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Daisuke Katô (I) (1910–1975)

Daisuke Katô was born on February 18, 1910 in Asakusa, Tokyo, Japan. He was an actor and writer, known for Seven Samurai (1954), Yojimbo (1961) and Rashomon (1950). He died on July 31, 1975. See full bio »

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(age 65)

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 1974 6-wa no kamome (TV Series)
 1974 Aoi sanmyaku (TV Series)
 1968 Niji no naka no lemon
Gôzô Maeda
 1968 Rengô kantai shirei chôkan: Yamamoto Isoroku
Chief of Press Section
 1967 Two in the Shadow
Hayashida
 1967 Japan's Longest Day
Kenjiro Yabe - NHK Domestic Bureau Director
 1967 Tabiji (TV Series)
 1967 Zoku izuko e
 1967 Mesu ga osu o kuikorosu: Kamakiri
Gunpei Otaguro
 1966 Akogare
 1966 The Daphne
Shimada
 1966 Nakano Spy School
Lieutenant Kusanagi
 1966 Hit and Run
Kawashima
 1966 Abare Goemon
Budeuemon Hattori
 1966 Minamotono Yoshitsune (TV Series)
 1965 Seishun to wa nanda (TV Series)
 1965 Senjo ni nagareru uta
Yamamoto
 1965 Sanshiro Sugata
Hansuke Murai
 1965 Radishes and Carrots
Bit Part
 1965 Hi no ataru isu
Natsuki Shibusawa
 1964 Super Express
Nakae
 1964 Nippon Paradise
Daiten Kuramoto
 1964 Samé
Genji
 1963 Miren
 1963 Kigeki: Tonkatsu ichidai
Denji Tamaki
 1962 Born in Sin
Kenkichi Takayama
 1962 An Autumn Afternoon
Yoshitaro Sakamoto
 1962 A Wanderer's Notebook
Nobuo Sadaoka
 1962 Ika naru hoshi no moto ni
Sôtarô
 1962 A Woman's Place
Tamura Ryokichi, Matsuyo no otto
 1961 Ganba
 1961 The End of Summer
Kitagawa Yanosuke
 1961 Yojimbo
Inokichi - Ushitora's Rotund Brother
 1961 Zoku sararîman Chûshingura
Jyusaburo Onodera
 1960 Sararîman Chûshingura
Jyusaburo Onodera
 1960 Kane-dukuri taikô-ki
Hirayama, Shûhei
 1960 Autumn Has Already Started
Tomioka - The Lover
 1960 Taiyô o dake
Kyôsuke Tsumura
 1960 Daughters, Wives and a Mother
Shusuke Tetsumoto
 1960 The Gambling Samurai
Enzo Niko
 1960 Hito mo arukeba
Namigoro Namiki
 1960 When a Woman Ascends the Stairs
Matsukichi Sekine
 1959 Nippon tanjô
God Fudetama
 1958 Hadaka no taishô
Master of Restaurant
 1958 Wakai musumetachi
Zenkichi Shibata - Sumiko's father
 1958 Summer Clouds
 1958 Anzukko
Suga
 1958 Futari dake no hashi
Takeshi Saitô
 1957 Untamed Woman
 1957 Yukiguni
 1957 Wasureji no gogo 8 ji 13 pun
Police Detective Yatabe
 1957 Ôban
 1957 Itohan monogatari
Matsukichi
 1956 Early Spring
Sakamoto
 1956 Flowing
Yoneko's ex
 1956 Dotanba (TV Movie)
 1956 Gogo 8 ji 13 pun
Keisaku Yatabe
 1956 Arashi
Ishii
 1956 Gendai no yokubô
Inoue
 1956 Street of Shame
President of Brothel Owners' Association
 1956 Sudden Rain
 1955 Mune yori mune ni
Hazama
 1955 Twilight Saloon
Kibe
 1955 Tôjûrô no koi
Kichisuke
 1955 Otoko arite
 1955 Chiyari Fuji
 1955 Floating Clouds
Seikichi Mukai
 1954 Shiosai
Chiyoko's Father, the lighthouse keeper
 1954/I Miyamoto Musashi
 1954 Dorodarake no seishun
Miyamori, publicity manager
 1954 Toran bûran: Tsuki no hikari
Private Sasaki
 1954 Late Chrysanthemums
Itaya
 1954 All of Myself
 1954 Seven Samurai
Shichiroji (as Daisake Kato)
 1953 The Blue Revolution
Takegoro Inugai
 1953 Mr. Pu
 1952 Ikiru
Yakuza
 1952 Woman of Shanghai
Liu, Ding's men
 1952 Mother
Uncle Kimura
 1952 Saikaku ichidai onna
Tasaburo Hishiya
 1951 Mesu inu
Matoba
 1951/II Jiyû gakkô
Takayama
 1951 Tsuki no wataridori
Matagorô
 1951 Oboro kago
 1950 Rashomon
Policeman
 1950 The Motherland Far Far Away
Tommy Shôkyokusai
 1949 Yotsuya kaidan, Part II
Shinkichi
 1949 Bosu
 1937 Humanity and Paper Balloons
Isuke - Yatagoro henchman
 1936 Priest of Darkness
Kenta
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Daisake Kato

Height:

5' 7½" (1.71 m)
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Trivia:

Son of Denzô Takeshiba and Seiko Yajima. He had an elder brother, Kunitarô Sawamura, and an older sister, Sadako Sawamura.

Trademark:

A balding, rotund Japanese character actor, frequently cast as dim-witted thugs and villainous schemers.

Nickname:

Gyû-chan

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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