Gerald Okamura

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Born in Hilo, Hawaii in 1940. Gerald started Martial Arts with Judo in 1953. He has practiced Kendo, Aikido, Taekwondo, and he is currently a 5th degree black belt in Kung Fu San Soo (his sensei was the late Jimmy H. Woo). Gerald is a designer of various types of weaponry that have been featured in dozens of movies and publications across the world. His favorite weapon is the Okamura Hook sword. A veteran actor with over 25 years in the entertainment industry, Gerald Okamura ( played an assortment of characters ranging from Yakuza, to Vampires, to Elvis Impersonators. Gerald hosts an annual Celebrity event entitled DRAGONFEST ( his fellow Hollywood Celebrities, Martial Artists, and Sci Fi Stars donate their time each year, allowing access to the public to meet the stars in person, take photographs, and get autographs from their favorite celebrities.


Okamura began his martial arts with judo in 1953. He has practiced kendo, aikido, taekwondo, and he is currently a 5th degree black belt in Kung Fu San Soo (his sensei was Jimmy H. Woo). Okamura is also a designer of various types of weaponry.

Okamura began doing stunts in 1975, getting his first credited role in 1980. Since then he has appeared in 39 feature films, notably Big Trouble in Little China, Samurai Cop, Samurai Cop 2: Deadly Vengeance, Ninja Academy, 9½ Ninjas!, '[Ring of Fire (1991 martial arts film)|Ring of Fire, Blade (1998 film), and G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra". Other roles he's played are Kai-Ogi in Mighty Morphin Alien Rangers, a sensei in Power Rangers Wild Force, and Chao Chong in VR Troopers".



Year Title Role Notes
1976 Chesty Anderson, USN Karate Expert
1980 The Octagon Ninja Instructor
1981 Charlie Chan and the Curse of the Dragon Queen Club Shanghai Bouncer
1983 Angel of H.E.A.T. Hans Zeisel
1984 Ninja Busters Master
1985 My Science Project Vietnamese Soldier Uncredited
1985 Sword of Heaven Third Monk
1986 Big Trouble in Little China Wing Kong Hatchet Man
1989 Ninja Academy Chiba
1989 Time Burst: the Final Alliance Master
1990 Aftershock Figher
1991 9 1/2 Ninjas! Master
1991 Showdown in Little Tokyo Hagata, the Torturer
1991 Samurai Cop Okamura
1991 Capital Punishment Henchman
1991 The Master Demon The Master Demon
1991 Karate Wars Nakaso
1992 Deadly Bet Fighter
1992 Rapid Fire Tau's Gunman at Laundry Uncredited
1992 American Streetfighter Ogawa
1992 Shadow of the Dragon Temple Priest
1993 Ring of Fire II: Blood and Steel Garbage Gang
1993 Shootfighter: Fight to the Death Shootfighting Ref
1993 Hot Shots! Part Deux Corrupt Kick Boxing Referee
1993 Full Impact Japanese fighter
1993 Firepower Fighter Uncredited
1993 Fit to Kill Commando
1994 The Shadow Tibetan Passenger
1994 The Dallas Connection Fu
1994 Cage II Dr. Wo
1995 The Power Within Yung
1995 Mortal Kombat Outworld Warrior Uncredited
1996 For Life or Death Ancient priest
1996 Bloodsport III Judge
1996 Day of the Warrior Fu
1996 Carnival of Wolves Bodyguard #2
1997 Little Bigfoot Cook
1998 Blade Vampire Uncredited
1998 L.E.T.H.A.L. Ladies: Return to Savage Beach Fu
2002 The Circuit 2: The Final Punch Ming Li
2002 Redemption Kwai Lo
2005 Confessions of an Action Star Asian Master
2005 Vampire Assassin Master Kao
2009 G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra Hard Master
2009 Hellbinders Buddhist Priest
2015 Samurai Cop 2: Deadly Vengeance Raizo


Year Title Role Notes
1979 A Man Called Sloane Henchman Guarding Maria Episode: "Samurai"
1984 Matt Houston Thug Episode: "Return to Nam: Part 1"
1985 Knight Rider Fuji Hakito Episode: "Knight & Knerd"
1985 J.O.E. and the Colonel Trainer Television film
1987 Falcon Crest Mr. Ito Episode: "Lovers and Friends"
1996 VR Troopers Chao Chong Episode: "Despera Strikes Back"
1996 Mighty Morphin Power Rangers Kai-Ogi Episode: "Along Came a Spider"
2002 Power Rangers Wild Force Sensei Episode: "A Father's Footsteps"
2012, 2013 Kickin' It Grandmaster Po 2 episodes

Video games

Year Title Role Notes
1997 Blade Runner (1997 video game) Zuben Voice
2004 SWAT: Warhead One Peter Chiang