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Ken Ogata (1937–2008)

Ken Ogata was born on July 20, 1937 in Tokyo, Japan as Akinobu Ogata. He is known for his work on Vengeance Is Mine (1979), Narayama bushikô (1983) and Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters (1985). He died on October 5, 2008 in Tsurumi, Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan. See full bio »

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Known For

Vengeance Is Mine
Vengeance Is Mine Iwao Enokizu
(1979)
Narayama bushikô
(1983)
Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters
Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters Yukio Mishima (segment "November 25, 1970") / Narrator
(1985)
The Pillow Book
The Pillow Book The Father
(1996)

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 2006 Bushi no ichibun
Shinnojo's fencing instructor
 2006 Nagai sanpo
Matsutaro Yasuda
 2006 Saga no gabai-baachan
Tofu shop owner
 2005 Mirakuru banana
Takashi Yamamura
 2005 Semishigure
Maki Sukezaemon
 2004 Kakushi ken oni no tsume
Chief Retainer Hori
 2004 Last Quarter
Doujima
 2004 Izo
 2002 September 11
Villageois (segment "Japan")
 2001 Aruku, hito
Nobuo Honma
 2000 Koroshi
Client
 2000 Ryûsei
Kikujiro
 1999 Atsumono
Mokuhei Umano
 1996 Gonin 2
Toyama Masamichi
 1996 The Pillow Book
The Father
 1993 Kokkai e ikô!
Shigeyoshi matsudaira
 1992 Keisho sakazuki
Daisaku Kadota
 1992 O-Roshiya-koku suimu-tan
Koudayu Daikokuya
 1991 My Soul Is Slashed
Shutaro Ishikawa
 1991 Gubbai Mama
 1991 Kagerô
Police
 1991 Dai yûkai
Inspector Daigoro Igari
 1989 Zatôichi
Rônin / Masterless samurai
 1988 Kujaku ô
Jikû Ajari
 1988 Hana no ran
Kan Yosano
 1988 Oracion
Senzo Wataumi
 1988 Rabu sutori o kimini
Setsuo Nagata
 1987 Yoshiwara enjô
Police man
 1987 Zegen
Iheiji Muraoka
 1986 Kataku no hito
Kazuo Dan
 1985 Usugeshô
Tokichi Sakane
 1985 Kai
Iwago Tomita
 1983 Gyoei no mure
Fusajiro Kohama
 1983 Okinawa no shonen
Mr. Higa
 1983 Yôkirô
Katsuzo
 1983 Narayama bushikô
Tatsuhei
 1982 Yaju-deka
Seiji Ohtaki
 1981 Edo Porn
Tetsuzo (Katsushika Hokusai)
 1981 Eijanaika
Furukawa
 1980 The Wicked
Inoue
 1980 Day of Resurrection
Prof. Tsuchiya
 1979 Vengeance Is Mine
Iwao Enokizu
 1978 The Demon
Sôkichi Takeshita
 1977 Hakkodasan
Corporal Murayama
 1974 The Castle of Sand
Miki
 1974 The Last Samurai
Nakamura Hanjiro
 1971 En toiu onna
 1969 Waga koi waga uta
Hitomi Yamaguchi
 1969 Farewell, My Beloved
Tadayuki
 1968 Tsumiki no hako
Yûji Sugiura
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Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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Trivia:

Began his career as a member of the Shinkokugeki theatrical troupe, 1958.

Star Sign:

Cancer

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