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Jim Ishida

Jim Ishida was born in 1942 in Tokyo, Japan as James Susumu Ishida. He is known for his work on The Terminal (2004), Back to the Future Part II (1989) and Armageddon (1998). He is married to Margaret. See full bio »
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 2005 The Reading Room (TV Movie)
Resident
 2005 McBride: The Doctor Is Out... Really Out (TV Movie)
Medical Examiner
 2005 Pawns of the King (Short)
Richard
 2004 The Terminal
Yoshinoya Manager (as James Ishida)
 2003 Arrested Development (TV Series)
Administrator
- Bringing Up Buster (2003) ... Administrator
 2003 According to Jim (TV Series)
Salesman
- Getting to Know You (2003) ... Salesman (as James Ishida)
 2002 Rocket Power (TV Series)
Coconut
- Twister's Hat/Tito-Thon (2002) ... Coconut (voice)
 2002 Real Women Have Curves
Landlord (as Jimmy Ishida)
 2000 Rude Awakening (TV Series)
Mr. Hamaguchi
- If I Could See Me Now: Part 2 (2000) ... Mr. Hamaguchi
 2000 Stanley's Gig
Byron Fujisaki
 1999 After One Cigarette (Short)
Tommy
 1999 Just Shoot Me! (TV Series)
Man
- Jack Gets Tough (1999) ... Man
 1999 Late Last Night (TV Movie)
Japanese Man
 1998 Armageddon
Client #3
 1997 L.A. Heat (TV Series)
Doctor
- Wake Up Call (1997) ... Doctor
 1997 Rama (Video Game)
Dr. Shigeru Takagishi
 1997 Gun (TV Series)
Tetsuo Ichiho
- Ricochet (1997) ... Tetsuo Ichiho
 1996 Minor Adjustments (TV Series)
Father
- The Model Wife (1996) ... Father
 1996 The Silencers
Senator Furiyo
 1996 Dunston Checks In
Bali Majestic Guest
 1996 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)
Inspector Ota
- Kendo Killing (1996) ... Inspector Ota
 1995 Maybe This Time (TV Series)
Businessman
- Julia's Day Off (1995) ... Businessman
 1995 Showgirls
Mr. Okida
 1995 Strange Days
Mr. Fumitsu
 1995 Sisters (TV Series)
Mr. Rondan
- A Proper Farewell (1995) ... Mr. Rondan
 1994 The Next Karate Kid
Tall Monk
 1994 Babylon 5 (TV Series)
Dr. Tasaki
- A Voice in the Wilderness: Part 1 (1994) ... Dr. Tasaki
 1993 Days of Our Lives (TV Series)
Herbalist / Dr. Wu
- Episode #1.7085 (1993) ... Dr. Wu (as Jimmy Ishida)
- Episode #1.7033 (1993) ... Herbalist (as Jimmy Ishida, credit only)
- Episode #1.7031 (1993) ... Herbalist (credit only)
- Episode #1.7030 (1993) ... Dr. Wu
- Episode #1.7014 (1993) ... Herbalist (credit only)
 1992 Nurses (TV Series)
Mr. Watanabe
- Inside Information (1992) ... Mr. Watanabe
 1992 CIA Code Name: Alexa
Guest
 1991 Ricochet
Reporter (as James Ishida)
 1991 Cold Heaven
Dr. Tanaki
 1991 Showdown in Little Tokyo
Asian Cop #2
 1991 K-9000 (TV Movie)
Rocky Araki
 1991 Chernobyl: The Final Warning (TV Movie)
Dr. Terasaki (as James Ishida)
 1990 Carol & Company (TV Series)
Mr. Yamamoto
- Trisha Springs Eternal (1990) ... Mr. Yamamoto
 1990 21 Jump Street (TV Series)
Shaolin Priest
- How I Saved the Senator (1990) ... Shaolin Priest
 1989 Back to the Future Part II
Fujitsu (as James Ishida)
 1989 Jake and the Fatman (TV Series)
Ito Sakoda
- It All Depends on You (1989) ... Ito Sakoda
 1989 Black Rain
Escort Officer
 1989 Knots Landing (TV Series)
Mr. Ishida
- The Perfect Opportunity (1989) ... Mr. Ishida
 1989 The Iron Triangle
Khoi
 1984-1988 Hotel (TV Series)
Ambassador Katayama / Businessman / Desk Clerk
- Prized Possessions (1987) ... Ambassador Katayama
- Discoveries (1987) ... Businessman
- Flesh and Blood (1984) ... Desk Clerk
 1987 The Tortellis (TV Series)
3rd Honoree
- Man of the Year (1987) ... 3rd Honoree
 1984-1986 Dynasty (TV Series)
Lin
- Fear (1986) ... Lin
- The Trial: Part 1 (1986) ... Lin
- The Subpoenas (1986) ... Lin
- The Divorce (1986) ... Lin
- The Gown (1985) ... Lin
 1986 The A-Team (TV Series)
Dr. Chang
- The Trouble with Harry (1986) ... Dr. Chang
 1985 This Child Is Mine (TV Movie)
Dr. Ying
 1985 Santa Barbara (TV Series)
Farmer
- Episode #1.234 (1985) ... Farmer
- Episode #1.232 (1985) ... Farmer
- Episode #1.231 (1985) ... Farmer
- Episode #1.230 (1985) ... Farmer
 1984 The New Mike Hammer (TV Series)
Lim Fong
- The Deadly Prey (1984) ... Lim Fong
 1984 Trapper John, M.D. (TV Series)
Ed
- The Fred Connection (1984) ... Ed
 1984 Emerald Point N.A.S. (TV Series)
Mr. Okida
- Secrets (1984) ... Mr. Okida
 1983 Cutter to Houston (TV Series)
Van Nguyen
- Tell Me a Riddle, Daddy (1983) ... Van Nguyen
 1983 Scarecrow and Mrs. King (TV Series)
Saito
- Service Above and Beyond (1983) ... Saito
 1983 Deal of the Century
Masaggi's Aide #1
 1982 Hansel and Gretel (TV Movie)
Father
 1982 Bring 'Em Back Alive (TV Series)
Shugo
- The Pied Piper (1982) ... Shugo
 1977 The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries (TV Series)
- Wipe-Out (1977)
 1977 The Rockford Files (TV Series)
Pham Vam Vinh
- New Life, Old Dragons (1977) ... Pham Vam Vinh
 1976-1977 Black Sheep Squadron (TV Series)
Japanese Lieutenant / Second commando
- Poor Little Lambs (1977) ... Japanese Lieutenant
- Up for Grabs (1976) ... Second commando
 1976 Midway
Pilot Lt. Takeo Koda (uncredited)
 1973-1975 Hawaii Five-O (TV Series)
Salesman / George / Sec. Guard
- Study in Rage (1975) ... Salesman (as James Ishida)
- Hara-Kiri: Murder (1974) ... George (as James S. Ishida)
- One Big Happy Family (1973) ... Sec. Guard (as James Ishida)
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James S. Ishida | James Ishida | Jimmy Ishida
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He and his family were once detainnees at a Japanese internment camp for little over a year during World War II in Rohmer, Arkansas and were released shortly after the war ended in 1945. See more »

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