Saturday, 26 November 2005

Good bye Mr Myagi

Very sad news that I have only just heard. I guess it was overshadowed by the loss of George Best.

A part of my childhood that will be very sadly missed.


Noriyuki 'Pat' Morita, 73; Played 'Karate Kid' Teacher

By Patricia Sullivan
Washington Post Staff Writer
Saturday, November 26, 2005; Page B04

Noriyuki "Pat" Morita, 73, whose portrayal of the wise and sly master teacher in "The Karate Kid" earned him an Oscar nomination, died Nov. 24 at his home in Las Vegas.

There were conflicting reports about the cause of death. His daughter Aly Morita said he died of heart failure at a Las Vegas hospital. His longtime manager, Arnold Soloway, said the actor died of kidney failure at a hospital while awaiting a transplant.

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