Gedde Watanabe: Actor, Wife, Family, Net Worth!

Gedde Watanabe is an American comedian and actor. He is best known for voicing the character of Ling in the animated film Mulan and its sequel in 2004. He played Long Duke Dong in the 1984 film Sixteen Candles and as a nurse in the medical drama ER from 1997 to 2003. He has mostly portrayed East Asian characters with heavy accents throughout his career, although he doesn’t speak any Japanese.

Here is everything we know about Gedde Watanabe.

Gary Watanabe Early Life:

Full Real Name Garry Watanabe
Family Name Unavailable
Profession Actor
Date Of Birth June 26th, 1955
Age 61
Birthday June 26th
Year Of Birth 1955
Nick Name Gedde
Current Residence Unavailable
Country United States
Nationality Unavailable
Ethnicity Unavailable
Religion Unavailable

Gedde Watanabe was born on June 26, 1995, in Ogden, Utah, United States. he was born to a Japanese American family.

Gedde Watanabe Education:

University Unknown
College American Conservatory Theatre

Gedde Watanabe attended the American Conservatory Theatre, a non-profit theatre company in San Fransisco with an attached acting school.

Gedde Watanabe Family:

Father Unavailable
Mother Unavailable
Brothers Unavailable
Sisters Unavailable
Grandfather Unavailable
Grandmother Unavailable
Relatives Name Unavailable

The identity of the actor’s parents is under wraps. It is, however, known that he was born to a Japanese American family, and his mother had been interned in world war II as a seamstress at the Utah tailoring company. It is unknown which of the parents is Japanese and American. There are no records of siblings in Geddes’s life.

Gedde Watanabe Zodiac Sign:

Star Sign Unavailable
Birth Sign Duality Unavailable
Birth Sign Modality Unavailable

Geddes’s birth zodiac sign is cancer, symbolized by a crab. His element is water. His birth flower is the white rose which signifies peace, purity and positivity. His birthstone is the emerald.

Gedde Watanabe Physical Stats:

Weight In Kg 87
Weight In Lbs Unavailable
Height In Feet 5 Feet 7 inches
Height In Meter 1.72
Measurement Unavailable
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Black
Shoe Size Unavailable
Tattoo Unavailable

Gedde stands at a height of 5 ft 7 inches tall and weighs 87 kilograms. He has black eyes that compliment his black hair.

Gedde Watanabe Career:

Watanabe played his first role in 1976 as a member of the original Broadway cast of Pacific Overtures, originating in the roles of Priest, Girl, and The Boy. He has since appeared in several films and television series, the first of which was The Long Island Four in 1980. Many of his roles are characters of East Asian with heavy accents, though he does not speak Japanese.

He had a starring role in Gung Ho‘s film  and its television spinoff. Watanabe co-starred as Kuni In the 1989 movie UHF  starring “Weird Al” Yankovic, a karate instructor and troublesome host of a TV game show called Wheel of Fish. He later reprised this role on the Weird Al Show. Watanabe appeared on Sesame Street from 1988 to 1991 as Hiroshi and had a recurring role as gay nurse Yoshi Takata on the television drama ER  from 1997 to 2003. Watanabe studied acting at Theater Theater in Hollywood, California, with Chris Aable, who introduced him to fellow actors Jon Cedar and Steve Burton during the nineties. He voiced various Japanese characters on the animated television comedy The Simpsons. In 1998, he voiced Ling in the Disney animated film Mulan and reprised this role for the 2004 direct-to-video sequel, Mulan II  and the 2005 video game Kingdom Hearts II.

Gedde Watanabe Net Worth:                                                          

Net Worth $2 million
Assets Unknown
Annual Earnings $52,000
Source Of Income Actor

Gedde Watanabe has a net worth of 2 million dollars as of 2022. his primary source is the roles he plays like a television and film actor. He earns around 15 thousand dollars per episode in television series and 52 thousand dollars per year as an actor.

Gedde Watanabe Dating Life:

Spouse Name Unavailable
Sons Unavailable
Daughters Unavailable
No Of Children Unkown
Marital Status single
Partner Name Unknown

Gedde could be single as of now. There are no records of Geddes’s past relationships either. We will update the information in case of any updates.

Gedde Watanabe Social Media Handles:


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