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Hanshirô Iwai (1927–2011)

Hanshirô Iwai was born on August 8, 1927 in Tokyo, Japan as Tadayoshi Nishina. He was an actor, known for Tora no o wo fumu otokotachi (1945), Yagyû bugeichô (1957) and Yagyû bugeichô: Sôryû hiken (1958). He died on December 25, 2011 in Tokyo. See full bio »


(age 84) in Tokyo, Japan

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 1987 Shinran: Path to Purity
Sadaie Fujiwara
 1961 Koe (TV Series)
 1961 Kiken na shamen (TV Mini-Series)
 1957 Yagyû bugeichô
 1952 Nami
 1945 Tora no o wo fumu otokotachi
Yoshitsune (as Shubo Nishina)

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Shubo Nishina

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