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Born in Kobe, Japan on 10th December 1933. Died in 2006 aged 72 years old.
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Mako was an actor with a career spanning 48 years, from 1959 to 2007, starting at the age of 26. His first film was Never So Few and his last film was Rise: Blood Hunter. A lot of his work was in the Action and Drama genres.

Known For


Film Film Year Runtime Rating Streaming Options
Rise: Blood Hunter poster Rise: Blood Hunter 2007 1h 37m
TMNT poster TMNT 2007 1h 27m
Memoirs of a Geisha poster Memoirs of a Geisha 2005 2h 26m
Bulletproof Monk poster Bulletproof Monk 2003 1h 44m
Pearl Harbor poster Pearl Harbor 2001 3h 3m
Rugrats in Paris: The Movie poster Rugrats in Paris: The Movie 2000 1h 18m
The Bird People in China poster The Bird People in China 1998 1h 58m
Seven Years in Tibet poster Seven Years in Tibet 1997 2h 16m
Riot poster Riot 1996 1h 35m
Plex Channel
Sworn to Justice poster Sworn to Justice 1996 1h 37m
Plex Channel
Midnight Man poster Midnight Man 1995 1h 33m
Crying Freeman poster Crying Freeman 1995 1h 42m
Highlander III: The Sorcerer poster Highlander III: The Sorcerer 1994 1h 39m
Red Sun Rising poster Red Sun Rising 1994 1h 39m
Plex Channel
Rising Sun poster Rising Sun 1993 2h 5m
RoboCop 3 poster RoboCop 3
as Kanemitsu
1993 1h 44m
Sidekicks poster Sidekicks 1992 1h 41m
The Perfect Weapon poster The Perfect Weapon 1991 1h 27m
Pacific Heights poster Pacific Heights 1990 1h 42m
Plex Channel
Taking Care of Business poster Taking Care of Business 1990 1h 48m
Hiroshima: Out of the Ashes poster Hiroshima: Out of the Ashes 1990 1h 40m
Murder in Paradise poster Murder in Paradise 1990 1h 34m
Tucker: The Man and His Dream poster Tucker: The Man and His Dream 1988 1h 51m
Silent Assassins poster Silent Assassins 1988 1h 31m
Armed Response poster Armed Response 1986 1h 26m
P.O.W. The Escape poster P.O.W. The Escape 1986 1h 30m
Plex Channel
Kung Fu The Movie poster Kung Fu The Movie 1986 1h 29m
Conan the Destroyer poster Conan the Destroyer 1984 1h 43m
Testament poster Testament 1983 1h 30m
Conan the Barbarian poster Conan the Barbarian 1982 2h 9m
An Eye for an Eye poster An Eye for an Eye 1981 1h 46m
Under the Rainbow poster Under the Rainbow 1981 1h 38m
The Bushido Blade poster The Bushido Blade 1981 1h 44m
The Big Brawl poster The Big Brawl 1980 1h 35m
Plex Channel
When Hell Was in Session poster When Hell Was in Session 1979 1h 38m
The Killer Elite poster The Killer Elite 1975 2h 2m
ScreenPix Apple TV Channel
Judge Dee and the Monastery Murders poster Judge Dee and the Monastery Murders 1974 1h 40m
The Green Hornet poster The Green Hornet 1974 1h 30m
Fools poster Fools 1970 1h 33m
The Hawaiians poster The Hawaiians 1970 2h 14m
The Sand Pebbles poster The Sand Pebbles 1966 3h 2m
The Ugly Dachshund poster The Ugly Dachshund 1966 1h 33m
Never So Few poster Never So Few 1959 2h 5m

Regularly Credited With

Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa's profile
Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa
6 films together
James Hong's profile
James Hong
6 films together
David Carradine's profile
David Carradine
3 films together
Yuji Okumoto
Yuji Okumoto
3 films together
Keye Luke
Keye Luke
3 films together
James Lew
James Lew
3 films together
Arnold Schwarzenegger's profile
Arnold Schwarzenegger
2 films together
Steve McQueen's profile
Steve McQueen
2 films together
Chuck Norris's profile
Chuck Norris
2 films together


His Top Genres 1
21% Action
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His Top Years
10% 1990
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1 Genres are counted according to total films, not total genres, as such the overall total of all genress will be more than 100%.

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Mako FAQ

How old was Mako when he died?

72 years old.

When was Mako born?

10th December 1933

Where was Mako born?

Kobe, Japan

Has Mako won an Oscar?

No, he never won an Oscar.

Has Mako won a BAFTA?

No, he never won an BAFTA.

What ethnicity is Mako?

He was Asian.