Biography

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Shintarō Katsu (勝 新太郎 Katsu Shintarō?), born Toshio Okumura (奥村 利夫 Okumura Toshio, November 29, 1931—June 21, 1997; nicknamed Katsu-shin) was a Japanese actor, singer, producer, and director. He was the son of kabuki performer Katsutoji Kineya (Kineya Katsutōji) who was renowned for his nagauta and shamisen skills, younger brother of actor Tomisaburo Wakayama (Wakayama Tomisaburō), husband of actress Tamao Nakamura (married in 1962), and father of actor Ryutaro Gan (Gan Ryūtarō).

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Shintarō Katsu (勝 新太郎 Katsu Shintarō?), born Toshio Okumura (奥村 利夫 Okumura Toshio, November 29, 1931—June 21, 1997; nicknamed Katsu-shin) was a Japanese actor, singer, producer, and director. He was the son of kabuki performer Katsutoji Kineya (Kineya Katsutōji) who was renowned for his nagauta and shamisen skills, younger brother of actor Tomisaburo Wakayama (Wakayama Tomisaburō), husband of actress Tamao Nakamura (married in 1962), and father of actor Ryutaro Gan (Gan Ryūtarō).

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Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 90

Birthday 1931-11-29

Day of Death 1997-06-21

Place of Birth Fukagawa, Tokyo, Japan

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Also Known As

  • Toshio Okumura
  • Katsumaru Kineya
  • Shintarô Katsu
  • Shintaro Katsu
  • 勝新太郎

Acting TV ShowsMovies

1990 Ronin-gai as Goemon
1989 Saga of the Phoenix as Jiku Ajari
1989 Zatoichi as Zatoichi
1988 Tokyo: The Last Megalopolis as Eichi Shibusawa
1978 The Blind Swordsman as Interviewee
1974 The Homeless as Genzo Komagen
1974 Akumyo: Notorious Dragon
1974 Hanzo the Razor: Who's Got the Gold? as Hanzo 'The Razor' Itami
1973 Yokosuka Navy Prison
1973 Hanzo the Razor: The Snare as Hanzo 'The Razor' Itami
1973 Zatoichi's Conspiracy as Zatoichi / Blind Man Ichi
1972 Hanzo the Razor: Sword of Justice as Hanzo 'The Razor' Itami
1972 Zatoichi in Desperation as Zatoichi
1972 Hoodlum Soldier: Rebel in the Army
1972 Zatoichi at Large as Zatoichi
1971 Inn of Evil as Wanderer
1971 Kaoyaku as Ryota Tachibana
1971 Zatoichi Meets the One-Armed Swordsman as Zatoichi
1970 The Ambush: Incident at Blood Pass as Gentetsu
1970 Zatoichi Goes to the Fire Festival as Zatoichi
1970 An Ode to Yakuza as Minoru
1970 Born Fighter as Isokichi Yoshida
1970 Zatoichi Meets Yojimbo as Zatoichi
1969 The Magoichi Saga as Oda Nobunaga
1969 Tenchu! as Izo Okada
1969 Devil's Temple as Mumyo Taro
1968 Samaritan Zatoichi as Zatoichi
1968 Hoodlum Priest And The Gold Mint as Ryuzen
1968 The Funeral Racket as Ganmen
1968 Zatoichi and the Fugitives as Zatoichi
1968 The Man Without a Map as Detective
1968 Hoodlum Priest as Ryuzen
1967 Zatoichi Challenged as Zatoichi
1967 Zatoichi the Outlaw as Zatoichi
1967 Zatoichi's Cane Sword as Zatoichi
1966 Zatoichi's Pilgrimage as Zatoichi
1966 Zatoichi's Vengeance as Zatoichi
1965 Zatoichi and the Chess Expert as Zatoichi
1965 Zatoichi and the Doomed Man as Zatoichi
1965 Zatoichi's Revenge as Zatoichi
1965 Hoodlum Soldier as Kisaburo Omiya
1964 Adventures of Zatoichi as Zatoichi
1964 Fight, Zatoichi, Fight as Zatoichi
1964 Zatoichi's Flashing Sword as Zatoichi
1964 Zatoichi and the Chest of Gold as Zatoichi
1963 Zatoichi on the Road as Zatoichi
1963 Akumyo hatoba as Asakichi
1963 Zatoichi the Fugitive as Zatoichi
1963 Rabble Tactics as Mohei
1963 New Tale of Zatoichi as Zatoichi
1963 An Actor's Revenge as Hojin
1963 The Money Dance as Hapyaku Machida
1962 The Great Wall as Emperor Shih Huang Ti
1962 The Tale of Zatoichi Continues as Zatoichi
1962 Killer Whale
1962 The Notorious Man's Return as Asakichi
1962 The Tale of Zatoichi as Zatoichi / Blind Man Ichi / Masseur Ichi
1961 Buddha as Devadatta
1961 Tough Guy as Asakichi
1961 Mito Komon’s Journey to Ezo
1961 Kojiro's Turning Swallow Cut as Sasaki Kojiro
1961 Blind Devotion as Aikichi
1961 Vagabonds from Badgerville
1961 Life of Buddha
1961 Three Young Samurai
1960 The Blind Menace as Suginoichi
1960 The Last Betrayal as Takabayashi
1960 Jirocho - The Chivalrous
1960 The Two Musashis
1960 The Demon of Mount Oe as Watanabe-no-Tsuna
1959 Enchanted Princess as Kurisuke
1959 Samurai Vendetta as Nakayama Yasubei
1959 The Lord Pretends as Koheita Mochizuki
1959 Jirocho Fuji as Mori no Ishimatsu
1958 The Gay Masquerade as Toyama Saemonnojo
1958 Nichiren and the Great Mongol Invasion as Shijo Kingo
1958 The Ghost-Cat Cursed Wall
1958 The Loyal 47 Ronin as Genzô Akagaki
1957 Ishimatsu - The One-Eyed Swordsman as Mori no Ishimatsu
1957 Ghost-Cat of Yonaki Swamp
1957 An Osaka Story
1956 Ghost-Cat of Gojusan-Tsugi as Minami Sanjirô
1956 Hidden Story of the Yagyu Clan
1955 A Girl Isn't Allowed to Love
1954 The Ghost Cat of Ouma Crossing
1954 The Great White Tiger Platoon

Production

1989 Zatoichi Producer
1974 The Homeless Producer
1974 Hanzo the Razor: Who's Got the Gold? Producer
1973 Hanzo the Razor: The Snare Producer
1973 Zatoichi's Conspiracy Producer
1972 Hanzo the Razor: Sword of Justice Producer
1972 Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart to Hades Producer
1972 Zatoichi in Desperation Producer
1972 Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart at the River Styx Producer
1972 Hoodlum Soldier: Rebel in the Army Producer
1972 Zatoichi at Large Producer
1972 Lone Wolf and Cub: Sword of Vengeance Producer
1971 Kaoyaku Executive Producer
1971 Zatoichi Meets the One-Armed Swordsman Producer
1970 Zatoichi Meets Yojimbo Producer

Directing

1989 Zatoichi Director
1972 Zatoichi in Desperation Director
1971 Kaoyaku Director

Writing

1989 Zatoichi Screenplay
1971 Kaoyaku Writer
1970 Zatoichi Goes to the Fire Festival Writer

Creator

1974 Zatoichi monogatari Creator

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