At 58 years old, Tamlyn Tomita has this physical status:
Tomita appeared in a number of independent films following The Karate Kid II. In the 1990 drama film Come See the Paradise, she had her best role. She co-starred opposite Ming-Na Wen in the ensemble cast drama The Joy Luck Club in 1993, and the following year, she appeared in the 1994 independent film Picture Bride. In 1995, Tomita appeared alongside Antonio Banderas in the Robert Rodriguez-directed segment of the vignette anthology comedy Four Rooms.
Tomita has appeared in other independent films and co-starred in a number of major Hollywood films, including playing Janet Tokada in The Day After Tomorrow. She appeared in Gaijin 2: Love Me as I Am in 2005 and later appeared in the independent film Robot Stories. Yuji Okumoto and Pat Morita were among the 442nd Regimental Combat Team of World War II, which included two other Karate Kid actors, Also the Brave about the Japanese American segregated fighting unit, Only the Brave.
On the NBC daytime soap opera Santa Barbara from May to September 1988, Tomita appeared as a character named Ming Li. She appeared in the first episode of Highlander: The Series in 1994. She returned to daytime soaps in 2008 with a regular appearance on ABC's General Hospital. She appeared on NBC's Days of Our Lives in 2012.
Tomita appeared in the short-lived UPN drama series The Burning Zone from 1996 to 1997. She appeared in Babylon 5's pilot film in 1993. She has appeared on shows including Seven Days; Quantum Leap; Living Single; Murder She Wrote; Chicago Hope; Will & Grace; Real Blood; Ashet; Criminal Minds; and many other dramas and comedies. She appeared on Crossing Jordan, JAG, 24, Eureka, Heroes, Law & Order: Resurrection, How to Get Away with Murder, and Chasing Life.
Tomita appeared on the Epix drama series Berlin Station on a regular basis in 2016. She appeared on ABC's medical drama From 2017 to 2019, she was a recurring character.
On the CBS All Access web television series Star Trek: Picard, Tomita began a recurring role as the Vulcan/Romulan hybrid Commodore Oh.
In 2021, she reprised her 1980s role as Kumiko in two episodes of Cobra Kai, a television sequel to the Karate Kid films.