Mako's voice was used in the video game "Wrath Unleashed"
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Mako Iwamatsu | Mako Wakamatsu
5' 4" (1.63 m)
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On the barriers that Asian-American actors have to face in Hollywood: "I go into a young film director's office these days and he says, 'Hey man, I know who you are. I grew up watching McHale's Navy
(1962)'. And I think, 'Oh boy, here we go again'".
He was the East West Players' first artistic director in 1965. He also taught acting classes there to help pay the company's bills. The company's first home was a basement in a Silver Lake church secured by co-founder Beulah Quo
. Later, it moved to a storefront on Santa Monica Blvd. Since 1998, it has been housed in the historic Union Center for the Arts and performs in a 240 seat theater.
Raspy, thick-accented voice