Biography

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Tsutomu Yamazaki (山崎 努 Yamazaki Tsutomu) (born December 2, 1936 in Matsudo, Chiba Prefecture, Japan) is a Japanese actor.

He has been nominated for seven Japanese Academy Awards, winning Best Actor awards for the Juzo Itami comedies The Funeral and A Taxing Woman, and the Best Supporting Actor awards for Go and Departures. He also won the Blue Ribbon Award for Best Actor in 1984 for The Funeral and Farewell to the Ark.

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​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.  

Tsutomu Yamazaki (山崎 努 Yamazaki Tsutomu) (born December 2, 1936 in Matsudo, Chiba Prefecture, Japan) is a Japanese actor.

He has been nominated for seven Japanese Academy Awards, winning Best Actor awards for the Juzo Itami comedies The Funeral and A Taxing Woman, and the Best Supporting Actor awards for Go and Departures. He also won the Blue Ribbon Award for Best Actor in 1984 for The Funeral and Farewell to the Ark.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Tsutomu Yamazaki, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 62

Birthday 1936-12-02

Place of Birth Matsudo, Chiba Prefecture, Japan

Official Site -

Also Known As

  • 山崎努

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2019 Long Goodbye as Shohei Higashi
2018 Killing for the Prosecution as Yuma Shirakawa
2018 The Crimes That Bind as Takamasa Kaga
2018 Mori, The Artist's Habitat as Morikazu Kumagai
2017 Blade of the Immortal as Kensui Ibane
2016 The Magnificent Nine as Juzaburo’s Father
2015 The Emperor in August as Prime Minister Kantaro Suzuki
2015 Kakekomi as Writer Bakin Kyokutei
2014 As the Gods Will as Shiro Kuma (voice)
2014 Nemuri no Mori as Takamasa Kaga
2013 Fruits of Faith
2013 Shield of Straw
2012 Hayabusa: The Long Voyage Home as Hiroshi Higashide
2012 The Wings of the Kirin as Takamasa Kaga
2011 The Woodsman and the Rain as Keijiro
2010 Space Battleship Yamato as Jūzō Okita
2008 Departures as Ikuei Sasaki
2008 The Climbers High as Raizo Shirakawa
2008 The Black Swindler: Movie as Toshio Katsuragi
2007 Dolphin Blue
2006 Crickets
2006 The Black Swindler (11 episodes) as Katsuragi Toshio
2004 Crying Out Love in the Center of the World as Shigezou Matsumoto
2003 Thirteen Steps as Shoji Nango
2002 Copycat Killer as Yoshio Arima
2002 Doing Time as Hanawa
2001 GO
2001 Go Heat Man!
2000 The Guys from Paradise as Katsuaki Yoshida
2000 Tsugumi e... (11 episodes)
1998 Wait and See
1998 Beautiful Sunday
1998 The Last Song (11 episodes)
1995 A Quiet Life
1995 The Abe Clan as Abe Yaich'emon
1993 We Are Not Alone
1989 The Dancer as Count Amagata
1989 Rikyu as Hideyoshi Toyotomi
1989 Sweet Home
1987 A Taxing Woman as Hideki Gondô
1985 Tampopo as Goro
1984 The Funeral as Wabisuke Inoue
1984 Farewell to the Ark
1982 Lovers Lost as Tetsuo Takeuchi
1982 The Unspoiled Diamond as Ichiro Mimura
1981 Play it, Boogie-Woogie
1980 Kagemusha as Nobukado Takeda
1979 Demon Pond
1979 Battles Without Honor and Humanity: Aftermath as Shingo Takagi
1978 August without Emperor as Tadashi Tojo
1977 Village of Eight Gravestones
1975 New Battles Without Honor and Humanity 2: Head of the Boss as Tetsuya Kusunoki
1972 Cross-Currents
1971 Human Target as Yamabe
1971 Kaoyaku as Toshio Sugiura
1969 Tora-San's Cherished Mother as Fujimura
1965 Sanshiro Sugata as Genshiro
1965 Red Beard as Sahachi
1964 Brand of Evil
1963 A Woman's Life as Kohei Shimizu
1963 Legacy of the 500,000 as Tsukuda
1963 High and Low as Ginjirô Takeuchi - Medical Intern

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