Sab Shimono

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Saburo Shimono (born July 31, 1937) is a Japanese–American actor. He began his career on stage on Broadway. His best known roles were in Mame, Lovely Ladies, Kind Gentlemen, and Pacific Overtures.

He has appeared in many movies and television shows in character roles, including Midway, Gung Ho, Presumed Innocent, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III, The Shadow, Samurai Jack, and Southland Tales. He also voiced Monk Gyatso / Master Yu in Avatar: The Last Airbender.

Shimono was born in Sacramento, California.[1] He is openly gay.[2]

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  1. Ballard, Gary (February 14, 2011). "Sab Shimono Adds Wrinkles to a Prolific Resume". LA Stage Times. Archived from the original on September 25, 2014. Retrieved July 20, 2013. Born and reared in Sacramento, Shimono first tasted public acclaim through a political forum, when he won the election for student body president of Sacramento High School.
  2. "Sab & Steve". API Equality-LA. March 31, 2011. Archived from the original on November 5, 2012. Retrieved July 15, 2012.

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