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Keiju Kobayashi

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Keiju Kobayashi (23 November 1923–16 September 2010) was a Japanese actor. Born in Gunma Prefecture, he began acting at the Nikkatsu studio after dropping out of Nihon University and made his film debut in 1942. In a career that spanned 65 years, he appeared in over 250 films, most famously in the "Company President" (Shachō) comedy films made at Toho, where he worked alongside Hisaya Morishige, Daisuke Kato, Norihei Miki, and others. There he helped define the popular image of the postwar salaryman. He also won many awards for his acting, including best actor awards at the Mainichi Film Awards for The Naked General in 1958 (where he played Kiyoshi Yamashita), for Kuroi gashū in 1960, and for The Elegant Life of Mr Everyman in 1963. Kobayashi appeared in films made by such notable directors as Akira Kurosawa, Yasujirō Ozu, Mikio Naruse, and Kihachi Okamoto. He continued to give powerful performances after largely moving to television in the late 1960s. He died on 16 September 2010 of heart failure at the age of 86. Description above from the Wikipedia article Keiju Kobayashi, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia


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Γεννήθηκε:
Nov 23, 1923 In Gunma, Japan
Συνολικές συμμετοχές σε Ταινίες/Σειρές:
43
Πρώτη Εμφάνιση:
In the movie The Rainbow Man 1949-07-18
Τελευταία Εμφάνιση:
Movie One Summer's Day 1999-07-03
Γνωστος/η για...
Poster of One Summer's Day
Poster of The Battle of Okinawa
Poster of My Hobo
Poster of Happiness of Us Alone
Φιλμογραφία
Movie One Summer's Day Kenshiro Ooi 1999-07-03
Movie To Love Kamijo 1997-11-04
Movie 耳をすませば Shiro Nishi (voice) 1995-07-15
Movie Tasumania monogatari 1990-06-21
Movie Yawara! Jigoro inokuma 1989-04-15
Movie 落葉樹 Hatsu-rojin 1986-11-15
Movie For Business Mihara 1986-08-22
Movie Godzilla 1985 Prime Minister Mitamura 1985-07-26
Movie The Return of Godzilla Prime Minister Seiki Mitamura 1984-12-15
Movie The Imperial Navy Admiral Yamamoto Isoroku 1981-08-08
Movie White Love Keisuke Uemura 1979-08-03
Movie Mount Hakkoda 1977-06-04
Movie Submersion of Japan Dr. Tadokoro (D-1 Project Leader) 1973-12-29
Movie The Battle of Okinawa General Ushijima 1971-08-17
Movie The Militarists Premier Hideki Tojo 1970-09-11
Movie Bakumatsu Yoshinosuke Saigo 1970-02-14
Movie Shinsengumi: Assassins of Honor Toshizo Hijikata 1969-12-05
Movie 女の中にいる他人 Isao Tashiro 1966-01-25
Movie Samurai Assassin Einosuke Kurihara 1965-01-03
Movie Ken Eri Itami 1964-03-14
Movie The Elegant Life of Mr. Everyman 1963-11-16
Movie The Wiser Age Jiro Ishikawa 1962-01-14
Movie Σανζούρο The Spy 1962-01-01
Movie My Hobo Junpei Shishido 1962-11-23
Movie A Wanderer's Notebook Fujiyama 1962-09-29
Movie 47 Samurai Awajinokami Wakisake (Lord Awaji) 1962-11-03
Movie Το Τέλος του Καλοκαιριού Hisao, Fumiko's husband 1961-10-29
Movie Snow in the South Seas 1961-09-29
Movie Happiness of Us Alone Michio Katayama 1961-01-15
Movie Storm Over the Pacific 1960-04-26
Movie The Lost Alibi Teiichiro Ishino 1960-03-13
Movie Makeraremasen katsumadewa 1958-01-09
Movie Little Peach Tayama 1958-05-13
Movie Summer Clouds Hatsuji 1958-09-02
Movie A Wife's Heart 1956-05-03
Movie Sudden Rain 1956-01-14
Movie The First Kiss 1955-09-21
Movie The Spring of Music 1955-02-12
Movie Mr. Pu 1953-04-14
Movie Husband and Wife Shigekichi Hayakawa 1953-01-22
Movie Dimple of Tokyo 1952-07-15
Movie Repast Shinzo Murata, Michiyo's brother 1951-11-23
Movie The Rainbow Man Ryôsuke Akashi 1949-07-18