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Tatsuya Nakadai


Japanese leading man, an important star and one of the handful of Japanese actors well known outside Japan. Nakadai was a tall handsome clerk in a Tokyo shop when director Masaki Kobayashi encountered him and cast him in Kabe atsuki heya (1956). Nakadai was subsequently cast in the lead role in Kobayashi's monumental trilogy 'Ningen no joken' and ... See full bio »
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 2014 Zainin no uso (TV Mini-Series) (post-production)
- Episode #1.5 (2014)
- Episode #1.4 (2014)
- Episode #1.3 (2014)
- Episode #1.2 (2014)
- Episode #1.1 (2014)
 2014 Gun Woman
Mr. Hamazaki
 2014 Giovanni's Island
Junpei Senou (voice)
 2013 The Tale of The Princess Kaguya
Sumiyaki no Roujin (voice)
 2013 The Human Trust
Nobuhiro Sasakura
 2012 Japan's Tragedy
Fujio
 2012 Gaku (TV Movie)
Kazama Shin-ichi
 2010 Haru's Journey
Tadao Nakai
 2009 Listen to My Heart
Kyozo Hayami
 2006 The Inugamis
Sahei Inugami
 2006 Shin ningen kousaten (TV Series)
Yuji
- Tsubasa aru fune ha (2006) ... Yuji
- Aka hige no saigetsu (2006) ... Yuji
- Intai kisha no fairu (2006) ... Yuji
 2005 Yamato
Katsumi Kamio (75 years old)
 2005 Hoshi ni negaio: 7jô ma de umareta 410man no hoshi (TV Movie)
Takanori Wakamiya
 2004 Crying Out Love, in the Center of the World (TV Series)
Matsumoto Kentaro
 2003 Like Asura
Kotaro Takezawa
 2002 Hi wa mata noboru
Matsushita (Matsushita Denki Co.)
 2002 Shiroi inu to warutsu wo
Eisuke Nakamoto
 2001 Vengeance for Sale
Umetaro Katakura
 1999 Jubaku: Spellbound
Hideaki Sasaki
 1999 After the Rain
Tsuji Gettan
 1996 Miyazawa Kenji sono ai
Seijirou Miyazawa
 1995 East Meets West
Rentaro Katsu
 1993 Kozure Ôkami: Sono chîsaki te ni
Yagyu Retsudo
 1993 Wicked City
Daishu (Yuen Tai Chung)
 1992 Toki rakujitsu
Kobayashi
 1992 Gô-hime
Oribe Furuta
 1991 Kagerô
Tsunejiro Murai
 1989 Four Days of Snow and Blood
Sugiyama
 1988 Oracion
Heihachiro Wagu
 1987 Hachi-ko
Shujiro Ueno
 1987 Taikoki (TV Movie) (Narrator)
 1986 Michi
Seiji Tajima
 1986 Atami satsujin jiken
Denbei Nikaido
 1985 Shokutaku no nai ie
Nabayuki Kidoji
 1984 Kita no hotaru
Takeshi Tsukigata
 1983 Final Yamato
Narrator (voice)
 1982 Onimasa
Masagoro Kiryûin - Onimasa
 1981 Willful Murder
Yashiro
 1979 Hunter in the Dark
Gomyo Kiyoemon
 1978 Blue Christmas
Minami
 1978 Firebird: Daybreak Chapter
Jingi the Conqueror, leader of the Takamagahara
 1978 Kumokiri Nizaemon
Kumokiri Nizaemon
 1978 Queen Bee
Ginzo Daidoji
 1977 Sugata Sanshiro
Yano
 1976 Fumô chitai
 1976 Banka
Setsuo Katsuragi
 1975 Kinkanshoku
Hoshino, the Chief Cabinet Secretary
 1975 I Am a Cat
Kushami
 1975 Tokkan
 1975 The Gate of Youth
Yuki, Shinsuke's father
 1974 The Family
Teppei Manpyo
 1973 Rise, Fair Sun
Sakuzo
 1973 Ôshô
 1972 Shin heike monogatari (TV Series)
 1971 The Wolves
Seji Iwahashi
 1971 Inochi bô ni furô
Sadashichi
 1971 Gekido no showashi: Okinawa kessen
Colonel Hiromichi Yahara
 1970 Will to Conquer
Toyo Yoshida
 1970 Zatoichi Goes to the Fire Festival
Ronin (as Tatsuya Nakayo)
 1970 The Scandalous Adventures of Buraikan
Naojiro Kataoka
 1970 Ezo yakata no ketto
Daizennokami Honjo
 1969 Jigokuhen
Yoshihide
 1969 Tengu-tô
Sentarô
 1969 Hitokiri
Hampeita Takechi
 1969 Goyôkin
Magobei Wakizaka
 1968 The Human Bullet
A narrator
 1968 Kill!
Genta
 1968 Today We Kill, Tomorrow We Die!
James Elfego
 1967 Tabiji
Yuichiro
 1967 Samurai Rebellion
Tatewaki Asano
 1967 Epoch of Murder Madness
Shinji Kikyo
 1966 The Daphne
Professor Kanahira
 1966 Shurushuru (TV Movie)
 1966 The Face of Another
Mr. Okuyama
 1966 Cash Calls Hell
Oida
 1965 Chi to suna
Sakuma
 1965 Yotsuya kaidan
Iyemon Tamiya
 1964 Ghost Stories
Mi nokichi (segment "Yuki-Onna")
 1963 A Woman's Life
Akimoto
 1963 Miren
 1963 500,000
Mitsura Gunji
 1963 Shiro to kuro
Hamano
 1963 Yushu heiya
Tatsumi
 1962 Love Under the Crucifix
Ukon Takayama
 1962 Poignant Story
Minami
 1962 The Inheritance
Kikuo Furukawa
 1962 Sanjuro
Hanbei Muroto
 1961 Immortal Love
Heibei
 1961 Yojimbo
Unosuke - Gunfighter
 1960 Get 'em All
Tsubota
 1960 The Blue Beast
Yasuhiko Kuroki
 1960 Daughters, Wives and a Mother
Shingo Kuroki
 1960 When a Woman Ascends the Stairs
Kenichi Komatsu, the manager
 1959 Anyakôro
Kaname
 1959 Odd Obsession
Kimura
 1958 Naked Sun
 1958 Conflagration
Tokari
 1958 Go and Get It
The Assistant
 1958 A Boy and Three Mothers
The Engineer
 1958 Kampai! Miai kekkon
Kunihiko Sasada
 1957 Sazae-san no seishun
Norisuke
 1957 Black River
Jo
 1957 Hadairo no tsuki
Jirô Taki
 1957 Kiken na eiyu
 1957 Untamed Woman
 1957 Ôban
 1956 Sazae-san
Norisuke
 1956 Hadashi no seishun
Yûji Wada
 1956 Hi no tori
 1954 Seven Samurai
Samurai Wandering Through Town (uncredited)
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Alternate Names:

Tatsuya Nakayo

Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)
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Trivia:

Though a frequent on-screen rival, he was good friends with Toshirô Mifune. See more »

Trademark:

Frequently works with 'Toshiro Mifune' and Akira Kurosawa

Nickname:

The Snake See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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