James Saito

Birthday:

03/06/1955

Place of birth:

Los Angeles - California - USA:

Biography:

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia James Tomio Saito (born March 6, 1955) is an American actor of stage, motion pictures, and television. He is best known for his physical portrayal of Shredder in the 1990 film Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles; the character was voiced by David McCharen. Saito also appeared in films like The Devil's Advocate, Home Alone 3, Pearl Harbor, and Die Hard: With a Vengeance. His TV credits include MAS*H, MacGyver, Law & Order, and Sex and the City. Saito has appeared in numerous stage productions, with early career work at the Asian American theatre company East West Players in Los Angeles. On Broadway he has appeared in The King and I, and David Henry Hwang's Golden Child. He won an Obie Award in 2007 for his performance in Julia Cho's Durango at The Public Theater in New York City. Saito starred in the regular supporting role of Dr. Chen in the ABC drama Eli Stone. Saito graduated from Alexander Hamilton High School in Los Angeles, California.


Film Credits

Tigertail (2020)
as Hank
Always Be My Maybe (2019)
as Harry
Long Shot (2019)
as Minister Kishido
Wilson (2017)
as Warren Kudo
The Sea of Trees (2016)
as Dr Takahashi
Big Eyes (2014)
as Judge
While We're Young (2014)
as Dr. Nagato
From the Rough (2013)
as Won-Sik
Life of Pi (2012)
as Older Insurance Investigator
I Think I Love My Wife (2007)
as Mr. Yuni
Love the Hard Way (2003)
as Akiri
Robot Stories (2003)
as Roy
Pearl Harbor (2001)
as Japanese Aide
Home Alone 3 (1997)
as Chinese Mob Boss
The Devil's Advocate (1997)
as Takaori Osumi
Henry Fool (1997)
as Mr. Deng
The Hunted (1995)
as Nemura
Silent Cries (1993)
as Japanese Soldier
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1990)
as The Shredder / Oroko Saki
Mortal Sins (1989)
as Park Sung
Blood & Orchids (1986)
as Halehone
Hot Dog: The Movie (1984)
as Kendo Yamamoto
Farewell to Manzanar (1976)
as Richard Wakatsuki

TV Series Credits

Modern Love (2019)
as Kenji
Prodigal Son (2019)
as Dr. Higa
Marvel's Cloak & Dagger (2018)
as Dr Bernard Sanjo
The Terror (2018)
as Wilson Yoshida
Altered Carbon (2018)
as Tanaseda Hideki
The Deuce (2017)
as Kim
House of Cards (2013)
as Dr. Krebs
Elementary (2012)
as Dr. Ken Fukata
Blue Bloods (2010)
as Dennis Eng
Heroes and Villains (2008)
as
Eli Stone (2008)
as Frank Chen
The Unit (2006)
as
Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2001)
as
Third Watch (1999)
as
Star Trek: Voyager (1995)
as Nogami
Gargoyles (1994)
as
Law & Order (1990)
as
Counterstrike (1990)
as
True Blue (1989)
as
MacGyver (1985)
as
The New Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1985)
as
Crazy like a Fox (1984)
as
A Woman of Substance (1984)
as Tony Chiu
Charles in Charge (1984)
as
Miami Vice (1984)
as
Miami Vice (1984)
as Howie Wong
Airwolf (1984)
as Tim Shimizu
Scarecrow and Mrs. King (1983)
as
The A-Team (1983)
as Kwai Li
Tales of the Gold Monkey (1982)
as
T. J. Hooker (1982)
as
The Fall Guy (1981)
as
Hill Street Blues (1981)
as
Bosom Buddies (1980)
as
Knots Landing (1979)
as
Hart to Hart (1979)
as
The Incredible Hulk (1978)
as
M*A*S*H (1972)
as
The Waltons (1972)
as