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Jûzô Itami (1933–1997)

A tragic end belies a life led with purpose. The son of a successful filmmaker, Juzo Itami made his name acting in television and films before making a late career shift into screenwriting and directing at age 50. Known to choose the subjects of his films through everyday observations, he often followed up significant events in his life with films... See full bio »

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(age 64) in Tokyo, Japan

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Known For

Tampopo
Tampopo Director
(1985)
Kazoku gêmu
Kazoku gêmu Mr. Numata, the father
(1983)
A Taxing Woman
A Taxing Woman Director
(1987)
Osôshiki
Osôshiki Director
(1984)

Filmography

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 1989 Sûîto Homu
Yamamura
 1985 Do-re-mi-fa-musume no chi wa sawagu
Professor Hirayama
 1984 Make-up
Kumakura
 1984 Nihon no omokage (TV Mini-Series)
SAKUMA, Nobuyasu
 1983 Izakaya Chôji
Kawara
 1983 Meiso chizu
Itakura
 1983 Kazoku gêmu
Mr. Numata, the father
 1983 The Makioka Sisters
Tatsuo Makioka, Tsuruko's husband
 1982 Tôge no gunzô (TV Series)
- Episode #1.1 (1982)
 1981 Kita no kuni kara (TV Series)
Yoshino
 1981 Akuryo-To
Ryuhei Ochi
 1981 Shikake-nin Baian
Sahei Oumiya
 1980 Yûgure made
Sasa
 1979 Mo hozue wa tsukanai
Takamizawa - Landlord
 1979 Collections privées (segment "Kusa-Meikyu")
 1979 Grass Labyrinth (Short)
Principal / Priest / Old man
 1975 Wagahai wa neko de aru
Meitei
 1974 Waga michi
Dr. Takagi
 1974 Imôto
Kazuo Wada
 1973 Hissatsu shiokinin (TV Series)
 1969 Heat Wave Island
Iino
 1969 Safari 5000
 1968 Ah, yokaren
Miyamoto
 1968 Tokyo 196X
 1967 Cometo-san (TV Series)
Dad (Ep. 49-79)
 1967 Sing a Song of Sex
Ôtake (as Ichizô Itami)
 1965 Lord Jim
Waris (as Ichizo Itami)
 1964 Shûen
Takuji Yoshii (as Ichizô Itami)
 1963 55 Days at Peking
Col. Shiba (as Ichizo Itami)
 1961 Onna no tsurihashi
Saburô Ôki (Episode 2) (as Ichizô Itami)
 1961 Ten Dark Women
Hanamaki (as ichizo itami)
 1961 The Big Wave
Toru (as Ichizo Atami)
 1960 Otôto
Son of Factory Owner (uncredited)
 1960 A False Student
Soratani (Ichizo Itami) (as Ichizo Itami)
 1960 Ginza no dora-neko (as Ichizo Itami)
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Alternate Names:

Ichizo Atami | Ichizo Itami | Ichizô Itami | ichizo itami
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Itami was attacked by Yakuza (the Japanese mob) in 1992 due to the release of Minbô no onna (1992), which portrayed Yakuza in a bad light. He was slashed around the face and neck and was hospitalized. See more »

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