Biography

Nobuo Kaneko (金子信雄 Kaneko Nobuo, 27 March 1923 – 20 January 1995) was a Japanese actor. He appeared in more than 200 films between 1950 and 1993. He was a versatile character actor, playing roles ranging from comedic buffoons to hardened yakuza bosses.

Nobuo Kaneko (金子信雄 Kaneko Nobuo, 27 March 1923 – 20 January 1995) was a Japanese actor. He appeared in more than 200 films between 1950 and 1993. He was a versatile character actor, playing roles ranging from comedic buffoons to hardened yakuza bosses.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 114

Birthday 1923-03-27

Day of Death 1995-01-20

Place of Birth Taito, Tokyo, Japan

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Also Known As

  • 金子信雄

Acting TV ShowsMovies

1989 Four Days of Snow and Blood as Yoshiyuki Kawashima
1984 Godzilla 1985 as Home Affairs Minister Isomura
1984 The Return of Godzilla as Home Affairs Minister Isomura
1983 Karate Cop 2
1981 The Imperial Navy as Chuichi Nagumo
1980 Shogun (5 episodes) as Ishido
1980 Nurse's Husband
1980 Battles Without Honor and Humanity: The Complete Saga
1980 Shadow Warriors (27 episodes)
1979 Faraway Tomorrow
1979 The Shogun Assassins as Hayashi Razan
1979 The Inferno as Emma Daio
1979 Battles Without Honor and Humanity: Aftermath as Kokichi Asakura
1979 Down with The Big Boss
1979 Devil's Flute
1978 The Fall of Ako Castle as Kira
1978 Never Give Up as Head of Mizoguchi City
1978 Dynamite Don-Don as Denjiro Hasimoto
1978 The Shogun's Samurai
1978 Karate Wars
1976 Yakuza Graveyard as Akama
1976 Cobra 2 as Tajima
1975 300 Million Thief Immune to Charges Begins
1975 Shimane Prison Riot as Torao Yoshinari
1974 New Battles Without Honor and Humanity 1
1974 The Rapacious Jailbreaker
1974 Father of the Kamikaze
1974 Battles Without Honor and Humanity: Final Episode as Yamamori
1974 Battles Without Honor and Humanity: Police Tactics as Yoshio Yamamori
1973 Terrifying Girls' High School: Animal Courage as Kakutarô Shinohara
1973 Battles Without Honor and Humanity: Proxy War as Yoshio Yamamori
1973 Tokyo-Seoul-Bangkok Drug Triangle as Senzo Ogata
1973 Girl Boss: Escape From Reform School as Hadano
1973 The Hard Core Criminal
1973 Battles Without Honor and Humanity: Deadly Fight in Hiroshima as Yoshio Yamamori
1973 Terrifying Girls' High School: Lynch Law Classroom as Shigeru Satô - The President of The School
1973 Battles Without Honor and Humanity as Yamamori
1972 Turtle Geisha
1972 The Pledge
1972 The Kanto Scarlet Cherry Gang as Chief of Police
1971 Bitter Tears of a Woman Gambler
1971 Delinquent Girl Boss: Worthless to Confess as Boss Ohya, the nightclub owner
1970 Thugs of Shinjuku
1970 The Experience
1970 The Kingpin of Fair Ladies
1970 Postwar Secrets
1970 Duel at Fort Ezo
1969 The Bad Guy Blues
1969 Samurai Geisha
1969 The Biggest Gamble
1968 New Prison Walls of Abashiri
1968 The Living Skeleton as Suetsugu
1968 Red Peony Gambler
1968 Goke, Body Snatcher from Hell as Tokuyasu
1968 Downtown Blues
1968 The Worship of the Flesh as Denbei
1968 Hot Springs Geisha as Shinagawa
1968 Curse of the Blood as Sojun
1968 Big Time Gambling Boss
1968 Human Torpedoes
1967 Sleepy Eyes of Death 9: Trail of Traps as Shurinosuke Asahina
1967 Contemporary Tales of Chivalry 4
1967 Organized Violence II as Head of Department
1967 Portrait of Chieko
1967 Dissolution Rites
1967 Gambler's World as Ushimatsu Fujii
1966 Rub Out the Past
1966 Love Eternal as Aoki
1966 Seven Gamblers
1966 Convicted Woman
1966 The Magic Serpent as Dôjin Hiki
1965 The Black Kitten
1964 Black Thief
1964 Fight, Zatoichi, Fight as Unosuke
1964 The Flower and the Sword
1964 The Glamorous Ghost
1964 Ukyunosuke's Reverse Ichimonji Cut
1964 Red Handkerchief
1963 The Revenge and the Death as Kawazu
1963 The Third Shadow Warrior
1963 Detective Bureau 2-3: Go to Hell, Bastards! as Inspector Kumagai
1961 Million Dollar Smash-and-Grab as Kozo Haraguchi
1961 The Plateau Man
1961 Quick Draw Joe as Mishima
1961 Tokyo Knights
1961 The Human Condition III: A Soldier's Prayer as Kirihara Gôchô
1961 The Rambler under the Southern Cross
1960 The Lost Diamond
1960 Return of the Vagabond
1960 Intimidation as Kyosuke Takita
1959 The Age of Our Own
1959 The Rambling Guitarist as Akitsu
1959 Farewell to Southern Tosa
1959 The Praying Man as Shinichiro Kuraki
1958 Voice Without a Shadow as Kawai
1958 That Wonderful Guy
1958 The Adulteress
1958 Forever, My Love as Tachio Kinumaki
1957 The Stormy Man as Toru Sakyo, the critic
1957 A Sun-Tribe Myth from the Bakumatsu Era as Denbei
1957 Madam
1957 Eight Hours of Terror as Kosaku Mori
1956 沖縄の民
1956 Ueru tamashii as Ajioka
1956 隣の嫁
1956 Called To The Stand
1955 A Hole of My Own Making
1955 Stray Sheep as Haraguchi, the painter
1955 Till We Meet Again
1954 Sound of the Mountain
1952 Vacuum Zone
1952 Ikiru as Mitsuo, son of Kanji
1952 Vendetta of a Samurai
1950 The Rainbow-Colored Flower as Kashima

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