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Rodney Kageyama (1941–2018)

Rodney Kageyama was born on November 1, 1941 in San Mateo, California, USA as Rodney Masao Kageyama. He is known for his work on Pretty Woman (1990), Quantum Leap (1989) and Teen Wolf (1985). He was married to Ken White. He died on December 9, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. See full bio »

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Pretty Woman Japanese Businessman
Quantum Leap Joda / Choo Choo
Teen Wolf Janitor
Gung Ho Ito


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 2015 Therapy Required (Short)
Mel the Mailman
 2014 The Three Dogateers
Mr. Hiroshi
 2008 Las Vegas (TV Series)
- I Could Eat a Horse (2008) ... Meko
 2007 Mamo's Weeds (Short)
The Professor
 2005 Pawns of the King (Short)
 2001 Golden Dreams (Short)
Japanese Man
 2000 Stanley's Gig
Jeff Fujisaki (as Rodney Kegeyama)
 1999 After One Cigarette (Short)
 1999 Godzilla 2000 (voice)
 1996 Devo Presents Adventures of the Smart Patrol (Video Game)
Pio Pi Kim
 1995 Home Improvement (TV Series)
Japanese Man #2
- Chicago Hope (1995) ... Japanese Man #2
 1995 Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child (TV Series)
Turbaned Merchant
- Rumpelstiltskin (1995) ... Turbaned Merchant (voice)
 1994 Empty Nest (TV Series)
Mr. Kobara
- The Woman Who Came to Dither (1994) ... Mr. Kobara
 1994 The Next Karate Kid
 1994 Family Matters (TV Series short)
Country & Western Singer
- Aunt Oona (1994) ... Country & Western Singer
 1992 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)
Ben Watanabe
- The Dead File (1992) ... Ben Watanabe
 1992 Tequila and Bonetti (TV Series)
Mr. Kojimoto
- Brooklyn and the Beast (1992) ... Mr. Kojimoto
- The Rose Cadillac (1992) ... Mr. Kojimoto
- Teach Your Children (1992) ... Mr. Kojimoto
 1991 Baby Talk (TV Series)
Baby Robert
- The Whiz Kid (1991) ... Baby Robert (voice)
 1991 Married... with Children (TV Series)
- Look Who's Barking (1991) ... Owner
 1990 The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (TV Series)
Mr. Uesato
- Deck the Halls (1990) ... Mr. Uesato
 1990 Thirtysomething (TV Series)
- The Guilty Party (1990) ... Wattanabe
 1990 Hiroshima: Out of the Ashes (TV Movie)
 1990 Newhart (TV Series)
Male Guest
- The Last Newhart (1990) ... Male Guest
 1990 Pretty Woman
Japanese Businessman
 1989 Designing Women (TV Series)
- Julia and Suzanne's Big Adventure (1989) ... Akiyama
 1989 Let It Ride
Patron in Chinese Restaurant
 1988 Lucky Stiff
 1988 227 (TV Series)
Mr. Takamura
- A Yen for Lester (1988) ... Mr. Takamura
 1988 Vibes
Dr. Harmon
 1988 Amen (TV Series)
- The Fantasy (1988) ... Bellman
 1986-1987 Gung Ho (TV Series)
- Where the Boys Are (1987) ... Ito
- Kaz Over Easy (1987) ... Ito
- Help Wanted (1987) ... Ito
- Love Me Tender (1987) ... Ito
 1986 Chuck Norris: Karate Kommandos (TV Series)
Additional Voices (voice)
 1986 Lazer Tag Academy (TV Series)
Additional Voices
- Jamie and the Spitfires (1986) ... Additional Voices (voice)
- StarLyte on the Orient Express (1986) ... Additional Voices (voice)
- Drear's Doll (1986) ... Additional Voices (voice)
- Redbeard's Treasure (1986) ... Additional Voices (voice)
- Sir Tom of Jaren (1986) ... Additional Voices (voice)
 1986 Amazing Stories (TV Series)
Dr. Barth
- One for the Books (1986) ... Dr. Barth
 1986 Gung Ho
 1986 The Garry Shandling Show: 25th Anniversary Special (TV Special)
Caine's Father
 1985 Highway to Heaven (TV Series)
- The Smile in the Third Row (1985) ... Host
 1985 Teen Wolf
Janitor (as Rod Kageyama)
 1985 Charles in Charge (TV Series)
Mr. Asuka
- Charles' Spring Break (1985) ... Mr. Asuka
 1984 Gone Are the Dayes (TV Movie)
Manager of Restaurant
 1984 Riptide (TV Series)
Computer Cop
 1983 Girls of the White Orchid (TV Movie)
Police Supervisor
 1983 Tales of the Gold Monkey (TV Series)
Japanese Aide
- Naka Jima Kill (1983) ... Japanese Aide
 1982 Best Friends
Meter Reader
 1982 Little House on the Prairie (TV Series)
- Alden's Dilemma (1982) ... Agishi
 1982 Quincy M.E. (TV Series)
Larry Inoko
- Sleeping Dogs (1982) ... Larry Inoko
 1982 Bring 'Em Back Alive (TV Series)
Japanese Man
- Seven Keys to Singapore (1982) ... Japanese Man
 1981 The Jeffersons (TV Series)
Tour Guide
- The House That George Built (1981) ... Tour Guide
 1976 The Taming of the Shrew (TV Movie)
A Clown
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Show Show Self (2 credits)

Personal Details

Other Works:

In Spring 2001, he played Erronius in an all Asian-American production of the musical, "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum" with the East-West Players in Los Angeles.

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Alternate Names:

Rod Kageyama | Rodney Kegeyama

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