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Kôji Yakusho


Kôji Yakusho was born on January 1, 1956 in Isahaya, Japan as Koji Hashimoto. He is an actor and director, known for The Dawn of Gaia (2002), 13 Assassins (2010) and Shall We Dance? (1996). See full bio »
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 2014 Oyaji no senaka (TV Mini-Series) (post-production)
- Episode #1.2 (2014)
 2014 The World of Kanako
Akikazu Fujishima
 2013 Mezamashi terebi (TV Series)
Katsuie Shibata
- Episode dated 12 November 2013 (2013) ... Katsuie Shibata (voice)
- Episode dated 11 November 2013 (2013) ... Katsuie Shibata (voice)
 2013 The Kiyosu Conference
Katsuie Shibata
 2012 The Terminal Trust
Shinzo Egi
 2011 The Woodsman and the Rain
Katsuhiko
 2011 Early Autumn (TV Movie)
 2011 Chronicle of My Mother
Kosaku
 2010 Saigo no Chûshingura
Magozaemon Senoo
 2010 Wagaya no rekishi (TV Series)
Narration
 2010 Kagai jugyô: yôkoso senpai (TV Series)
Narration
- Kyoko Heya (2010) ... Narration
 2009 Toad's Oil
Takuro Yazawa
 2009 Ekiro (TV Movie)
Det. Yobuno
 2009 Mt. Tsurugidake
Morisaku Furuta
 2009 Gelatin Silver, Love
Client
 2007 Walking My Life
Yukihiro Fujiyama
 2007 Silk
Hara Jubei
 2007 The Sin
 2007 Argentine Baba
Satoru Wakui
 2006 I Just Didn't Do It
Masayoshi Arakawa, Lawyer
 2006 Sakebi
Noboru Yoshioka
 2006 Suite Dreams
Heikichi Shindo
 2005 Memoirs of a Geisha
Nobu (as Koji Yakusho)
 2005 Lorelei: The Witch of the Pacific Ocean
Masami Shin'ichi
 2004 University of Laughs
Mutsuo Sakisaka
 2004 Lakeside Murder Case
Sunsuke Namiki
 2004 Toride naki mono (TV Movie)
 2004 Tôkyô genpatsu
The Governor of Tokyo
 2004 The Hunter and the Hunted
Detective Jin
 2003 Fireflies: River of Light
Mr. Takiguchi
 2003 Doppelganger
Michio Hayasaki
 2002 Totsunyûseyo! Asama sansô jiken
Atsuyuki Sassa
 2001 Warm Water Under a Red Bridge
Yosuke Sasano
 2001 Pulse
Ship Captain
 2000 Swing Man
 2000 Seance (TV Movie)
Sato
 2000 Eureka
Makoto Sawai
 1999 Jubaku: Spellbound
Hiroshi Kitano
 1999 Charisma
Goro Yabuike
 1998 Tadon to chikuwa
Kida
 1998 License to Live
Fujimori
 1998 Kizuna
Takaaki Ise / Tetsuro Haga
 1997 The Cure
Kenichi Takabe
 1997 Bounce Ko Gals
Oshima
 1997 Otona no otoko (TV Series)
 1997 The Eel
Takuro Yamashita
 1997 Lost Paradise
Shoichiro Kuki
 1996 Shabu gokudo
Makabe
 1996 Nemuru otoko
Kamimura
 1996 Hacchôbori torimono-banashi (TV Series)
Shinpachirô Kariya
- Episode #2.8 (1996) ... Shinpachirô Kariya
- Episode #2.5 (1996) ... Shinpachirô Kariya
- Episode #2.3 (1996) ... Shinpachirô Kariya
- Episode #2.6 (1996) ... Shinpachirô Kariya
- Episode #2.1 (1996) ... Shinpachirô Kariya
 1995 Kamikaze Taxi
Kantake
 1995 Shimizu Jirochô monogatari (TV Movie)
 1994 Osaka Gokudo Senso: Shinoidare
Ippei Yoshikawa
 1993 Drug Connection
Ryosuke Kano
 1993 Gurenbana
Kenzo Nakada
 1992 Goodbye: Watashi ga koroshita Dazai Osamu (TV Movie)
Osamu Dazai
 1991 Seishun no mon (TV Series)
 1990 Takeda Shingen (TV Mini-Series)
Takeda Shingen
 1990 Pod severnym siyaniyem
Genzo Tamiya
 1986 Inochi (TV Series)
- Episode #1.1 (1986)
 1985 Tampopo
Man in White Suit
 1984 Miyamoto Musashi (TV Series)
Miyamoto Musashi
 1983 Tokugawa Ieyasu (TV Series)
 1982 Tôno monogatari
Hatsutaro
 1982 Himeyuri no Tô
Ootaka
 1982 Onimasa
 1981 Willful Murder
Journalist
 1981 Takushî sanba (TV Series)
Shinji Nakano
- Ai no katachi (1981) ... Shinji Nakano
 1980 Twelve Months
Young Soldier (voice)
 1979 The Last Game
 1979 Hunter in the Dark
Kuwano
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Alternate Names:

Koji Yakusho | Kouji Yakusho

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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His name Yakusho (a Japanese word meaning "public office") originates from the fact that he worked at Chiyoda Ward Office of Tokyo before starting his acting career. See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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