James Shigeta

James Shigeta

American actor and musician
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James Shigeta

James S. Shigeta (June 17, 1929 – July 28, 2014) was an American film and television actor. He was also a standards singer, musical theatre and nightclub performer, and recording artist. He was a Sansei or third-generation American of Japanese ancestry. He was noted for his roles in Flower Drum Song (1961), Die Hard (1988), and Mulan (1998). In 1960, he won the Golden Globe Award for Most Promising Newcomer – Male, along with 3 other actors.

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Full name at birth
James Saburo Shigeta
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Claim to fame
Flower Drum Song (1961)
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Date of birth
17 June 1933
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Place of birth
Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
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Date of death
28 July 2014
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Los Angeles, California, USA
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Actor, Vocalist
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5' 9½" (177 cm)
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New York University where he majored in English.
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Talent agency
CESD Talent Agency
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