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Toshiya Agata (born 18 September 1961; age 59) is an actor and voice artist who appeared as an alien bistro patron in the Star Trek: Enterprise first season episode "Two Days and Two Nights". He received no credit for this appearance but was identified by the call sheet. Agata filmed his scenes on Monday 25 March 2002 on Paramount Stage 9 as part of the "Risan Bistro Night Group".
Born in Japan, Agata worked as an actor on films such as the drama I Like to Play Games (1995), the fantasy film Mystery Men (1999, with Sunny Gorg, Jonathan Khan, and Elliot Durant III), the family comedy The Kid (2000, with Deborah May, Jeri Ryan, David Cotton Fisher, and Gary Weeks), Clint Eastwood's war drama Letters from Iwo Jima (2006, with Mark Moses and Yoshio Iizuka), the short drama Good Soil (2007), the horror film Tales from the Dead (2008, with Makiko Konishi), the short film Koroshiya (2008), the short drama A Crossroad Called Manzanar (2010), and the short adventure The Lost Samurai (2010). He also appeared in episodes of Reno 911! (2005), Heroes (2008, with Greg Grunberg, Zachary Quinto, Cristine Rose, Ken Lally, and Malcolm McDowell), and My Roommate the (2011).
More recently, Agata was featured in the short projects The Fifth Horseman (2012) and The Full Count (2012) and the romance Vincent & Luzy (2013).
As a voice performer, Agata lent his voice to video games such as Evil Dead: A Fistful of Boomstick (2003), Medal of Honor: Rising Sun (2003, with Brian George), Medal of Honor: Pacific Assault (2004, with Skip Stellrecht), Red Steel (2006, with Keone Young), and Call of Duty: World at War (2008, with Paul Nakauchi, Nicholas Guest, Nolan North, and David Sobolov), the comic adaptation Blade (1998), the science fiction adventure Armageddon (1998), the war drama Pearl Harbor (2001), the war drama Windtalkers (2002), the drama The Last Samurai (2003), the action film Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003), the drama The Terminal (2004), the comic adaptation Elektra (2005), the drama Memoirs of a Geisha (2005), the action film The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift (2006), the war drama Flags of our Fathers (2006), the comic adaptation 4: Rise of the Silver Surfer (2007, with Zach Grenier), the horror film Shutter (2008), the video game adaptation Dragonball Evolution (2009), the documentary Beyonce Beyond the Ballad (2009), the science fiction adventure G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra (2009), and the television mini series The Pacific (2010).
In addition, Agata is a regular Japanese dubbing voice actor and worked as voice for Quentin Tarantino, James Earl Jones, Andy Garcia, Bill Murray, Matthew Broderick, Denzel Washington, Jim Carrey, Will Smith, Al Pacino, Jason Statham, Dustin Hoffman, Michael Douglas, Ben Stiller, Val Kilmer, Pierce Brosnan, Johnny Depp, Leonardo DiCaprio, Bruce Greenwood, Clint Eastwood, Aston Kutcher, Russell Crowe, Matt Damon, Ralph Fiennes, Robert Redford, Chris Pine, Woody Allen, Sylvester Stallone, Robin Williams, Nicolas Cage, Brad Pitt, Kevin Costner, The Rock, Daniel Craig, Robert Downey, Jr., Michael Caine, and John Travolta.