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Jimmy Taenaka


Jimmy Taenaka was born on November 27, 1964 in Fort Ord, California, USA as James Katsuyuki Taenaka. He is known for his work on Kung Fu Killer (2008), American Yakuza (1993) and The Man from Beijing (2011). He has been married to Lim Li Li since September 14, 2005. See full bio »

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 2016 Rojak (TV Series) (post-production)
Raymond
- Episode #1.7 (2016) ... Raymond
- Episode #1.5 (2016) ... Raymond
- Episode #1.3 (2016) ... Raymond
 2013 Final Defect (Short) (completed) (as James Taenaka)
 2014 Banting
Harry Kosugi (as James Taenaka)
 2014 Grace (TV Mini-Series)
Michael
- Episode 3 (2014) ... Michael (as James Taenaka)
- Episode 1 (2014) ... Michael (as James Taenaka)
 2014 Filial Party
Patrick (as James Taenaka)
 2012 Dead Mine
Ryuichi
 2010-2011 The Pupil (TV Series)
Terence Goh
- Episode #2.13 (2011) ... Terence Goh (as James Taenaka)
- Episode #2.10 (2011) ... Terence Goh (as James Taenaka)
- Episode #2.6 (2011) ... Terence Goh (as James Taenaka)
- Episode #2.5 (2011) ... Terence Goh (as James Taenaka)
- Episode #2.3 (2011) ... Terence Goh (as James Taenaka)
 2011 The Man from Beijing (TV Movie)
Ya Ru
 2009 Everything Is as It Should Be (Short)
Ken (as James Taenaka)
 2008 Ovunque tu sia (TV Movie)
Harum Lomar (as James Taenaka)
 2008 Kung Fu Killer (TV Movie)
Bingo
 2005 L'empire du tigre (TV Movie)
Tranh / François Dinh (as James Katsuyuki Taenaka)
 2004 The Second Singapore Short Story Project (TV Mini-Series) (as James Taenaka)
 2003 Tequila: The Movie (Video)
Jason (as James Taenaka)
 2001 A War Diary (TV Series)
Lt. Kenji Kinoshita (as James Taenaka)
 2000 Gedo (Video)
Kursawa (as Jimmy T.)
 1999 Martial Law (TV Series)
Chang
- End Game (1999) ... Chang (as Jimmy T)
 1998 Main Street
Boxer (as Jimmy T)
 1997 Psycho Sushi
Nakamura
 1997 JAG (TV Series)
Dick Namakura
- Against All Enemies (1997) ... Dick Namakura
 1995 The Low Life
Wineshop Clerk (as Jimmy T)
 1995 Cop Files (TV Movie) (as James Katsuyuki Taenaka)
 1994 The Shadow
Cranston Guard (as James Katsuyuki Taenaka)
 1994 Lookin' Italian
Hiro (as Jimmy T)
 1993 American Yakuza
Taka (as James Katsuyuki Taenaka)
 1991 Showdown in Little Tokyo
Hardboy (uncredited)
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Other Works:

"Singapore Shakes" (2004) MOW -Lead- MediaWorks Studios Singapore See more »

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Alternate Names:

Jimmy T | Jimmy T. | James Katsuyuki Taenaka | James Taenaka

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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2002 Asian Television Awards Nominee for Best Actor in a Drama Series - Lt. Kenji Kinoshita in "A War Diary" Japanese Occupation Story set in 1942-1945 Singapore See more »

Nickname:

Jimmy T

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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