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James Saito

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia James Tomio Saito (born March 6, 1955) is an American actor of stage, motion pictures, and television. He is best known for his physical portrayal of Shredder in the 1990 film Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles; the character was voiced by David McCharen. Saito also appeared in films like The Devil's Advocate, Home Alone 3, Pearl Harbor, and Die Hard: With a Vengeance. His TV credits include MAS*H, MacGyver, Law & Order, and Sex and the City. Saito has appeared in numerous stage productions, with early career work at the Asian American theatre company East West Players in Los Angeles. On Broadway he has appeared in The King and I, and David Henry Hwang's Golden Child. He won an Obie Award in 2007 for his performance in Julia Cho's Durango at The Public Theater in New York City. Saito starred in the regular supporting role of Dr. Chen in the ABC drama Eli Stone. Saito graduated from Alexander Hamilton High School in Los Angeles, California.

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Mar 6, 1955 In Los Angeles - California - USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series The Waltons 1972-09-14
Latest Project:
Movie Tigertail 2020-04-10
Known For
Poster of Life of Pi
Poster of Blue Bloods
Poster of Third Watch
Poster of Farewell to Manzanar
Movie Tigertail Hank 2020-04-10
Movie Long Shot Minister Kishido 2019-05-02
Movie Always Be My Maybe Harry 2019-05-31
Movie Wilson Warren Kudo 2017-03-24
Movie The Sea of Trees Dr Takahashi 2016-04-27
Movie While We're Young Dr. Nagato 2014-09-28
Movie Big Eyes Judge 2014-12-24
Movie From the Rough Won-Sik 2013-06-08
Movie Life of Pi Older Insurance Investigator 2012-11-20
Series Blue Bloods Dennis Eng 2010-09-24
Series Heroes and Villains 2008-02-29
Series Eli Stone Frank Chen 2008-01-31
Movie I Think I Love My Wife Mr. Yuni 2007-03-16
Series The Unit Unknown 2006-03-07
Movie Love the Hard Way Akiri 2003-03-27
Movie Robot Stories Roy 2003-01-01
Movie Pearl Harbor Japanese Aide 2001-05-21
Series Law & Order: Criminal Intent Unknown 2001-09-30
Series Third Watch Unknown 1999-09-23
Movie Henry Fool Mr. Deng 1997-09-07
Movie The Devil's Advocate Takaori Osumi 1997-10-17
Movie Home Alone 3 Chinese Mob Boss 1997-12-12
Series Star Trek: Voyager Unknown 1995-01-16
Movie The Hunted Nemura 1995-02-24
Series Gargoyles Unknown 1994-10-24
Movie Silent Cries Japanese Soldier 1993-03-08
Movie Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles The Shredder / Oroko Saki 1990-03-30
Series Law & Order Unknown 1990-09-13
Series Counterstrike Unknown 1990-07-01
Movie Mortal Sins Park Sung 1989-09-22
Series True Blue Unknown 1989-12-03
Movie Blood & Orchids Halehone 1986-02-23
Series The New Alfred Hitchcock Presents Unknown 1985-05-05
Series MacGyver Unknown 1985-09-29
Series Airwolf Unknown 1984-01-22
Movie Hot Dog: The Movie Kendo Yamamoto 1984-01-13
Series Miami Vice Unknown 1984-09-16
Series Crazy like a Fox Unknown 1984-12-30
Series Charles in Charge Unknown 1984-10-03
Series A Woman of Substance Tony Chiu 1984-11-26
Series The A-Team Unknown 1983-01-23
Movie Girls of the White Orchid Officer #1 1983-11-28
Series Scarecrow and Mrs. King Unknown 1983-10-03
Series T. J. Hooker Unknown 1982-03-13
Series Tales of the Gold Monkey Unknown 1982-09-22
Series Hill Street Blues Unknown 1981-01-15
Series The Fall Guy Unknown 1981-11-04
Series Bosom Buddies Unknown 1980-11-27
Series Hart to Hart Unknown 1979-09-22
Series Knots Landing Unknown 1979-12-27
Series The Incredible Hulk Unknown 1978-03-10
Movie Farewell to Manzanar Richard Wakatsuki 1976-03-11
Series The Waltons Unknown 1972-09-14
Series M*A*S*H Unknown 1972-09-17