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Lane Nakano (1925–2005)

Lane Nakano was born on March 16, 1925 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Tatsuhiko Lane Nakano. He was an actor, known for Go for Broke! (1951), Sea of Souls (1965) and Japanese War Bride (1952). He was married to Fumi Nakano. He died on April 28, 2005 in Sherman Oaks, California. See full bio »
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 1965 Sea of Souls
Ken Okimura
 1960 Route 66 (TV Series)
- Layout at Glen Canyon (1960) ... Nikko
 1960 Hawaiian Eye (TV Series)
- Then There Were Three (1960) ... Taki
 1959 Don't Give Up the Ship
Japanese Soldier (uncredited)
 1958 The Geisha Boy
Japanese Gardener (uncredited)
 1956 Navy Log (TV Series)
- A Guy Called Mickey (1956) ... Mikimoto
 1955 The Lineup (TV Series)
Mr. Sukayamo
- The Assault Case (1955) ... Mr. Sukayamo
 1955 Captain Midnight (TV Series)
- The Arctic Avalanche (1955) ... Groba
 1954 Deep in My Heart
Japanese Butler (uncredited)
 1954 The Whistler (TV Series)
 1954 Hell and High Water
Japanese Sailor (uncredited)
 1953 China Venture
Japanese Sniper (uncredited)
 1952 China Smith (TV Series)
Chow Lee
- Cruise to Colombo ... Chow Lee
 1952 Japanese War Bride
Shiro Hasagawa
 1952 Hong Kong
C-47 Pilot (uncredited)
 1951 Peking Express
Jeep Driver (uncredited)
 1951 No Questions Asked
Lon - Steve's Houseboy (uncredited)
 1951 I Was an American Spy
Advance Guard (uncredited)
 1949 Tokyo Joe
Rickshaw Driver (uncredited)
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He was the lead Japanese-American in the 1951 film "Go for Broke!", about Japanese-American soldiers who fought in Europe in World War. The film concerned the 442nd Regimental Combat Team a volunteer Japanese-American unit. In reality, Nakano served in the 442nd after he and his family were sent to an internment camp in Wyoming after the Pearl Harbor attack. See more »

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