Takashi Shimura

Actor
Serene leading man of Japanese film who made his screen debut in the early 1940s. Shimura is most widely known as the ringleader in the classic "Seven Samurai" (1954) and appeared in several other films directed by ... Read more »
Born: 03/12/1905 in Japan

Filmography

Actor (18)

Oginsaga 1978 (Movie)

Sen Rikyu (Actor)

Shinkansen Daibakuha 1974 (Movie)

President of JNR (Actor)

Record of a Living Being 1966 (Movie)

Harada--Member of the Family Court (Actor)

Red Beard 1965 (Movie)

Tokubei Izumiya (Actor)

High and Low 1963 (Movie)

Director (Actor)

Warui yatsu hodo yoku nemuru 1963 (Movie)

Moriyama--Administrative Officer (Actor)

Sanjuro 1962 (Movie)

Kurofuji (Actor)

Yojimbo 1961 (Movie)

Tokuemon--Sake Merchant (Actor)

The Hidden Fortress 1958 (Movie)

General Izumi Nagakura (Actor)

Throne of Blood 1957 (Movie)

Noriyasu Odagura (Actor)

Godzilla 1956 (Movie)

Dr Yamane (Actor)

Ikiru 1956 (Movie)

Kanji Watanabe--Chief (Actor)

Yunagi 1956 (Movie)

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Seven Samurai 1955 (Movie)

Kambei--Leader of the Samurai (Actor)

Hakuchi 1951 (Movie)

Ono (Actor)

Rashomon 1950 (Movie)

Woodcutter (Actor)

Drunken Angel 1948 (Movie)

Sanada--the Doctor (Actor)

Man Against Man (Movie)

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Biography

Serene leading man of Japanese film who made his screen debut in the early 1940s. Shimura is most widely known as the ringleader in the classic "Seven Samurai" (1954) and appeared in several other films directed by Akira Kurosawa, including "Rashomon" (1950) and "Throne of Blood" (1957).

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