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Gerald Okamura

The Man of Many Weapons

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.

Gerald is a designer of various types of weaponry that has been featured in dozens of movies and publications across the world.

In his first TV role, he was casted as a Shaolin Monk alongside David Carradine in the TV series Kung Fu.

His first Movie role was with James Caan, Bo Hopkins, & Burt Young in a movie called Killer Elite.

A veteran actor with a 40 year career in the entertainment industry, Gerald has played an assortment of characters ranging from Yakuza, to Vampires, to bad Elvis Impersonators, to you name it!

Although laughingly, Gerald is still looking to be casted as a leading man in a Romantic feature.

Big Trouble in Little China (1986) -
Movie Review Interview

Big Trouble in Little China (1986) - "It's All In The Reflexes"

April 30, 2020

This is On Second Watch, and we’re talkin' to whoever's listenin' out there. Hop aboard the Pork Chop Express as we take a wild ride with John Carpenter’s 1986 cult classic, “Big Trouble in Little China”. Staring Kurt Russel…