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Susumu Fujita (藤田 進 Fujita Susumu, 8 January 1912 – 23 March 1991) was a Japanese film and television actor. He played the lead role in Akira Kurosawa's first feature, Sanshiro Sugata, and appeared other Kurosawa film including The Men Who Tread On the Tiger's Tail (as Togashi, commander of the border guards) and The Hidden Fortress (as General Tadokoro). Later, he was a supporting actor in Ishirō Honda's Mothra vs. Godzilla, among many other films.

Before and during World War II Fujita was considered one of the great stars of Japanese cinema. In the post-war period he became known for supporting roles, often playing a soldier in war films. During the sixties and seventies he played minor roles in tokusatsu or "special effects pictures" such as Ultraman and Frankenstein Conquers the World.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Susumu Fujita (藤田 進 Fujita Susumu, 8 January 1912 – 23 March 1991) was a Japanese film and television actor. He played the lead role in Akira Kurosawa's first feature, Sanshiro Sugata, and appeared other Kurosawa film including The Men Who Tread On the Tiger's Tail (as Togashi, commander of the border guards) and The Hidden Fortress (as General Tadokoro). Later, he was a supporting actor in Ishirō Honda's Mothra vs. Godzilla, among many other films.

Before and during World War II Fujita was considered one of the great stars of Japanese cinema. In the post-war period he became known for supporting roles, often playing a soldier in war films. During the sixties and seventies he played minor roles in tokusatsu or "special effects pictures" such as Ultraman and Frankenstein Conquers the World.

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

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 72

Birthday 1912-01-08

Day of Death 1991-03-23

Place of Birth Kurume, Fukuoka, Japan

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

1983 Detective Story as Gozo Kunizaki
1982 The Longest Tunnel
1981 The Imperial Navy
1978 Winter's Flower as Ryokichi Sakata
1975 The Gate of Youth
1972 Lullaby for a Tough Guy
1971 New Prison Walls of Abashiri: Snowbound Deserter
1971 New Prison Walls of Abashiri: Stormy Cape
1971 The Return of Ultraman (51 episodes) as Fumio Kishida
1970 Tora! Tora! Tora! as Rear Admiral Tamon Yamaguchi
1969 The Falcon Fighters
1969 Battle of the Japan Sea as Uemura
1968 Admiral Yamamoto as Kurita
1968 風来忍法帖 八方破れ
1967 Japan's Longest Day as Colonel Toyojiro Haga - CO Imperial Guards 2nd Infantry Regiment
1967 Kojiro
1966 North Sea Dragon
1966 Rub Out the Past as Tokutaro Hayami
1965 Frankenstein Conquers the World as Polizeichef
1965 The Retreat from Kiska as Akitani
1965 風来忍法帖
1965 A Fugitive from the Past as Police Chief
1965 Samurai Assassin as Tatewaki Todo
1964 Dogora as General Iwasa
1964 Mothra vs. Godzilla as General
1963 Atragon as Defense Commander
1963 Young Swordsman as Kagawa Tanomo
1963 Siege of Fort Bismarck
1963 High and Low as Chief of First Investigating Section
1963 Attack Squadron as Yamato Commander Ito
1961 Challenge to Live
1961 Yojimbo as Homma, instructor who skips town
1961 Daredevil in the Castle as Katsuyasu Sakakibara
1960 The Bad Sleep Well as Detective
1960 Storm Over the Pacific
1960 The Gambling Samurai as Magistrate Jubei Matsui
1960 Yataro's Sedge Hat as Boss Daihachi
1959 The Human Condition II: Road to Eternity as Naruto Nitôhei
1959 Submarine I-57 Will Not Surrender
1959 The Adventures of Sun Wu Kung
1959 I Want to Be a Shellfish
1958 The Hidden Fortress as General Hyoe Tadokoro
1958 The Spider-Man as Kogoro Akechi
1957 The Mysterians as Gen. Morita
1957 Emperor Meiji and the Great Russo-Japanese War as Kaoru Inoue
1957 Roningai
1956 勤王? 佐幕? 女人曼陀羅
1956 Silver Snake Iwashiya
1956 Kingoro's Soldier
1955 Nobuko Rides on a Cloud as Dad
1954 Submarine Ro Hasn't Surfaced
1953 Yasen kangofu
1953 The Battleship Yamato as Jiro Nomura
1953 Tower of Lilies as Dr. Oka
1951 Akatsuki no Kyūshū as Chief Takagi
1950 Snow-Flake as Mimaki
1946 No Regrets for Our Youth as Ruykichi Noge
1946 Lord for a Night
1946 Those Who Make Tomorrow as Fujita
1946 A Descendant of Urashima Taro as Goro Urashima
1945 The Men Who Tread on the Tiger's Tail as Togashi
1945 Three Women of the North
1945 Duel at Yagyu Valley as Yagyu Tajima-no-kami
1945 Sanshiro Sugata Part Two as Sanshiro Sugata
1944 Battle Troop as Mikami
1944 Nichijô no tatakai
1944 Colonel Kato's Falcon Squadron as Colonel Kato
1943 Sanshiro Sugata as Sanshiro Sugata
1942 Battle of Hawaii as Yamashita
1942 Mother Never Dies
1940 The Burning Sky
1939 The Whole Family Works as Genji's fellow worker

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