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James Yagi (1923–1997)

James Yagi was born on February 21, 1923 in Santa Clara, California, USA. He was an actor, known for Bridge to the Sun (1961), The Ugly American (1963) and The Gallant Hours (1960). He died on October 7, 1997 in Santa Clara. See full bio »

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 1970 Venus Flytrap
Dr. Paul Nakamura
 1966 Walk Don't Run
Jimmy, Rutland's Driver (uncredited)
 1963 The Outer Limits (TV Series)
Li Kwan
- The Hundred Days of the Dragon (1963) ... Li Kwan
 1963 The Twilight Zone (TV Series)
Japanese Police Captain
- No Time Like the Past (1963) ... Japanese Police Captain
 1962 The Manchurian Candidate
Chinese Officer (uncredited)
 1962 My Three Sons (TV Series)
Mr. Tanaka
- Weekend in Tokyo (1962) ... Mr. Tanaka
 1962 King Kong vs. Godzilla
Yutaka Omura
 1961-1962 Follow the Sun (TV Series)
Seigo Tachikawa / Colonel Tarbi
- Sergeant Kolchak Fades Away (1962) ... Seigo Tachikawa
- Little Girl Lost (1961) ... Colonel Tarbi
 1961 Bridge to the Sun
 1961 Cry for Happy
Interpreter (uncredited)
 1960 Hong Kong (TV Series)
Li Sung
- The Turncoat (1960) ... Li Sung
 1960 The Islanders (TV Series)
- Flight from Terror (1960) ... Tuntzu
 1960 The Gallant Hours
Rear Adm. Jiro Kobe
 1960 Hawaiian Eye (TV Series)
- Sword of the Samurai (1960) ... Susumu
 1959-1960 The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis (TV Series)
Charlie Wong
- The Flying Millicans (1960) ... Charlie Wong
- The Gaucho (1960) ... Charlie Wong
- Dobie's Birthday Party (1959) ... Charlie Wong
- The Old Goat (1959) ... Charlie Wong
 1960 Johnny Midnight (TV Series)
Pete Yamato
- Dark Trophy (1960) ... Pete Yamato
 1959 Battle of the Coral Sea
Japanese Officer (uncredited)
 1959 Battle Flame
Chinese Major (uncredited)
 1959 Playhouse 90 (TV Series)
- Made in Japan (1959)
 1959 Up Periscope
Japanese (uncredited)
 1959 Tokyo After Dark
Foreign Minister (uncredited)
 1959 Steve Canyon (TV Series)
- The Prisoner (1959) ... Soldier
 1958 Peter Gunn (TV Series)
- The Man with the Scar (1958) ... Waiter
 1958 The Hunters
Doorman (uncredited)
 1956 Rodan
Voice (uncredited)
 1956 Navy Wife
Mr. Okato (uncredited)

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