Mako

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Mako (1936-2006) with a Chinese SKS in M*A*S*H (TV Series).

Mako (full name: Makoto Iwamatsu) was a Japanese American actor who was well known for his character roles in many movies and television shows. He was well known to TV audiences in the 1960s for his role in The Sand Pebbles and his numerous appearances in the 1960s TV show McHale's Navy. Audiences in the 1980s would identify him more as the wizard Akiro from the two Conan movies with Arnold Schwarzenegger. He would later appear in the Michael Bay film Pearl Harbor as Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto.

Mako can be seen using the following weapons in the following films and television series:


Film

Gun Character Title Note Date
Sten Burmese soldier Never So Few 1959
Walther PPK James Chan An Eye for an Eye 1981
M-16 Trang Enemy 1990

Television

Gun Character Title Note / Episode Date
Gewehr 98 Japanese sentry McHale's Navy "Movies Are Your Best Diversion" (S1E5) 1962
Nambu Type 14 Capt. Uzaki "One Enchanted Weekend" (S1E24) 1962
Gewehr 98 1st Japanese soldier "Have Kimono, Will Travel" (S2E6) 1963
Nambu Type 14 Lt. Sakawa "The PT-73 Follies" (S3E17) 1965
Gewehr 98 Japanese Non-Com "Chuckie Cottontail" (S3E27) 1965
Single Action Army Samurai Warrior F Troop "Cavalry" model, in holster / "From Karate with Love" (S02E18) 1967
SKS Type 56 North Korean soldier M*A*S*H (TV Series) "The Best of Enemies" (S09E01) 1980

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