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Eiji Okada (13 June 1920 Chōshi, Chiba, Japan – 14 September 1995 Japan) was a Japanese film actor. Okada served in the Japanese army during World War II, and was a miner and traveling salesman before becoming an actor.

Internationally, his best-remembered roles include Lui ("him," in French) in the film Hiroshima mon amour (1959), directed by Alain Resnais, and the entomologist Niki Junpei in Hiroshi Teshigahara's Woman in the Dunes (1964), an adaptation of Kōbō Abe's novel.

Okada was married to Aiko Wasa, with whom he ran a theatre company in Japan. He died on September 14, 1995 of heart failure, at the age of 75.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Eiji Okada, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.​

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Eiji Okada (13 June 1920 Chōshi, Chiba, Japan – 14 September 1995 Japan) was a Japanese film actor. Okada served in the Japanese army during World War II, and was a miner and traveling salesman before becoming an actor.

Internationally, his best-remembered roles include Lui ("him," in French) in the film Hiroshima mon amour (1959), directed by Alain Resnais, and the entomologist Niki Junpei in Hiroshi Teshigahara's Woman in the Dunes (1964), an adaptation of Kōbō Abe's novel.

Okada was married to Aiko Wasa, with whom he ran a theatre company in Japan. He died on September 14, 1995 of heart failure, at the age of 75.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Eiji Okada, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.​

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 81

Birthday 1920-06-13

Day of Death 1995-09-14

Place of Birth Chōshi, Chiba, Japan

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Also Known As

  • 岡田英次

Acting TV ShowsMovies

1995 Secret Liaisons
1995 The Stairway to the Distant Past as White man
1991 Traffic Jam
1991 Heat Wave as Masakichi Ono
1983 Antarctica as Ozawa Taicho
1983 Praying Mantis as Taichi Dôjima
1981 Kamikaze, the Adventurer
1981 Crazed Fruit
1980 The S.S. Happiness Sets Sail
1979 Dog of Fortune as Shuhei Agata
1979 The Strangling as Yoshio Morikawa
1978 Blood Type: Blue
1978 August without Emperor as Assistant General Tokunaga
1978 The Glacier Fox as Narrator (voice)
1978 Love and Faith as Ankokuji
1978 Lost Love as Professor Kamiyama
1977 Utamaro's World as Tanuma
1977 The Gate of Youth Part 2
1977 The Alaska Story as Amaohka
1976 Love in the North
1976 Permanent Blue
1976 Cobra 2 as Kudo
1976 Lullaby of the Earth
1976 Manhunt
1975 I Am a Cat as Bunmei
1975 はだしの青春
1974 ESPY as Salabad
1974 The Yakuza as Tono
1974 My Way as Lawyer
1973 Lady Snowblood as Gishirō Tsukamoto
1973 Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart in the Land of Demons as Wakita
1973 Zatoichi's Conspiracy as Shinbei of Hitachiya
1972 Red Target as Mike Tachibana
1971 Silence as Inoue Chikugonokami
1971 Chimimoryo: A Soul of Demons
1970 This Transient Life
1969 Vixen as Nobuyuki Ishido
1968 Secret Information as Toru Kijima
1968 Devil in My Flesh
1968 Tattooed Temptress
1967 The Will to Live
1967 Portrait of Chieko as Tsubaki
1967 The X from Outer Space as Dr. Kato
1967 Rebellion of Japan
1966 The Face of Another as The Boss
1965 Samurai Spy as Tatewaki Koriyama
1965 Sanshiro Sugata as Gennosuke / Tesshin
1964 The Scarlet Camellia as Genjirô Maruume
1964 Assassination as Lord Matsudaira
1964 The Scent of Incense
1964 Woman in the Dunes as Niki Jumpei
1963 She and He as Eiichi Ishikawa
1963 The Ugly American as Deong
1963 Rififi in Tokyo as Danny Riquet
1961 Lord Mito: Struggle of Suke and Kaku
1961 A Young Warrior on Mount Fuji
1961 Festival of Swordsmen as Kamio Shume
1960 The Pirates
1960 Outlaw Under a Blue Canopy
1960 Shingo's Original Challenge, Part 4
1959 Hiroshima Mon Amour as Lui
1959 The 10 Duels of Young Shingo parts 1 and 2
1957 The Story of Pure Love
1957 The Boy Detectives Club – The Iron Fiend as Kogoro Akechi
1957 少年探偵団 かぶと虫の妖奇 as Kogoro Akechi
1956 The Boy Detectives Club – The Devil with Twenty Faces as Kogoro Akechi
1956 The Boy Detectives Club – Doctor Phantom as Kogoro Akechi
1956 Five Paths to Revenge as Jun Mitani
1955 Christ in Bronze as Hagiwara Yusa
1955 The Spring of Music
1955 The Sacrifice of the Human Torpedoes as Ensign Asakura
1954 A Billionaire as Monta
1954 The End of a Day as Leutnant Guni Hanata
1953 Hiroshima as Kitagawa
1953 Tower of Lilies as Teacher Tamai
1952 Vacuum Zone
1952 Mother as Shinjiro Hirai
1952 A Ripple in a Morning
1951 Weeping Doll as Ryuji
1950 White Beast
1950 Till We Meet Again as Saburo Tajima

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