Mako (I) (1933–2006)

Actor | Soundtrack | Production Designer
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KNOWN FOR 
Conan the Barbarian (1982) | Pearl Harbor (2001) | The Sand Pebbles (1966)
AWARDS 
Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins & 1 nomination More »
AKA 
Mako Iwamatsu | Mako Wakamatsu
BORN 
Dec 10, 1933 (died Jul 21, 2006)
HEIGHT 
5' 4" (1.63m)

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Past Film & Video (60 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Past Television (95 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Avatar: The Last AirbenderAvatar: The Last Airbender (TV Series) Uncle / Red Dragon / Additional Voices (30 episodes, 2005), Dedicatee (1 episode, 2006)  Less 2005–2006 30
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  • Primary photo for Super Robot Monkey Team Hyperforce Go!Super Robot Monkey Team Hyperforce Go! (TV Series) Master Offay (1 episode, 2005)  Less 2005 1
  • Primary photo for Avatar: The Last Airbender - The Legend So FarAvatar: The Last Airbender - The Legend So Far (TV Movie) Uncle Iroh (voice)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Duck DodgersDuck Dodgers (TV Series) Happy Cat / Ah-Choo (4 episodes, 2003)  Less 2003–2005 4
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  • Primary photo for SokokuSokoku (TV Movie) Leo (as Mako Wakamatsu)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for The West WingThe West Wing (TV Series) Dr. Yosh Takahashi (1 episode, 2005)  Less 2005 1
    • A Good Day (Mar 2, 2005) Dr. Yosh Takahashi  Less
  • Primary photo for MonkMonk (TV Series) Master Zi (1 episode, 2005)  Less 2005 1
  • Primary photo for Samurai JackSamurai Jack (TV Series) Aku / Hermit (23 episodes, 2001)  Less 2001–2004 23
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  • Primary photo for Grim & EvilGrim & Evil (TV Series) Narrator (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2004 1
  • Primary photo for CharmedCharmed (TV Series) Sorcerer (1 episode, 2003)  Less 2003 1
  • Primary photo for What's New, Scooby-Doo?What's New, Scooby-Doo? (TV Series) The Ancient One (1 episode, 2003)  Less 2003 1
  • Primary photo for Black SashBlack Sash (TV Series) Master Li (6 episodes, 2003)  Less 2003 6
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  • Primary photo for Dexter's LaboratoryDexter's Laboratory (TV Series) Main Title Narrator / Narrator (13 episodes, 1996)  Less 1996–2003 13
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  • Primary photo for Lost at HomeLost at Home (TV Series) Mr. Li (1 episode, 2003)  Less 2003 1
  • Primary photo for Diagnosis MurderDiagnosis Murder (TV Series) Lee Moy (1 episode, 2001)  Less 2001 1
  • Primary photo for The Secret Adventures of Jules VerneThe Secret Adventures of Jules Verne (TV Series) Kajimori (1 episode, 2000)  Less 2000 1
  • Primary photo for Walker, Texas RangerWalker, Texas Ranger (TV Series) Edward Song / Dr. Henry Lee (2 episodes, 1997)  Less 1997–2000 2
  • Primary photo for 7th Heaven7th Heaven (TV Series) Henry Muranaka (1 episode, 1999)  Less 1999 1
  • Primary photo for Martial LawMartial Law (TV Series) Master Reng (2 episodes, 1999)  Less 1999 2
  • Primary photo for JAGJAG (TV Series) Ichiro Higashimori (1 episode, 1998)  Less 1998 1
    • Innocence (Oct 6, 1998) Ichiro Higashimori  Less
  • Primary photo for RiotRiot (TV Movie) Mr. Lee (segment "Gold Mountain")  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for Kung Fu: The Legend ContinuesKung Fu: The Legend Continues (TV Series) Li Sung (2 episodes, 1994)  Less 1994–1996 2
  • Primary photo for Platypus ManPlatypus Man (TV Series) Mr. Loo (1 episode, 1995)  Less 1995 1
  • Primary photo for FrasierFrasier (TV Series) Sam Tanaka (1 episode, 1994)  Less 1994 1
  • Primary photo for Shaky GroundShaky Ground (TV Series) Nakamura (1 episode, 1993)  Less 1993 1
  • Primary photo for NightingaleNightingale (TV Movie) Narrator (voice)  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for LovejoyLovejoy (TV Series) Toshiro Tanaka (2 episodes, 1991)  Less 1991 2
  • Primary photo for The Paradise ClubThe Paradise Club (TV Series) Mr. Yamamoto (1 episode, 1990)  Less 1990 1
  • Primary photo for Hiroshima: Out of the AshesHiroshima: Out of the Ashes (TV Movie) Sgt. Moritaki  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for ParadiseParadise (TV Series) Kao (1 episode, 1990)  Less 1990 1
  • Primary photo for Murder in ParadiseMurder in Paradise (TV Movie) Capt. Kilalo  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for The EqualizerThe Equalizer (TV Series) Jimmy Thanarat (1 episode, 1988)  Less 1988 1
  • Primary photo for SupercarrierSupercarrier (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 1988)  Less 1988 1
  • Primary photo for Tour of DutyTour of Duty (TV Series) Tran (1 episode, 1987)  Less 1987 1
  • Primary photo for Spenser: For HireSpenser: For Hire (TV Series) Tommy Nguyen (1 episode, 1987)  Less 1987 1
  • Primary photo for OharaOhara (TV Series) Toshi (1 episode, 1987)  Less 1987 1
    • Toshi (Feb 14, 1987) Toshi  Less
  • Primary photo for Kung Fu: The MovieKung Fu: The Movie (TV Movie) The Manchu  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for Hawaiian HeatHawaiian Heat (TV Series) Maj. Taro Oshira (10 episodes, 1984)  Less 1984 10
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  • Primary photo for Hawaiian HeatHawaiian Heat (TV Movie) Major Oshira  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for Girls of the White OrchidGirls of the White Orchid (TV Movie) Mori  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for The A-TeamThe A-Team (TV Series) Lin Duk Coo (1 episode, 1983)  Less 1983 1
  • Primary photo for The Last NinjaThe Last Ninja (TV Movie) Aitaro Sakura  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for Faerie Tale TheatreFaerie Tale Theatre (TV Series) Gardener / Minister (1 episode, 1983)  Less 1983 1
  • Primary photo for The Greatest American HeroThe Greatest American Hero (TV Series) Master of Flowers (1 episode, 1983)  Less 1983 1
  • Primary photo for Magnum, P.I.Magnum, P.I. (TV Series) Tozan (1 episode, 1983)  Less 1983 1
  • Primary photo for Romance TheatreRomance Theatre (TV Series) Shibata (5 episodes, 1982)  Less 1982 5
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  • Primary photo for Quincy M.E.Quincy M.E. (TV Series) John Moroshima / Mr. Yamaguchi (2 episodes, 1977)  Less 1977–1982 2
  • Primary photo for Voyagers!Voyagers! (TV Series) Karauna Chief (1 episode, 1982)  Less 1982 1
  • Primary photo for Bring 'Em Back AliveBring 'Em Back Alive (TV Series) Tanako (1 episode, 1982)  Less 1982 1
  • Primary photo for Flamingo RoadFlamingo Road (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 1982)  Less 1982 1
  • Primary photo for The Facts of LifeThe Facts of Life (TV Series) Mr. Wakamatsu (1 episode, 1982)  Less 1982 1
  • Primary photo for Fantasy IslandFantasy Island (TV Series) Kwong Soo Luke (1 episode, 1981)  Less 1981 1
  • Primary photo for M*A*S*HM*A*S*H (TV Series) Li Han / Lt. Hung Lee Park / Major Choi / Dr. Lin Tam (4 episodes, 1974)  Less 1974–1980 4
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  • Primary photo for A Man Called SloaneA Man Called Sloane (TV Series) Tanaka (1 episode, 1979)  Less 1979 1
  • Primary photo for When Hell Was in SessionWhen Hell Was in Session (TV Movie) Maj. Bai  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for The Incredible HulkThe Incredible Hulk (TV Series) Li Sung (2 episodes, 1978)  Less 1978–1979 2
  • Primary photo for SupertrainSupertrain (TV Series) Kirby (1 episode, 1979)  Less 1979 1
  • Primary photo for Salvage 1Salvage 1 (TV Series) Toshiro (1 episode, 1979)  Less 1979 1
  • Primary photo for Wonder WomanWonder Woman (TV Series) Mr. Brown (1 episode, 1979)  Less 1979 1
  • Primary photo for ColumboColumbo (TV Series) Kanji Ousu (1 episode, 1978)  Less 1978 1
  • Primary photo for VisionsVisions (TV Series) Masu Murakami (1 episode, 1976)  Less 1976 1
  • Primary photo for Mr. T and TinaMr. T and Tina (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 1976)  Less 1976 1
  • Primary photo for The 30th Annual Tony AwardsThe 30th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) Himself - Nominee & Performer, Performer ("Advantages of Floating in the Middle of the Sea")  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for Anatomy of a SongAnatomy of a Song (TV Movie) Himself, Performer ("Someone In A Tree")  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for Farewell to ManzanarFarewell to Manzanar (TV Movie) Fukimoto  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for Hawaii Five-OHawaii Five-O (TV Series) Kazuo Tahashi (1 episode, 1976)  Less 1976 1
  • Primary photo for Pacific OverturesPacific Overtures (TV Movie) Reciter / Shogun / Jonathan Goble, Performer ("The Advantages Of Floating In The Middle Of The Sea", "Four Black Dragons", "Chrysanthemum Tea", "Someone In A Tree", "Please Hello", "Next")  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for Judge Dee and the Monastery MurdersJudge Dee and the Monastery Murders (TV Movie) Tao Gan  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for MannixMannix (TV Series) Tami Okada (1 episode, 1974)  Less 1974 1
  • Primary photo for IronsideIronside (TV Series) Phil Tsang (1 episode, 1974)  Less 1974 1
  • Primary photo for Love, American StyleLove, American Style (TV Series) Jack (segment "Love and the Fortunate Cookie") (1 episode, 1973)  Less 1973 1
  • Primary photo for Kung FuKung Fu (TV Series) Wong Ti Lu (1 episode, 1973)  Less 1973 1
  • Primary photo for Anna and the KingAnna and the King (TV Series) Sanum (1 episode, 1972)  Less 1972 1
  • Primary photo for Room 222Room 222 (TV Series) Mr. Shigematsu (1 episode, 1972)  Less 1972 1
  • Primary photo for The Streets of San FranciscoThe Streets of San Francisco (TV Series) Kenji (1 episode, 1972)  Less 1972 1
    • Pilot (Sep 16, 1972) Kenji  Less
  • Primary photo for If Tomorrow ComesIf Tomorrow Comes (TV Movie) Tadashi  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for The ChallengeThe Challenge (TV Movie) Yuro  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for The F.B.I.The F.B.I. (TV Series) Yoshimura / Angry Youth (2 episodes, 1966)  Less 1966–1968 2
  • Primary photo for The Big ValleyThe Big Valley (TV Series) Wong Lo (1 episode, 1968)  Less 1968 1
  • Primary photo for Vacation PlayhouseVacation Playhouse (TV Series) Simba (1 episode, 1967)  Less 1967 1
  • Primary photo for The Time TunnelThe Time Tunnel (TV Series) Lt. Nakamura (1 episode, 1967)  Less 1967 1
  • Primary photo for F TroopF Troop (TV Series) Samurai Warrior (1 episode, 1967)  Less 1967 1
  • Primary photo for The Green HornetThe Green Hornet (TV Series) Low Sing (1 episode, 1966)  Less 1966 1
  • Primary photo for I SpyI Spy (TV Series) Baby Face / Jimmy (3 episodes, 1965)  Less 1965–1966 3
  • Primary photo for The Wackiest Ship in the ArmyThe Wackiest Ship in the Army (TV Series) Capt. Kulijame / T. Vushikori (2 episodes, 1965)  Less 1965 2
  • Primary photo for GidgetGidget (TV Series) Casey (1 episode, 1965)  Less 1965 1
  • Primary photo for Burke's LawBurke's Law (TV Series) Happy Tuava / Pete (2 episodes, 1964)  Less 1964–1965 2
  • Primary photo for I Dream of JeannieI Dream of Jeannie (TV Series) Kato (1 episode, 1965)  Less 1965 1
  • Primary photo for BroadsideBroadside (TV Series) Captain Osato / The Japanese Commander (2 episodes, 1964)  Less 1964–1965 2
  • Primary photo for McHale's NavyMcHale's Navy (TV Series) The Japanese Non-Com / Lt. Sakawa / Sessua / The 3rd Japanese Soldier / The 1st Japanese Soldier / Lt. Yamasake / Capt. Uzaki / The 1st Japanese / The Japanese Sentry (9 episodes, 1962)  Less 1962–1965 9
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  • Primary photo for Arrest and TrialArrest and Trial (TV Series) Kyoto (1 episode, 1964)  Less 1964 1
  • Primary photo for Ensign O'TooleEnsign O'Toole (TV Series) Yamada Jr. / Sgt. Harada / Kumagae (3 episodes, 1962)  Less 1962–1963 3
  • Primary photo for 77 Sunset Strip77 Sunset Strip (TV Series) Ito Nakayama (1 episode, 1963)  Less 1963 1
  • Primary photo for The Gallant MenThe Gallant Men (TV Series) Frank Fakuda (1 episode, 1963)  Less 1963 1
  • Primary photo for The Lloyd Bridges ShowThe Lloyd Bridges Show (TV Series) Akai Takahashi (1 episode, 1962)  Less 1962 1
Self (8 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Archive Footage (11 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Samurai JackSamurai Jack (TV Series) Past Aku (1 episode, 2017)  Less 2017
    • Episode CI (May 20, 2017) Past Aku (archive sound) (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for A Divided CommunityA Divided Community Himself (archive footage)  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for TMNT: Voice Talent First LookTMNT: Voice Talent First Look (Video) Splinter (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for The 79th Annual Academy AwardsThe 79th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) Himself - Memorial Tribute (archive footage)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for 13th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards13th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards (TV Special) Himself - In Memoriam (archive footage)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for The Faces of MakoThe Faces of Mako (Video) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Dexter's LaboratoryDexter's Laboratory (TV Series) Main Title Narrator (1 episode, 2002)  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for Samurai Jack: The Premiere MovieSamurai Jack: The Premiere Movie (TV Movie) Aku (archive footage)  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for Bruce Lee: A Warrior's JourneyBruce Lee: A Warrior's Journey (Video) Self (archive footage)  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for The Green HornetThe Green Hornet Low Sing (archive footage)  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for DisneylandDisneyland (TV Series) Kenji (2 episodes, 1968)  Less 1968
Other (7 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE

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