Mako

Mako
Mako was born in Kobe, Japan, the son of noted children's book author and illustrator Taro Yashima. His parents moved to the United States when he was a small child. He joined them there after World War II, in 1949, joining the military in the 1950s. He became a naturalized American citizen in 1956. When Mako first joined his parents in the USA, he studied architecture. During his military service, he discovered his theatrical talent, and trained at the Pasadena Community Playhouse. Mako was married to actress Shizuko Hoshi with whom he had two daughters (both are actresses) and three grandchildren.
Name Mako
Also Known As 岩松 マコ , Mako Iwamatsu, Mako Wakamatsu
Birthday 1933-12-10
Deathday 2006-07-21
Gender Male
IMDB Mako profile on IMDB
Place of Birth Kobe, Japan
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