Mako (Performer) | Playbill



The cause death, according to wire reports, was esophageal cancer. Mako was 72 and is survived by his wife, Suzie, two daughters, Mimosa and Sala, and a sister Momo Yashima. Per his wishes, there will be no funeral or memorial service.

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  • Also Known As: Makoto Iwamatsu
  • Born: Dec 10, 1933
  • Death: Jul 21, 2006

Roles (5)

Shimada Playbill - Opening Night, April 1992 Shimada
Opened April 23, 1992
  • as Shimada (Original)
  • as Toshio Uchiyama (Original)
Pacific Overtures Playbill - Jan 1976 Pacific Overtures
Opened January 11, 1976
  • as Jonathan Goble (Original)
  • as Reciter (Original)
  • as Shogun (Original)


Tony Award
1976 Best Actor in a Musical Nominee

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