Dutch-American sculptor of Japanese ancestry who also decorated and was energetic in cinematography. He produced The Knot, situated in Rotterdam. He was raised within a working-class community of LA. He gained a Golden Hand at Cannes for his initial brief film, The Vipers. He was the 5th of seven kids delivered to Ryukichi Tajiri and Fuyo Kikuta. He fulfilled Karel Appel while he was in Paris.