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Chris Tashima

In 1998, Chris Tashima received an Academy Award® for Live Action Short Film, for Visas and Virtue (1997) -- a 26-minute historical drama inspired by Holocaust rescuer 'Chiune 'Sempo' Sugihara' -- which he directed, co-wrote (adapting an original one-act play by Tim Toyama), and starred as the Humanitarian diplomat. To produce the film, he ... See full bio »

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 2013 Real Playing Game
Mr. Chan
 2012 Lil Tokyo Reporter (Short)
Sei Fujii
 2012 Model Minority
Ken Tanaka
 2009 Half Kenneth (Short)
 2007 The Young and the Restless (TV Series)
- Episode #1.8571 (2007) ... Employee
 2006 Peace (Short)
Young Frank
 2006 Americanese
Raymond Ding
 2002 On the Roof
 2002 Barrier Device (Short)
Actor in Diamond Jeweler Commercial (uncredited)
 2002 The Shield (TV Series)
Chris Yamamoto
- The Spread (2002) ... Chris Yamamoto (scenes deleted)
 2001 Motel Jerusalem
Tokyo Joe
 2000 Requiem (Short)
 1998 Lanai-Loa
 1997 Strawberry Fields
 1996 Weekly World News (TV Series)
Producer Shoji Nomo (segment "Working Stiffs")
- Episode #1.9 (1996) ... Producer Shoji Nomo (segment "Working Stiffs")
 1995 Unsolved Mysteries (TV Series)
Stunt Coordinator
- Episode #8.1 (1995) ... Stunt Coordinator
 1991 The Perfect Weapon
Bag Man
 1987 Overkill
Nagura Jr.
 1987 Lethal Weapon
Student (uncredited)
 1986 St. Elsewhere (TV Series)
- Up and Down (1986) ... Technician (uncredited)
 1986 Night of the Creeps
Extra (uncredited)
 1986 The Karate Kid, Part II
Rockabilly Club Dancer (uncredited)
 1985 Savage Dawn
Extra (uncredited)
 1985 Once Bitten
Dream Sequence Extra (uncredited)
 1985 To Live and Die in L.A.
Extra (uncredited)
 1985 Generation (TV Movie)
Gang Extra (uncredited)
 1985 Killzone (Video)
Crawford's Men
 1985 Moving Violations
Parade Extra (uncredited)
 1985 Sara (TV Series)
Concert Goer
- Rock 'n' Roll Father (1985) ... Concert Goer (uncredited)
 1985 The Sure Thing
Frat Guy at Punch Bowl (uncredited)
 1985 Scandal Sheet (TV Movie)
Extra (uncredited)
 1985 Not My Kid (TV Movie)
Student (uncredited)
 1985 The Mechanical Universe... and Beyond (TV Series documentary)
Freefall Rider (segment "Magic Mountain")
- The Law of Falling Bodies (1985) ... Freefall Rider (segment "Magic Mountain") (uncredited)
 1984 Breakin' 2: Electric Boogaloo
Club Patron (uncredited)
 1984 A Nightmare on Elm Street
Boy in Nancy's English Class (uncredited)
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Radio play: "Hiroshima" - Male Japanese Voices, Pacifica Radio Archives, Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Won a LA Weekly Theater Award for Ensemble Performance (with Dennis Dun, Noel Alumit and Anthony David) in 1994, for "A Language of Their Own" at the Celebration Theatre in West Hollywood, CA. See more »

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