.
Wayne Wang Movies And TV Shows
- A Man, a Woman, and a Killer
- Chan Is Missing
- Dim Sum: A Little Bit of Heart
- Slam Dance
- Dim Sum Take Out
- Eat a Bowl of Tea
- Life Is Cheap… But Toilet Paper Is Expensive
- The Joy Luck Club
- Blue in the Face
- Chinese Box
- Anywhere but Here
- The Center of the World
- Maid in Manhattan
- Because of Winn-Dixie
- Last Holiday
- The Princess of Nebraska
- A Thousand Years of Good Prayers
- Chinatown Film Project
- Snow Flower and the Secret Fan
- Soul of a Banquet
- While the Women Are Sleeping
- Coming Home Again
Wayne Wang Net Worth
Wang’s net worth is currently under review. The exact details about his net worth will be updated as soon as they are available.