Bokuzen Hidari

Bokuzen Hidari

  • Born on
    • February 20th, 1894
  • Died on
    • May 26th, 1971
Bokuzen Hidari (左 卜全 Hidari Bokuzen, 20 February 1894 - 26 May 1971) was a Japanese actor and comedian born in Kotesashi Village (now part of Tokorozawa), Iruma District, Saitama Prefecture, Japan. He appeared in such films as Akira Kurosawa's Seven Samurai, The Lower Depths and Ikiru. Hidari was famous among Japanese audiences for his portrayals of meek, downtrodden men, and although a teetotaller, was renowned for his convincing drunk scenes (see esp. "Ikiru").

Starring Bokuzen Hidari on Plex


Acting (13 Credits)

1969Red Lion as Gohei
1967Scattered Clouds
1965Gamera: The Giant Monster as Old Farmer
1965Red Beard as Patient A
1964Zatoichi's Flashing Sword as Kyubei
1964Three Outlaw Samurai as Sakusan
1958The Rickshaw Man
1957The Lower Depths as Kahei the Pilgrim
1955I Live in Fear as Landowner
1954Seven Samurai as Yohei
1952Ikiru as Ohara
1951The Idiot as Karube
1950Scandal as Drunk


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