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Shôichi Hirose

Shôichi Hirose was born on July 23, 1918. He is known for his work on Seven Samurai (1954), Yojimbo (1961) and Sanjuro (1962). See full bio »


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 1977 House
 1971 Nishi no petenshi Higashi no sagishi
Doya's Husband
 1970 Gekido no showashi 'Gunbatsu'
Hama (uncredited)
 1967 King Kong Escapes
 1966 Godzilla vs. the Sea Monster
Escaped Slave
 1966 The War of the Gargantuas
 1965 Frankenstein Conquers the World
Tunnel Worker
 1965 Red Beard
 1965 Ankokugai gekitotsu sakusen
Man from Kyushu
 1964 Uchû daikaijû Dogora
Diamond Truck Driver
 1963 Atragon
Mu Henchman
 1963 Honolulu, Tokyo, Hong Kong
Shoe maker
 1962 Sanjuro
 1961 Mothra
Dam Worker
 1961 Yojimbo
Ushitora Follower
 1960 The Human Vapor
Doomed Burly Guard
 1960 Otoko tai otoko
 1960 Densô ningen
Onishi's Henchman
 1959 Nippon tanjô
 1959 Ankokugai no kaoyaku (as Shoichi 'Solomon' Hirose)
 1958 The Hidden Fortress
Yamana soldier
 1958 Daikaijû Baran
 1958 The H-Man
Fire department officer
 1957 The Mysterians
Detective in Etsuko's house
 1957 Ôban
 1957 Zoku Goyôkiki monogatari
Travelling salesman
 1956 Rodan
F-86F pilot (uncredited)
 1956 Okashi-na yatsu
Daisuke's Friend
 1956 Ankokugai
 1955 Meoto zenzai
 1955 Jû jin yuki otoko
Mountain Searcher
 1955 Oen-san
 1955 Godzilla Raids Again
 1954 Tômei ningen
 1954 Seven Samurai
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Shoichi 'Solomon' Hirose

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