skip navigation
Overview for Brian Tochi
Brian Tochi

Brian Tochi


TCM Messageboards
Post your comments here


TCM Archive Materials VIEW ALL ARCHIVES (0)

Recent DVDs

The Amazing... Chinese-American super sleuth Charlie Chan made his cartoon transition with his... more info $28.95was $35.99 Buy Now

The Streets of... Karl Malden, Michael Douglas. Now you can experience the excitement of this... more info $13.75was $22.98 Buy Now

Also Known As: Died:
Born: Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Profession: Cast ...


Brian Tochi owes his long and successful acting career to his father, or more precisely, his father's well-known Beverly Hills hair salon. Tochi was discovered as a young child by an agent who stopped by for a haircut, and in 1968, the young actor made his TV debut on the short-lived sitcom "He & She" as the adopted son of the title couple. He landed a memorable role as a devious child with telekinetic powers on an episode of "Star Trek" and was cast a few years later as Yul Brynner's eldest son on the lavish prime-time series "Anna and the King"; the drama, based on the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical "The King and I," was canceled after just one season. After a brief starring role in the sci-fi series "Space Academy," about a group of students who attend military school in outer space, Tochi played shy Japanese-American nerd Takashi Toshiro in the raunchy college comedy "Revenge of the Nerds." The film's success led to roles in high-profile films like "Police Academy 3: Back in Training," where he portrayed a lovestruck officer-in-training, and the surprise hit "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles," where he gave voice to Leonardo, de facto leader of the band of crime-fighting brothers. In 2004, Tochi wrote and directed the television anthology comedy "Tales of a Fly on the Wall," which used the title fly to connect the various segments, and has also lent his voice to numerous animated TV series and movies.

Please support TCMDB by adding to this information.

Click here to contribute