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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 director, known for Seven Samurai (1954), Yojimbo (1961) and Rashômon (1950). He died on July 31, 1975. See full bio »

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(age 65)

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Known For

Seven Samurai
Seven Samurai Shichiroji
(1954)
Yojimbo
Yojimbo Inokichi - Ushitora's Rotund Brother
(1961)
Rashômon
Rashômon Policeman
(1950)
Ikiru
Ikiru Yakuza
(1952)

Filmography

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 1974 6-wa no kamome (TV Series)
 1974 Aoi sanmyaku (TV Series)
 1968 Kôdôkan hamonjô
Junpei Sekine
 1968 Rengô kantai shirei chôkan: Yamamoto Isoroku
Chief of Press Section
 1968 Niji no naka no remon
Gôzô Maeda
 1968 Bakuchi-uchi: Nagurikomi
Kichigorô
 1967 Nise keiji
 1967 Two in the Shadow
Hayashida
 1967 Kigeki: Ippatsu shôbu
Tadashi Ninomiya
 1967 Nihon no ichiban nagai hi
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 Hikinige
Kawashima
 1966 Abare Gôemon
Budeuemon Hattori
 1966 Minamotono Yoshitsune (TV Series)
 1965 Seishun to wa nanda (TV Series)
 1965 Aku no kaidan
Konishi
 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 Danchi: Nanatsu no taizai
Ichirô Mitani
 1964 Kuro no chôtokkyu
Nakae
 1964 Nippon paradaisu
Daiten Kuramoto
 1964 Hadaka no jûyaku
Tadokori - Executive
 1964 Samé
Genji
 1964 Kigeki ekimae okami
Rikizô Kawaguchi
 1963 Miren
Master at 'Sekine'
 1963 Kigeki: Tonkatsu ichidai
Denji Tamaki
 1963 Onna ni tsuyoku naru kufû no kazukazu
Daizô Sugishita
 1962 Born in Sin
Kenkichi Takayama
 1962 An Autumn Afternoon
Yoshitaro Sakamoto
 1962 Hôrô-ki
Nobuo Sadaoka
 1962 Star of Hong Kong
Shûhei
 1962 Ottamage ningyo monogatari
Heiroku Tsubaki
 1962 Ika naru hoshi no moto ni
Sôtarô
 1962 Onna no za
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 Aki tachinu
Tomioka - The Lover
 1960 Taiyô o dake
Kyôsuke Tsumura
 1960 Musume tsuma haha
Shusuke Tetsumoto
 1960 Hito mo arukeba
Namigoro Namiki
 1960 Onna ga kaidan wo agaru toki
Matsukichi Sekine
 1959 Yari hitosuji nihon bare
Genshin Tawaraboshi
 1959 Nippon tanjô
God Fudetama
 1959 Wakai koibitotachi
Renzô Dôjima
 1959 Shin santô jûyaku
Kumehei Onizuka
 1959 Shachô taiheiki
Gônosuke Asahina
 1958 Yajikita dôchû sugoroku
Yajirobei Tochimen'ya
 1958 Hadaka no taishô
Master of Restaurant
 1958 Wakai musumetachi
Zenkichi Shibata - Sumiko's father
 1958 Iwashigumo
 1958 Anzukko
Suga
 1958 Yajikata dôchû sugoroku
Yajirobei Tochimen'ya
 1958 Tôkyô no kyûjitsu
Sales Manager
 1958 Futari dake no hashi
Takeshi Saitô
 1957 Zokuzoku Ôban: Dotô hen
Ushinotsuke Akabane
 1957 Ippon-gatana dohyô iri
Mohei Komagata
 1957 Zoku Ôban: Fûun hen
Ushinosuke Akaba
 1957 Salaryman shusse taikôki
Hajime Sôda
 1957 Arakure
 1957 Yukiguni
 1957 Wasureji no gogo 8 ji 13 pun
Police Detective Yatabe
 1957 Ôban
Ushinosuke Akaba
 1957 Itohan monogatari
Matsukichi
 1956 Nagareru
Yoneko's ex
 1956 Dotanba (TV Movie)
 1956 Gogo 8 ji 13 pun
Keisaku Yatabe
 1956 Arashi
Ishii
 1956 Onibi
 1956 Gendai no yokubô
Inoue
 1956 Street of Shame
President of Brothel Owners' Association
 1956 Kengô nitôryû
Kamo Jinnai
 1956 Fountainhead
 1956 Early Spring
Sakamoto
 1956 Shûu
 1955 Mune yori mune ni
Hazama
 1955 Tasogare sakaba
Kibe
 1955 Tôjûrô no koi
Kichisuke
 1955 No Time for Tears
Magazine reporter
 1955 Chiyari Fuji
 1955 Ukigumo
Seikichi Mukai
 1955 Foul Play
 1954 Shiosai
Chiyoko's Father, the lighthouse keeper
 1954 Miyamoto Musashi
Toji
 1954 Dorodarake no seishun
Miyamori, publicity manager
 1954 Toran bûran: Tsuki no hikari
Private Sasaki
 1954 Bangiku
Itaya
 1954 Seven Samurai
Shichiroji (as Daisake Kato)
 1953 Aoiro kakumei
Takegoro Inugai
 1953 Mr. Pu
 1953 Edokko hangan
 1952 Ikiru
Yakuza
 1952 Shanhai no onna
Liu, Ding's men
 1952 Okaasan
Uncle Kimura
 1952 The Life of Oharu
Tasaburo Hishiya
 1951 Mesu inu
Matoba
 1951/II Jiyû gakkô
Takayama
 1951 Tsuki no wataridori
Matagorô
 1951 Oboro kago
 1950 Gorotsuki-bune
Sôkichi
 1950 Harukanari haha no kuni
Tommy Shôkyokusai
 1949 The Yotsuda Phantom
Shinkichi
 1949 Bosu
 1941 The 47 Ronin
Fuwa Kazuemon (uncredited)
 1937 Ninjô kami fûsen
Isuke - Yatagoro henchman
 1936 Kôchiyama Sôshun
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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