Pat Morita

1932 - 2005

Pat Morita

Noriyuki "Pat" Morita (June 28, 1932 – November 24, 2005) was an American actor, voice actor, and comedian. He was known for his roles as Matsuo "Arnold" Takahashi on Happy Days (1975–1983), Mr. Miyagi in The Karate Kid film series, Mike Woo in The Mystery Files of Shelby Woo, and The Emperor of China in Mulan and Mulan II. Morita was nominated for the 1985 Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his portrayal of Mr. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pat Morita has received more than 5,535,264 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 347th most popular actor.

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  • 5.5M

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  • 63.11

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  • 36

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.22

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.81

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Pat Morita ranks 344 out of 8,832Before him are Sammo Hung, Katie McGrath, Jean Simmons, Montgomery Clift, Charles Laughton, and Chow Yun-fat. After him are Ron Perlman, James Earl Jones, Zsa Zsa Gabor, Carole Lombard, Jean Seberg, and Lee Marvin.

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Among people born in 1932, Pat Morita ranks 43Before him are Carlos Saura, Valentino, Melvin Schwartz, John Searle, Sheldon Lee Glashow, and Stephen Covey. After him are Louis Malle, Roy Scheider, Jean-Pierre Cassel, Zito, Pierre-Gilles de Gennes, and Oliver E. Williamson. Among people deceased in 2005, Pat Morita ranks 25Before him are Omar Sívori, Zdzisław Beksiński, Ezer Weizman, Philip Johnson, Max Schmeling, and Ernst Mayr. After him are Anne Bancroft, Rafic Hariri, Lucien Laurent, Milton Obote, Ibrahim Ferrer, and John Fowles.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Pat Morita ranks 695 out of 12,171Before him are Joe Louis (1914), Quincy Jones (1933), Diana Ross (1944), Robert Nozick (1938), Montgomery Clift (1920), and Martha Graham (1894). After him are Arthur Ashkin (1922), Patricia Highsmith (1921), Ron Perlman (1950), Samuel Barber (1910), James Earl Jones (1931), and Jimmy Connors (1952).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Pat Morita ranks 178Before him are F. Murray Abraham (1939), Matt Damon (1970), Alan Arkin (1934), Ginger Rogers (1911), Jayne Mansfield (1933), and Montgomery Clift (1920). After him are Ron Perlman (1950), James Earl Jones (1931), Carole Lombard (1908), Jean Seberg (1938), Lee Marvin (1924), and John Malkovich (1953).