Marilyn Tokuda was born on January 7, 1953 in Seattle, Washington, USA. She is known for The Roller Girls (1978), Magnum, P.I. (1980), Friends (1994) and Hill Street Blues (1981).
Performed the role of "Mrs. Lovett" in the musical Sweeney Todd, with book by Hugh Wheeler, music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, directed by Tim Dang, and musical direction by Lisa Joe. The production was sponsored by the S. Mark Taper Foundation. Previews were February 2 - 5, 2006 and performances were February 8 - March 19, 2006 at the David Henry Hwang Theater of the East West Players in Los Angeles, California, USA.
She is the Arts Education Director of the nation's premier Asian American theatre organization, East West Players, located in the "Little Tokyo" area of Los Angeles, California, USA.