Pat Morita

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Noriyuki "Pat" Morita 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. read more

Noriyuki "Pat" Morita 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).

Birth Name

Noriyuki Morita

Born

Tuesday, 28 June 1932

Died

Thursday, 24 November 2005

Actor Filmography

Hollywood Insider Self 2018
Cobra Kai Mr. Miyagi 2018
More Than Miyagi: The Pat Morita Story Himself 2017
John G. Avildsen: King of the Underdogs (archive footage) 2017
Cats and Mice Unagi 2016
The Real Miyagi Mr. Miyagi 2015
Celebrity Page Self 2013
Blunt Movie Mr. Miyami 2013
Good Mythical Morning Miyagi 2012
Synchronize Mr. Kesuke Miyagi (uncredited) (archival footage) 2011
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

Hollywood Insider Self 2018
Cobra Kai Mr. Miyagi 2018
More Than Miyagi: The Pat Morita Story Himself 2017
John G. Avildsen: King of the Underdogs (archive footage) 2017
Cats and Mice Unagi 2016
The Real Miyagi Mr. Miyagi 2015
Celebrity Page Self 2013
Blunt Movie Mr. Miyami 2013
Good Mythical Morning Miyagi 2012
Synchronize Mr. Kesuke Miyagi (uncredited) (archival footage) 2011
Act Your Age Tom 2011
Remove All Obstacles The Guru 2010
Behind the Scenes with Interviews of Ninja's Creed Himself 2010
Royal Kill Exhibition Manager 2009
5 Second Movies Mr. Miyagi 2008
Only The Brave Seigo Takata 2006
18 Fingers of Death! Freeman Lee 2006
The Number One Girl Mr. Sakata 2006
Down And Derby Ono Yakimoto 2005
Happy Days: 30th Anniversary Reunion Himself / Matsuo 'Arnold' Takahashi 2005
American Fusion Lao Dong 2005
Mulan II The Emperor (voice) 2004
The Last Shot Himself 2004
Elvis Has Left the Building Man in Turban 2004
TV Land's Top Ten Himself 2004
The Karate Dog Chin Li 2004
Rice Girl Peter Ong 2003
High Roller: The Stu Ungar Story Mr. Leo 2003
Spymate Kiro 2003
Body & Soul Jin Han 2002
The Stoneman Prof. Stevens 2002
The Biggest Fan Mr. Limp 2002
Volcano High Vice Principal Jang Hak-Sa (MTV English Dub) (voice) / Vice Principal Jang Hak-Sa (MTV English Dub) 2001
Shadow Fury Dr. Oh 2001
Spy TV Himself 2001
The Center Of The World Taxi Driver 2001
First Years (as Noriyuki Morita) 2001
The Boys of Sunset Ridge Charlie Watanabe 2001
Robot Chicken Self 2001
I'll Remember April Abe Tanaka 2000
Yes, Dear Trainer 2000
Brother Guy at the poker table 2000
Son of the Beach King Kumonya 2000
Desert Heat Jubal Early 1999
SpongeBob SquarePants Master Udon (voice) 1999
King Cobra Nick Hashimoto 1999
Gone to Maui Mr Ono 1999
The Hughleys Mr. Park 1998
Mulan The Emperor (voice) 1998
Captured Alive Sam Kashawahara 1997
Fast Track 1997
Reggie's Prayer Principal / Principal Osaki 1997
Beyond Barbed Wire Narrator 1997
Bloodsport III David Leung 1996
Adventures from the Book of Virtues Mr. Straw 1996
Spy Hard Brian, Waiter in Restaurant 1996
E! True Hollywood Story Himself 1996
The Mystery Files of Shelby Woo Mike 'Grandpa' Woo 1996
Bloodsport 2 David Leung 1996
Earth Minus Zero Dr. Mobius Jefferson 1996
Caroline in the City Mr. Chu 1995
Timemaster Isaiah (as Noriyuki 'Pat' Morita) 1995
The Outer Limits Michael Chen 1995
Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child King Makahana 1995
Hart to Hart: Secrets of the Hart Ling Goldberg 1995
The Misery Brothers Judge 1995
One West Waikiki Judge 1994
The Next Karate Kid Sgt. Kesuke Miyagi (as Noriyuki "Pat" Morita) 1994
Even Cowgirls Get The Blues The Chink (as Noriyuki 'Pat' Morita) 1994
Burke's Law Boots McKay 1994
Diagnosis Murder Martin Gaylord 1993
Boy Meets World Wise Man 1993
Dave's World Hardware Store Owner 1993
Late Night with Conan O'Brien Himself 1993
American Ninja 5 Master Tetsu 1993
Space Rangers Nazzer 1993
Mastergate Kevin Naito 1992
Auntie Lee's Meat Pies Chief Koal 1992
Miracle Beach Gus 1992
Honeymoon in Vegas Mahi Mahi 1992
Genghis Khan: The Story of a Lifetime Emperor Wang 1992
Happy Days Reunion Special Himself 1992
Lena's Holiday Fred 1991
Do or Die Masakana 'Kane' Kaneshiro 1991
Harry and the Hendersons 1991
Britannica's Tales Around the World Host - Storyteller 1991
Good Grief Chip 1990
What a Dummy Lucky Ernesto 1990
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Mr. Yoshi 1990
Hiroshima: Out of the Ashes Yoodo Toda 1990
Family Matters Mr. Tanaka 1989
Baywatch Hideki Tanaka 1989
The Karate Kid (voice), Miyagi - NBC Live action introduction 1989
The Karate Kid Part III Mr. Miyagi 1989
The Arsenio Hall Show Himself 1989
The Munsters Today Neighbor 1988
Big Bird in Japan Narrator 1988
Collision Course Investigator Fujitsuka Natsuo 1988
Captive Hearts Fukushima 1987
Married... with Children Mr. Shimokawa 1987
Ohara Lt. Ohara 1987
Babes In Toyland The Toymaster 1986
The Karate Kid Part II Miyagi (as Noriyuki 'Pat' Morita) 1986
Alice in Wonderland The Horse 1985
Amos Tommy Tanaka 1985
The Vegas Strip War Yip Tak 1984
Night Patrol Rape Victim 1984
Murder, She Wrote Akira Hitaki 1984
Pryor's Place Joe 1984
The Karate Kid Miyagi (as Noriyuki 'Pat' Morita) 1984
Slapstick of Another Kind Ah Fong, the Chinese Ambassador 1982
Jimmy the Kid Maurice 1982
Savannah Smiles Father Ohara 1982
Late Night with David Letterman Himself 1982
Full Moon High The Silversmith 1981
Entertainment Tonight Himself (archive footage) 1981
Aloha Paradise Dr. Nakamura 1981
Magnum, P.I. Jack Metro 1980
For the Love of It Ishihara 1980
When Time Ran Out... Sam 1980
The Misadventures of Sheriff Lobo Cummings' Assistant 1979
Human Feelings Waiter 1978
The Incredible Hulk Fred 1977
Lou Grant Ike Tatsumi 1977
The Kallikaks 1977
The Love Boat Mr. Yamashiro, Vincent 1977
Man from Atlantis Moby 1977
Blansky's Beauties Arnold 1977
ABC Weekend Specials 1977
Mr. T and Tina Taro Takahashi 1976
The Captain and Tennille Himself 1976
Midway Rear Admiral Ryunosuke Kusaka 1976
Break the Bank Himself 1976
Farewell to Manzanar Zenahiro 1976
Laverne & Shirley Mr. Wong 1976
Lola! 1975
I Wonder Who's Killing Her Now? Heshy Yamamoto 1975
Welcome Back, Kotter Mr. Takahashi, Taro Takahashi 1975
Match Game PM Himself - Panelist 1975
Starsky and Hutch Jewelry Store Owner 1975
Punch and Jody Takahasi 1974
Dinah! Himself 1974
Chico and the Man Pat Yamaguchi 1974
Police Woman Mike Matsuto 1974
Tattletales Himself, Himself (as Pat & Yuki) 1974
Happy Days Arnold, Matsuo 'Arnold' Takahashi 1974
Match Game 73 Himself - Panelist 1973
Cancel My Reservation Yamamoto 1972
M*A*S*H Capt. Sam Pak 1972
The Bob Newhart Show The Bartender 1972
The Brian Keith Show Mr. Ishi 1972
Where Does It Hurt? Nishimoto 1972
Every Little Crook And Nanny Nonaka 1972
Kung Fu Arthur Chen 1972
Evil Roy Slade Turhan 1972
Sanford and Son Ah Chew, Colonel Hiakowa 1972
Cannon Chuck Yamagata 1971
Columbo The House Boy 1971
The Odd Couple Mr. Wing 1970
Flip Himself 1970
McCloud Felix 1970
Nanny and the Professor Jason Wong 1970
Love, American Style Ah So, Kam, Bellhop 1969
The Courtship of Eddie's Father Duke Komosori 1969
The Bill Cosby Show Tree Surgeon 1969
The David Frost Show Himself 1969
Della Himself 1969
Playboy After Dark Himself 1969
The Queen and I Barney Cook 1969
Blondie 1968
Hawaii Five-O Phoebe 1968
The Outsider Toshi 1968
The Shakiest Gun in the West Wong 1968
Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In Himself - Guest Performer 1967
Las Vegas Himself 1967
The Joey Bishop Show Himself 1967
Thoroughly Modern Millie Oriental #2 1967
Green Acres Charlie Lee 1965
Gomer Pyle: USMC Chris Yamato 1964
The Hollywood Palace Himself - Comedian, Himself - Singer 1964
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson Himself, Himself - Guest 1962
American Bandstand Himself 1952
1986Golden GlobeBest Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television Nominated
1986EmmyOutstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Special Nominated
1985OscarBest Actor in a Supporting Role Nominated
1985Golden GlobeBest Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture Nominated
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