Biography

Tetsurō Tamba (July 17, 1922 - September 25, 2006) was a Japanese actor.

Tetsurō Tamba (July 17, 1922 - September 25, 2006) was a Japanese actor.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 208

Birthday 1922-07-17

Day of Death 2006-09-22

Place of Birth Tokyo, Japan

Official Site -

Also Known As

  • 丹波 哲郎
  • Tetsurō Tanba
  • 丹波哲郎
  • Tetsuro Tamba
  • Tetzuro Tamba
  • Tetsurô Tanba
  • Tetsuro Tambo
  • Tetsurô Tamba
  • Tetsurou Tanba

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2005 Demon Pond
2005 Yoshitsune (34 episodes) as Minamoto no Yorimasa (Gen-ji)
2004 Order Made ~Shiawase Iro no Shinshi Fuku Mise~ (5 episodes)
2004 The Thousand Year Fire
2003 Yumemiru Budo (11 episodes)
2003 Gozu
2003 A Case of Murder by the Atami Station Taxi Stand
2002 The Twilight Samurai as The Uncle
2002 Deadly Outlaw: Rekka as Sanada
2002 The Cat Returns as Cat King (voice)
2002 Graveyard of Honor
2002 Toshiie and Matsu (49 episodes) as Tarozaemon Iguchi
2001 The Happiness of the Katakuris as Ojîsan Jinpei Katakuri
2001 Blind Beast vs Dwarf Killer
2000 A Class to Remember 4: Fifteen
2000 Sakuya: Slayer of Demons as Old Master
1999 Jubaku: Spellbound as Tajiro Kawakami
1999 Crayon Shin-chan: Explosion! The Hot Spring's Feel Good Final Battle as Tamba
1999 Japanese Hell as Asu Shino
1998 Screwed as Landlord
1997 The Peking Man as Osone
1997 Kaseifu ha mita (1 episode)
1994 Coming Home (12 episodes) as Shirota Fukuzo
1994 Psychic: Traveler to the Unknown
1991 Riki-Oh: The Story of Ricky as Master Zhang
1991 Heat Wave as Denkichi Tsuzaki
1991 Female Neo-Ninjas
1990 1750 Days of Turbulence
1989 Four Days of Snow and Blood as Jinzaburi Shinzaki
1989 Twilight of the Cockroaches as Grandpa (voice)
1989 Yakuza Ladies 3 as Takeo Sakanishi
1988 Tokyo Pop
1988 A Taxing Woman's Return as Sadohara
1987 You're My Destiny
1987 Shinran: Path to Purity
1987 Night Train
1987 There Goes Benio, the Smart Girl
1986 Be Free! as Keizo Hasegawa
1986 Poisson d'Avril as Panapora Chief Handa
1985 The Last True Yakuza
1985 Love: Starting on a Journey
1984 Nezumi Kozô kaitô den
1984 The Story of a Man Among Men
1984 Fireflies in the North as Ishikura
1984 Zero as Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto
1984 Kûkai
1984 Choshichiro's Edo Diaries: The Yagyu Conspiracy as Yagyu Munefuyu
1983 L・O・V・I・N・G
1983 A Madcap Corporation
1983 The Geisha
1983 Battle Anthem as Yamamoto
1982 Marco Polo (8 episodes) as Saiamon
1982 To Trap a Kidnapper
1982 Suspicion
1982 The Imperial Japanese Empire as Hideki Tojo
1982 Onimasa: A Japanese Godfather
1981 The Bushido Blade as Lord Yamato
1981 Call from Darkness as Sugibayashi
1981 The Imperial Navy as Vice Admiral Takajiro Onishi
1981 Tomb of the Wild Chrysanthemum as Gozaburo Saito
1981 Samurai Reincarnation as Muramasa
1981 Flames of Blood
1980 Suikoden (1 episode) as General Hu
1980 Shogun's Ninja as Tozawa Hakuunsai
1980 Hill 203
1980 The Sand Boat
1980 Battles Without Honor and Humanity: The Complete Saga
1980 The Way to The Gold Medals as President Sakakibara
1979 The Shogun Assassins as Kato Kiyomasa
1979 Dead Angle
1979 Hunter in the Dark as Okitsugu Tanuma
1979 Nichiren
1978 The Fall of Ako Castle as Yanagisawa
1978 August without Emperor as Army General Mikami
1978 Bandits vs. Samurai Squadron as Kichibei
1978 The Incident as Lawyer Kikuchi
1978 Message from Space as Noguch
1978 The Shogun's Samurai as Ogasawara Gensinsai
1977 High Seas Hijack as Captain Munekata
1977 Mount Hakkoda as Colonel Kojima
1977 Incandescent Flame
1977 The Alaska Story as Arashuk
1977 The Tattooed Hit Man
1976 Murderer!
1976 Zero Fighter as Captain Saito
1976 The Classroom of Terror
1976 Human Revolution II
1976 Operation Plazma in Osaka
1975 Karate Bear Fighter
1975 The International Gang of Kobe as Rinsei
1975 The Explosion as Captain Munakata
1975 The Bullet Train as Sunaga
1975 All Men Are Brothers as Lu Chun I
1974 The Executioner II: Karate Inferno as Shugi
1974 The Castle of Sand as Detective Imanishi
1974 Prophecies of Nostradamus as Dr. Nishiyama
1974 Zero Woman: Red Handcuffs as Nagumo
1974 Violent Streets as Shimamura Kansai
1974 Third Generation Boss
1973 Submersion of Japan as Prime Minister Yamamoto
1973 The Ando Gang Documentary Film
1973 Wild Cop 2
1973 The Yakuza Papers, Vol. 3: Proxy War as Tatsuo Akashi
1973 Japan's Top Gangster
1973 Quarreling with Yakuza
1973 Bohachi Bushido: Code of the Forgotten Eight as Shino
1972 Informal Dress
1972 Shadow Hunters 2: Echo of Destiny as Kagemetsuke
1972 Yakuza Skirmishes
1972 Shadow Hunters
1972 Organized Crime: Killer's Glory
1972 The Water Margin as Jade Unicorn, Lu Chun I
1972 Under the Flag of the Rising Sun as Sergeant Katsuo Togashi
1971 Silence as Cristóvão Ferreira
1971 The Armed Organization
1971 The Wolves as Genryu Asakura
1971 The Battle of Okinawa as Lieutenant General Isamu Cho
1971 The Gambler's Counterattack as Chief Inspector
1970 Postwar secret Plundering the Jewel as Kuroki
1970 The Scandalous Adventures of Buraikan as Soshun Kochiyama
1970 Crimson Bat - Oichi: Wanted, Dead or Alive as Hyoe
1970 Rise and Fall of Chivalry
1969 Japan's Violent Gangs: The Boss and the Killers
1969 The Five Man Army as Samurai
1969 Red Peony Gambler: Biographies of a Gambling Room
1969 The Private Police
1969 Penitentiary Brothers
1969 Goyokin as Rokugo Tatewaki
1969 Delinquent Boss: Wolves of the City
1968 Black Lizard
1968 The Young Eagles of the Kamikaze
1968 The Bad Boss
1968 Blackmail Is My Life
1968 Army Intelligence as Lieutenant Colonel Akiyama
1968 Gambler's Farewell
1967 Gyangu no teiô
1967 Organized Violence II as Police Inspector Kitagawa
1967 Portrait of Chieko as Kotaro Takamura
1967 You Only Live Twice as Tiger Tanaka
1967 Once and For All
1967 網走番外地 決斗零下30度
1967 Dissolution Rites
1967 Organised Violence
1966 The Kii River as Shintani Kosaku
1966 Greatest Boss of the Showa Era
1966 Sazen Tange and The Secret of the Urn as Lord Yagyu
1966 Thirst for Love as Kosuke Aso
1965 Blood and Law
1965 The Domain: Kanto Legends of Chivalry
1965 Samurai Spy as Sakon Takatani
1965 Blood of Revenge as Yutaro Nomura
1965 Abashiri Prison
1965 Tale of Ninja Duty
1964 Kwaidan as Warrior (segment "Miminashi Hôichi no hanashi")
1964 Samurai from Somewhere
1964 Revenge
1964 The 7th Dawn as Ng
1964 Assassination as Hachiro Kiyokawa
1964 The Shogun's Vault
1964 Samurai from Nowhere as Gunjuro Ohba
1964 Three Outlaw Samurai as Sakon Shiba
1964 An Outlaw
1964 Destroyer Yukikaze
1964 Jakoman and Tetsu as Jakoman
1963 The Thirteen Assassins
1963 Tange Sazen
1963 Gang Loyalty and Vengeance as Gu Shimizu
1963 Eleven Gangsters
1962 Gang vs. G-Men
1962 A Flame at the Pier
1962 Harakiri as Hikokuro Omodaka
1962 Gang vs. Gang
1962 Four Sisters as Masao Igarashi
1962 G-Men in the Pacific as Suwon
1962 The Proud Challenge
1962 All Rascals
1962 Tales of Young Genji Kuro 3
1962 黒と赤の花びら
1961 Bridge to the Sun as Jiro
1961 The Yellow Climate
1961 Mist and Shadows as Yusuke Komiya
1961 Kaachan
1961 Pigs and Battleships as Slasher Tetsuji
1961 Daredevil in the Castle as Sadamasa Ishikawa
1961 High Noon for Gangsters as he Cynical Manipulating Leader
1960 Get 'em All as Tanabe
1960 The Gambling Samurai as Fumizo Mitsuki
1960 Female Slave Ship
1959 金語楼の海軍大将
1959 無警察
1959 Rajo to satsujin-meiro as Senba
1959 The Pacific War and the International Military Tribunal
1958 侠艶小判鮫
1958 Underwater Murder
1958 Quick on the Trigger
1958 A Wicked Woman as Ihei Ôsawa
1957 Queen of Asia
1957 The Ghost of Kasane as Jinjûrô Ômura
1957 Emperor Meiji and the Great Russo-Japanese War as Rear Admiral Shimamura
1956 The Ceiling at Utsunomiya as Kurozumi Tenzen
1956 金語楼の雷社長
1956 Kingoro's Soldier
1956 Speed King
1956 The Fencing Collegian
1955 Twilight Saloon as Morimoto
1955 The Dwarf
1955 The Sacrifice of the Human Torpedoes
1954 Submarine Ro Hasn't Surfaced

Production

1980 The Sand Boat Executive Producer
1964 Three Outlaw Samurai Producer

Writing

1980 The Sand Boat Screenplay

Directing

1980 The Sand Boat Director

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