Biography

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Sho Kosugi (born Shōichi Kosugi; June 17, 1947) is a Japanese martial artist with training in shindō jinen-ryū karate who gained popularity as an actor during the 1980s, usually playing a ninja. He is the father of Kane Kosugi and Shane Kosugi. After taking a hiatus from film, he started a taiko group in California. In Japan, he also runs an internationally oriented group of martial arts acting schools known as the Sho Kosugi Institute.

It is common for Kosugi to have his sons co-star in movies when the plot includes family relations. Films in which Kosugi's sons perform alongside their father include Black Eagle, Revenge of the Ninja, and Kabuto (aka Shogun Warrior).

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

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Sho Kosugi (born Shōichi Kosugi; June 17, 1947) is a Japanese martial artist with training in shindō jinen-ryū karate who gained popularity as an actor during the 1980s, usually playing a ninja. He is the father of Kane Kosugi and Shane Kosugi. After taking a hiatus from film, he started a taiko group in California. In Japan, he also runs an internationally oriented group of martial arts acting schools known as the Sho Kosugi Institute.

It is common for Kosugi to have his sons co-star in movies when the plot includes family relations. Films in which Kosugi's sons perform alongside their father include Black Eagle, Revenge of the Ninja, and Kabuto (aka Shogun Warrior).

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

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 19

Birthday 1948-06-17

Place of Birth Minato, Tokyo, Japan

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Also Known As

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

The Master Ninja 5
2009 Ninja Assassin as Ozunu
1995 Ultraman: The Ultimate Hero(13 episodes)
1993 Dark Society in the East
1991 Journey of Honor as Daigoro Mayeda
1990 The Best of Martial Arts Films as Himself
1989 Blind Fury as The Assassin
1988 Black Eagle as Ken Tani
1988 Aloha Summer as Yukinaga Konishi
1987 Rage of Honor as Shiro Tanka
1985 9 Deaths of the Ninja as Spike Shinobi
1985 Pray For Death as Akira Saito
1984 Ninja III: The Domination as Yamada
1984 The Master(13 episodes) as Okasa
1983 Revenge of the Ninja as Cho Osaki
1981 Enter the Ninja as Hasegawa
1978 The Bad News Bears Go to Japan as Kata Demonstrator
1976 Bruce Lee Fights Back from the Grave as Suzuki (uncredited)
1974 The Godfather: Part II as Passerby in Coat with Cap Pulled Down

Writing

1991 Journey of HonorWriter

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