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Ed Parker (I) (1931–1990)

Ed Parker was born on March 21, 1931 in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA as Edmund Kealoha Parker. He is known for his work on Curse of the Pink Panther (1983), The Perfect Weapon (1991) and Dimension 5 (1966). He died on December 15, 1990 in Honolulu. See full bio »
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Known For

Curse of the Pink Panther
The Perfect Weapon
The Perfect Weapon Miscellaneous Crew
Dimension 5
Dimension 5 Sinister Oriental
Kill the Golden Goose


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 1983 Curse of the Pink Panther
Mr. Chong
 1981 The Misadventures of Sheriff Lobo (TV Series)
- The Roller Disco Karate Kaper (1981) ... Tanaka
 1979 Seven
Ed Parker
 1979 Kill the Golden Goose
Mauna Loa
 1978 Revenge of the Pink Panther
Mr. Chong (uncredited)
 1978 Seabo
 1974 The Rockford Files (TV Series)
Karate School Telephone Clerk
- Backlash of the Hunter (1974) ... Karate School Telephone Clerk (uncredited)
 1968 The Wrecking Crew
Guard (uncredited)
 1967 The Money Jungle
 1967 Run for Your Life (TV Series)
1st Assailant
- Baby, the World's on Fire (1967) ... 1st Assailant
 1966-1967 I Spy (TV Series)
Rico / Udo
- The Trouble with Temple (1967) ... Rico
- Court of the Lion (1966) ... Udo
 1966 Dimension 5
Sinister Oriental
 1964 The Secret Door (uncredited)
 1963 The Lucy Show (TV Series)
Judo Student #1
- Lucy and Viv Learn Judo (1963) ... Judo Student #1
 1961 The Case of the Dangerous Robin (TV Series)
- Man on the Run (1961)
 1953 I Led 3 Lives (TV Series)
Comrade Clyde
- Defense Plant Security (1953) ... Comrade Clyde
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TV commercials for the Ed Parker Kenpo Karate Studios (1974)

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Taught karate to many celebrities such as Steve McQueen, Elvis Presley, Lucille Ball, Natalie Wood, José Ferrer, Blake Edwards, and Jeff Speakman. See more »



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