Tatsuya Nakadai

Actor
Lean, wiry leading man who began his career in the 1950s and established himself in the films of director Masaki Kobayashi, notably as the hero of Kobayashi's great trilogy, "The Human Condition" (1959-61). Nakadai has ... Read more »
Born: 12/13/1932 in Japan

Filmography

Actor (46)

Giovanni's Island 2014 (Movie)

Junpei Senou (Voice)

The Tale of Princess Kaguya 2014 (Movie)

Sumiyaki no Roujin (Voice)

Haru's Journey 2010 (Movie)

(Actor)

Hikidashi no Naka no Love Letter 2009 (Movie)

(Actor)

Inugamike No Ichizoku 2006 (Movie)

Sahei Inugami (Actor)

Kurosawa 2001 - 2002 (TV Show)

Actor

Kurosawa 2000 (Movie)

(Actor)

After the Rain 1999 (Movie)

Gettan Tuji (Actor)

Jubaku 1999 (Movie)

Hideaki Sasaki (Actor)

Gohiki No Shinshi 1995 (Movie)

Ex-con (Actor)

Goyokin 1995 (Movie)

Samurai (Actor)

Heaven's Punishment 1995 (Movie)

Politician (Actor)

Kumokiri Nizaemon 1995 (Movie)

Gang Leader (Actor)

Yami No Kariudo 1995 (Movie)

(Actor)

Basara: Princess Goh 1991 (Movie)

Oribe Furuta (Actor)

Return to the River Kwai 1989 (Movie)

Major Harada (Actor)

Hachi-Ko 1987 (Movie)

Professor Ueno (Actor)

A.K. 1986 (Movie)

(Actor)

Ran 1985 (Movie)

Lord Hidetora Ichimonji (Actor)

Shokutaku No Nai Ie 1984 (Movie)

Nobuyuki Kidoji (Actor)

Bosatsu, Shimoyama Jiken 1981 (Movie)

(Actor)

Onimasa 1981 (Movie)

Onimasa (Actor)

Tono Monogatari 1981 (Movie)

(Actor)

Kagemusha 1980 (Movie)

Takeda Kagemusha (Actor)

Battle Cry 1978 (Movie)

(Actor)

Conflagration 1978 (Movie)

Togari--Goichi's Friend (Actor)

Daughters, Wives and a Mother 1978 (Movie)

(Actor)

Jo-bachi 1978 (Movie)

(Actor)

Asayake No Uta 1973 (Movie)

Sakuzo (Actor)

Belladonna 1973 (Movie)

Devil (Actor)

The Human Revolution 1972 (Movie)

Nichiren Daishonin (Actor)

Battle of the Japan Sea 1970 (Movie)

Major Akashi (Actor)

Inochi Bonifuro 1970 (Movie)

Sadahichi (Actor)

The Wolves 1970 (Movie)

Seiji Iwahashi (Actor)

Rebellion 1966 (Movie)

Tatewaki Asano (Actor)

Kwaidan 1965 (Movie)

Minokichi (Actor)

The Face of Another 1965 (Movie)

(Actor)

High and Low 1963 (Movie)

Inspector Tokuro (Actor)

Sanjuro 1962 (Movie)

Hanbei Muroto (Actor)

Harakiri 1961 (Movie)

Hanshiro Tsugumo (Actor)

The Human Condition 2 1961 (Movie)

Kaji (Actor)

Yojimbo 1961 (Movie)

Unosuke--Ushitora's Younger Brother (Actor)

Immortal Love 1960 (Movie)

Heibei (Actor)

The Human Condition 3 1960 (Movie)

Kaji (Actor)

Odd Obsession 1959 (Movie)

Kimura (Actor)

The Human Condition 1959 (Movie)

Kaji (Actor)

Biography

Lean, wiry leading man who began his career in the 1950s and established himself in the films of director Masaki Kobayashi, notably as the hero of Kobayashi's great trilogy, "The Human Condition" (1959-61). Nakadai has also appeared in films by Mizoguchi, Ozu and Kurosawa; he is probably best known to Western audiences as Toshiro Mifune's vain, gun-toting nemesis in "Yojimbo" (1961) and as the Lear character in "Ran" (1985).

Milestones

Joined the Shochiku company in the early 1950s

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