Sara Tanaka

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Sara Tanaka
Born (1978-11-21) November 21, 1978 (age 36)
Huntington, New York

Sara Tanaka (born November 21, 1978) is an American film actress and doctor. She is best known for her roles in Rushmore, Old School, and Race The Sun.


Tanaka was born in Huntington, New York. Her brother, Alex Tanaka, is also an actor. She graduated from Brown University in 2000 with a degree in human biology. She graduated from Pritzker School of Medicine at the University of Chicago in 2008 with an M.D. degree. She completed her internal medicine residency program at the University of Chicago and is now a physician in rural Arizona working with Native American populations.


Year Film Role Other notes
1996 Race the Sun Uni Kakamura
1998 Rushmore Margaret Yang
2002 Slackers Student
2003 Old School Megan Huang
Cigarette Sara
2004 Imaginary Heroes Shelly Chan
2008 Helium
Year Series Role Other notes
2001 Gideon's Crossing Linda Kim "A Routine Case" (Season 1, Episode 3, 2001-06-10)
Video Games
Year Series Role Other notes
2004 Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas Pedestrian Voice

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