Pat Morita

Trivia and Quotes

Quotes (60)

  • Pat: Hip Nip just sounds groovy. A drummer laid it on me.

  • Pat: I became Arnold, the silly little guy who did off-the-wall kind of nonsense. People fell in love with it. When I joined them in their third year, they were number 17 in the ratings. They climbed steadily thereafter and became number one in the country.

  • Pat: Brazil is a huge country, but they get TV in the rain forests and the big cities.

  • Pat: I don't knock. That's not me. Let's just say I appreciate flower power, but I don't arrange.

  • Pat: I don't know of any other creature on earth other than man that will sit in a corner and cry because of some painful experience in the past.

  • Pat: Actors never know. We do the job. We don't know if it's going to come out, when it's going to come out, whether it's going to go straight to theaters or to HBO. We're always left in the dark.

  • Pat: I don't know of any other creature, outside of pure animal lust, that falls in love and has their heart broken and falls in love again.

  • Pat: I got a lifetime achievement award at the Lincoln Center. I was saluted by a whole new theatrical group in New York. I was brought on stage and introduced by Ralph Maccio.

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Trivia (24)

  • When Pat was ateenager, he worked in his parents restaurant in San Fransicsco called Ariake Chop Suey.

  • During World War II, Pat had to stay at the Gila River Interment Center in Arizona because of Japanese heritage. He was later transferred with the rest of his family to Tule Lake Interment Camp in California.

  • Pat is buriedat Palm Green Valley Mortuary and Cemetery in Las Vegas, Nevada.

  • Before he became a full time comedian, Pat worked on computers at Aerojet General.

  • Pat's parents were migrant fruit pickers in California.

  • Pat was the only actor to appear in all four The Karate Kid movies

  • Pat appears as Card #11 in DuoCard's Happy Days collection.

  • He was Emperor Wei Wong in Genghis Khan.

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