Jerry Tondo

Jerry Shigekazu Tondo (born October 10, 1950) is a Japanese American voice actor known for providing the voice of the character "Chien-Po" in the animated film Mulan.[1] Other titles Tondo has contributed to include Gung Ho,[2] The Secret Saturdays and Mulan II.[3]

Jerry Tondo
Born (1950-10-10) October 10, 1950
OccupationActor, voice actor


Tondo discovered acting while attending high school in San Francisco, California. He was offered scholarships to play football, but decided to study sociology. He then enrolled in a theater course. He served on the board of directors while participating as a company member of the Asian American Theater Co. He moved to Los Angeles, California and started working with the East-West Players. Five years later he joined the Mark Taper Forum/Improvisation Theater Project. For six years he toured with the project. He was also a performing member of Cold Tofu Improv. He currently resides with his wife and two children in Manhattan Beach, California.


Year Title Role Notes
1983 Girls of the White Orchid Policeman TV movie
1985 Ghost Warrior Sushi chef
1986 Gung Ho Kazuo
1989 Scenes from the Class Struggle in Beverly Hills June-bug
1990 Circuitry Man Fatch
1991 Mission of the Shark: The Saga of the U.S.S. Indianapolis Aioki TV Movie
1994 It's Pat Sushi chef
Drop Zone DEA guard
1995 Nick of Time Chief Aide
1998 Mulan Chien-Po Voice only
2004 Mulan II Chien-Po Voice only
Year Title Role Notes
1985 Brothers Sailor #1
1987 Beauty and the Beast Eddie
2008-2009 The Secret Saturdays Hibagon/Professor Talu Mizuki Voice only
Video games
Year Title Role Notes
2005 The Matrix: Path of Neo Japanese assassin Voice only
Kingdom Hearts II Chien-po English version, voice only
2007 Kingdom Hearts II: Final Mix+ Chien-po English version, voice only


  1. Mulan
  2. Gung Ho
  3. Variety Weekly Magazine, Monday, February 21, 2005 (p.12)

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