1 Print Biography |
1 Interview |
2 Articles |
5' 9" (1.75 m)
Did You Know?
That the Japanese film is known at all in the West is due mainly to the pictures of Akira Kurosawa
. That I am known both here and abroad is also mainly due to him. He taught me practically everything I know, and it was he who first introduced me to myself as an actor. Kurosawa has this quality, this ability to bring things out of you that you never knew were there. It is enormously difficult work...
Due to his intense, intimidating screen presence and real-life status as a physically powerful tough guy and war veteran, most people (whether having known him only from film or having personally meet him) got the impression that Mifune was a much larger man than he actually was. It was not uncommon for people to believe that he was at least 6'4" or taller. In reality he stood 5' 9". However, ...
Internationally associated almost solely with parts as samurai, both heroic and less so (despite many modern day parts in his time)