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Tarô Akebono

Tarô Akebono was born on May 8, 1969 in Waimanalo, Hawaii, USA as Chad Haaheo Rowan. He is an actor and producer, known for Ocean's Thirteen (2007), The Commute (2011) and Terumae romae II (2014). See full bio »
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Known For

The Commute Producer
Terumae romae II Akebonus
Freedom Fight Akebono


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 2014 Terumae romae II
Akebonus (as Akebono)
 2012 Ikkyû san (TV Movie)
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 2011 Freedom Fight (TV Movie)
Akebono (as Akebono)
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 2011 The Commute (Short) (co-producer - as Akebono)
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 2016 Jikkuri kiitarô : Star kinkyô maruhi hôkoku (TV Mini-Series)
- Episode #1.1 (2016) ... Himself
 2010 Bushido: Code of the Warrior (TV Special)
Akebono (as Akebono)
 2010 Freakonomics (Documentary)
Himself (as Akebono)
 2009 DGUSA: Open the Freedom Gate (Video)
Himself (as Akebono)
 2007 Ocean's Thirteen
Himself (as Akebono)
 2005 CR K1 Premium Dynamite (Video Game)
Himself (as Akebono)
 2005 WrestleMania 21 (TV Special)
Himself (as Akebono)
 2005 WWE Smackdown! (TV Series)
- Episode #6.28 (2005) ... Himself (as Akebono)
- Episode #6.21 (2005) ... Himself (as Akebono)
 2005 WWE Raw (TV Series)
- Episode #13.6 (2005) ... Himself (as Akebono)
 2003 Independent Lens (TV Series documentary)
- Sumo East and West (2003) ... Himself (as Akebono)
 2003 Sumo East and West (Documentary)
Himself (as Akebono)

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Since becoming a fighter in K-1, Akebono has suffered a long losing streak and has only won one fight over the course of almost 3 years. This has given him the dubious nickname among Japanese fight fans of "Makebono". "Make" means "to lose" in Japanese. See more »

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