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Tomisaburô Wakayama (1929–1992)

Tomisaburô Wakayama was born on September 1, 1929 in Tokyo, Japan as Masaru Okumura. He was an actor and producer, known for Shogun Assassin (1980), Black Rain (1989) and Lone Wolf and Cub: Sword of Vengeance (1972). He died on April 2, 1992 in Kyoto, Japan. See full bio »

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(age 62) in Kyoto, Japan

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 1992 Meisô chizu (TV Movie)
Mochizuki
 1992 Oda Nobunaga (TV Movie)
 1991 Ôte
Sanae Mitamura
 1990 Shingo's Ten Duels (TV Movie)
Takeda Ishin
 1989 Black Rain
Sugai
 1989 Shaso
Kazuo Otagaki
 1986 A Promise
Detective Tagami
 1986 Michi
Naokichi Sakura
 1985 Yamashita shônen monogatari
Yamashita Taizo, Cho's father
 1984 Shura no mure
 1983 Jinsei gekijo
 1983 Hakujasho
Ekai Kanamishima
 1983 Shôsetsu Yoshida gakko
Takekichi Miki
 1982 Seiha
Tsuyoshi Gonno
 1982 Shin jiken: Doctor stop (TV Series)
Daizaburô Kikuchi
- Episode #1.5 (1982) ... Daizaburô Kikuchi
- Episode #1.4 (1982) ... Daizaburô Kikuchi
- Episode #1.3 (1982) ... Daizaburô Kikuchi
- Episode #1.2 (1982) ... Daizaburô Kikuchi
- Episode #1.1 (1982) ... Daizaburô Kikuchi
 1982 Irezumi
Kyogoro, the Tatto Artist
 1982 Kyôdan
Yabuki
 1982 Dai Nippon teikoku
Ishihara
 1981 Flames of Blood
Seihachi
 1981 Moeru yusha
Goro Kaji
 1981 Shin jiken: Waga uta wa hana ichimonme (TV Series)
Daizaburô Kikuchi
- Episode #1.5 (1981) ... Daizaburô Kikuchi
- Episode #1.4 (1981) ... Daizaburô Kikuchi
- Episode #1.3 (1981) ... Daizaburô Kikuchi
- Episode #1.2 (1981) ... Daizaburô Kikuchi
- Episode #1.1 (1981) ... Daizaburô Kikuchi
 1981 The Gate of Youth
Ryugoro Hanawa
 1980 Zoku zoku jiken: Tsuki no keshiki (TV Series)
Daizaburô Kikuchi
- Episode #1.4 (1980) ... Daizaburô Kikuchi
- Episode #1.3 (1980) ... Daizaburô Kikuchi
- Episode #1.2 (1980) ... Daizaburô Kikuchi
- Episode #1.1 (1980) ... Daizaburô Kikuchi
 1980 The Young Rebels
Asakawa Senjo
 1979 Faraway Tomorrow
Iwasa
 1979 My Son! My Son!
Shuzo Kawase
 1978 Firebird: Daybreak Chapter
Sarutahaiko, General of the Yamatai
 1978 The Bad News Bears Go to Japan
Coach Shimizu
 1977 Edogawa Rampo no injû
Tatsuo Honda
 1977 Sugata Sanshiro
Murai
 1975 Under the Blossoming Cherry Trees
Mountain man
 1975 Akuma no youna aitsu (TV Series)
Lt. Shirato
- Episode #1.17 (1975) ... Lt. Shirato
- Episode #1.16 (1975) ... Lt. Shirato
- Episode #1.13 (1975) ... Lt. Shirato
- Episode #1.12 (1975) ... Lt. Shirato
- Episode #1.11 (1975) ... Lt. Shirato
 1974 Datsugoku Hiroshima satsujinshû
Okamoto Seijiro
 1974 Esupai
Ulrov
 1973 Mute Samurai (TV Series)
Kiichi Hogan
- The Fateful Encounter ... Kiichi Hogan
- The Dangerous Highway ... Kiichi Hogan
- A Bridge to the Dark World ... Kiichi Hogan
 1972 Junko intai kinen eiga: Kantô hizakura ikka
Master Kofusai Donju
 1971 Bakuto kirikomi-tai
Yano
 1971 Gamblers in Okinawa
Yonabaru - Koza downtown boss
 1971 Kizudarake no jinsei
Mihashi Tetsuo
 1971 Nippon akuninden
Kumai
 1971 Kaoyaku
Hoshino
 1971 Nihon yakuza-den: Sôchiyô e no michi
Torakichi Ohmatsu
 1971 Bakuchi-uchi: Inochi-huda
Kobayashi Kanji
 1970 Thugs of Shinjuku
Senior yakuza at funeral (uncredited)
 1970 Hitokiri kannon-uta
Dr. Mitamura
 1970 Ballad of Death
Shinkai
 1970 Bakuchi-uchi: Nagaremono
Yoshii Yusaku
 1969 Chivalrous Geisha
Sakata Yoshinobu
 1969 Japan Organized Crime Boss
Miyahara
 1969 Killer's Mission
Ling Fung
 1969 Quick-draw Okatsu
Bounty hunter
 1969 The Fort of Death
Ichibei Shikoro
 1969 Tosei-nin Retsuden
Kaku
 1968 Big Time Gambling Boss
Tetsuo Matsuda
 1968 Heitai gokudo
 1968 Ohyaku: The Female Demon
Boss Minokichi of Otowa
 1968 Wicked Priest
Mikuni Shinkai
 1968 Bakuto retsuden
Adachi Sanji
 1967 Bakuchi uchi
Ozeki Isamu
 1967 Toseinin
Hirose
 1966 Kyôdai jingi: Kantô sankyôdai
Akoshima Isamu
 1966 Shojo ga mita (as Kenzaburo Jo)
 1964 Nemuri Kyoshiro 4: Joyoken
Chen Sun (as Jyo Kenzaburo)
 1964 Meiji taitei goichidaiki
Soldier charging Chinese fortress
 1964 Shinobi No Mono 4: Siege
Sanada Yukimura (as Joh Kenzaburo)
 1964 Zatoichi and the Chest of Gold
Jushiro (as Jo Kenzaburo)
 1963 Sleepy Eyes of Death: The Chinese Jade
Chen Sun (as Jyo Kenzaburo)
 1963 Yôsô
Prime Minister (as Kenzaburô Jô)
 1963 Shinobi No Mono 2: Vengeance
Oda Nobunaga (as Jô Kenzaburô)
 1963 Kaidan onibi no numa
Saburôta Nishina (as Jô Kenzaburo)
 1963 Teuchi
Shindo Genjiro
 1963 Shinsengumi Chronicles
Kondo Isami (as Jou Kenzaburou)
 1962 Ninja, a Band of Assassins
Oda Nobunaga (as Jô Kenzaburô)
 1962 Zoku Zatôichi monogatari
Nagisa no Yoshiro (as Jo Kenzaburo)
 1962 Kisaragi musô ken
Hayatomasa Tachibana
 1961 Festival of Swordsmen
Iishiro Shurinosuke
 1961 The Ghost Story of Oiwa's Spirit
Tamiya Iemon
 1960 Oja kissa
 1959 Fukaku hichô
 1959 The Rage
 1956 Yotsuya kaidan
Iemon
 1955 Gyakushu orochimaru
Toyama Yunosuke
 1955 Chutaro of Banba
Banba no Chutaro
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Alternate Names:

Kenzaburo Jo | Kenzaburo Jô | Kenzaburô Jô | Joh Kenzaburo | Jo Kenzaburo | Jyo Kenzaburo | Jô Kenzaburo | Jou Kenzaburou | Jô Kenzaburô
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Was trained in various other martial art disciplines as Kenpo, Iaido, Kendo and Bojutsu, usually when he prepared for the filming. See more »

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