Born and raised in California, Wakai double-majored
in Theatre and Sociology at Loyola Marymount University. Recent
stage roles include Brick in "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof," Oscar
Madison in "The Odd Couple," and Romeo in "Romeo &
Juliet." You may have seen him as a guest star on the
television shows "Family Law," "What Should You Do,"
and "Curb Your Enthusiasm."
Wakai means "youth" in Japanese (his
mother studied different languages in college). However, his mom is
English, German, and Scottish and his father is of Mexican descent.
Wakai has landed a lead role in the feature film "The Final
Minute." It's a suspense / thriller about a guy who can see
into the future and will be produced by BladeWalker Films in Oklahoma