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Akitake Kōno (河野 秋武 Kōno Akitake, 8 October 1911 – 17 March 1978) was a Japanese film actor. He appeared in more than sixty films from 1943 to 1973.

Kōno started acting with the Zenshinza theater troupe before joining the Toho studio in 1942. Mostly a character actor, he appeared in films by directors such as Akira Kurosawa and Kenji Mizoguchi as well on television.

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Akitake Kōno (河野 秋武 Kōno Akitake, 8 October 1911 – 17 March 1978) was a Japanese film actor. He appeared in more than sixty films from 1943 to 1973.

Kōno started acting with the Zenshinza theater troupe before joining the Toho studio in 1942. Mostly a character actor, he appeared in films by directors such as Akira Kurosawa and Kenji Mizoguchi as well on television.

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Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 57

Birthday 1911-10-08

Day of Death 1978-03-17

Place of Birth Nagasaki, Japan

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Also Known As

  • 河野秋武
  • Akitake Kōno
  • Akitake Kono

Acting TV ShowsMovies

1973 Miyamoto Musashi as Kimura Sukekuro
1971 The Viper Brothers
1969 Broken Swords
1969 Crimson Bat, the Blind Swordswoman as Yasuke
1969 Farewell, My Beloved
1967 Traveling in Party
1967 Heiji, the Detective
1967 A History of the Japsnese Underworld - The Bloody Resistance
1966 Flame and the Code as Sadamitsu Gonda
1965 King of the Highway
1964 Adventures of Zatoichi as Intendant Gorota Kajima
1964 Ken
1963 Tange Sazen
1963 Castle of Owls
1962 Hibari's Tale of Pathos
1962 The Escape
1962 Travels of Hibari and Chiemi
1961 The Conspirator
1961 寛美の三等社員 as Division chief Sawamura
1961 Officer Morgan and a Man of Mystery
1961 A Fishwife's Tale
1960 Outlaw Under a Blue Canopy
1960 The Man of Seven Faces as Jukichi Arao
1959 Sword of Vision as Okubo Hikozaemon
1959 The Temptress and the Monk as Medicine seller
1959 Souls in the Moonlight III
1959 The Hidden Treasure
1959 Men in a Rough Town
1959 The Human Condition I: No Greater Love as Kôno Taii
1958 Points and Lines
1958 The Shogun’s Guard, Shinsengumi as Furutaka Shuntaro
1958 Souls in the Moonlight II as Momozo Zenriki
1958 Wind, Woman and Road
1958 Tales of Young Genji Kuro 2
1957 A Sun-Tribe Myth from the Bakumatsu Era as Matabei
1956 甲武信嶽傳奇
1956 Satan's Town as Sasaki
1956 快傑耶茶坊
1956 Love is Lost as Yoshizo
1955 Taira Clan Saga as Heiroku
1954 Black Tide
1954 Sansho the Bailiff as Taro
1953 The Cannery Boat as Shibaura
1950 Listen to the Voices of the Sea
1950 Till We Meet Again
1950 Street of Violence (The Pen Never Lies) as Enomoto
1947 Snow Trail as Honda
1946 No Regrets for Our Youth as Itokawa
1945 The Men Who Tread on the Tiger's Tail as Ise
1945 Three Women of the North
1945 A Tale of Archery at the Sanjusangendo as Kazuma Hochino
1945 Duel at Yagyu Valley as Shinohara Samanosuke
1945 Sanshiro Sugata Part Two as Genzaburo Higaki
1944 Battle Troop as Murakami
1944 The Most Beautiful as Fire and drum band instructor
1943 Toward the Decisive Battle in the Sky
1943 Sanshiro Sugata as Yoshima Dan

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