Brian Tochi

Film audiences & television viewers know Brian as a star of several hit films, a collection of 6 television series, theater, and a multitude of guest-starring and co-starring roles in episodic television.

In film, Brian has starred and co-starred in over 25 motion pictures and their sequels. Some of them include: the original ‘Revenge of the Nerds’ series, as well as ‘Police Academy III & IV’, where his creation of outlandish characters have been the prototype for countless other portrayals in television, commercials and feature productions. Another hugely successful film franchise is the ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle Movies: I, II, & III’, where he starred as “Leonardo”, the pizza lovin’ Leader of the Turtles.

In television, Brian’s work is diverse and highly acclaimed. Since early on he has starred in numerous television series, including ‘Anna and the King’ (opposite Yul Brynner for CBS), ‘Space Academy’ (CBS), ‘The Renegades’ (ABC), and ‘Santa Barbara’ (NBC). Also, for over 4 1/2 years, Brian was named Host and Star of his own network television series entitled ‘Razzmatazz’, garnering the CBS Network a Daytime Emmy in the process.
Another unique series outing came from Time –

Warner’s ‘Channel One’, the educational news program with a daily viewership of over 8.5 million students. His 2 1/2 year involvement not only included Hosting and Narrating duties, but projects. ‘Tales of a Fly on the Wall’ is one of them.
He also utilized his talents as a Writer, Producer, and Segment Director, as well as naming him Chief Foreign Correspondent for the show.


Revenge of the Nerds 30th Anniversary
Saturday, February 8th, 8:30pm, The Castro Theatre BUY TICKETS