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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 Jinjin no Jin (1974). He died on May 16, 2002 in Tokyo, Japan. See full bio »

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(age 87) in Tokyo, Japan

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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)
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 1966 Doyou danwashitsu (TV Series)
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- Ken no michi (1966) ... Himself

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Height:

5' 4½" (1.64 m)
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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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