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Pat Morita

Actor | * 06/28/1932 († 73, 11/24/2005) | Isleton, California (United States of America (USA))
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Noriyuki "Pat" Morita (June 28, 1932 – November 24, 2005) was a Japanese-American actor and comedian. He was known for his roles as Matsuo "Arnold" Takahashi on Happy Days, Mr. Miyagi in The Karate Kid film series, Captain Sam Pak on the sitcom M*A*S*H, Ah Chew in Sanford and Son, Mike Woo in The Mystery Files of Shelby Woo, and The Emperor of China in Mulan and Mulan II. He was the series lead actor in the television program Mr. T and Tina and in Ohara, a police-themed drama. The two shows made history for being among the few TV shows with an Asian American series lead. Morita was nomi... ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Comedies | Drama | Action

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Awards & Nominations for Pat Morita

Star On Hollywood Walk of Fame Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Supporting Actor

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Movies with Pat Morita as Actor(84)

as Mr. Miyagi / Himself2015 The Real Miyagi
as Mr. Miyami2013 Blunt Movie
as Tom2011 Act Your Age
as The Guru2010 Remove All Obstacles
as Exhibition Manager2009 Royal Kill
as Seigo Takata2006 Only The Brave
as Kiro2006 Spymate
as Freeman Lee2006 18 Fingers of Death!
as Mr. Sakata2006 The Number One Girl
as Lao Dong2005 American Fusion
as Self / Mr. Miyagi2005 The Way of The Karate Kid
as Ono Yakimoto2005 Down and Derby
as Man in Turban2004 Elvis Has Left the Building
as The Emperor (voice)2004 Mulan II
as himself2004 The Last Shot
as Chin Li2004 The Karate Dog
as Peter Ong2003 Rice Girl
as Prof. Stevens2002 The Stoneman
as Richard Limp2002 The Biggest Fan
as Charlie Watanabe2001 The Boys of Sunset Ridge
as Dr. Oh2001 Shadow Fury
as Kwang Luk2001 House of Luk
as Cab driver2001 The Center of the World
as Abe Tanaka2001 I'll Remember April
as Vice Principal Jang Hak-Sa (MTV English Dub) (voice)2001 Volcano High
as Guy at the poker table (uncredited)2000 Brother
as Jubal Early1999 Inferno
as Nick Hashimoto1999 King Cobra
as The Emperor (voice)1998 Mulan
as Narrator1997 Beyond Barbed Wire
as Brian, Waiter in Restaurant1996 Spy Hard
as Principal Osaki1996 Reggie's Prayer
as David Leung1996 Bloodsport III
as David Leung1996 Bloodsport II
as Dr. Mobius Jefferson1996 Earth Minus Zero
as Isaiah1995 Timemaster
as Judge1995 The Misery Brothers
as Akira Mochizuki1994 Greyhounds
as Mr. Miyagi1994 The Next Karate Kid
as Master Tetsu1993 American Ninja 5
as Chief Koal1992 Auntie Lee's Meat Pies
as Mahi Mahi1992 Honeymoon in Vegas
as Gus1992 Miracle Beach
as Senator Naito1992 Mastergate
as Ben1991 Goodbye Paradise
as Fred1991 Lena's Holiday
as Old Man's brother1991 Strawberry Road
as Masakana 'Kane' Kaneshiro1991 Do or Die
as Yoodo Toda1990 Hiroshima: Out of the Ashes
as Mr. Miyagi1989 The Karate Kid Part III
as Investigator Fujitsuka Natsuo1989 Collision Course
as Narrator1988 Big Bird in Japan
as Fukushima1987 Captive Hearts
as Mr. Miyagi1986 The Karate Kid Part II
as The Toymaster1986 Babes In Toyland
as Tommy Tanaka1985 Amos
as Yip Tak1984 The Vegas Strip War
as Mr. Miyagi1984 The Karate Kid
as Rape Victim1984 Night Patrol
as Maurice1982 Jimmy the Kid
as Ah Fong, the Chinese Ambassador1982 Slapstick (Of Another Kind)
as Father Ohara1982 Savannah Smiles
as Kazi Yamamora1981 Crash Island
as The Silversmith1981 Full Moon High
as Waiter1978 Human Feelings
as Zenahiro1976 Farewell to Manzanar
as Rear Admiral Ryunosuke Kusaka1976 Midway
as Heshy Yamamoto1975 I Wonder Who's Killing Her Now?
as Takahasi1974 Punch and Jody
as Sam Wong1973 Brock's Last Case
as Delmar Faulkenstein1972 A Very Missing Person
as Yamamoto1972 Cancel My Reservation
as Harry Nishimoto1972 Where Does It Hurt?
as Oriental #21967 Thoroughly Modern Millie

TV Shows/Series with Pat Morita as Actor(40)

as Nariyoshi Miyagi (archive footage)2018 Cobra Kai
as Master Udon1999 SpongeBob SquarePants
as Martin Gaylord1993 Diagnosis: Murder
1987 Ohara
as Vincent1977 The Love Boat
as Mr. Yamashiro1977 The Love Boat
as Jewelry Store Owner1975 Starsky & Hutch
as Captain Pak1972 M*A*S*H
as The House Boy1971 Columbo
1971 Cannon
as Mr. Wing1970 The Odd Couple
1970 McCloud

TV Shows/Series with Pat Morita as Crew(1)

Creator/Creator1987 Ohara

Full Name: Pat Morita
Born: Tuesday, 06/28 1932 (June) in Isleton, California (United States of America (USA))
Died: Thursday, 11/24 2005 (November) in Las Vegas (aged: 73)
Zodiac sign: Cancer (Chinese zodiac sign: Monkey)
Languages: English (EN, native language)
Educated at: Armijo High School
Spouses (current/former): Evelyn Guerrero
Other names for Pat Morita (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Noriyuki 'Pat' Morita"
"Patrick N. Morita"
"Pat Noriyuki Morita"
"Noriyuki Morita"
"Noryuki 'Pat' Morita"
Pat Morita frequently works together with these people:
Leslie Nielsen (12x, Actor)
William Windom (12x, Actor)
Barbara Rhoades (12x, Actress)
Jack Riley (11x, Actor)
George Wyner (10x, Actor)
Robert Mark Kamen (10x, Crew)
Garry Marshall (10x, Actor)
Jessica Walter (10x, Actress)
Jack Carter (10x, Actor)
Dick O'Neill (10x, Actor)
John G. Avildsen (9x, Crew)
Paul Burke (9x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:8128, Added: 05/06/2018, Last updated: 11/25/2021