Born:  December 10, 1933, Kobe, Japan


1959:  Never So Few

1965:  McHale’s Navy Joins the Air Force

1966:  The Ugly Daschund, The Sand Pebbles  (Oscar Nomination: Best Supporting Actor)

1968:  The Private Navy of Sgt. O’Farrell

1969:  The Great Bank Robbery

1970:  The Hawaiians, Fools

1971:  Silence

1974:  The Island at the Top of the World

1975:  Prisoners, The Killer Elite

1980: Hito Hata: Raise The Banner, Battle Creek Brawl

1981:  Under The Rainbow, An Eye For An Eye, The Bushido Blade

1982:  Conan The Barbarian

1983:  Testament

1984:  Conan The Destroyer

1986:  Behind Enemy Lines, Armed Response

1988:  Silent Assassins, Tucker: The Man and His Dream, The Wash

1989:  An Unremarkable Life

1990:  Enemy, Taking Care of Business, Pacific Heights

1991:  The Perfect Weapon, Strawberry Road

1992:  Sidekicks, My Samurai

1993:  RoboCop 3, Rising Sun

1994:  Red Sun Rising, A Dangerous Place, Highlander: The Final Dimension, Cultivating Charlie

1995:  Midnight Man, Crying Freeman

1996:  Balance of Power, Sworn To Justice

1997:  Seven Years In Tibet

1998:  The Bird People In China

1999:  Alegria, Kyohansha, Owls’ Castle

2000:  Rugrats In Movies: The Movie

2001:  Pearl Harbour

2002:  Cruel Game

2003:  Bulletproof Monk

2005:  Cages, Memoirs of a Geisha

2007:  TMNT, Rise: Blood Hunter


Died:  July 21, 2006, Somis, California