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Greg Watanabe (born November 8, 1967) is an American actor who played Isaac on the MyNetworkTV serial Watch Over Me. He appears in the independent films, Philip Kan Gotanda's Life Tastes Good, Only the Brave and Americanese. He is a founding member of the Asian American sketch comedy troupe, 18 Mighty Mountain Warriors. Watanabe received a 2009 Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award nomination for Featured Performance in The Happy Ones at South Coast Repertory.[1] In 2010 he appeared in the world premiere of Ken Narasaki's No-No Boy. In October 2015, Watanabe made his Broadway debut in Allegiance: A New American Musical at the Longacre Theatre in New York City with co-stars George Takei, Lea Salonga, Michael K. Lee and Telly Leung.

Awards and nominationsEdit

Ovation Awards

  • 2011: Nominated for Featured Actor in a Play for the role of Sopoan in the Geffen Playhouse production of "Extraordinary Chambers"[2]


  1. ^ LADCC Nominations announced on
  2. ^ "Kiss Me Kate Tops 2011 Ovation Award Nominations". 19 September 2011.

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