Shûsaku Endô was born on March 27, 1923 in Sugamo, Tokyo, Japan. He was a writer and actor, known for Silence (1971), The Sea and Poison (1986) and Deep River (1995). He was married to Okada Junko. He died on September 29, 1996 in Tokyo. See full bio »
His play, "The Golden Country" (based on his novel "Chinmoku", aka "Silence"), was performed at the Royal Exchange Theatre in Manchester, England with Wolfe Morris, Geoffrey Bateman, Ian Hastings, John Sharp, John Church, and Jenny Twigge in the cast. Richard Negri was director.