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Kôji Yakusho Poster

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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 1 January 1956Isahaya, Japan
Birth NameKoji Hashimoto
Height 5' 10" (1.78 m)

Mini Bio (1)

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).

Trivia (2)

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.
Frequently cast by director Kiyoshi Kurosawa; he is one of his favorite actors.

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