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  • TMNT

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  • The Perfect Weapon

  • The Hawaiians

  • Under the Rainbow

  • TMNT

  • The Slanted Screen: Asian Men in Film &...

  • Memoirs of a Geisha

  • The Bushido Blade

  • Testament

  • The Bird People in China

  • Battle Creek Brawl

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Mako Movies

  • Profession: Actor
  • Born: Dec 10, 1933
  • Died: Jul 21, 2006
  • Birth Name: Makoto Iwamatsu
  • Biography: Japanese actor Mako, born Makoto Iwamatsu, has spent most of his professional career in the United States. His first important film appearance was as Po-Han, Steve McQueen's assistant machinist, in The Sand Pebbles (1966), a performance that earned... Continued
Movie Role(s) Year
Under the Rainbow Nakamuri 2014
TMNT Splinter / Splinter / Splinter / Splinter / Splinter / Splinter 2007
Memoirs of a Geisha Sakamoto / Sakamoto 2005
Bulletproof Monk Mr. Kojima / Mr. Kojima 2003
Pearl Harbor Admiral Yamamoto 2001
Rugrats in Paris: The Movie / 2000
The Bird People in China Shen 1998
Seven Years in Tibet Kungo Tsarong 1997
Highlander: The Final Dimension Nakano 1995
The Perfect Weapon Kim 1991
Pacific Heights Toshio Watanabe 1990
Taking Care of Business Sakamoto 1990
The Wash Nobu 1988
Tucker: The Man and His Dream Jimmy Sakuyama 1988
P.O.W.: The Escape Capt. Vinh 1986
Conan the Destroyer Akiro "The Wizard" 1984
Conan the Barbarian The Wizard 1982
The Sand Pebbles Po-Han 1966
Cultivating Charlie Katsu
Sidekicks Mr. Lee
Armed Response Akira Tanaka
The Slanted Screen: Asian Men in Film & Television
Crying Freeman Shudo Shmizaki
A Dangerous Place Sensei
RoboCop 3 Kanemitsu
Fatal Mission Tang
My Samurai Mr. Tzing
Balance of Power
An Unremarkable Life Max Chin
The Bushido Blade Friend
The Island at the Top of the World Oomiak
The Ugly Dachshund Kenji
The Killer Elite Chung
The Hawaiians Mun Ki
The Great Bank Robbery Secret Service Agent Eliot Fong
The Private Navy of Sgt. O'Farrell Calvin Coolidge Ishimura
Silent Assassins Oyama
Chinmoku Girl
Rising Sun Yoshida-san
Battle Creek Brawl Herbert
Testament Mike

Worked With

Actor
Movie
Year
Chevy Chase Under the Rainbow 2014
Carrie Fisher Under the Rainbow 2014
Chris Evans TMNT 2007
Sarah Michelle Gellar TMNT 2007
Patrick Stewart TMNT 2007
Mitchell Whitfield TMNT 2007
James Arnold Taylor TMNT 2007
Zhang Ziyi Memoirs of a Geisha 2005
Ken Watanabe Memoirs of a Geisha 2005
Michelle Yeoh Memoirs of a Geisha 2005
Koji Yakusho Memoirs of a Geisha 2005
Youki Kudoh Memoirs of a Geisha 2005
Kaori Momoi Memoirs of a Geisha 2005
Chow Yun-Fat Bulletproof Monk 2003
Seann William Scott Bulletproof Monk 2003
Jaime King Bulletproof Monk 2003
Victoria Smurfit Bulletproof Monk 2003
Ben Affleck Pearl Harbor 2001
Josh Hartnett Pearl Harbor 2001
Kate Beckinsale Pearl Harbor 2001
Cuba Gooding, Jr. Pearl Harbor 2001
Tom Sizemore Pearl Harbor 2001
Jon Voight Pearl Harbor 2001
Elizabeth Daily Rugrats in Paris: The Movie 2000
Susan Sarandon Rugrats in Paris: The Movie 2000
Cheryl Chase Rugrats in Paris: The Movie 2000
Masahiro Motoki The Bird People in China 1998
Brad Pitt Seven Years in Tibet 1997
David Thewlis Seven Years in Tibet 1997
B.D. Wong Seven Years in Tibet 1997
Victor Wong Seven Years in Tibet 1997
Christopher Lambert Highlander: The Final Dimension 1995
Mario Van Peebles Highlander: The Final Dimension 1995
Deborah Kara Unger Highlander: The Final Dimension 1995
Raoul Trujillo Highlander: The Final Dimension 1995
James Hong The Perfect Weapon 1991
Michael Keaton Pacific Heights 1990
Melanie Griffith Pacific Heights 1990
Matthew Modine Pacific Heights 1990
Laurie Metcalf Pacific Heights 1990
James Belushi Taking Care of Business 1990
Charles Grodin Taking Care of Business 1990
Veronica Hamel Taking Care of Business 1990
Hector Elizondo Taking Care of Business 1990
Patti Yasutake The Wash 1988
Jeff Bridges Tucker: The Man and His Dream 1988
Joan Allen Tucker: The Man and His Dream 1988
Martin Landau Tucker: The Man and His Dream 1988
Frederic Forrest Tucker: The Man and His Dream 1988
Lloyd Bridges Tucker: The Man and His Dream 1988
David Carradine P.O.W.: The Escape 1986
Phil Brock P.O.W.: The Escape 1986
Arnold Schwarzenegger Conan the Destroyer 1984
Grace Jones Conan the Destroyer 1984
Tracey Walter Conan the Destroyer 1984
Sarah Douglas Conan the Destroyer 1984
James Earl Jones Conan the Barbarian 1982
Max von Sydow Conan the Barbarian 1982
Sandahl Bergman Conan the Barbarian 1982
Steve McQueen The Sand Pebbles 1966
Richard Crenna The Sand Pebbles 1966
Candice Bergen The Sand Pebbles 1966
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