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Takashi Shimura

Name in Native Language: "志村喬" (Japanese/JA)
Actor | * 03/12/1905 († 76, 02/11/1982) | Ikuno, Hyogo (Japan)
Takashi Shimura (志村 喬, Shimura Takashi, March 12, 1905 – February 11, 1982) was a Japanese actor who appeared in over 200 films between 1934 and 1981. He is particularly noted for his appearances in 21 of Akira Kurosawa's 30 films (more than any other actor), including as a lead actor in Drunken Angel (1948), Rashomon (1950), Ikiru (1952) and Seven Samurai (1954). He is also known for his role as Professor Kyohei Yamane in Ishirō Honda's original Godzilla (1954). ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Action | Crime

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Movies with Takashi Shimura as Actor(194)

as Ryuuson1980 An Ocean to Cross
as Taguchi Gyobu1980 Kagemusha
as Sen Rikyu1978 Love and Faith
as Hiroshi's Father1978 Talk of the Town Tora-san
as Dr. Yamane1977 Godzilla
1975 はだしの青春
as Pediatrician1974 Prophecies of Nostradamus
as Sakubei1973 Zatoichi's Conspiracy
as Hiroshi's Father1971 Tora-san's Love Call
as Hyôichirô Suwa1969 It's Tough Being a Man
as Magoichi's father1969 The Magoichi Saga
as Taizo Matsui1968 Industrial Spy
as Ashimura1968 The Sands of Kurobe
as Fortune Teller1968 The Bride from Hades
as Sakamoto1967 The Chivalrous Life
as Information Bureau Director Hiroshi Shimomura1967 Japan's Longest Day
as Mishima1965 Sanshiro Sugata
as Axis Scientist1965 Frankenstein Conquers the World
as Tokubei Izumiya1965 Red Beard
as Narihisa Ichijô1965 Samurai Assassin
as Military Command president1965 The Retreat from Kiska
as Head priest (segment "Miminashi Hôichi no hanashi")1964 Kwaidan
1964 血とダイヤモンド
as Admiral1963 Attack Squadron
as Chief of Investigation Section1963 High and Low
as King Raksha1963 Lost World Of Sinbad
as Kurofuji1962 Sanjuro
as Hyobu Chishaka1962 47 Ronin
as Kensuke Sonoda1962 Gorath
as Tokuemon, sake brewer1961 Yojimbo
as Katagiri1961 Daredevil in the Castle
as News Editor1961 Mothra
as Hacchônawate Tokubei1961 The Gambler's Code
as Yahei1961 Restoration Fire
as Administrative Officer Moriyama1960 The Bad Sleep Well
as Chotaro Masue1960 Man Against Man
as Sadonokami Honda1960 Princess Sen in Edo
as Gohei Hirayama1960 Afraid To Die
as Ryoan1959 Kagero ezu
as Kyusaku Inao1959 The Story of Iron Arm Inao
as Doctor Yamane1959 Gigantis the Fire Monster
as Elder Kumaso1959 The Three Treasures
as Saemon Toki1959 Saga of the Vagabonds
as Kasai1958 Points and Lines
as Izumi Nagakura1958 The Hidden Fortress
as Jûbei Ôtake1958 The Loyal 47 Ronin
as Dr. Tanjiro Adachi1957 The Mysterians
as Noriyasu Odagura1957 Throne of Blood
as Nagasawa1956 I Saw the Killer
as Hanako's Father1956 Young Tree
as Sado Nagaoka the court official1956 Samurai III: Duel at Ganryu Island
as Insepctor Kasai1955 Witness Without a Figure
as Domestic Court Counselor Dr. Harada1955 I Live in Fear
as Kyohei Yamane-hakase1955 Godzilla Raids Again
as Kyohei Yamane-hakase1954 Godzilla
1954 君死に給うことなかれ
as Kotaro Yamabe1954 A Geisha on Horseback
as Kambei Shimada1954 Seven Samurai
as Colonel A, staff officer of the army1953 Eagle of the Pacific
1952 Foghorn
as Kanji Watanabe1952 Ikiru
as Ono, Ayako's father1951 The Idiot
as Rokutaro Kosaka1951 The Life of a Horse Trader
as Lighthouse Man1951 The Blue Pearl
as Sotaro Munekata1951 Stolen Love
as Wataru Horie1951 The Bitch
1951 Elegy
as Attorney Hiruta1950 Scandal
as Woodcutter1950 Rashomon
as Daizo Matsubara1950 Sanshiro of Ginza
as Dr. Konosuke Fujisaki1949 The Quiet Duel
as Det. Sato1949 Stray Dog
as Sanada1948 Drunken Angel
as Genshirō Kuramoto1947 Joyu
as Kenzô Ogura1947 Spring Awakens
as Nojiro1947 Snow Trail
as Theatre manager1946 Those Who Make Tomorrow
as Police Commissioner 'Poison Strawberry' Dokuichigo1946 No Regrets for Our Youth
as Murai's father, principle1945 Ai to chikai
as Yasukichi Ito1944 Sagohei the Three-footer
as Chief Goro Ishida1944 The Most Beautiful
as Hansuke Murai, Sayo's father1943 Sanshiro Sugata
as Oil Seller1941 Festival Across the Sea
as Kyosai Shimura1939 Singing Lovebirds
as Tsuda Echizennokami-Sukehiro1939 Devoted Servant Naosuke
as Gundayû Yao1937 Jiraiya
as Taranoshin Tsunomata1936 Capricious Young Man
as Inspector1936 Osaka Elegy

Full Name: Takashi Shimura
Citizenship: Japan
Born: Sunday, 03/12 1905 (March) in Ikuno, Hyogo (Japan)
Died: Thursday, 02/11 1982 (February) in Tokyo (aged: 76)
Zodiac sign: Pisces (Chinese zodiac sign: Snake)
Languages: Japanese (JA, native language)
Educated at: Kansai University
Other names for Takashi Shimura (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"志村喬"
"Shoji Shimazaki"
"島崎捷爾"
"島崎 捷爾"
"しむら たかし" (Kana/Japanese)
Takashi Shimura frequently works together with these people:
Akira Kurosawa (75x, Crew)
Tomoyuki Tanaka (53x, Crew)
Toshirō Mifune (51x, Actor)
Eiji Tsuburaya (27x, Crew)
Susumu Fujita (26x, Actor)
Ishirō Honda (25x, Crew)
Sachio Sakai (25x, Cast)
Akihiko Hirata (24x, Actor)
Minoru Chiaki (22x, Actor)
Yoshio Tsuchiya (22x, Actor)
Ryûzô Kikushima (21x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:4164, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 01/19/2022