Stunt Memorial: Sakata, Jon (RIP)


Jon Sakata

Born: 1954

Passed: 2017


Jon Sakata is known for his work on Jurassic World (2015), Predators (2010) and Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (2014). He died on June 25, 2017 in the USA.

on Tatsumi Sakata, 62, of Holualoa died June 25 at home. Born in Kealakekua, he was a bartender for Sheraton Kona Resort and Spa at Keauhou Bay, a waterman, television and movie actor and stuntman with credits including “Jurassic World,” “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes,” “The Tempest,” “Predators,” “Tropic Thunder,” “The Rundown,” “Windtalkers” and Oceans Eleven,” and member of Screen Actors Guild/American Federation of Television and Radio Artists.


Survived by wife, Lani Jo Sakata of Holualoa; sons, Kimo (Sky) Sakata, Keoki Sakata and Jonah (Stephaine) Sakata of Holualoa; daughter, Sanoe (Dustin Alcain) Sakata of Holualoa; mother, Lita Kuniyoshi of Holualoa; stepsisters, Kandy Kuniyoshi and Holly Breckenridge of California; seven grandchildren. 

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