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Eiji Okada

Eiji Okada

  • Born on
    • June 13th, 1920
  • Died on
    • September 14th, 1995
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Eiji Okada (13 June 1920 Chōshi, Chiba, Japan – 14 September 1995 Japan) was a Japanese film actor. Okada served in the Japanese army during World War II, and was a miner and traveling salesman before becoming an actor. Internationally, his best-remembered roles include Lui ("him," in French) in the film Hiroshima mon amour (1959), directed by Alain Resnais, and the entomologist Niki Junpei in Hiroshi Teshigahara's Woman in the Dunes (1964), an adaptation of Kōbō Abe's novel. Okada was married to Aiko Wasa, with whom he ran a theatre company in Japan. He died on September 14, 1995 of heart failure, at the age of 75. Description above from the Wikipedia article Eiji Okada, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.​

Filmography

Acting (15 Credits)

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1983Antarctica as Ozawa Taicho
1974The Yakuza as Tono
1973Zatoichi's Conspiracy as Shinbei
1973Lady Snowblood as Gishirō Tsukamoto
1973Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart in the Land of Demons as Shogen Wakita
1971Silence as Inoue Chikugonokami
1970This Transient Life as Mori
1967The X from Outer Space as Dr. Kato
1966The Face of Another as The Boss
1965Samurai Spy as Tatewaki Koriyama
1964Woman in the Dunes as Niki Jumpei
1964Assassination as Lord Matsudaira
1963The Ugly American as Deong
1959Hiroshima Mon Amour as Lui
1952Mother as Shinjiro Hirai

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