Pat Morita Dead at 73
According to several sources, Actor Noriyuki “Pat” Morita has died of natural causes. Many fans remember him as the wise old karate teacher, Mr. Miyagi, from the Karate Kid franchise and as Arnold from Happy Days. He did do work in the animation industry as The Emperor in Mulan, and he recently played himself in an episode of Robot Chicken.
He is survived by his wife as well as three daughters from a previous marriage.