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Takayo Fischer

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Takayo Fischer (born November 25, 1932) is an American stage, film and TV actress, as well as voice-over actress and singer. Personal life Fischer was born in Hardwick, California, the daughter of Issei (Japanese immigrants) Chukuro and Kinko Tsubouchi. During World War II, as a young child, she and her family were forcibly evacuated from the West Coast and spent time in the Fresno Assembly Center before being relocated to Jerome and Rohwer internment camps. Fischer later lived in Chicago, Illinois, where, as a young adult, she won the crown of "Miss Nisei Queen." She attended Rollins College from 1951-1953. After her 2nd year at Rollins College she married Dean Doran the day after he graduated from Rollins, in the college chapel, and had 3 children by him within 4 years. Toya: (1954), John (1956) Juliet (1957.). She married Sy Fischer, 2nd husband, (an entertainment executive) on November 29, 1980 . Her 2nd husband has 2 children Stewart and Peter. She resides in Los Angeles. Career Fischer appeared in the stage production of The World of Suzie Wong in New York in 1958. She won a Drama-Logue Award for ensemble performance for Tea at the Old Globe Theatre in San Diego. She has also appeared in many productions with East West Players in Los Angeles, including Into The Woods. She toured the U.S. and Europe in The Peony Pavilion in 1997. Fischer has appeared in many big-budget films, including Moneyball, Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (2007) as Mistress Ching, The Pursuit of Happyness (2006) as Mrs. Chu, Memoirs of a Geisha (2005) and War of the Worlds (2005). She has also worked on many independent Asian American films including Americanese (2009), Only the Brave (2005), Stand Up for Justice: The Ralph Lazo Story (2004) and Strawberry Fields (1997). Fischer has had numerous guest-starring roles on network television including FX's It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia as a North Korean bar owner named Mr. Kim. She is sometimes credited as "Takayo Doran." Voice work Fischer has also done voices in several cartoon programmes. Some of her well-known roles included Mister T, Battle of the Planets, Rubik the Amazing Cube, A Pup Named Scooby-Doo, Saturday Supercade, The Flintstone Kids, Batman: The Animated Series, Batman Beyond, The All-New Scooby and Scrappy-Doo Show, The Karate Kid, Capitol Critters, The Centurions, The Plastic Man Comedy/Adventure Show, The Heathcliff and Dingbat Show, Super Friends, Thundarr the Barbarian, Rambo, Wildfire, Captain Planet and the Planeteers, Teen Titans, Justice League Unlimited and Avatar: The Last Airbender. She has also reprised her role as Mistress Ching in the video game version of Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End.

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Nov 25, 1932 In Hardwick - California - USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series The Facts of Life 1979-08-24
Latest Project:
Pelicula The Watcher 2016-10-01
Known For
Poster of Weeds
Poster of Colgados en Filadelfia
Poster of Boston Legal
Poster of Los Jóvenes Titanes
Pelicula The Watcher Gladys 2016-10-01
Pelicula Model Minority Grandma Reiko Tanaka 2012-05-11
Pelicula Moneyball: Rompiendo las reglas Suzanne 2011-09-22
Pelicula Uncross The Stars Tina 2008-01-01
Pelicula Piratas del Caribe: En el fin del mundo Mistress Ching 2007-05-19
Series Numb3rs Unknown 2006-03-05
Pelicula Americanese Keiko Crane 2006-03-15
Pelicula En busca de la felicidad Mrs. Chu 2006-12-14
Series Avatar: La leyenda de Aang Unknown 2005-02-21
Pelicula La guerra de los mundos Older Woman 2005-06-28
Series Colgados en Filadelfia Mr. Kim 2005-08-04
Series Weeds Dry Cleaning Owner 2005-08-07
Series Boston Legal Unknown 2004-10-03
Series Los Jóvenes Titanes Unknown 2003-07-19
Pelicula Ocha Cups For Christmas Mrs. Ishikawa 2002-06-07
Series Batman del futuro Unknown 1999-01-10
Pelicula Strawberry Fields Takayo 1997-03-09
Series 7 en el paraiso Unknown 1996-08-26
Series Mr. & Mrs. Smith Unknown 1996-09-20
Pelicula Baby Brokers Dr. Emily Weiss 1994-02-21
Series Urgencias Unknown 1994-09-19
Pelicula Little Tokyo, Ataque Frontal Mama Yamaguchi 1991-08-23
Series Sensación de vivir, 90210 Unknown 1990-10-04
Pelicula De repente, un extraño Bank Teller 1990-09-28
Series A Pup Named Scooby-Doo 1988-09-10
Series Mister T 1983-09-17
Series Cagney & Lacey Unknown 1982-03-25
Series Fama Unknown 1982-01-07
Series The Facts of Life Unknown 1979-08-24