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Ichirô Arishima (1916–1987)

Japanese actor who specialized in comedy. He joined a theatre company while still in his teens, following the death of his parents. Following the Second World War, he began to get small film roles. Within a decade, he had become a prominent character actor and also one of Toho Films' biggest comedy stars, often teamed with comedian Furankî Sakai. ... See full bio »

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(age 71)
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 1985 Hissatsu shigotonin V (TV Series)
 1984 Seito shokun!
Schoolmaster
 1979 Unico: Black Cloud White Feather (TV Movie)
Grandfather (voice)
 1978 Honoo no mai
Kojima
 1978 Watashi wa umi (TV Series)
 1978 Akujo ni tsuite (TV Series)
 1978 Sports Kenchan (TV Mini-Series)
Grandfather
 1978 Abarenbô Shôgun (TV Series)
Kanô Gorôzaemon (1978-1985)
 1977 Dorodarake no junjô
Dr. Iizuka
 1977 Yokomizo Seishi Series (TV Mini-Series)
 1977 Kareinaru keiji (TV Series)
Kinsaku
 1977 Pan ya no Ken chan (TV Series)
Grandfather
- Episode #1.1 (1977) ... Grandfather
 1976 Love Is a Hunter
Kokichi Kurokawa
 1975 San oku en wo tsukamaero
Yokoyama
 1974 Three Old Ladies
Jusuke Seto
 1973 Miyamoto Musashi
Kobayashi Tarozaemon
 1973 Omocha-ya Ken chan (TV Series)
 1970 Naniga nandemo tamegorô
Mizuhara
 1970 Machibuse
Tokubei
 1969 Musume zakari
Masao Nakajima
 1969 Kigeki: Onna wa dokyô
Kuroda
 1969 Nyu jirando no wakadaishô
Kyutarô Tanuma
 1968 Hakuchû dôdô
Detective Morisawa
 1968 Nippon gerira jidai
Tanabe
 1968 Fukeba tobuyona otokodaga
Teacher
 1968 Two Hearts in the Rain
Shôji Imai
 1967 Hana to kaijitsu
Heizô Murakami
 1967 Oyome ni oide
Hotel Boss
 1967 Judo Champion
 1967 Haru ranman (TV Series)
 1967 Zoku izuko e
 1967 Ai no Sanka
Isaku Yoshinaga
 1966 Natsukashii furaibo
Ryokichi Saotome
 1966 The Daphne
Old man
 1966 Arupusu no wakadaishô
Yuichi's Father
 1966 Kiganjô no bôken
Hermit the Old Wizard
 1965 Ironfinger
Detective Tezuka
 1965 Campus A-Go-Go
Kyûtarô / The Father of Yuichi
 1965 Seishun to wa nanda (TV Series)
- Wakai senpuu (1965)
 1965 Tameki no taisho
Goro Hayakawa
 1965 Hi no ataru isu
Jûzô Araki
 1964 You Can Succeed, Too
Ômori
 1964 The Sandal Keeper
Mataemon Fujii
 1964 Garakuta
 1964 Aa bakudan
Bank Manager
 1964 Geisha gakkô
 1963 The Night I Want to Dance
Kamezo Minami
 1963 The Lost World of Sinbad
Sennin the Wizard
 1962 Born in Sin
Clergyman
 1962 47 Samurai
Denpachirô Okado
 1962 Wakai kisetsu
 1962 King Kong vs. Godzilla
Mr. Tako
 1962 Doburoku no Tatsu
Oiwake
 1961 Bebî gyangu to oneechan
Ryôsuke Kaneda
 1961 Kaei
 1961 Tôkyô yawa
Shunkai
 1960 Sararîman Chûshingura
Kube Ono
 1960 Weaker Sex
 1960 Seppun dorobo
 1960 Taiyô o dake
Shôzaburô Nakahara
 1959 Nippon tanjô
Gods of Yaoyorozu
 1959 Yarikuri apâto
Nozaki
 1959 Three Dolls in College
Policeman
 1958 Otorasan daihanjô
Gyûzô Hinoe
 1958 Doji o numana
 1958 The Rickshaw Man
Medicine peddler
 1958 Makeraremasen katsumadewa
Tahei Maruko
 1957 Ôban
 1956 Yurei takushi
 1956 Kyûketsu-ga
Tôru Murakoshi
 1955 Gokumonchô
 1955 Midori harukani
Antique shop master
 1953 Ojosan shacho
Tetsutaro Kaitani
 1953 Tokyo yancha musume (Short)
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Trivia:

Often paired with comic actor Frankie Sakai, a sort of Japanese Laurel & Hardy style team.

Nickname:

The Japanese Chaplin

Star Sign:

Pisces

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