Noriyuki Pat Morita (森田 沢之 Morita Noriyuki) (June 28, 1932 – November 24, 2005) was an American actor of Japanese descent who was well known for playing the roles of Matsuo Arnold Takahashi on Happy Days and Mr.
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Shelby Woo is an amateur high school detective. Her grandfather was played by Pat Morita. One of her friends is Warren from BtVS
I haven't watched this show in forever. Time to rep for my main man Pat Morita. You're still missed.
And what is so strange about this is that it wasn't for the sake of Pat Morita being known as himself?? It was just to sell the movie?
apparently, the director of the Karate Kid told Pat Morita to go by his actual name, Noriyuki, to sound "more ethnic" to promote the film???
The Karate Kid (Ralph MacChio) is now the same age as Mr. Miyagi was when Pat Morita played him in the movie.
“Lesson not just karate only, lesson for whole life. Whole life have a balance, everything be better.” –Pat Morita ‘The Karate Kid’
Ha you have Head UP, Hawk Style, and Pat Morita will rise from the dead to teach 12 other deadly styles.
Can you do that massage thing like Pat Morita?
Jay Glazer's beard has been trimmed more times than Pat Morita's Banzai trees.
Also the original owner of Arnold's Drive-In before he sold it to Pat Morita, who then sold it to Al.
I still have a young attitude. Pat Morita
and Pat Morita thanking Minkey for his help
Minkey and human spy are now fighting ninjas with the help of Pat Morita
This mountain climb will make Minkey braver and stronger than any ninja - basically Pat Morita's message to Minkey
Pat Morita is training Minkey...wait, no, now he's fighting him in front of a room full of ninjas
Richard Kind is a respectful kidnapper - he only refers to as Miss Muggins. PAT MORITA JUST WALKED IN TO HELP MINKEY!
Pat Morita had tiny feet apparently.
Pat Morita discusses getting cast as Mr. Miyagi in The Karate Kid via
I honestly thought he was older. Just a year a go, Ralph MacChio was the same age Pat Morita was when they made that.
There's a lot of great voices in this, tbh. Soon-Tek Oh, Harvey Fierstein, Pat Morita...
When I met here in NJ back in 2013, I told him "May Pat Morita rest in peace". He said, "Yes...he was a great man!".
Pat morita bonsai? . I shaved my bonsai . It didnt grow back at all
I'll take famous Chinamen for 400 Alex. . Who is Pat Morita?
at least we can agree that will be played by a Pat Morita hologram in the movie.
I think I'm gonna watch the next Karate Kid right now. It has one star but I love pat morita.
I bet purely from a statistical standpoint the guy who experienced the most racism was Pat Morita, the actor who played Mr. Miyagi.
Karate Kid is on tv. So it begs the question. Where was Pat Morita when life was kicking my ***
Ladies and gentlemen, . The late, great Noriyuki "Pat" Morita.
Pat Morita was better than your grandfather.
Ever notice how much Yoda looks like Pat Morita?
Sho Kosugi - the poor man's Jackie Chan, but the rich man's Pat Morita
On this date in 1984, "The Karate Kid", starring Ralph MacChio and Pat Morita, was released. And everyone started...
Back in the Day:. 31 years ago . . . In 1984, "The Karate Kid", starring Ralph MacChio and PAT MORITA, was released.
This is super cool! The original Karate Kid video rehersals w/ Pat Morita & Ralph MacChio! Watch the entire movie...
"Man who catch fly with chopstick accomplish anything.". Mr. Miyagi/Pat Morita in The Karate Kid (1984)
Request for debate at next year's J.K. Simmons in role as Whiplash's Fletcher vs. Pat Morita as Mr. Miyagi.
My father used to get Pat Morita or David Suzuki constantly. Seiji Ozawa too.
Brandon Lee as a bad guy in the Pat Morita series Ohara (1988)
[IN]Mr. Miyagi (Pat Morita) is a karate grand master. He used to be part of the Japanese army during Worl…
Watching the "Stick" episode of now. They made this dude a big *** Hes not Pat Morita from 3 Ninjas/Karate Kid
Home from work... wrapped up in pj's hugging my cats and watching dvd! - Karate Kid. what a classic ♡♥ Ralph MacChio and Pat Morita ♡♥
Clearly I pictured it differently! The only other person I could think of was a reanimated Pat Morita.
A movie called King Cobra with Pat Morita, Erik Estrada and Pedro from Napoleon Dynamite, hmmm? Oscars must have missed this one!
A lot happens in 20 years. Pat Morita
Pat Morita and George Takei were in the same Japanese American internment camp.
Here a great picture of Pat Little Blueberry (a.k.a. Pat Morita)
did you know the kid in it is the same age pat Morita was when he acted in it? And I agree...
.have not seen chop sticks used like that since Mr. Miyagi (Pat Morita) in The Katate Kid. ;-)
Oh, delightful! Pat Morita is credited as "The *** in the movie Even Cowgirls Get The Blues (1993).
That right. Pat Morita was Mr. T before *the* Mr. T. I don't know why I remember that show. Probably because it was awful.
I assume Scott Glenn got the part because Pat Morita’s not available.
ninja is bad. My dear late friend Pat Morita told me that story when I was young.
MASH Season 2, episode 13 had both John Ritter & Pat Morita. A lot of talent in that 25 minutes.
Here's another classic shot of vintage Coachella partying: Aoki with Pat Morita
clearly there has--- Ralph MacChio and pat Morita in Karate Kid. Julie Andrews and Christopher Plummer in sound of music. More?
Was that Pat Morita in the crowd next to .
I met Pat Morita in Hawaii while he was doing a PM Magazine segment with Wilt Chamberlin. We were the same height.
Love watching MASH on especially the random guest stars: John Ritter and Pat Morita are both in this episode!
Pat Morita and John Ritter in the same episode.
lol! Leverage looks likes a cross between pat morita and captain Lou Albano
I saw a great interview with Pat Morita on you tube talking about Redd Foxx and how he helped him get on the show
Who's the dead man that drew a *** coming out of the mouth of Noriyuki "Pat" Morita's personally signed 24x36 poster to m…
Well, The Next Karate Kid wasn't nearly a classic, but I love me some Pat Morita. On to 3 Ninjas Kick Back!
Little did you know fact that popped up- pat morita was in a movie called karate dog, so I'm looking that up immediately
Not true. ABC's 1976 "Mr T & Tina" with Pat Morita. Aired 4. Morita out of 'Happy Days' due to ABC talking him into it.
reminds me of the 2013 Eastern Bear convention at Tan-ta-ra (the year Pat Morita emcee'd)
Ralph MacChio (Daniel LaRusso) is now older than Pat Morita (Mr Miyagi) was when they filmed The Karate Kid! Actual true fact.
Mel Brooks talking about . Sid Caesar. I met Sid through Pat Morita. At a fight I bartended at in Vegas. I was the...
Wait wait wait... Pat Morita was in TimeMaster? That wasn't just a look-alike?
Lets take a quick break we'll be right back with pat morita
Pat Morita discusses his mentor Redd Foxx - Who knew? Helen Martin and Foxx both from St. Lou
I was hoping he meant "Pats" like Pat Sajak, Pat Riley, Pat Morita, and Pat Benetar.
lol ash u wanna know somethin funny? I knew Mr.Miyagi/pat morita he knew my grndparents lol
Andy Sidaris movie with Pat Morita and Erik Estrada. I foresee cultural insensitivity.
A celebration of the 30th anniversary of the beloved film "The Karate Kid," starring Pat Morita as the wise Mr. Miyagi and Ralph MacChio as his devoted karate held in the Tateuchi Democracy Forum at JANM on September 9, 2014.
Mind has been blown over the past four days that Pat Morita had a character on Happy Days.
so Kenta is what Tajiri could have been... Now he just looks like pat morita.. Shame..
Pat Morita's twin was just driving next to me.
I luv the end of every Karate Kid movie where noriki pat morita gives Daniel that look & nod! My favorite scene! chills! Loved that man!
Mr. Miyagi (Pat Morita) was nominated for an Academy Award for his role in the Karate Kid. An. Academy. Award. Mind = Blown.
I'm pretty sure that dude was the first Asian I ever saw on TV who wasn't playing a villain, performing martial arts, or Pat Morita.
Pat Morita was such a poor choice for Mr Miyagi. A karate sensei who can't kick above his waist.
When I met with Pat it was a soulful magic. - on working with Pat Morita
Karate Kid is on. I will never cease to be amazed by Pat Morita.
TV Diary quiz: What do you remember about martial arts films?: Ralph MacChio and Pat Morita star in "The Karat...
I have seen Thoroughly Modern Millie but never the Karate Kid and I feel I owe it to Pat Morita to correct this.
At least they hired some real Asians Jack Soo and Pat Morita
End credits of of "Sanford&Son". Pat Morita as Ah Chew? Dunno about you but I think there's Sum Ting Wong with that.
I saw pat morita at Caesars palace in da buffet once. He was eatin fish
The late, great Pat Morita. Famously remembered for his role as Mr. Miayagi in The Karate Kid…
Pat Morita massages young Italian boy while song titled "you're the best" plays in background.
"A person that lives a life without forgiveness in their heart, lives in even worse punishment than death." - Noriyuki "Pat" Morita
FAKING NEWS - Pat Morita trains Antonio Brown to use the crane kick and defeat the Cobra Kai Dojo
Under tutelage of Pat Morita, Ralph MacChio learns karate only to discover he has limited future in movies.
Rafu Shimpo: Pat Morita was not suppose to audition for Mr Miyagi in Karate Kid. Studio exec didn't want him.
Every time Karate Kid comes on I well up. Sad that Pat Morita is no longer around. Not many movies I treasure like this one.
Watching Karate Kid proves that even if the remake was good, the great Jackie Chan couldn't best Pat Morita.
Rafu Shimpo: Why studio executives didn't even want Pat Morita auditioning for Mr. Miyagi in the Karate Kid.
Fed him after midnight. You can't tell me what to do, Pat Morita!
Pat Morita and Victor Wong hella look the same
yup, he's nearly 53, Pat Morita was born in 1932, film was shot in 1983-84.
Rafu Shimpo: Why Pat Morita almost wasn't even considered for the part of Mr. Miyagin in the Karate Kid.
Rafu Shimpo: Studio executives didn't think Pat Morita deserved an audition for Mr Miyagi in Karate Kid.
Jay Leno and Pat Morita are in a movie together. What happens next is not that important.
Rafu Shimpo: Studio executives did not want to audition Pat Morita for the Karate Kid. American
That one disturbed me for Pat Morita. Though him suddenly becoming young and British in the next installment was arguably worse.
I liked a video Pat Morita discusses his mentor Redd Foxx -
Big decision of the day: LeBron going to Cleveland. Biggest decision of the day: Renting Collision Course, starring Pat Morita & Jay Leno.
Noriyuki "Pat" Morita (June 28, 1932 – November 24, 2005) was an American film and television actor who was well known for playing the roles of Matsuo "Arnold" Takahashi on Happy Days and Kesuke Miyagi in the The Karate Kid movie series, for which he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor in 1984. Pat was the lead actor in the television program Mr. T and Tina, regarded as the first American sitcom centered on a person of Asian descent, and Ohara, a police-themed drama. Both television shows were aired on ABC, but they were both short-lived. Pat Morita was born in Isleton, California. He developed spinal tuberculosis at the age of two and spent the bulk of the next nine years in Northern Californian hospitals, including the Shriners Hospital in San Francisco. For long periods he was wrapped in a full-body cast and was told he would never walk. It was during his time at a sanitarium near Sacramento that he was given his stage name, "Pat". Released from the hospital at a ...
Karate Kid with Ralph MacChio and Pat Morita . Karate Kid with Jackie Chan and Jaden smith. £5 collection only Risca area.
Wanna feel old? Ralph MacChio is now the same age that Pat Morita was in the first ‘Karate Kid’ via @ wow
MOVIE NIGHT AT THE MEETING! Sierra Blanca District has three CDs that Scouters may borrow, including the rev'd up edition of DOWN AND DERBY starring Greg Germann, Lauren Holly and Pat Morita. "A handful of men begin behaving like children when their kids enter a Cub Scout Pinewood Derby in this family-friendly comedy." We also have the Official Souvenir Video of the 2010 National Scout Jamboree (see what a National Jamboree is really all about; your Scouts will love it) and A Century of Honor, celebrating 100 years of service to God and Country (just like a Broadway production!) Call Jack Shuster at 257-0871 and he'll get 'em to you.
Rob Lowe/Snow White.Bad? Sure. 2 years prior was the power trio of Telly Savalas, Pat Morita and Dom DeLuise
With voices from Eddie Murphy, Pat Morita and George Takei, you can never go wrong
Got off early from work and came to work out; pros= gym is empty. Cons= I got to work out with a dudes that look like Don Knotts, Walter Matthau, and Pat Morita
Watched "Thoroughly Modern Millie," a children's movie, from 1967 over the weekend starring Carol Channing, Mary Tyler Moore, and Julie Andrews. Well, I guess some things have changed over the years... Cantonese laundry men (Jack Soo, Pat Morita, and that "steal the pebble from my hand, Grasshopper" guy) in league with a chopstick-coiffed white Dragon Lady (Beatrice Lilllie, in her finest final post-vaudeville performance) in white slavery: drugging and kidnapping single, orphan, young women for export to.? Best line, by Julie Andrews at the very end to her beau: "I don't want to be your equal, I just want to be a woman!" Yep, I guess things have changed a bit since '67...
Stumbled on this and am fascinated and horrified: Walker played Howard Cunningham's cousin and appeared on Happy Days -- set in the 50s. Yet this show takes place in 1977. Pat Morita appears as Arnold -- again: 1977. Eddie Mekka was STILL on Laverne & Shirley but playing a different role on this show. Scott Baio and Lynda Goodfriend are in the cast before joining Happy Days. The theme is the same singer who did L&S theme. Caren Kaye was always hot. Nice cheesy wink at the end. Jeff DiVeronica and Chuck Creme and Dave Blask: you should watch this.
'' Wax on Wax off '' Pat Morita Legend..
Get Paid to Act No Matter Where You Live This text is from a member of the National Board of Directors of the Screen Actors Guild, currently based in Hawaii and consulting with two television programs located there, Scott Rogers. Title implies expletive (deleted). This book is a practical guide to working as an actor without moving to Hollywood. It was written for the tens of thousands of actors living all over country (and world!) who dream of being paid as a professional actor and fall into two basic categories: 1. Actors who are building experience and reel before making the big move to L.A. Both experience and reel are easier to get in smaller markets, as you will see in the book. 2. Actors who have decided to live where they are because they enjoy their quality of life or in order to maintain their commitments to family or their jobs. These actors are content to pick up acting jobs when they come along. This book is not meant to be an attack on Hollywood (in spite of the title!) But there is a miscon ...
Watching Karate Kid. Still floored that Ralph MacChio is older today than Pat Morita was when the movie debuted.
Need to say this before i go to sleep and forget it. Life is my pat morita.
But even tho I'm not posting the video, I did point out the Chinese leader guy looks like Pat Morita's illegitimate son. WAXONWAXOFF!
- - Text smaller - Text bigger Ralph MacChio gets the famous "Wax on, wax off" instruction from Pat Morita in "The…
I think I just saw Pat Morita, riding a Harley, in True Religion sneakers. Crazy.
Here's something to lighten the mood: Jay Leno & Pat Morita in...a buddy cop movie?
you be Ralph MacChio and I'll be Pat Morita
i mean you probably had the connection anyway but because I saw him in person one time, now it's a lot closer of a connection, to Pat Morita
so if you ever need to do a Six Degrees of Pat Morita thing, and you follow me on here, now you have the connection
i once saw Pat Morita at a buffet at I want to say The Mirage hotel in Las Vegas in 2005, like three months before he died
Washed two cars. By hand. Just like the good old days.wax on wax off.I needed Pat Morita for guidance...
He's supposedly dead, but I'm pretty sure I Pat Morita is hanging out at the cabaret at the Paris Hotel in Vegas. And he dances pretty well for a dead guy.
The moment you realize that Pat Morita was in Happy Days...
1984 was the year Pat Morita taught us how to love
Which of these anniversaries make you feel older: 1. The film A Christmas Story turning 30 this year. 2. The film Napoleon Dynamite turning 10 next year. I am still trying to come to terms with the fact that Ralph MacChio today is older than Pat Morita was when he played Mr. Miyagi in the original Karate Kid.
S/O to Noriyuki "Pat" Morita (Mr. Miyagi) for doing the voice of The Emperor in
I'm thankful that I've never heard Pat Morita talk unless he was playing Mr. Miyagi.
Okay but for real, Pat Morita is seriously the wisest man ever. I wish I could've talked to him.
Swear down if Smosh have done anything about Pat Morita I will blow up a cat
Boy do I feel old now. Remember Karate Kid? My sin just told me that Ralph MacChio (played Daniel Larusso) is now older than Pat Morita (played Mr Miyagi) was when the movie was made.
Pat Morita just made me laugh with his short sword Joke! Was not expecting that on a friday night.
Watching Karate Kid with my son...life is good! Not the POS with Jayden Smith...the 1984 Ralph MacChio/Pat Morita classic, the only version...No Mercy!
If I fought in the UFC I would come out to the theme song from the Karate Kid with a Pat Morita lookalike
Not only did Will Smith remake the Karate Kid, but he also made Pat Morita die in real life. A lot of people don't know that.
*** Butkis and Pat Morita in the same Magnum PI episode lol forgot about this one
Died this day in history: Lee Harvey Oswald, Freddy Mercury, Eric Carr, Albert Collins and Pat Morita!
On this day in 1991 Freddie Mercury died of AIDS complications!! In 2005 Pat Morita (Mr. Miyagi from Karate Kid) died of kidney failure! And in 2012 Puerto Rican boxer Hector Camacho died from gunshot injuries!! All on November 24!!!
8 years ago today we lost a great actor and karate instructor. Pat Morita.RIP
Today in history, Let us honor Pat Morita today. This is the day of his honorable passing. If you don't know the man he was, look it up. R.I.P. Pat. You are missed.
Played football this afternoon and now I feel like the oldest man. Not Richard Attenborough-old, though, but Pat Morita-old. When he was alive, obviously, though that might change later.
THOUGHTS I HAD WHILE PEELING POTATOES: When my sons were small, we used things we saw on TV to teach lessons. Now, I know TV is the evil giant, blah, blah, blah but we shared a lesson on honor and pride from the Karate Kid series of movies that I could not have taught if I had said "Now let's sit down and discuss the ancient custom of honor among 17th-18th century Samurai and how it influences the Asian culture to this day". Thanks, Ralph MacChio and Pat Morita. Granted the TV today is not the time of innocence we find in *** Van *** Bonanza, Mayberry type shows but there are still points to be discussed, lessons to be learned. Who has not wanted to Gibbs-slap someone, (probably someone like Sheldon Cooper), work side-by-side with an undercover boss and get some good stuff for it because of your excellence as an employee or travel with Gordon Ramsey to a diner and tell those people you had a TERRIBLE DINING EXPERIENCE WITH THEM? My point? Yes, there is one. TV may seem like it is pulling us down ...
Miyagi: Wax on, wax off. Wax on, wax off. Family classic coming to the ROXY . THE Karate Kid Sunday 6 October ... 2.00pm Wednesday 9 October ... 8.30pm Sunday 13 October ... 2.00pm A handyman/martial arts master agrees to teach a bullied boy karate and shows him that there is more to the martial art than fighting. * Please note this is the original 1984 version starring Ralph MacChio, Elisabeth Shue and Pat Morita.
When Time Ran Out! When Time Ran Out... is a disaster film released in 1980, starring Paul Newman, Jacqueline Bisset, William Holden, James Franciscus, Ernest Borgnine, Red Buttons, Burgess Meredith, Valentina Cortese, Veronica Hamel, Pat Morita, Edward Albert, and Barbara Carrera. It was directed by James Goldstone. Produced by the "Master of Disaster," Irwin Allen, When Time Ran Out... is marginally based on the novel The Day the World Ended by Gordon Thomas and Max Morgan-Witts detailing the factual 1902 volcanic eruption of Mount Pelée on Martinique, which killed 30,000 people in five minutes by pyroclastic flow.
Vince Neil is 52 years old. The same age as Pat Morita was in The Karate Kid. These things kill me when bored at work
If I could follow any celebrity that has passed away, it would be Anthony Perkins, Christopher Reeve, Pat Morita and others.
Pat Morita as mr miyagi tied for greatest character ever with Jeff bridges Jeff lebowski. Fact!
Pour out some liquor for Pat Morita.
Stacey is 2 b saluted 4 her attitude towards the 1 who thinks he's the Bike version of Pat Morita (wax on, wax off ) n Karate Kid
Hip Nip just sounds groovy. A drummer laid it on me. - Pat Morita
Pat morita was soo perfect for the role of mr. Miyagi. Noones played him better
I find it hard to pass Karate Kid. The ones with and the late "Pat" Morita.
Pat Morita must be spin kicking in his grave...
Props to Hempleman, most guys would be curled up in the fetal position looking for Pat Morita
Hey, that's karate, not ninjitsu, you gaijin. Lee Van Cleef, not Pat Morita! ;)
Thanks for teaching me the art of catching flies on Graham Norton. Caught 2 so far. Caught 0 thanks to Pat Morita.
Karate Kid never gets old. Pat Morita rocks big time!
Every once in awhile I'll have one of those sneezes that sounds like an angry Pat Morita.
Does anyone know if Pat Morita is still alive??
The voice of the Emperor in Mulan is Pat Morita (aka Mr. Miyagi from the Karate Kid)! 😱 Thanks IMDB 🎥📼
Great Picture. I could make a nice portrait from it. I just finished a nice one of Ralph Maccio and Pat Morita.
...specific as to baseball. Beautifully so, but less universal. Also, even if I allow Pat Morita &...
Timemaster movie press kit photos Pat Morita Jesse Cameron-Glickenhaus $4.99
Leno: whoda thought a young Doritos salesman would make it so far. Oh yeah, there was that movie with Pat Morita.
Also: Ridley Scott's BLACK RAIN with Michael Douglas. Sadly, no Pat Morita. But there is a white outsider in Japan. ;)
Hey! Thank You! Emma Esser* for bein' or Entering Your Email to BE My FAN! on My Radio* & ( I enjoyed the People of Vancouver April 2001 When Filming is A Move With Veteran Actor Mr*JON VOIGHT Called "Karate Dog" lol Very Funny Comedy Your son Would Really Enjoy too!,I was Asked To Advise/Train Mr*Voight for Fighting The Police Dog! lol that Talks The Voice of Actor Chevy Chase*Other Actors include Meogi (Pat Morita) the Master in The Karate Kid Movies! And from movie Joe Dirt* Jamie Pressely, Rimon Rex etc. Mr.Voight Gave Me A Walk On Role as a News Reporter holding a small Recorder in My Right Hand,Among the Reporters with huge Shoulder Camera's, I appear Three (3) Times about 50 minutes into the Film!, Lots of Work,but Lots of Fun Filming in the huge Mall Just off to the Right of the Highway And bridge coming into Vancouver! Filmed from 5:30 P.M to 6 A.M The Next Day! Was Asked by Jon Voight To come to his Camp of about five Trailers in the Parking Lot Nearly under the Hwy bridge comming into Vancou .. ...
Happy Birthday to Mel Brooks, Kathy Bates, John Cusack, Ayelet Zurer, Mike White, and the late Pat Morita.
Collision Course is a 1989 action-comedy film starring Jay Leno as a Detroit police officer and Pat Morita as a Japanese cop forced to work together to recover a Japanese turbocharger stolen by a thief played by Chris Sarandon. It was directed by Lewis Teague and unreleased in the U.S. until 1992, w...
Happy Birthday to: Melvin James Kaminsky, but most people know him as Mel Brooks, the sheer comedic genius behind so many television programs and motion pictures. Here are just a few titles: "Your Show Of Shows", "Get Smart", "Blazing Saddles", "The Producers", "History Of The World Part One", "Young Frankenstein", and so many more. One of my favorites is the ever-changing, always hilarious colloboration with fellow genius Carl Reiner as "The 2,000-Year Old Man". Gilda Susan Radner, who left us way too soon, but whose legacy will live on in features like "Haunted Honeymoon" (with then-husband Gene Wilder) and "The Woman In Red", and especially the plethora of fabulous characters on "Saturday Night Live" (with previous husband, house band guitarist G.E. Smith). Thank you for all the laughs, Gilda, you were awesome! Noriyuki Morita, who provided hundreds of characters and voices in just about every television program and motion picture over four decades. Always a class act, Pat Morita was also a talented st ...
june 28- Today is Paul Bunyan Day (started with men telling stories in logging camps, believed to have originated among French-canadians in 1837). Kellie Pickler is 27, Mel Brooks (comic director) is 87, Kathy Bates 9wonderful actress) is 65, John Cusack (actor) is 47, Mary Stuart Masterson (great actress) is 47, King Henry VIII of England 1491-1547, Pat Morita (Happy Days & mr. miyagi on Karate Kid) 1932-2005, Aileen Quinn (played Annie in 1982 movie) is 42, Gilda Radnor (comic/actress Saturday night live) 1946-1989, Eric Friedman (rhythm guitarist in Creed) is 47, Mark Clark (organizer of the Illinois chapter of the Black Panther Party-fighting to protect black neighborhoods from police brutality) 1947-1969. 1956 The Wayward Wind by Gogi Grant was 1762 1st counterfeiting attempt (boston). 1820 The tomamto was proven to be non-poisonous (thank goodness! nothing better than home grown tomatos). 1846 Saxaphone patented by Antoine Joseph Sax. 1859 1st dog show held (New Castle-On Tyme, England) 1917 Raggedy ...
June 28: Have a "perfect" day! (For the math geeks, the only day of the year when the date and numerical month are Perfect Numbers - positive integers that are equal to the sum of their proper positive divisors: 6=1+2+3; 28=1+2+4+7+14.) In 1776 the Battle of Sullivan's Island ends, the first decisive victory for American troops in the Revolutionary War; also in 1776 Thomas Hickey, a member of George Washington's guard, is hanged for mutiny and sedition; in 1838 the coronation of Queen Victoria; in 1914 Austrian Archduke Ferdinand and his wife are assassinated in Sarajevo triggering World War I; in 1919 the Treaty of Versailles is signed in Paris officially ending WWI; in 1969 the *** Rights Movement begins with New York City's Stonewall Riots. Birthdays: Henry VIII (1491); Flemish painter Peter Paul Rubens (1577); Methodist theologian John Wesley (1703); composer Richard Rodgers (1902); actor/director/writer Mel Brooks (1926); NASCAR legend Junior Johnson (1931); actor Pat Morita (1932); Procol Harum bass ...
King Kublai Khan in the play Yellow Shakespeare gets deliberately mis-pronounced by entertainment exec Martin Cain (Chadd Stoops) as "King Cobra Kai," noted to be from a particularly iconic 80s movie starring Ralph MacChio/Pat Morita by Director Andy Lowe. Kelvin Han Yee as Shakespeare brilliantly exclaims, "Bow to your sensei!"
Today I'd like to honor the man who raised me to know right from wrong. The man who taught me the value of respect and honor. To breathe in and breathe out. To wax on, to wax off. The greatest mentor a growing boy could ask for, Pat Morita! Thank you, Mr. Miyagi. Happy Fathers Day, everyone!
China pressing claims for Okinawa? Ralph MacChio: I would do something, but they'll sweep the leg and Pat Morita's dead...
My Netflix Top 10 includes... The Karate Kid Part II. *** this might be a violation of my civil rights. I never EVER browsed anything that was remotely relevant to martial arts, children, or Pat Morita.
A bad guy from KK1 attempts to gain revenge on Daniel and Miyagi, with the aid of an old army buddy. Director: John G. Avildsen Writers: Robert Mark Kamen (characters), Robert Mark Kamen Stars: Ralph MacChio, Pat Morita, Robyn Lively
.Wanna feel old? This year, Ralph MacChio will be the age Pat Morita was when The Karate Kid was filmed.
Home with Justin who has the stomach bug today. :( Watching the original Karate Kid -- had forgotten how really great this movie is! Pat Morita is awesome, WAY better than Jackie Chan!!!
You need to tell Stan or Mel(maintenence employees) to fix or water heater tmrw. I can cause more heat than Pat Morita fixing Daniel before he faces the Cobra Kai The text message to my morning supervisor.
This "Karate Kid" with Will Smith's kid is crap... And Jackie Chan, though great, is no Pat Morita. Long live Daniel-san and Mr. Miyagi!
All of the fight scenes in the original Karate Kid were real, taken directly from Pat Morita's home video collection.
Older than Pat Morita was during the first Karate Kid film.
In honour of the passing of Allan Arbus, just watched one of his early ('73) M*A*S*H episodes. Also starring... John Ritter and Pat Morita?!
Whats scary is that Ralph MacChio is the SAME AGE as Pat Morita when they made the 1st Karate Kid. Nice 2 see Billy Zabka 2.
It's Jay Leno's birthday, so as you can imagine we're playing Collision Course, his 1989 buddy cop movie with Pat Morita.
I know. I am now the age of pat morita when he first portrayed mr myagi.
Pat Morita was turning kids into ninjas!
Random thought I just have to share: Pat Morita was much more Mr. Miyagi in my mind than Arnold from Happy Days.
Pat Morita + hacker = best moment. I'll regret to the day I die I didn't get it on tape.
The actor Noriyuki "Pat" Morita really was a hero in real life. He conquered obstacles. Many only know him by the role Mr. Miyagi in film
Tonight!!! I (watched) the Karate Kid. Part# 3 with, Pat Morita and Ralph MacChio. RIP Pat! you'll be Missed. I had crush on terry silver!
also with spaghetti noodles flying overhead and Pat Morita trying to give me a prostate exam
Today we've secretly replaced all news footage of carnage with a loop of Pat Morita eating a muffin. Let's see if anyone notices.
Papa-San: Pat Morita’s Daughter on the Waxing and Waning of Her Father’s Life
Ooh, didn't know there was an action movie that paired Jay Leno and Pat Morita. Thanks HBO GO app!
do u and Pat Morita still chat? Do a follow up where I teach your son etc. 👍
couldn't believe he was 95! The poker game with Pat Morita is my personal favourite.
The ‘Deal Me Out’ episode of Mash (w/ Arbus, Pat Morita, Ed Winter and John Ritter) is my favorite, so many memorable quotes
You should at least check out the episode Deal Me Out from season 2. Arbus, Pat Morita...its hilarious. MASH at its best.
The Poker Game episode is my absolute favorite. Him, Pat Morita...so hilarious.
"The flower that blooms in adversity is the most rare and beautiful of all." -The Emperor (Pat Morita) in "Mulan"
Ambition without knowledge is like boat on dry land- (Mr Miyagi) Pat Morita
Brandon relegated to stereotype Asian Villain In O'Hara with Pat Morita
Pat Morita was born 1932 Karate Kid was made 1984 = same age Huh he was nominated Academy Award and Golden Globe for Mr Miyagi
Sidney Freedman AND Col. Flagg. John Ritter AND Pat Morita. Doesn't get much better than this.
Pat Morita was 52 when he played Mr. Miyagi. Ralph MacChio is now 52. Sure, he still looks 12 but still
Pat Morita and John Ritter on one of today's episodes of M.A.S.H.
oh.. Pat Morita (karate instructor on The Karate Kid) died in 2005. I thought he was still alive. :(
Prepare to feel old. Pat Morita was 51 when the original Karate Kid came out. Ralph MacChio is now 51 years old.
Now that Ralph MacChio is Pat Morita's age in the first Karate Kid, it would be great to see a movie about Daniel LaRusso teaching an Asian Kid Martial Arts using the skills he learned from Mr. Miyagi. Even if it was only direct to DVD I'd pick it up. With Bill & Ted 3, Ghost Busters 3 and a new Goonies constantly being rumored, why not?
makes me want to angry Footloose dance“Ralph MacChio is now same age that Pat Morita was in 1st Karate Kid
The Karate Kid on HBO..Ralph MacChio and Elizabeth Sue..and Pat Morita what a classic movie.. of my childhood..
I forgot I needed to clarify, but yes: original Karate Kid w Ralph MacChio & Pat Morita :) Somehow I never saw it before!
I can't believe Ralph MacChio never avenged Pat Morita's death.
Pat Morita discusses his mentor Redd Foxx -
Since when is Jet Li, Jackie Chan, Tony Jaa, CHuck Norris, and Bruce Lee fictional? BTW, I think they lose automatically for having Pat Morita on their team. Bridson Montgomery Daniel Wallace Jeremy Carter Hiu Chan Mike Kratos Lazar
This week on Downton Poorhouse: Upon learning that Lord Grantham has agreed to participate in a boxing match to settle the debts of the manor, a concerned Shrimpie sends his martial arts coach, Mr. Miyagi to Downton. Pat Morita guest stars.
Has our generation become way too suspicious about the intentions of adults toward children in movies? Watching a horror movie called Burnt Offerings where an elderly Burgess Meredith is watching a young lad out a window. First thought above all others was 'don't go near him kid...probably a peadophile'. I just know I'll feel guilty about my accusation later when he saves the family. If I were watching The Shining or Karate Kid for the first time nowadays, I'd probably point the same finger at Scatman Crothers and Pat Morita...
Can't sleep, so I'm up watching my favorite WWII war movie. I know for most guys my age, it's Saving Private Ryan, and I even know a few fellas that put Enemy at the Gates at the top of their list (that one is actually second on my list). No, for me it's the 1976 classic Midway, staring Henry Fonda and Charlton Heston. Not only was it a pretty accurate tactical recounting of one of the War's most pivotal battles at sea, but had a cast with as many powerful stars of the time as Private Ryan. Along with Heston and Fonda, we had Hal Holbrook, James Coburn, Robert Mitchum, Cliff Robertson, Pat Morita, Robert Wagner, Toshiro Mifune, Robert Ito, and Dabney Coleman just to name a few.
I hope the Senators ask Leon Panetta why he sold Al's Diner to Pat Morita.
Elizabeth Shue is fit in an 80's way but Ralph MacChio looks 9. Doesn't help if you are 16 & called Ralph! The late Pat Morita makes it.
I didn't know Pat morita died in 2005..this isn't something you're supposed to learn from spongebob
Does any1 remember dt show from late 80s - early 90s where Pat Morita narrates legends frm arnd the world? Badly need it for Guidance class.
I love Pats. My brother is a pat. And I love Pat Morita aka Mr Miagi. And Pat downs by female security guards.
I think I saw Pat Morita reincarnated today. The hair. Little half opened/closed beady eyes and all...
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