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Shô Kosugi


Easily the best known actor/martial artist during the 1980s ninja cinema craze, Kosugi was a proficient martial artist & skilled weapons performer which was highlighted in his several starring roles. Kosugi grew up as the youngest child and only son of a Tokyo fisherman, and began his martial arts training at the age of five studying karate at a ... See full bio »

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Known For

Black Eagle
Black Eagle Miscellaneous Crew
(1988)
Revenge of the Ninja
Revenge of the Ninja Miscellaneous Crew
(1983)
Ninja Assassin
(2009)

Filmography

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 2002 The Scorpion King (choreographer: taiko)
 1998 Tenchu (Video Game) (motion capture performer: Rikimaru)
 1988 Black Eagle (fight choreographer)
 1988 Diamond Ninja Force (fight choreographer - as Sho Kosugi, host segment)
 1987 Rage of Honor (martial arts choreographer) / (special weapons designer)
 1985 Pray for Death (martial arts choreographer - as Sho Kosugi)
  The Master (TV Series) (ninja coordinator - 7 episodes, 1984) (technical advisor - 7 episodes, 1984) (ninja choreographer - 6 episodes, 1984)
- A Place to Call Home (1984) ... (ninja choreographer)
- Rogues (1984) ... (ninja coordinator - as Sho Kosugi) / (technical advisor - as Sho Kosugi)
- Failure to Communicate (1984) ... (ninja coordinator) / (technical advisor)
- The Java Tiger (1984) ... (ninja coordinator - as Sho Kosugi) / (technical advisor - as Sho Kosugi)
- Kunoichi (1984) ... (ninja coordinator) / (technical advisor)
 1983 Revenge of the Ninja (martial arts choreographer)
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Alternate Names:

Sho Kosugi | Sho Kosugi Black Ninja

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Trivia:

Working in Japan and L.A. teaching new actors and performing in Ninja Stunt shows with son Shane Kosugi and some of his new proteges See more »

Nickname:

The visible ninja

Star Sign:

Gemini

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