Mako spent lifetime battling stereotypes

July 2006
Daily Variety;7/24/2006, Vol. 292 Issue 14, p2
Trade Publication
The article presents a tribute to Japanese-American actor Mako, who died in July 2006 at his home in Somis, California at the age of 72. Mako got an Oscar nomination for his role in "The Sand Pebbles." He co-founded the first Asian-American theater company, called East West Players, in the United States. He appeared on television and films and performed on stage.


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