Michael Yama

Throughout his entertainment career as an accomplished actor, Michael Yama graced the silver screen many times. Yama started his acting career landing roles in such films as the comedy sequel "The Bad News Bears Go to ... Read more »

Filmography

Actor (55)

Hail, Caesar! 2016 (Movie)

Chinese Restaurant Maitre'd (Actor)

I'll See You In My Dreams 2015 (Movie)

Speed Dater 4 (Actor)

All Babes Want to Kill Me 2014 (Movie)

Mr Cho (Actor)

Betty White's Off Their Rockers 2012 - 2014 (Tv Show)

Actor

Dumb and Dumber To 2014 (Movie)

Harry's Dad (Actor)

Baywatch Nights 1995 - 1996, 2007 - 2008, 2012 - 2013 (Tv Show)

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Burke's Law 1991 - 1992, 1994 - 1997, 2007 - 2008, 2012 - 2013 (Tv Show)

Actor

Gideon's Crossing 1991 - 1992, 1994 - 1997, 2000 - 2001, 2007 - 2008, 2012 - 2013 (Tv Show)

Actor

Home Improvement 1995 - 1996, 2007 - 2008, 2012 - 2013 (Tv Show)

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JAG 1991 - 1992, 1994 - 1997, 1999 - 2001, 2007 - 2008, 2012 - 2013 (Tv Show)

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Jack's Place 1991 - 1992, 1995 - 1996, 2007 - 2008, 2012 - 2013 (Tv Show)

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Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman 1991 - 1992, 1994 - 1997, 2000 - 2001, 2007 - 2008, 2012 - 2013 (Tv Show)

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Mad About You 1995 - 1996, 2007 - 2008, 2012 - 2013 (Tv Show)

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Sisters 1991 - 1992, 1995 - 1996, 2007 - 2008, 2012 - 2013 (Tv Show)

Actor

Talkshow With Spike Feresten 2007 - 2008, 2012 - 2013 (Tv Show)

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The X-Files 1991 - 1992, 1994 - 1997, 1999 - 2001, 2007 - 2008, 2012 - 2013 (Tv Show)

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Drillbit Taylor 2008 (Movie)

Asian Heritage Speaker (Actor)

Big Dreams, Little Tokyo 2007 (Movie)

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Click 2006 (Movie)

Watsuhita Head Executive (Actor)

Dr. Strange 2006 (Movie)

Ancient One (Voice)

Avatar: The Last Airbender 2005 (Tv Show)

Voice

Alias 2003 (Tv Show)

Actor

ER 2002 (Tv Show)

Actor

Now Chinatown 2001 (Movie)

Deputy Consul (Actor)

Frank Leaves For the Orient 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

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Molly 1999 (Movie)

Asian Client (Actor)

Beverly Hills 90210 1998 (Tv Show)

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Brooklyn South 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

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Gun 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

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The George Wendt Show 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

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It's Pat 1994 (Movie)

Curious Sushi Man (Actor)

Bloodfist V: Human Target 1993 (Movie)

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Backtrack 1990 (Movie)

Technician (Actor)

Easy Come, Easy Go 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

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Hotel 1983 - 1988 (TV Show)

Actor

Stand and Deliver 1988 (Movie)

Sanzaki (Actor)

Number One With a Bullet 1987 (Movie)

Tai Chi Charlie (Actor)

The Hidden 1987 (Movie)

Sketch Artist (Actor)

Down and Out in Beverly Hills 1986 (Movie)

Nagamichi (Actor)

G.I. Joe 1984 - 1986 (TV Show)

Voice

Bachelor Party 1984 (Movie)

Japanese Businessman (Actor)

G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero 1983 - 1984 (TV Show)

Voice

Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom 1984 (Movie)

Chinese Co-pilot (Actor)

Deal of the Century 1983 (Movie)

Masaggi's Aide (Actor)

The Bad News Bears Go to Japan 1978 (Movie)

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Baa Baa Black Sheep (TV Show)

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Born Into Exile (TV Show)

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Death Ray 2000 (TV Show)

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I Take These Men (TV Show)

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Jericho Fever (TV Show)

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Listen to Your Heart (TV Show)

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Murder Live! (TV Show)

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The Seduction of Gina (TV Show)

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War and Remembrance (TV Show)

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Sound (1)

Supercop 1992 (Movie)

ADR voice (ADR)

Biography

Throughout his entertainment career as an accomplished actor, Michael Yama graced the silver screen many times. Yama started his acting career landing roles in such films as the comedy sequel "The Bad News Bears Go to Japan" (1978) with Tony Curtis, the comedy "Deal of the Century" (1983) with Chevy Chase and "Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom" (1984). He also appeared in the Tom Hanks comedy "Bachelor Party" (1984), the Nick Nolte dramatic adaptation "Down and Out in Beverly Hills" (1986) and the action movie "Number One With a Bullet" (1987) with Robert Carradine. He kept working in film throughout the nineties, starring in "Bloodfist V: Human Target" (1994) with Don "The Dragon" Wilson and the Julia Sweeney comedy adaptation "It's Pat" (1994). He also worked in television around this time, including a part on "Sisters" (1990-96). In his more recent career, he continued to act in "Molly" (1999) with Elisabeth Shue, "Now Chinatown" (2001) and the Adam Sandler smash hit comedy "Click" (2006). Yama's distinctive voice can be heard on "Dr. Strange" (2007) with Bryce Johnson. Most recently, Yama acted in the comedic drama "I'll See You In My Dreams" (2015) with Blythe Danner.

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