Danny Kamekona

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Danny Kamekona
Born(1935-11-05)November 5, 1935
DiedMay 12, 1996(1996-05-12) (aged 60)
NationalityAmerican
OccupationActor
Years active1974–1996
Spouse(s)Michiko Kamekona
Children2

Danny Kamekona (November 15, 1935 – May 2, 1996) was an American actor who appeared as Agawa, employed by Riochi Tanaka in the episode "The Rising Sun Of Death" of the series Miami Vice.

Television and movie career[edit]

Kamekona began his acting career on television, debuting in a 1968 episode of Hawaii Five-O, one of 32 different appearances over 11 years. Other TV appearances included The Brian Keith Show; Sanford and Son; Barnaby Jones; six episodes of Magnum, P.I.; 21 Jump Street; L.A. Law; Walker, Texas Ranger; and his last TV appearance, in 1995's Burke's Law.

The Karate Kid Part II was Kamekona's debut movie appearance in 1986. Other movie appearances included Black Widow (with Terry O'Quinn), Problem Child (with Michael Richards), Honeymoon in Vegas, and his final movie appearance, 1993's Robot Wars.

Death[edit]

Kamekona was found dead in his Los Angeles, California apartment on May 12, 1996, at the age of 60.

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1986 The Karate Kid Part II Sato Toguchi
1987 Black Widow Detective
1988 Aloha Summer Reverend
1989 Collision Course Oshima
1989 Robot Jox Dr. Matsumoto
1990 Problem Child Mr. Hirohito
1990 Come See the Paradise Mr. Nishikawa
1991 Night of the Warrior Chang
1991 Goodbye Paradise Lt. Nomura
1992 Honeymoon in Vegas Niko
1993 Robot Wars Wa-Lee

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