Kunie Tanaka (1932–2021)


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Kunie Tanaka was born on November 23, 1932 in Gifu, Japan. He was an actor, known for Sanjuro (1962), Live Your Own Way (1967) and Nogare no machi (1983). He died on March 24, 2021 in Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan. See full bio »

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Known For

Sanjuro Samurai
(1962)
(1967)
Nogare no machi Nakayama
(1983)
Izakaya Chôji Iwashita Yoshiji
(1983)

Filmography

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 2010 The Last Ronin
Shôgen Okuno
 2008 Kujira to medaka (TV Movie)
 2004 Kaikyou o wataru baiorin (TV Movie)
 2004 The Hidden Blade
Kanbê Katagiri
 2004 Shinsengumi! (TV Series)
Shusuke Kondo
- Kurofune ga kita (2004) ... Shusuke Kondo
 2003 The Boat to Heaven
Masato Sakurai
 2003 Fukumimi
 2002 Ten no hitomi 3 (TV Movie)
 2002 Yomigaeri
Dr. Saito
 2002 Kita no kuni kara 2002 yuigon (TV Movie)
Goro Kuroita
 2001 Kewaishi
Shigezo Aono
 2001 Sekai de ichiban atsui natsu (TV Series)
Yabu
 2001 All About Our House
Chouichirou Iwata
 2001 Ten no hitomi 2 (TV Movie)
 2000 Kawa no nagare no you ni
Matsuda (The Shopkeeper)
 2000 Ten no hitomi (TV Movie)
 1998 Gakko III
 1998 Kita no kuni kara '98 jidai (TV Movie)
Goro Kuroita
 1997 Magnitude
Tatsuo Saeki
 1996 Niji o tsukamu otoko
Tsune-san
 1996 Oishinbo
 1995 Kita no kuni kara '95 himitsu (TV Movie)
Goro Kuroita
 1993 Hacchôbori torimono-banashi (TV Series)
Tôkichi
 1993 Kozure Ôkami: Sono chîsaki te ni
Buddhist Priest
 1992 Kita no kuni kara '92 sudachi (TV Movie)
Goro Kuroita
 1992 Shiny Moss
Hachizo
 1991 My Sons
 1991 Happy Wedding
Shigeki Kawamata
 1991 Okappiki dobu (TV Mini Series)
Dobu
 1991 Mo no shigoto
 1991 Oishii onna ni goyojin (TV Movie)
Syogo Iwamizawa
 1990 Saraba itoshino yakuza
Tadashi Karasawa
 1990 Rônin-gai
Magozaemon Doi
 1990 Tasmania Story
Eiji Kawano
 1990 Hoshi wo tsugu mono
Kenji Tanaka (57 years old)
 1989 Kita no kuni kara '89 kikyo (TV Movie)
Goro Kuroita
 1988 Yojo no jidai
 1988 Oracion
Sunada
 1987 Take Me Out to the Snowland
Yûichirô Tayama
 1987 Kita no kuni kara '87 hatsukoi (TV Movie)
Goro Kuroita
 1985 Early Spring Story
Okino, Hitomi's father
 1985 Yasha
Keita
 1984 Oregon kara ai (TV Series)
 1984 Kita no kuni kara '84 natsu (TV Movie)
Goro Kuroita
 1984 The Miracle of Umitsubame Joe
Dosegashira
 1984 Sukanpin walk
Keizo fukami
 1983 Izakaya Chôji
Iwashita Yoshiji
 1983 Nogare no machi
Nakayama
 1983 Okinawan Boys
 1983 Mumyôken Hashiru (TV Movie)
 1983 Kita no kuni kara '83 fuyu (TV Movie)
Goro Kuroita
 1982 Kyôdan
Iwai
 1982 Ekisutora
Shunichiro Mizukoshi
 1982 Keiji monogatari
Tsutomu Murakami
 1981 Station
Sugawara
 1981 Kita no kuni kara (TV Series)
Goro Kuroita
 1980 Dôran
Komatsu
 1979 Kanpaku sengen
Okazaki
 1979 The Last Game
 1979 White Love
Kajiyama
 1979 Hell
Unpei Ikegata
 1979 Nichiren
Gyodo / Kyonin
 1978 Pink Lady's Motion Picture
Shinpei Akazawa
 1978 Never Give Up
Bartender
 1978 Noisy Dynamite
Sakuzo
 1978 The Demon
Policeman
 1978 Bandits vs. Samurai Squadron
Rikichi Komadera
 1978 Winter's Flower
Kokichi Minami
 1978 Yûrei ressha (TV Movie)
Lt. Uno
 1978 Edo no Taka: Goyôbeya Hankachô (TV Series)
Kazami Teppei (1978)
 1977 Village of Eight Gravestones
Ochimusha (as Kuni'e Tanaka)
 1977 Aniki (TV Series)
Kintaro
 1977 Kisetsufû
Kantoku
 1977 Kareinaru keiji (TV Series)
Goro nango
 1977 Yakuza senso: Nihon no Don
Detective Goto
 1977 Kakero! happyaku yachô (TV Mini Series)
Masakichi
 1976 Kinkin no lumpen taisho
Tetsugoro komai
 1976 Manhunt
Yokomichi Keiji
 1975 Bodo shimane keimusho
Prisoner, minding the pigs
 1975 Kobe Kokusai Gang
Teruo Maruyama
 1975 Detective Hagure (TV Series)
Hotaro Shinto
 1975 Bullet Train
Koga's Brother
 1975 Africa's Light
Katsuhiro
 1975 Cops vs Thugs
 1975 Great Jailbreak
Goda
 1975 Graveyard of Honor
Katsuji Ozaki
 1974 Dark Magistrate (TV Series)
Ryojun
 1974 Zatôichi monogatari (TV Series)
Boss Genzo
- Song of the Father and Son (1974) ... Boss Genzo
 1974 Submersion of Japan (TV Series)
Reporter Tatsuno
 1974 Evil of Dracula
Dr. Shimomura
 1974 Final Episode
Makihara Masakichi
 1974 Machi no hi
Goro
 1974 Police Tactics
Makihara Masakichi
 1973 Gendai ninkyô-shi
Zen san
 1973 Stray Dog
Sagawa
 1973 Proxy War
Makihara Masakichi
 1973 Aitte nandaro
Saitarô
 1973 Ai yori aoku
Ajikawa
 1973 Battles Without Honor and Humanity
Makihara Masakichi
 1972 Aa koe naki tomo
Boku
 1972 Summer Soldiers
Fujimura
 1971 The Wolves
Matsuzo Tsumura
 1971 Kigeki: Onna ikitemasu
Man with a gun
 1970 Wakamono no hata
Taro
 1970 Dodes'ka-den
Hatsutaro Kawaguchi
 1970 Onna-tarashi no teiô
Tadao Ueda
 1970 Zatoichi Goes to the Fire Festival
Packhorse Driver
 1970 Kigeki: Otoko wa aikyo
Kuraji Kuramoto
 1970 Fuji sanchô
 1970 Ezo yakata no ketto
Kurobei
 1969 Dai Nippon suri shûdan
Kanegai
 1969 Hitokiri
Gaoler
 1969 Nyu jirando no wakadaishô
Shinjirô Ishiyama
 1969 Forward Ever Forward
Taro
 1969 Goyokin
Hirosuke
 1969 Furesshuman wakadaishô
Ishiyama
 1969 Go! Go! Wakadaishô
Shinjiro Ishiyama
 1968 Outlaw: Black Dagger
Doctor Michio Hongô
 1968 Gion matsuri
Gonji
 1968 Hakuchû dôdô
March (as Kuni'e Tanaka)
 1968 Cry of the Mountain
Kenkichi Mizuguchi
 1968 Outlaw: Gangster VIP 2
Katsuji Nemoto
 1967 Live Your Own Way
Taro
 1967 New a Man's Crest: Birth of a Young Boss
Torakichi Ishikawa
 1967 Kigeki Furoshiki
Heikichi Matsuda
 1967 Judo Champion
 1967 Mesu ga osu o kuikorosu: Kamakiri
Ken Takahashi
 1967 Let's Go, Young Guy! (as Hoei Tanaka)
 1966 Lake of Tears
Kenkichi Ohara
 1966 Zatoichi's Pilgrimage
Man speaks a lot
 1966 The Face of Another
Patient at Mental Hospital
 1966 Akudô
 1966 The Sword of Doom
Senkichi
 1966 Odoshi
 1965 Campus A-Go-Go
Shinjiro Ishiyama / Aodaisyô
 1965 Sword of the Beast
Tanji
 1964 Doro inu
 1964 Kwaidan
Yasaku (segment "Miminashi Hôichi no hanashi")
 1964 Akai daiya
 1963 Jigoku no saiten
Zongming Don
 1963 Okashina yatsu
Sankichi Fujita
 1962 Pitfall
Man in white suit
 1962 The Inheritance
Man in bar
 1962 Sanjuro
Samurai
 1961 Minami no kaze to nami
Eiji Inoue
 1961 Hidden Fangs
Kôji Sakurai
 1960 The Bad Sleep Well
Hitman
 1960 The Sun's Burial
Thief
 1959/II The Human Condition II: Road to Eternity
Obara Nitôhei

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Other Works:

TV commercials: Toyota Camry

Alternate Names:

Hoei Tanaka | Kuni'e Tanaka

Height:

5' 5¾" (1.67 m)
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