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Tadashi Yamashita

Master Yamashita is born in Japan, but considers himself Okinawan. He lost his father at the age of 3. Since his 8th he lived in Okinawa and since his 11th he practiced martial arts. He was a rough kid, not only fighting with students but also teachers. When trying to handle him, a martial arts teacher was called in, who learned Yamashitato ... See full bio »

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Known For

American Ninja Black Star Ninja
Gymkata Eastern Trainer
Rising Sun Nakamoto Yakuza
The Octagon Seikura


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 2008 GiAnts (Video)
 2005 Transformed (Video)
 1997 Pocket Ninjas (Video) (uncredited)
 1996 Carjack
Lee's Uncle
 1994 Cage II
 1993 Rising Sun
Nakamoto Yakuza
 1991 Capital Punishment
Kenji Nakata
 1989 Young Rebels
 1988 The Game
 1984-1986 Knight Rider (TV Series)
Ninja Asassin / Fong's Bouncer
- Knight of the Rising Sun (1986) ... Ninja Asassin (uncredited)
- Knight of the Drones (1984) ... Fong's Bouncer (uncredited)
 1985 Sword of Heaven
Tadashi Kiresowa
 1985 American Ninja
Black Star Ninja
 1985 Gymkata
Eastern Trainer
 1982 Gavilan (TV Series)
Yakusa Asassin
- The Hydra (1982) ... Yakusa Asassin
- By the Sword (1982)
 1982 Bring 'Em Back Alive (TV Series)
- Seven Keys to Singapore (1982) ... Kedah
 1981 The Shinobi Ninja
Ken Suzuki
 1980 The Octagon
 1979 Cheng fa (as Bronson Lee)
 1979 A Man Called Sloane (TV Series)
Sparring Partner
- Samurai (1979) ... Sparring Partner (uncredited)
 1979 Seven
 1977 Soul of Bruce Lee
Drug Agent (as James T. Yamashita)
 1975 Bronson Lee, Champion
Bronson Lee
 1974 Judge Dee and the Monastery Murders (TV Movie)
 1974 The Karate 2
Tadashi Yamashita
 1974 Za karate
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Alternate Names:

Bronson Lee | James T. Yamashita

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