Shô Kosugi


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Easily the best known actor/martial artist during the 1980s ninja cinema craze, Kosugi was a proficient martial artist & skilled weapons performer which was highlighted in his several starring roles. Kosugi grew up as the youngest child and only son of a Tokyo fisherman, and began his martial arts training at the age of five studying karate at a ... See full bio »

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(2009)
The Scorpion King Miscellaneous Crew
(2002)
(1983)
Enter the Ninja Hasegawa
(1981)

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 2009 Ninja Assassin
Ozunu (as Sho Kosugi)
 1998 Tenchu (Video Game)
Rikimaru (Japanese version, voice, uncredited)
 1994 Ninja Sentai Kakuranger (TV Series)
Gali
- Shijô Hatsu no Chô Taiketsu (1994) ... Gali (voice)
- Chô Dai Mono - Rainichi!! (1994) ... Gali (voice)
 1993 Ultraman: The Ultimate Hero (TV Series)
Ultraman Powered
- On a Mission from M78 (Baltan) (1993) ... Ultraman Powered (voice)
 1993 Drug Connection
Larry Matsuda
 1991 Journey of Honor
Daigoro Mayeda
 1989 Blind Fury
The Assassin (as Sho Kosugi)
 1988 Black Eagle
Ken Tani
 1988 Aloha Summer
Yukinaga Konishi (as Sho Kosugi)
 1987 Rage of Honor
Shiro Tanaka
 1985 Pray for Death
Akira Saito
 1985 Nine Deaths of the Ninja
Spike Shinobi
 1984 The Master (TV Series)
Okasa
- A Place to Call Home (1984) ... Okasa (credit only)
- Rogues (1984) ... Okasa (credit only)
- Failure to Communicate (1984) ... Okasa (as Sho Kosugi)
- The Java Tiger (1984) ... Okasa (credit only)
- Kunoichi (1984) ... Okasa
 1983 Revenge of the Ninja
Cho Osaki (as Sho Kosugi Black Ninja)
 1981 Enter the Ninja
Hasegawa
 1978 The Bad News Bears Go to Japan
Kata Demonstrator (uncredited)
 1976 Bruce Lee Fights Back from the Grave
Suzuki (uncredited)
 1974 The Godfather: Part II
Passerby in Coat with Cap Pulled Down (uncredited)
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Official Sites:

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Alternate Names:

Sho Kosugi | Sho Kosugi Black Ninja

Height:

6' 0½" (1.84 m)
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Trivia:

Father of Shane Kosugi and Kane Kosugi. Also has a daughter named Ayeesha Elisa Kosugi who was born in 1983. See more »

Nickname:

The visible ninja

Star Sign:

Gemini

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