Briefly, in the early sixties, he became a heartthrob after the release of the 1961 film version of Rodgers and Hammerstein's Flower Drum Song. His film credits include Space Marines, China Cry, Cage, Midway, Bridge to the Sun, Paradise Hawaiian Style with Elvis Presley, the remake of Lost Horizon (1973), The Yakuza, Midway, and the original Die Hard with Bruce Willis.
Though never a series regular, Shigeta has done considerable guest starring on television programs and films, His television credits include Enola Gay, The Hardy Boys, The Killer Who Wouldn't Die, Hart to Hart, The Renegades, Once an Eagle, Tomorrow's Child, and The Questor Tapes," among many others.
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|Birthday||June 17, 1933 (85)|