James Shigeta (1929–2014)

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KNOWN FOR 
Die Hard (1988) | Mulan (1998) | Flower Drum Song (1961)
AWARDS 
Won 1 Golden Globe. More »
BORN 
Jun 17, 1929 (died Jul 28, 2014)
HEIGHT 
5' 9½" (1.77m)

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Past Film & Video (25 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
Past Television (65 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Jam BitesJam Bites (TV Mini-series) In Memory Of ( 1 episode, 2014 )  Less 2014 1
  • Primary photo for Avatar: The Last AirbenderAvatar: The Last Airbender (TV Series) Old Wanderer ( 1 episode, 2005 )  Less 2005 1
  • Primary photo for Threat MatrixThreat Matrix (TV Series) Kang Sok-Joo ( 1 episode, 2004 )  Less 2004 1
    • PPX (Jan 15, 2004) Kang Sok-Joo  Less
  • Primary photo for Beverly Hills, 90210Beverly Hills, 90210 (TV Series) Ben Sosna ( 3 episodes, 1999 )  Less 1999 3
  • Primary photo for The Real Adventures of Jonny QuestThe Real Adventures of Jonny Quest (TV Series) Mr. Yamashiro / Japanese Prime Minister / Inspector Mantjur ( 2 episodes, 1997 )  Less 1997 2
    • Night of the Zinja (Apr 14, 1997) Mr. Yamashiro / Japanese Prime Minister (voice)  Less
    • Diamonds and Jade (Mar 15, 1997) Inspector Mantjur (voice)  Less
  • Primary photo for CybillCybill (TV Series) Mr. Matsuzaki ( 1 episode, 1996 )  Less 1996 1
  • Primary photo for Babylon 5Babylon 5 (TV Series) Taro Isogi ( 1 episode, 1994 )  Less 1994 1
  • Primary photo for RenegadeRenegade (TV Series) Hideo Maruyama / Mr. Ota ( 2 episodes, 1993–1994 )  Less 1993–1994 2
  • Primary photo for Hart to Hart: Old Friends Never DieHart to Hart: Old Friends Never Die (TV Movie) Det. Whoo  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for Seaquest DSVSeaquest DSV (TV Series) Vietnamese President Chi ( 2 episodes, 1994 )  Less 1994 2
  • Primary photo for Murder, She WroteMurder, She Wrote (TV Series) Luc Lee / John Sukahara ( 2 episodes, 1987–1992 )  Less 1987–1992 2
  • Primary photo for DragnetDragnet (TV Series) Mr. Minn ( 1 episode, 1989 )  Less 1989 1
  • Primary photo for Jake and the FatmanJake and the Fatman (TV Series) Mr. Koso Nakasone ( 1 episode, 1989 )  Less 1989 1
  • Primary photo for A Peaceable KingdomA Peaceable Kingdom (TV Series) Dr Okawa ( 1 episode, 1989 )  Less 1989 1
  • Primary photo for Mission: ImpossibleMission: Impossible (TV Series) Ki ( 1 episode, 1989 )  Less 1989 1
  • Primary photo for Simon & SimonSimon & Simon (TV Series) Chen / Musashi Sato / Daniel Yoshiro ( 3 episodes, 1984–1988 )  Less 1984–1988 3
  • Primary photo for The HitchhikerThe Hitchhiker (TV Series) Nishi ( 1 episode, 1987 )  Less 1987 1
  • Primary photo for Magnum, P.I.Magnum, P.I. (TV Series) Mr. Obotu / Dr. Richard Enoka ( 2 episodes, 1983–1986 )  Less 1983–1986 2
  • Primary photo for The Family MartinezThe Family Martinez (TV Movie) Judge Yamamoto  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for AirwolfAirwolf (TV Series) Colonel Tranh Van Zung ( 1 episode, 1985 )  Less 1985 1
  • Primary photo for Matt HoustonMatt Houston (TV Series) Lin Ha ( 1 episode, 1984 )  Less 1984 1
  • Primary photo for MasqueradeMasquerade (TV Series) Makko ( 1 episode, 1983 )  Less 1983 1
  • Primary photo for The Love BoatThe Love Boat (TV Series) Bud's Father ( 2 episodes, 1983 )  Less 1983 2
  • Primary photo for T.J. HookerT.J. Hooker (TV Series) Chow Duc Khan ( 1 episode, 1983 )  Less 1983 1
    • Chinatown (Oct 15, 1983) Chow Duc Khan  Less
  • Primary photo for The RenegadesThe Renegades (TV Movie) Jimmy Lee  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for Strike ForceStrike Force (TV Series) Leong ( 1 episode, 1982 )  Less 1982 1
  • Primary photo for Tomorrow's ChildTomorrow's Child (TV Movie) Donald Shibura  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for The Greatest American HeroThe Greatest American Hero (TV Series) Colonel Shawn Liang ( 1 episode, 1982 )  Less 1982 1
  • Primary photo for Enola Gay: The Men, the Mission, the Atomic BombEnola Gay: The Men, the Mission, the Atomic Bomb (TV Movie) Field Marshall Abehata  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for SamuraiSamurai (TV Movie) Takeo Chisato  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for Fantasy IslandFantasy Island (TV Series) General Lin Sun ( 1 episode, 1979 )  Less 1979 1
  • Primary photo for The Rockford FilesThe Rockford Files (TV Series) Clement Chin ( 1 episode, 1978 )  Less 1978 1
  • Primary photo for Police WomanPolice Woman (TV Series) Bernie Kim ( 1 episode, 1978 )  Less 1978 1
  • Primary photo for The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew MysteriesThe Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries (TV Series) Kapala ( 1 episode, 1977 )  Less 1977 1
  • Primary photo for Little House on the PrairieLittle House on the Prairie (TV Series) Sam Wing ( 1 episode, 1977 )  Less 1977 1
  • Primary photo for Once an EagleOnce an Eagle (TV Mini-series) Lin Tso-Han ( 4 episodes, 1976 )  Less 1976 4
    • Part 4 (Dec 23, 1976) Lin Tso-Han  Less
    • Part 3 (Dec 16, 1976) Lin Tso-Han  Less
    • Part 2 (Dec 9, 1976) Lin Tso-Han  Less
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  • Primary photo for Arthur Hailey's the MoneychangersArthur Hailey's the Moneychangers (TV Mini-series) Wizard Wong ( 4 episodes, 1976 )  Less 1976 4
    • Part IV (Dec 19, 1976) Wizard Wong  Less
    • Part III (Dec 12, 1976) Wizard Wong (credit only)  Less
    • Part II (Dec 5, 1976) Wizard Wong (credit only)  Less
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  • Primary photo for The Streets of San FranciscoThe Streets of San Francisco (TV Series) Prosecutor ( 2 episodes, 1976 )  Less 1976 2
  • Primary photo for The Killer Who Wouldn't DieThe Killer Who Wouldn't Die (TV Movie) David Lao  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for S.W.A.T.S.W.A.T. (TV Series) Lieutenant Eddie Chew ( 1 episode, 1976 )  Less 1976 1
  • Primary photo for Ellery QueenEllery Queen (TV Series) Stephen Yang ( 1 episode, 1976 )  Less 1976 1
  • Primary photo for Matt HelmMatt Helm (TV Series) Tom McCauley ( 1 episode, 1975 )  Less 1975 1
  • Primary photo for Khan!Khan! (TV Series) Actor ( 1 episode, 1975 )  Less 1975 1
    • Triad (Feb 28, 1975) Actor  Less
  • Primary photo for Kung FuKung Fu (TV Series) Col. Lin Pei / Master Kwan Li ( 2 episodes, 1974–1975 )  Less 1974–1975 2
  • Primary photo for Emergency!Emergency! (TV Series) Nathan O'Brien ( 1 episode, 1974 )  Less 1974 1
  • Primary photo for The Questor TapesThe Questor Tapes (TV Movie) Dr. Chen  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for Medical CenterMedical Center (TV Series) Doctor Osaka / Resident Doctor / Dr. Osaka / Chief Resident ( 8 episodes, 1969–1972 )  Less 1969–1972 8
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  • Primary photo for IronsideIronside (TV Series) Toshio Watari / Il Pak Soong ( 2 episodes, 1969–1971 )  Less 1969–1971 2
  • Primary photo for Mission: ImpossibleMission: Impossible (TV Series) Shiki ( 1 episode, 1970 )  Less 1970 1
  • Primary photo for The Young LawyersThe Young Lawyers (TV Series) Lee Ahn ( 1 episode, 1969 )  Less 1969 1
  • Primary photo for Hawaii Five-OHawaii Five-O (TV Series) Joseph Matsukino ( 1 episode, 1968 )  Less 1968 1
    • Deathwatch (Dec 25, 1968) Joseph Matsukino  Less
  • Primary photo for Escape to MindanaoEscape to Mindanao (TV Movie) Lt. Takahashi  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for It Takes a ThiefIt Takes a Thief (TV Series) Fong Sing ( 1 episode, 1968 )  Less 1968 1
  • Primary photo for I SpyI Spy (TV Series) Tommy ( 1 episode, 1965 )  Less 1965 1
  • Primary photo for Ben CaseyBen Casey (TV Series) Dr. Harvey Lee / Father Michael Hsueh ( 2 episodes, 1964–1965 )  Less 1964–1965 2
  • Primary photo for Perry MasonPerry Mason (TV Series) Ward Toyama ( 1 episode, 1965 )  Less 1965 1
  • Primary photo for The Bing Crosby ShowThe Bing Crosby Show (TV Series) Joe ( 1 episode, 1965 )  Less 1965 1
  • Primary photo for A Carol for Another ChristmasA Carol for Another Christmas (TV Movie) The Doctor  Less 1964
  • Primary photo for The Outer LimitsThe Outer Limits (TV Series) AIO Capt. Newa / Maj. Jong ( 2 episodes, 1963–1964 )  Less 1963–1964 2
  • Primary photo for The LieutenantThe Lieutenant (TV Series) Capt. Myang Dee ( 1 episode, 1964 )  Less 1964 1
  • Primary photo for Burke's LawBurke's Law (TV Series) Sidney Ying ( 1 episode, 1964 )  Less 1964 1
  • Primary photo for Dr. KildareDr. Kildare (TV Series) Dr. Roy Shigera ( 1 episode, 1963 )  Less 1963 1
  • Primary photo for Naked CityNaked City (TV Series) James Kam ( 1 episode, 1962 )  Less 1962 1
  • Primary photo for Alcoa PremiereAlcoa Premiere (TV Series) Captain ( 1 episode, 1961 )  Less 1961 1
  • Primary photo for PlaydatePlaydate (TV Series) Major Ri ( 1 episode, 1961 )  Less 1961 1
Self (16 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
Archive Footage (3 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
Domestic gross includes USA and Canada.

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