Mako

Mako
1933 - 2006

Mako  Japanese Actor

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Japanese Actor Mako was born Makoto Iwamatsu on 10th December, 1933 in Kobe, Japan and passed away on 21st Jul 2006 Somis, California, USA aged 72. He is most remembered for Akiro. His zodiac sign is Sagittarius.

Mako was in an on-screen matchup with Carolyn Seymour in Girls of the White Orchid (1983).

Mako is a member of the following lists: American film actors, American television actors and American voice actors.

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First Name Mako
Full Name at Birth Makoto Iwamatsu
Alternative Name Mako Iwamatsu
Age 72 (age at death) years
Birthday 10th December, 1933
Birthplace Kobe, Japan
Died 21st July, 2006
Place of Death Somis, California, USA
Cause of Death esophageal cancer
Height 5' 4" (163 cm)
Build Slim
Hair Color Black
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity Asian
Nationality Japanese
University Pratt Institute of Technology
Occupation Text Actor
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame Akiro
Year(s) Active 1959–2006

Makoto "Mako" Iwamatsu (岩松誠 Iwamatsu Makoto, December 10, 1933 – July 21, 2006) was a Japanese–American actor, voice artist and singer best known for his roles as Po-Han in The Sand Pebbles (1966) (for which he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor), Oomiak "The Fearless One" in The Island at the Top of the World (1974), Akiro the Wizard in Conan the Barbarian (1982) and Conan the Destroyer (1984) and Kungo Tsarong in Seven Years in Tibet (1997). Almost all of his acting roles credited him as Mako. He was part of the original cast of Stephen Sondheim's 1976 Broadway musical Pacific Overtures, which earned him a Tony Award nomination for Best Actor in a Musical. He was also one of the founding members of East West Players.

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NameAgeZodiacOccupationNationality
Mako72 SagittariusActor
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Shizuko Hoshi-Actress
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Children

NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
SalaFemaleShizuko Hoshi
MimosaFemaleShizuko Hoshi

Filmography

FilmYearCharacterType
Rise: Blood Hunter2007PoeMovie
TMNT2007Splinter (voice)Movie
Cages2005TanMovie
Memoirs of a Geisha2005SakamotoMovie
Avatar: The Last Airbender2005Additional Voices, Red Dragon, UncleTV Show
Sokoku2005Leo (as Mako Wakamatsu)TV Movie
The Legend So Far2005Uncle Iroh (voice)TV Movie
Super Robot Monkey Team Hyperforce Go!2004Master OffayTV Show
Bulletproof Monk2003Mr. KojimaMovie
Black Sash2003Master LiTV Show
Duck Dodgers2003Ah-Choo, Happy CatTV Show
Lost at Home2003Mr. LiTV Show
Bus Story2003Father ChristmasShort Film
Monk2002Master ZiTV Show
What's New, Scooby-Doo?2002The Ancient OneTV Show
Cruel Game2001Straw HatMovie
Pearl Harbor2001Adm. Isoroku YamamotoMovie
Samurai Jack2001Aku, HermitTV Show
The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy2001NarratorTV Show
Rugrats in Paris2000Mr. Yamaguchi (voice)Movie
Talk to Taka2000Mr. HiroShort Film
The Secret Adventures of Jules Verne2000KajimoriTV Show
Alegría1999Old MomoMovie
Owls' Castle1999Toyotomi Hideyoshi (as Mako Iwamatsu)Movie
The West Wing1999Dr. Yosh TakahashiTV Show
Kyohansha1999Police (as Mako Iwamatsu)Movie
Chûgoku no chôjin1998ShenMovie
Charmed1998SorcererTV Show
Martial Law1998Master RengTV Show
Seven Years in Tibet1997Kungo TsarongMovie
Riot1997Mr. Lee (segment "Gold Mountain")TV Movie
Sacred Trust1997Mr. JordanMovie
Balance of Power1996Todo MatsumotoMovie
Sworn to Justice1996Mr. YoungMovie
7th Heaven1996Henry MuranakaTV Show
Dexter's Laboratory1996Main Title Narrator, NarratorTV Show
Crying Freeman1995Shudo ShimazakiMovie
Midnight Man1995Buun SomMovie
JAG1995Ichiro HigashimoriTV Show
Platypus Man1995Mr. LooTV Show
A Dangerous Place1994SenseiMovie
Highlander: The Final Dimension1994NakanoMovie
Red Sun Rising1994Buntoro IgaMovie
Cultivating Charlie1994KatsuMovie
Rising Sun1993Yoshida-sanMovie
RoboCop 31993KanemitsuMovie
Diagnosis Murder1993Lee MoyTV Show
Frasier1993Sam TanakaTV Show
Kung Fu: The Legend Continues1993Li SungTV Show
Walker, Texas Ranger1993Dr. Henry Lee, Edward SongTV Show
My Samurai1992Mr. TszingMovie
Sidekicks1992Mr. LeeMovie
Shaky Ground1992NakamuraTV Show
Nightingale1992Narrator (voice)TV Show
The Perfect Weapon1991KimMovie
Strawberry Road1991Frank MachidaMovie
Enemy1990TrangMovie
Pacific Heights1990Toshio WatanabeMovie
Taking Care of Business1990SakamotoMovie
Hiroshima: Out of the Ashes1990Sgt. MoritakiTV Movie
Murder in Paradise1990Capt. KilaloTV Movie
An Unremarkable Life1989Max ChinMovie
The Paradise Club1989Mr. YamamotoTV Show
Silent Assassins1988OyamaMovie
The Wash1988Nobu MatsumotoMovie
Tucker: The Man and His Dream1988JimmyMovie
Guns of Paradise1988KaoTV Show
Supercarrier1988TV Show
Ohara1987ToshiTV Show
Tour of Duty1987TranTV Show
Armed Response1986Akira TanakaMovie
Behind Enemy Lines1986Capt. VinhMovie
Kung Fu: The Movie1986The ManchuTV Movie
Lovejoy1986Toshiro TanakaTV Show
Spenser: For Hire1985Tommy NguyenTV Show
The Equalizer1985Jimmy ThanaratTV Show
Conan the Destroyer1984Akiro 'The Wizard'Movie
Hawaiian Heat1984Maj. Taro OshiraTV Show
Hawaiian Heat1984Major OshiraTV Movie
Testament1983MikeMovie
Girls of the White Orchid1983MoriTV Movie
The Last Ninja1983Aitaro SakuraTV Movie
The A-Team1983Lin Duk CooTV Show
Conan the Barbarian1982Narrator, The WizardMovie
Bring 'Em Back Alive1982TanakoTV Show
Faerie Tale Theatre1982Gardener, MinisterTV Show
Voyagers!1982Karauna ChiefTV Show
Romance Theatre1982ShibataTV Show
An Eye for an Eye1981James ChanMovie
The Bushido Blade1981EnjiroMovie
Under the Rainbow1981NakomuriMovie
The Greatest American Hero1981Master of FlowersTV Show
The Big Brawl1980HerbertMovie
Flamingo Road1980TV Show
Magnum, P.I.1980TozanTV Show
Hito Hata: Raise the Banner1980OdaMovie
When Hell Was in Session1979Maj. BaiTV Movie
A Man Called Sloane1979TanakaTV Show
Salvage 11979ToshiroTV Show
Supertrain1979KirbyTV Show
The Facts of Life1979Mr. WakamatsuTV Show
The Incredible Hulk1978Li SungTV Show
Fantasy Island1977Kwong Soo LukeTV Show
Farewell to Manzanar1976FukimotoTV Movie
Mr. T and Tina1976TV Show
Quincy M.E.1976John Moroshima, Mr. YamaguchiTV Show
Visions1976Masu MurakamiTV Show
Pacific Overtures1976Jonathan Goble, Reciter, ShogunTV Movie
The Killer Elite1975Yuen ChungMovie
Wonder Woman1975Mr. BrownTV Show
Prisoners1975Sgt. NguyenMovie
The Island at the Top of the World1974OomiakMovie
Judge Dee and the Monastery Murders1974Tao GanTV Movie
Anna and the King1972SanumTV Show
Kung Fu1972Wong Ti LuTV Show
M*A*S*H1972Li Han, Lt. Hung Lee Park, Major ChoiTV Show
The Streets of San Francisco1972KenjiTV Show
Yokahama Mama1972Rooster (voice)Short Film
Silence1971Kichijiro (as Mako Iwamatsu)Movie
If Tomorrow Comes1971TadashiTV Movie
Columbo1971Kanji OusuTV Show
Fools1970PsychiatristMovie
The Hawaiians1970Mun KiMovie
The Challenge1970YuroTV Movie
The Great Bank Robbery1969Secret Agent FongMovie
Love, American Style1969Jack (segment "Love and the Fortunate Cookie")TV Show
Room 2221969Mr. ShigematsuTV Show
The Private Navy of Sgt. O'Farrell1968Calvin Coolidge IshimuraMovie
Hawaii Five-O1968Kazuo TahashiTV Show
Ironside1967Phil TsangTV Show
Mannix1967Tami OkadaTV Show
The Sand Pebbles1966Po-hanMovie
The Ugly Dachshund1966KenjiMovie
The Green Hornet1966Low SingTV Show
The Time Tunnel1966Lt. NakamuraTV Show
McHale's Navy Joins the Air Force1965Japanese Submarine Captain (uncredited)Movie
F Troop1965Samurai WarriorTV Show
Gidget1965CaseyTV Show
I Dream of Jeannie1965KatoTV Show
I Spy1965Baby Face, JimmyTV Show
The Big Valley1965Wong LoTV Show
The F.B.I.1965Angry Youth, YoshimuraTV Show
The Wackiest Ship in the Army1965Capt. Kulijame, T. VushikoriTV Show
Broadside1964Captain Osato, The Japanese CommanderTV Show
Burke's Law1963Happy Tuava, PeteTV Show
Arrest and Trial1963KyotoTV Show
Vacation Playhouse1963SimbaTV Show
McHale's Navy1962Lt. Sakawa, Sessua, The Japanese Non-ComTV Show
The Gallant Men1962Frank FakudaTV Show
The Lloyd Bridges Show1962Akai TakahashiTV Show
Ensign O'Toole1962Kumagae, Sgt. Harada, Yamada, Jr.TV Show
Never So Few1959Soldier in Hospital (uncredited)Movie
77 Sunset Strip1958Ito NakayamaTV Show
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mpumwire_edny_kentMay 26, 2009

hi master mako i like u so much u acted welll in crying free man


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