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Bill Saito (1936–2012)

Bill Saito was born on December 22, 1936 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA. He is known for his work on Matchstick Men (2003), Big Trouble in Little China (1986) and The Golden Child (1986). He died on November 14, 2012 in Studio City, California, USA. See full bio »

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Matchstick Men
Matchstick Men Pharmacist #1
Big Trouble in Little China
Big Trouble in Little China Wing Kong Hatchet Man
The Golden Child
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 2006 Peace (Short)
Frank Sakai
 2004 Surviving Christmas
Christmas Past
 2004 She Spies (TV Series)
Store Owner
- White Chollima (2004) ... Store Owner
 2003 Luis (TV Series)
- Death Day (2003)
 2003 Matchstick Men
Pharmacist #1
 2003 A.U.S.A. (TV Series)
- Rich Man, Poor Man (2003) ... Judge
 2001 Totally Blonde
 2001 The Ghost
 1999 Chicago Hope (TV Series)
Japanese Businessman #3
- Team Play (1999) ... Japanese Businessman #3
 1996 No Easy Way
Filipino Cabbie
 1994 Walker, Texas Ranger (TV Series)
- Tiger's Eye (1994) ... Kimuro
 1992 Rapid Fire
Tau's Gunman at Carl Chang Party (uncredited)
 1991 Showdown in Little Tokyo
Yoshida's Men (uncredited)
 1991 The Perfect Weapon
Old Man
 1990 Dallas (TV Series)
Hiro Tanaka
- The Crucible (1990) ... Hiro Tanaka
 1990 Guns of Paradise (TV Series)
- Dangerous Cargo (1990) ... Wei
 1989 Doogie Howser, M.D. (TV Series)
Dr. Nakayama
- Vinnie Video Vici (1989) ... Dr. Nakayama
 1989 Collision Course
Japanese Executive
 1989 Trust Me
Scowling Man
 1988 Simon & Simon (TV Series)
Tan Dat
- Tale of the Tiger (1988) ... Tan Dat
 1987 227 (TV Series)
- The Working Game (1987) ... Kim
 1986 The A-Team (TV Series)
Gambling Club Guard
- Point of No Return (1986) ... Gambling Club Guard (uncredited)
 1986 Big Trouble in Little China
Wing Kong Hatchet Man (uncredited)
 1986 Knight Rider (TV Series)
- Knight of the Rising Sun (1986) ... Gobi
 1985 Hunter (TV Series)
Chang Men
- Night of the Dragons (1985) ... Chang Men (uncredited)
 1985 Moonlighting (TV Series)
Dinner Guest
- The Murder's in the Mail (1985) ... Dinner Guest
 1984 All of Me
Security Guard
 1984 The Master (TV Series)
- Out-of-Time-Step (1984) ... Bodyguard
 1983 Girls of the White Orchid (TV Movie)
Yakuza Driver
 1983 Special Bulletin (TV Movie)
 1982 Gavilan (TV Series)
- By the Sword (1982)
 1981 Knots Landing (TV Series)
- Secrets (1981) ... Konokogi
 1981 The Devil and Max Devlin
Motorcycle Scout #2
 1980 The Exterminator
Vietcong AK-47
 1979 A Man Called Sloane (TV Series)
Tanaka's guard with gun
- Samurai (1979) ... Tanaka's guard with gun (uncredited)
 1979 Quincy M.E. (TV Series)
Steve Yomoshira
- Sweet Land of Liberty (1979) ... Steve Yomoshira
 1979 When Hell Was in Session (TV Movie)
Head Guard
 1979 WKRP in Cincinnati (TV Series)
Japanese Executive
- Tornado (1979) ... Japanese Executive
 1978 Carter Country (TV Series)
Japanese #1
- Hurricane Jasper (1978) ... Japanese #1
 1977 Rollercoaster
Asian Man
 1977 Smokey and the Bandit
Truck Driver (uncredited)
 1977 The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries (TV Series)
 1975 The Six Million Dollar Man (TV Series)
- The Wolf Boy (1975) ... Toshio
 1974-1975 Kung Fu (TV Series)
Man No.1 / Sai Si
- The Thief of Chendo (1975) ... Man No.1
- The Vanishing Image (1974) ... Sai Si
 1974 Airport 1975
Passenger (uncredited)
 1972 Anna and the King (TV Series)
- The King or the Tiger? (1972) ... Farmer
 1971 Ironside (TV Series)
- No Motive for Murder (1971) ... Nakimura (uncredited)
 1968 The Wrecking Crew
 1968 Hawaii Five-O (TV Series)
- Pilot (1968) ... Burglar
 1968 Nobody's Perfect
Bar Patron (uncredited)
 1967 The Wild Wild West (TV Series)
- The Night of the Samurai (1967) ... Samurai (uncredited)
 1967 That Girl (TV Series)
Toshiro Takahashi
- Kimono My House (1967) ... Toshiro Takahashi
 1966 Iron Horse (TV Series)
- The Dynamite Driver (1966) ... Barati (as William Saito)
 1966 Walk Don't Run
Japanese Athlete (uncredited)
 1965 Get Smart (TV Series)
- Diplomat's Daughter (1965) ... Toto
 1962 McHale's Navy (TV Series)
The Japanese Soldier
- The Day They Captured Santa (1962) ... The Japanese Soldier
 1961 The Case of the Dangerous Robin (TV Series)
- Falling Star (1961)
 1961 Hawaiian Eye (TV Series)
- It Ain't Cricket (1961) ... Ling
 1959 Blood and Steel
 1959 Green Mansions
Native Guide (uncredited)
 1958 Hong Kong Confidential
Jen (uncredited)
 1957 Sayonara
Photographer (uncredited)
 1956 The Girl He Left Behind
Recruit (uncredited)
Show Show Stunts (17 credits)

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