Mr. Keisuke Miyagi
Mister/Staff Sergeant Kesuke Miyagi (Pat Morita) is the main supporting character through the entire The Karate Kid film series including The Next Karate Kid, which starred Hilary Swank and Pat Morita. Mr. Miyagi teaches Daniel "karate" from 1984 to 1989. Mister Miyagi is a veteran of the United States Army, having served in Europe during World War II and decorated with the Medal of Honor. His wife and newborn child died at the Manzanar Relocation Camp on November 2, 1944 while he was fighting in Europe.
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