Originally named Wang Jim-Jung, Wang was born in 1941 in Jiangsu, China. His father was an officer in education department of China and Wang moved to Taiwan with his family in 1949. He graduated from the National Taiwan College of Arts specializing in cinema and broadcasting, and started his acting career in TV dramas before pursuing his career in movies. In 1964 Wang starred in "For War the Bell Tolls" and in the same year in "Four Loves" based on the novel by famous author Qiong Yao, which gave him a high profile. In 1971 he won the Golden Horse Award for the Best Supporting Actor for "You Don't Tell Him". He went to America in 1973 and directed as well as acted in "The Street in New York". In 1979, by using the name -Wang Jim-Jung, Wang co-directed "The Old Master" which starred Jackie Chan's mentor Yu Chan-Yuan. Having acquired his U.S. permanent residency Wang returned to Shaw Brothers as contracted actor and starred in over 20 movies, most of them are martial arts films directed by Chu Yuan. He left Shaw Brothers in 1983 and continued to pursue his acting career in TV.
From the Celestial DVD release of "Godfather of Canton".