Pat Morita

Pat Morita
1932 - 2005
Pat Morita  American Actor

Pat Morita dating history


Pat Morita was previously married to Evelyn Guerrero (1994 - 2005), Yukiye Kitahara (1970 - 1989) and Kathleen Yamachi (1953 - 1967).

Pat Morita was in a relationship with Yuki Morita (1964).


American Actor Pat Morita was born Noriyuki Morita on 28th June, 1932 in Isleton, California, United States and passed away on 24th Nov 2005 Las Vegas, Nevada, United States aged 73. He is most remembered for Kesuke Miyagi In The Karate Kid Film Series (1984-1994).. His zodiac sign is Cancer.

Pat Morita was in an on-screen matchup with Nobu McCarthy in The Karate Kid, Part II (1986).

Pat Morita is a member of the following lists: American film actors, Actors from California and American television actors.


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Relationship Statistics

Dating1 57 years, 11 months - -
Married3 19 years 14 years, 8 months 11 years
Total4 57 years, 11 months 25 years, 6 months 11 years


First Name Pat
Last Name Morita
Full Name at Birth Noriyuki Morita
Alternative Name Mr. Miyagi, The Hip Nip
Age 73 (age at death) years
Birthday 28th June, 1932
Birthplace Isleton, California, United States
Died 24th November, 2005
Place of Death Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Cause of Death Kidney Failure
Buried Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend
Height 5' 3" (160 cm)
Build Average
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Salt and Pepper
Zodiac Sign Cancer
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity Asian
Nationality American
High School Armijo High School, Fairfield, California, United States
Occupation Text Film And Television Actor.
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame Kesuke Miyagi In The Karate Kid Film Series (1984-1994).
Year(s) Active 1964–2005, 1959–2005

Noriyuki "Pat" Morita (June 28, 1932 – November 24, 2005) was an American actor, voice actor, and comedian, known for his roles as Matsuo "Arnold" Takahashi on Happy Days (1975–1983), Mr. Miyagi in The Karate Kid film series, Mike Woo in The Mystery Files of Shelby Woo, and The Emperor of China in Mulan and Mulan II. Morita was nominated for the 1985 Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his portrayal of Mr. Miyagi in The Karate Kid. Morita also portrayed Ah Chew in Sanford and Son (1974–1976).

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Pat Morita73 CancerActor
Evelyn Guerrero72 PiscesActress
Yukiye Kitahara-
Yuki Morita-
Kathleen Yamachi-


Blunt Movie2013Mr. MiyamiMovie
Remove All Obstacles2010The GuruShort Film
Act Your Age2009TomMovie
Royal Kill2009Exhibition ManagerMovie
Only the Brave2006Seigo Takata (as Pat Noriyuki Morita)Movie
American Fusion2005Lao DongMovie
Down and Derby2005Ono YakimotoMovie
Elvis Has Left the Building2004Man in TurbanMovie
The Karate Dog2004Chin LiTV Movie
Cats and Mice2003UnagiMovie
High Roller: The Stu Ungar Story2003Mr. LeoMovie
Rice Girl2003Peter OngMovie
The Biggest Fan2002Mr. LimpMovie
Body & Soul2002Jin HanTV Show
The Stoneman2002Prof. StevensMovie
Shadow Fury2001Dr. OhMovie
The Boys of Sunset Ridge2001Charlie WatanabeMovie
The Center of the World2001Taxi DriverMovie
WaSanGo2001Vice Principal Jang Hak-Sa (MTV English Dub) (English version, voice)Movie
Where Does It Hurt?2001Harry NishimotoMovie
First Years2001TV Show
House of Luk2001Kwang LukMovie
Brother2000Guy at the poker table (uncredited)Movie
Talk to Taka2000TakaShort Film
Son of the Beach2000King KumonyaTV Show
Yes, Dear2000TrainerTV Show
Hammerlock2000Un Huong LoMovie
I'll Remember April1999Abe TanakaMovie
Desert Heat1999Jubal EarlyMovie
SpongeBob SquarePants1999Master UdonTV Show
Gone to Maui1999Mr. OnoTV Movie
Los gringos1999The SamuraiShort Film
Mulan1998The Emperor (voice)Movie
Reflections on Ice: Michelle Kwan Skates to the Music of Disney's 'Mulan'1998Emperor, NarratorTV Movie
The Hughleys1998Mr. ParkTV Show
Adventures with Kanga Roddy1998Uncle PatTV Show
Fast Track1997TV Show
Bloodsport 21996David LeungMovie
Earth Minus Zero1996Dr. Mobius JeffersonMovie
Reggie's Prayer1996PrincipalMovie
Spy Hard1996Brian, Waiter in RestaurantMovie
Adventures from the Book of Virtues1996Mr. StrawTV Show
The Mystery Files of Shelby Woo1996Mike 'Grandpa' WooTV Show
The Misery Brothers1995JudgeMovie
Timemaster1995Isaiah (as Noriyuki 'Pat' Morita)Movie
Hart to Hart: Secrets of the Hart1995Ling GoldbergTV Movie
Caroline in the City1995Mr. ChuTV Show
Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child1995King MakahanaTV Show
The Outer Limits1995Michael ChenTV Show
Captured Alive1995Sam KashawaharaMovie
Asian Connection: Road to Mandalay1995Y.C. KungTV Movie
Lamb Chop's Special Chanukah1995Pat, Super NinjaTV Movie
The Next Karate Kid1994Miyagi (as Noriyuki 'Pat' Morita)Movie
Burke's Law1994Boots McKayTV Show
One West Waikiki1994JudgeTV Show
Greyhounds1994Akira MochizukiTV Movie
American Ninja 51993Master TetsuMovie
Even Cowgirls Get the Blues1993The Chink (as Noriyuki 'Pat' Morita)Movie
Boy Meets World1993Wise ManTV Show
Dave's World1993Hardware Store OwnerTV Show
Diagnosis Murder1993Martin GaylordTV Show
Space Rangers1993NazzerTV Show
Auntie Lee's Meat Pies1992Chief KoalMovie
Honeymoon in Vegas1992Mahi MahiMovie
Miracle Beach1992GusMovie
Mastergate1992Kevin NaitoTV Movie
Sangokushi1992Narrator (1994) (English version, voice)Movie
Do or Die1991KaneshiroMovie
Harry and the Hendersons1991Kenji SawaraTV Show
Goodbye Paradise1991Ben (as Noryuki 'Pat' Morita)Movie
Lena's Holiday1991FredMovie
Strawberry Road1991Old Man's brother (as Noriyuki 'Pat' Morita)Movie
Britannica's Tales Around the World1991Host - StorytellerTV Show
Detective Extralarge1991TV Show
Hiroshima: Out of the Ashes1990Yoodo TodaTV Movie
Good Grief1990ChipTV Show
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air1990Mr. YoshiTV Show
What a Dummy1990Lucky ErnestoTV Show
Collision Course1989Investigator Fujitsuka NatsuoMovie
The Karate Kid, Part III1989Mr. Miyagi (as Noriyuki 'Pat' Morita)Movie
Baywatch1989Hideki TanakaTV Show
Family Matters1989Mr. TanakaTV Show
The Karate Kid1989Miyagi - NBC Live action introductionTV Show
Big Bird in Japan1988Narrator (Bamboo Princess story) (voice)TV Movie
Captive Hearts1987Fukushima (as Noriyuki 'Pat' Morita)Movie
Married... with Children1987Mr. ShimokawaTV Show
Ohara1987Lt. OharaTV Show
The Munsters Today1987NeighborTV Show
The Karate Kid, Part II1986Miyagi (as Noriyuki 'Pat' Morita)Movie
Babes in Toyland1986The ToymasterTV Movie
What Has Four Wheels and Flies1986TV Movie
Alice in Wonderland1985The HorseTV Show
Amos1985Tommy TanakaTV Movie
Blind Alleys1985Kenji SatoTV Movie
Night Patrol1984Rape VictimMovie
The Vegas Strip War1984Yip Tak (as Noriyuki 'Pat' Morita)TV Movie
Murder, She Wrote1984Akira HitakiTV Show
Pryor's Place1984JoeTV Show
The Karate Kid1984Miyagi (as Noriyuki 'Pat' Morita)Movie
Jimmy the Kid1982MauriceMovie
Savannah Smiles1982Father OharaMovie
Slapstick (Of Another Kind)1982Ah Fong - the Chinese AmbassadorMovie
Full Moon High1981The SilversmithMovie
Aloha Paradise1981Dr. NakamuraTV Show
Crash Island1981Kazi YamamoraTV Movie
When Time Ran Out...1980SamMovie
Bizarre1980Various CharactersTV Show
Magnum, P.I.1980Jack MetroTV Show
For the Love of It1980IshiharaTV Movie
Hito Hata: Raise the Banner1980YamadaMovie
The Misadventures of Sheriff Lobo1979Cummings' AssistantTV Show
Young Guy Christian1979Professor MishugiTV Movie
The Incredible Hulk1978FredTV Show
Human Feelings1978WaiterTV Movie
ABC Weekend Specials1977TV Show
Blansky's Beauties1977ArnoldTV Show
Lou Grant1977Ike TatsumiTV Show
The Love Boat1977Mr. Yamashiro, VincentTV Show
Man from Atlantis1977MobyTV Show
The Kallikaks1977TV Show
Midway1976Rear Admiral Ryunosuke KusakaMovie
Farewell to Manzanar1976ZenahiroTV Movie
Laverne & Shirley1976Mr. WongTV Show
Mr. T and Tina1976Taro TakahashiTV Show
Lola!1976TV Show
I Wonder Who's Killing Her Now?1975Heshy YamamotoMovie
Starsky and Hutch1975Jewelry Store OwnerTV Show
Welcome Back, Kotter1975Taro TakahashiTV Show
Wives1975WaiterTV Movie
Chico and the Man1974Pat YamaguchiTV Show
Happy Days1974Arnold, Matsuo 'Arnold' TakahashiTV Show
Police Woman1974Mike MatsutoTV Show
Punch and Jody1974TakahasiTV Movie
Brock's Last Case1973Sam WongTV Movie
Cops1973Captain Irving HoTV Movie
The Barbara Eden Show1973TomoTV Movie
Cancel My Reservation1972YamamotoMovie
Every Little Crook and Nanny1972NonakaMovie
Evil Roy Slade1972TurhanTV Movie
Kung Fu1972Arthur ChenTV Show
M*A*S*H1972Capt. Sam PakTV Show
Sanford and Son1972Ah Chew, Colonel HiakowaTV Show
The Bob Newhart Show1972The BartenderTV Show
The Brian Keith Show1972Mr. IshiTV Show
A Very Missing Person1972Delmar FaulkensteinTV Movie
Cannon1971Chuck YamagataTV Show
Columbo1971The House BoyTV Show
McCloud1970FelixTV Show
Nanny and the Professor1970Jason WongTV Show
The Odd Couple1970Mr. WingTV Show
Love, American Style1969Ah So (segment "Love and the Love Potion"), Bellhop (segment "Love and Lady Luck"), Kam (segment "Love and the Woman in White")TV Show
The Bill Cosby Show1969Tree SurgeonTV Show
The Courtship of Eddie's Father1969Duke KomosoriTV Show
The Queen and I1969Barney CookTV Show
The Shakiest Gun in the West1968WongMovie
Blondie1968TV Show
Hawaii Five-O1968PhoebeTV Show
The Outsider1968ToshiTV Show
Thoroughly Modern Millie1967Oriental #2Movie
Laugh-In1967Guest PerformerTV Show
Green Acres1965Charlie LeeTV Show
Gomer Pyle: USMC1964Chris YamatoTV Show
Car Thieves1964Komugi (as Noriyuki Morita)Movie
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Posted commentsView all comments (7)

wjerryzwjerryzApr 2, 2018

A cool actor

marcus28Jun 30, 2014

Pat Morita's cause of death was not Natural Causes. His cause of death was Kidney Failure.

CraigSnyderCraigSnyderMay 21, 2013

Pat Morita was a real gem. Loved his acting since Happy Days. He is really missed.

staciNov 20, 2008

like some movies of him.

jordanAug 4, 2008

if he passed away in november 2005 how can he guest star in spongebob in 2006 maybe they did the episode before he passed away

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