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Kosan Yanagiya (1915–2002)

Kosan Yanagiya was born on January 2, 1915 in Nagano, Japan. He was an actor, known for Pom Poko (1994), Tora-san, the Good Samaritan (1971) and Shin Yotarô senki (1969). He died on May 16, 2002 in Tokyo, Japan. See full bio »

Died:

(age 87) in Tokyo, Japan

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Known For

Pom Poko
Pom Poko Abbot Tsurugame
(1994)
Shin Yotarô senki
(1969)
Jinjin no Jin
Jinjin no Jin Kosan Yanagiya
(1974)

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 1994 Pom Poko
Abbot Tsurugame (voice)
 1974 Jinjin no Jin (TV Series)
Kosan Yanagiya
 1970 Dokushin no Scat (TV Mini-Series)
 1969 Shin Yotarô senki
Doctor
 1968 Kenka Tarô (TV Series)
- Episode #1.10 (1968)
- Episode #1.9 (1968)
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 1966 Doyô danwashitsu (TV Series)
Himself
- Ken no michi (1966) ... Himself

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Height:

5' 4½" (1.64 m)
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Trivia:

In 1995, Yanagiya was designated a Living National Treasure by the Japanese government, the first rakugo storyteller to be so recognized.

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