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Actor James Shigeta

James Shigeta

  • Date of Birth:

    Hawaii, USA

  • Height:

    5' 9½" (1.77 m)

Biography:

Hawaiian-born James Shigeta was for a time the biggest Asian-American star the country had known for decades. His up-and-down career reflected America's changing interest in films with Eastern themes, but when called upon he filled both A-movie starring roles and minor TV guest appearances with the same cool and classy style. An aspiring song-and-dance man early in his career, he had a series of romantic leading roles in the late fifties culminating in his most important one, the lead in Ross Hunter... more

James Shigeta Filmography

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Movie

Year

Movie Drive Drive

as Mr. Lau

1998
Movie Mulan Mulan

as General Li (voice)

1998
Movie Die Hard Die Hard

as Joseph Yoshinobu Takagi

1988
Movie The Yakuza The Yakuza

as Goro

1975
Movie Paradise, Hawaiian Style Paradise, Hawaiian Style

as Danny Kohana

1966
Movie Flower Drum Song Flower Drum Song

as Wang Ta

1961
Movie The Crimson Kimono The Crimson Kimono

as Det. Joe Kojaku

1959
Movie Avatar: The Last Airbender Avatar: The Last Airbender

as Old Wanderer (voice)

2005
Movie Beverly Hills, 90210 Beverly Hills, 90210

as Ben Sosna

1999
Movie The Real Adventures of Jonny Quest The Real Adventures of Jonny Quest

as Mr. Yamashiro / Japanese Prime Minister (voice)

1997
Movie Cybill Cybill

as Mr. Matsuzaki

1996
Movie Babylon 5 Babylon 5

as Taro Isogi

1994
Movie Renegade Renegade

as Hideo Maruyama

1994
Movie SeaQuest DSV SeaQuest DSV

as Vietnamese President Chi

1994
Movie Simon & Simon Simon & Simon

as Musashi Sato

1987
Movie Murder, She Wrote Murder, She Wrote

as John Sukahara

1987
Movie Magnum, P.I. Magnum, P.I.

as Mr. Obotu

1986
Movie Airwolf Airwolf

as Colonel Tranh Van Zung

1985
Movie T.J. Hooker T.J. Hooker

as Chow Duc Khan

1983
Movie The Rockford Files The Rockford Files

as Clement Chin

1978
Movie Little House on the Prairie Little House on the Prairie

as Sam Wing

1977
Movie The Streets of San Francisco The Streets of San Francisco

as Prosecutor

1976
Movie Ellery Queen Ellery Queen

as Stephen Yang

1976
Movie Emergency! Emergency!

as Nathan O'Brien

1974
Movie Mission: Impossible Mission: Impossible

as Shiki

1970
Movie Ironside Ironside

as Il Pak Soong

1969
Movie I Spy I Spy

as Tommy

1965
Movie The Outer Limits The Outer Limits

as Major Jong

1963