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Chishû Ryû (1904–1993)


What an amazing career! Few can boast a longer one (64 years of activity). Few have been able to have to relate to three generations. And it is pretty sure that no one can compare with him in terms of faithfulness to a director: Chishu Ryu indeed appeared in no fewer than fifty-two out of fifty-four of his master Yasujirô Ozu. He played in 187 ... See full bio »

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(age 88) in Yokohama, Japan

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Known For

Tokyo Story
Tokyo Story Shukichi Hirayama
(1953)
Late Spring
Late Spring Shukichi Somiya
(1949)
An Autumn Afternoon
An Autumn Afternoon Shuhei Hirayama
(1962)
Bakushû
Bakushû Koichi Mamiya
(1951)

Filmography

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 1992 Shiny Moss
Judge
 1991 Until the End of the World
Mr. Mori
 1990 Dreams
Old Man
 1988 Marusa no onna 2
Moto Sôryo
 1987 Kesa no aki (TV Movie)
Kozo
 1987 Carefree Goddesses
Kumejiro Kimura
 1986 Kokushi muso
Hermit
 1986 Kinema no tenchi
Tomo-san
 1985 Sorekara
Toku Nagai
 1985 Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters
A monk (uncredited)
 1985 Fuyugamae (TV Movie)
Keisaku Okada
 1984 Tora-san's Forbidden Love
Gozensama
 1984 Osôshiki
The priest
 1983 Nami no bon (TV Movie)
Kosaku Yamanami
 1983 Tora-san's Song of Love
Gozensama
 1983 Kita no kuni kara '83 fuyu (TV Movie)
Matsukichi Sawada (Taeko's grandfather)
 1982 Nagaraeba (TV Movie)
Ryukichi
 1982 Kaikyô
Saiji Akutsu
 1975 Tooi sekkin (TV Movie)
Yamao's father
 1974 The Castle of Sand
Kirihara
 1974 Machi no hi
Takushoku
 1973 Tora-san's Forget Me Not
Priest
 1973 Hashire! K-100 (TV Series)
 1973 Dokkoi daisaku (TV Series)
School master
 1972 Home from the Sea
Senzô Ishizaki
 1971-1972 Ore wa otokoda! (TV Series)
- Episode #1.43 (1972)
- Episode #1.42 (1972)
- Episode #1.41 (1972)
- Episode #1.40 (1972)
- Episode #1.39 (1972)
 1971 Sushiya no Ken chan (TV Series)
Grandfather
- Episode #1.1 (1971) ... Grandfather
 1970 Where Spring Comes Late
Genzo, So's father
 1970 Atsui kabe
Kamijo
 1970 Fight for the Glory
Yonoshin
 1968 Sukurappu shûdan
Yamada
 1968 Nikudan
Old man of used-book store
 1968 Kenka Tarô (TV Series)
 1968 Ore to kanojo (TV Series)
 1967 Nihon no ichiban nagai hi
Prime Minister Baron Kantaro Suzuki
 1966 Oyome ni oide
 1966 Danryu
Yasuhide Shima
 1965 Radishes and Carrots
Tokichi Yamaki
 1965 Tamayura (TV Series)
 1965 Red Beard
Mr. Yasumoto
 1964 Yume no Hawaii de bon odori
Gôzô Tôyama
 1963 Futari dake no toride
Gihachi
 1962 An Autumn Afternoon
Shuhei Hirayama
 1962 Love Under the Crucifix
Sôkei Nanbô (uncredited)
 1962 Onna no za
Ishikawa Kinjiro
 1961 Yato kaze no naka o hashiru
Village Priest
 1961 Kohayagawa-ke no aki
Farmer
 1961 The Human Condition III: A Soldier's Prayer
Hinanmin no Chôrô
 1961 Kojin kojitsu
 1960 Late Autumn
Shukichi Miwa
 1960 Daibosatsu tôge
Tsukue
 1960 The Bad Sleep Well
Public Prosecutor Nonaka
 1960 Musume tsuma haha
Old man in the park
 1960 Ginrei no ôja
Monk
 1960 Ruten no ôhi
Kinoshita
 1960 Haru no yume
Shinichirô Atsumi
 1960 Shiroi hada to kiiroi taichô
Vice-Admiral Shibata
 1959 Floating Weeds
Theatre Owner
 1959 Good Morning
Keitarô Hayashi
 1959 Farewell to Spring
Kôzô's father
 1959 Hashi
Ryôhei Ôuchida
 1959 Suzukake no sanpomichi
Ichiro Ishimaru
 1959 Kazabana
 1958 Kono ten no niji
Naoji Kageyama
 1958 Higanbana
Shukichi Mikami
 1958 The Rickshaw Man
Shigezo Yuki
 1958 Kuroi kafun
Naoto Tomori
 1957 Sora yukaba
Sachiuemon, Jiro's father
 1957 Hana kurenai ni
Shingo Wakasugi
 1957 Yoshida to Sanpei monogatari: Ohanake no sekai
Grandfather Ono Jinshichi
 1957 Tôkyô boshoku
Shûkichi Sugiyama
 1957 The Crowded Streetcar
Genroku, the father
 1957 Kao
Det. Hasegawa
 1956 Okashi-na yatsu
Imamura
 1956 Arashi
Shinji Mizusawa
 1956 Furyô shônen
Utarô Ishizaka
 1956 Migotona musume
Kôzô Takahara
 1956 Early Spring
Kiichi Onodera
 1956 Kodomo no me
Sachiko's father
 1955 Nogiku no gotoki kimi nariki
Masao - Age 73
 1955 Kuchizuke
Prof. Hasegawa (segment 1)
 1955 Natsume Sôseki no Sanshirô
Mr. Hirota
 1955 Gokumonchô
 1955 Bomeiki
 1955 All is Well
 1955 Tsuki wa noborinu
Mokichi Asai
 1954 Twenty-Four Eyes
Otoko Sensei
 1953 Koibumi
 1953 Gutei kenkei
 1953 Jinanbo
 1952 Flavor of Green Tea Over Rice
Sadao Hirayama
 1952 Youth of the Son (Short)
 1952 Nami
 1951 Waga ya wa tanoshi
Kosaku Uemura
 1951 Inochi uruwashi
Sokichi Imura
 1951 Umi no hanabi
Tarobei Kamiya
 1951 Bakushû
Koichi Mamiya
 1951 Boyhood
Father
 1951/I Jiyû gakkô
 1951 Karumen kokyô ni kaeru
The principal
 1951 Zen-ma
Ryôen Toba
 1950 Munekata kyôdai
Tadachika Munekata
 1949 Wasurerareta kora
Schoolmaster Sugita
 1948 Omokage
 1948 Ikiteiru gazô
Mugita Tanishi
 1948 Kaze no naka no mendori
Kazuichiro Satake
 1947 Nagaya shinshiroku
Tashiro
 1947 Zo o kutta renchu
Yamashita
 1946 Iki na fûraibô
Chôgorô Yamamoto
 1945 Saigo no joito
Kosai Wataru
 1945 Izu no musumetachi
Oda
 1944 Kaette kita otoko
Shôzô Nakaseko
 1944 Suihei-san
Teacher (uncredited)
 1943 Kaigun
 1943 Hana saku minato
Nobadama
 1941 Kanzashi
Osamura
 1941 Hana
 1941 Todake no kyôdai
Friend
 1941 Mikaheri no tô
Mr. Kusama
 1940 Nishizumi senshacho-den
Osumi, Lieutenant
 1940 Nyonin tenjin
 1940 Aizen tsubaki
 1939 Gonin no kyodai
Kenichiro
 1939 Shunrai
 1938 Kaze no joô
Ryôsuke Miura
 1937 Asakusa no hi
Katori Shinichi
 1937 Children in the Wind
Policeman
 1937 Saraba sensen he (Short)
 1937 Konjiki yasha
Kuranosuke Kazahaya
 1937 Kôjô no tsuki
Conductor
 1937 Hana-kago no uta
Nenkai Hotta
 1936 Hitozuma tsubaki
Watanabe Toraichi
 1936 Hitori musuko
Professor Ookubo
 1936 Daigaku yoitoko
Amano
 1935 Tôkyô no yado
Police man
 1934 Ukikusa monogatari
Shouting audience member (uncredited)
 1934 Haha wo kowazuya
Hattori
 1933 Aibu
 1933 Dekigokoro
Man on boat (uncredited)
 1933 Hijôsen no onna
Policeman
 1933 Tôkyô no onna
Reporter
 1932 Seishun no yume ima izuko
Shimazaki
 1932 I Was Born, But... (uncredited)
 1930 Sono yo no tsuma
Policeman
 1930 Rakudai wa shitakeredo
Class mate
 1928 Nikutaibi
 1928 Hikkoshi fûfu (Short)
 1928 Kabocha (Short)
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Alternate Names:

Chishuu Ryuu

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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[on Yasujiro Ozu] Mr. Ozu looked happiest when he was engaged in writing a scenario with Mr. Kogo Noda, at the latter's cottage on the tableland of Nagano Prefecture. By the time he finished writing a script, after about four months' effort, he had already made up every image in every shot, so that he never changed the scenario after we went on the set. The words were so polished up that he would... See more »

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Wim Wenders considers him the "father" figure in cinema. See more »

Star Sign:

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