Yuki Shimoda

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Yuki Shimoda (August 10, 1921 – May 21, 1981) was an American actor best known for his starring role as Ko Wakatsuki in the NBC movie of the week Farewell to Manzanar (Movie) in 1976. He also co-starred in the 1960s television series Johnny Midnight (39 episodes), with Edmond O'Brien. He was a star of movies, early television, and the stage. His Broadway stage credits include Auntie Mame with Rosalind Russell, and Pacific Overtures, a musical written by Stephen Sondheim and directed by Harold Prince.

Broadway stage credits

  • Teahouse of the August Moon, Martin Beck Theatre, (1953–1956), as Mr. Keora, choreographer
  • Auntie Mame, Broadhurst Theatre, (1956–1958), as Ito
  • Pacific Overtures, Winter Garden Theatre, (1975–1976), as Abe, First Councillor


  • Hawaiian Eye (TV Series)
    • Robinson Koyoto (1961) ... Micho Koyoto
    • Second Day of Infamy (1959) ... Mitsuki
  • 1960 Johnny Midnight (TV Series) as Aki
    • Ding-a-Ling (S1.E34)
    • Inside Man (S1.E33)
    • Dark Trophy (S1.E32)
    • The Single (S1.E31)
    • A Token of Love (S1.E26)
    • The Emerald Star (S1.E22)
    • Somebody Loves You (S1.E21)
    • Registered Mail (S1.E20)
    • The Tokyo Doll (Johnny Midnight) (S1.E18)
    • Phantom Bribe (S1.E17)
    • The 9th Doll (S1.E15)
    • An Old-Fashioned Frame (S1.E13)
    • Beyond Infamy (S1.E12)
    • The Impresario (S1.E11)
    • A Taste of Curry (S1.E6)
    • Once Again (S1.E5)
    • Leading Lady (S1.E4)
    • The Villain of the Piece (S1.E3)
    • Voice of the Dummy (S1.E2)
    • X Equals Murder (S1.E1)