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Steve Akahoshi

To be a "series regular" on a primetime network television show is a plateau of success to which many actors aspire. For Steven, who starred as "Doc" Randy Matsuda on the critically acclaimed Emmy Award winning CBS Vietnam drama series Tour of Duty (1987) (1987-88; and currently in syndication on TNT), that success came early in his career. That followed five days after his first break in show business: a co-starring role as Detective Shigeta in the Whoopi Goldberg/Sam Elliott feature film Fatal Beauty (1987) for MGM/UA in which he earned his Screen Actors Guild card. An impressive body of work in over 100 feature films, television, theater and commercial productions ensued including such fare as the successful Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III for New Line Cinema; the family drama A Year in the Life (opposite Richard Kiley and Sarah Jessica Parker) for NBC; The O.J. Simpson Story (1995) bio-pic for Fox TV; and the actioner Back to Back (1996) for HBO.


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Born:
Sep 19, 1961 In Los Angeles, California, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
4
First Appeared:
In the series Tour of Duty 1987-09-24
Latest Project:
Movie Back to Back 1996-08-29
Known For
Poster of Back to Back
Poster of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III
Poster of Fatal Beauty
Poster of Tour of Duty
Filmography
Movie Back to Back Officer Yamaoka 1996-08-29
Movie Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III Honor Guard #2 1993-03-17
Series Tour of Duty Pvt. Randy 'Doc' Matsuda 1987-09-24
Movie Fatal Beauty Shigeta 1987-10-30