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Professor Toru Tanaka

Professor Toru Tanaka

Born in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA on 6th January 1930. Died in 2000 aged 70 years old.
You've seen -- of his 17 trackable films

Professor Toru Tanaka was an actor with a career spanning 12 years, from 1981 to 1993, starting at the age of 51. His first film was An Eye for an Eye and his last film was Last Action Hero. A lot of his work was in the Action and Crime genres.

Known For


Film Film Year Runtime Rating Streaming Options
Last Action Hero poster Last Action Hero 1993 2h 10m
3 Ninjas poster 3 Ninjas 1992 1h 24m
Alligator 2: The Mutation poster Alligator 2: The Mutation 1991 1h 32m
Shudder Apple TV Channel
Deadly Game poster Deadly Game 1991 1h 35m
The Perfect Weapon poster The Perfect Weapon 1991 1h 27m
Darkman poster Darkman 1990 1h 36m
Black Rain poster Black Rain 1989 2h 5m
Dead Heat poster Dead Heat 1988 1h 26m
Plex Channel
Shudder Apple TV Channel
The Running Man poster The Running Man
as Subzero
1987 1h 41m
Catch the Heat poster Catch the Heat 1987 1h 28m
ScreenPix Apple TV Channel
Shanghai Surprise poster Shanghai Surprise 1986 1h 37m
Volunteers poster Volunteers 1985 1h 47m
Cinemax Apple TV Channel
Pee-wee's Big Adventure poster Pee-wee's Big Adventure 1985 1h 31m
Missing in Action 2: The Beginning poster Missing in Action 2: The Beginning 1985 1h 40m
Cinemax Apple TV Channel
Revenge of the Ninja poster Revenge of the Ninja 1983 1h 30m
Off the Wall poster Off the Wall 1983 1h 25m
An Eye for an Eye poster An Eye for an Eye 1981 1h 46m

Regularly Credited With

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3 films together
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2 films together
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Chuck Norris
2 films together
Lynne Marie Stewart
Lynne Marie Stewart
2 films together
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2 films together
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Victor Wong
2 films together
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Billy D. Lucas
2 films together


His Top Genres 1
16% Action
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His Top Years
18% 1991
+ 10 more

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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Professor Toru Tanaka FAQ

How old was Professor Toru Tanaka when he died?

70 years old.

When was Professor Toru Tanaka born?

6th January 1930

Where was Professor Toru Tanaka born?

Honolulu, Hawaii, USA

Has Professor Toru Tanaka won an Oscar?

No, he never won an Oscar.

Has Professor Toru Tanaka won a BAFTA?

No, he never won an BAFTA.

What ethnicity is Professor Toru Tanaka?

He was Asian.