Trivia: Won a silver medal in light-heavyweight weight-lifting at the 1948 Summer Olympics. He pursed a professional wrestler moving in to acting. Weighted 284 lbs at the time of Goldfinger.
Sakata apparently like his role in the movie Goldfinger (1964) so much that,that he took "Oddjob" as informal middle name. In addition to appearing in "Goldfinger" film clip-Harold Sakata also appeared on air with shows host (Mel Torme) in his "Oddjob" character costume in a couple of skits.