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Denjirō Ōkōchi

Denjirō Ōkōchi

  • Born on
    • February 5th, 1898
  • Died on
    • July 19th, 1962
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Denjirō Ōkōchi (5 February 1898 – 18 July 1962) was a Japanese film actor most famous for starring roles in jidaigeki directed by such masters as Akira Kurosawa, Daisuke Itō, Sadao Yamanaka, Teinosuke Kinugasa, Hiroshi Inagaki and Masahiro Makino. His real name was Masuo Ōbe. Training in Shinkokugeki under Shōjirō Sawada, Ōkōchi entered Nikkatsu in 1925 and soon came to fame in chanbara films playing characters such as Chūji Kunisada and Sazen Tange. At his peak, he was one of the top jidaigeki stars alongside Tsumasaburō Bandō and Chiezō Kataoka. During World War II, he also appeared in a number of war films. His house and garden in Arashiyama, Kyoto, called Ōkōchi Sansō, are still preserved and open to the public. Description above from the Wikipedia article Denjirō Ōkōchi, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Filmography

Acting (5 Credits)

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1946No Regrets for Our Youth as Professor Yagihara
1945The Men Who Tread on the Tiger's Tail as Benkei
1945Sanshiro Sugata, Part Two as Shogoro Yano
1943Sanshiro Sugata as Shogoro Yano
1935Sazen Tange and the Pot Worth a Million Ryo as Sazen Tange

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