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|Nickname:||Pat Morita / Noriyuki 'Pat' Morita / Noriyuki "Pat" Morit|
|Known for:||The Karate Kid, Mulan, The Karate Kid, Part II|
|Birth name:||Noriyuki Morita|
|Birthday:||28 June 1932, Isleton, California, USA|
|Height:||5' 3" (1.60 m)|
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TriviaGraduated from Armijo High School in Fairfield, California. Was often billed as the Hip Nip for his stand-up performances. Diagnosed with spinal tuberculosis as a child and was told that he would never walk. Spent nine years in hospitals. Had three daughters with Yuki Buried at Palm Green Valley Memorial Park in Clark County, 6701 North Jones, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. During his funeral procession, his former co-star Ralph Macchio of The Karate Kid (1984) quoted, "Forever, my Sensei" towards the mourners. His real accent is American, when playing "Mr. Miyagi" in the Karate Kid movies, he used a faux Japanese accent. Was a closet alcoholic. Heavy drinking, which his doctors urged him against, was the primary cause of Morita's death. Was given the name "Pat" by his priest.