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Pat Morita

Age: 73

Japanese-American actor who lived in a Japanese internment camp during World War II. He received an Oscar nomination for his role as the karate instructor in The Karate Kid (1984), a part he reprised in its sequels. He earned fame for his role as Arnold, the owner of a restaurant, in the series Happy Days.

Died: Las Vegas, Nov. 24, 2005

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