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Still of Akihiko Hirata, Momoko Kôchi, Takashi Shimura, Akira Takarada and Ren Yamamoto in Godzilla (1954)Still of Takashi Shimura in Ikiru (1952)Still of Takashi Shimura in Ikiru (1952)Still of Takashi Shimura in Ikiru (1952)Still of Toshirô Mifune and Takashi Shimura in Stray Dog (1949)Still of Toshirô Mifune and Takashi Shimura in Stray Dog (1949)Still of Toshirô Mifune and Takashi Shimura in Stray Dog (1949)Still of Toshirô Mifune and Takashi Shimura in Seven Samurai (1954)Still of Takashi Shimura in Seven Samurai (1954)Still of Toshirô Mifune and Takashi Shimura in Seven Samurai (1954)Still of Toshirô Mifune and Takashi Shimura in Seven Samurai (1954)Still of Momoko Kôchi and Takashi Shimura in Godzilla (1954)
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Biography

Japanese character actor Takashi Shimura was one of the finest film actors of the 20th century and a leading member of the "stock company" of master director Akira Kurosawa. A native of southern Japan, Shimura was a descendant of the samurai warrior class. Following university training, he founded a theatre company, Shichigatsu-za ("July Theatre")... See full bio »
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