Born in Hilo, Hawaii in 1940. Gerald started Martial Arts with Judo in 1953. He has practiced Kendo, Aikido, Taekwondo, and he is currently a 5th degree black belt in Kung Fu San Soo (his sensei was the late Jimmy H. Woo). Gerald is a designer of various types of weaponry that have been featured in dozens of movies and publications across the world. His favorite weapon is the Okamura Hook sword. A veteran actor with over 25 years in the entertainment industry, Gerald Okamura (www.geraldokamura.com)has played an assortment of characters ranging from Yakuza, to Vampires, to Elvis Impersonators. Gerald hosts an annual Celebrity event entitled DRAGONFEST (www.dragonfest.com)where his fellow Hollywood Celebrities, Martial Artists, and Sci Fi Stars donate their time each year, allowing access to the public to meet the stars in person, take photographs, and get autographs from their favorite celebrities.
Name: Gerald Okamura
Known for: G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra