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Sab Shimono
Sab Shimono
Biographical information
Birth name

Saburō Shimono

Born

July 31, 1943
Sacramento, California

First credit

Armstrong Circle Theatre (1962)

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Saburō "Sab" Shimono (Japanese: 下野 三郎 or しもの さぶろう) is an American voice actor who was credited for voicing Monk Gyatso, Master Yu, and additional characters across six episodes of Avatar: The Last Airbender.

Avatar: The Last Airbender credits

Gyatso

Character information: Gyatso

Yu

Character information: Yu

Additional voices

Selected other credits

Television work

Filmography

Other credits

Biographical information

Personal life

Shimono, a Japanese American, was born Saburo Shimono in Sacramento, California, the son of restaurant owners Edith Mary (née Otani) and Masauchi Shimono. Shimono is the twin brother of Dr. Jiro Shimono, director of the Delaware Psychiatric Center. Shimono is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley.

Career

He is an accomplished stage actor as well, having appeared on Broadway and in regional theaters including San Francisco's American Conservatory Theater and Berkeley Repertory Theater. One of his more memorable roles was as Hiroshi Kawamura in the 1990 drama Come See the Paradise. He also had a role in the 2008 independent film Americanese.

Shimono played a Korean spy on the popular, long-running TV series M*A*S*H, provided the voices for antique shop owner/Chi Wizard Uncle Chan on the hit TV series Jackie Chan Adventures, and played the Emperor, Jack's father, in the hit TV series Samurai Jack.

Trivia

  • 1984: Won a CLIO Award (Best Actor in a Commercial)

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