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Ryo Ishibashi

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.   Ryo Ishibashi (born July 20, 1956) is a Japanese actor and international celebrity. He is known around the world for his roles in the classic Japanese Horror films Suicide Club and Audition. He is also recognized in America for his role as Nakagawa in The Grudge and The Grudge 2. Ishibashi was born in Kurume, Fukuoka, Kyūshū, Japan. He started his career by starting his own band called the ARB (Alexander Ragtime Band) in 1977. The band made their debut in 1978, and made over a dozen albums until they broke up in 1990. Recently, Ishibashi has resumed his musical activity and re-formed ARB with an album, Real Life in 1998. In 1986, Ishibashi made his movie debut in the film A-Hômansu in which ARB's 13th single "After 45" was used as its theme song. Ryo Ishibashi has been concentrating on his acting career, and has appeared in several movies outside his native country Japan, and became an internationally recognized celebrity. He won the award for Best Actor at the 11th Yokohama Film Festival for A Sign Days. Ishibashi has been married to Mieko Harada since 1987 and has three children. Description above from the Wikipedia article Ryo Ishibashi, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Jul 20, 1956 In Kurume, Fukuoka, Kyushu, Japan
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Rock is sex: Saraba aibô 1982-11-20
Latest Project:
Movie The Cinderella Addiction 2021-02-05
Known For
Poster of The Grudge 2
Poster of The Grudge
Poster of Suicide Club
Poster of Two Punks
Movie The Cinderella Addiction Unknown 2021-02-05
Series To Heal Wounds of Heart An Tekkei 2020-01-18
Series The Naked Director Ikezawa 2019-08-08
Movie Masquerade Hotel 2019-12-01
Movie Dancing Mary Yakuza thug 2019-10-09
Series Smoking Sabe 2018-04-20
Series Stock Price Crash Chiharu Zaizen 2014-10-19
Movie Ace Attorney Gou Karuma (Manfred von Karma) 2012-02-11
Movie Black Dawn Shotaro Ariga 2012-06-02
Series Wonderful Single Life Toru Higuchi 2012-10-11
Movie Mitsuko Delivers Jiro 2011-11-05
Movie Box: Hakamada Case - What is the Life Police officer Tatematsu 2010-05-29
Movie MW Kazuyuki Sawaki 2009-07-03
Movie Prisoner 701: Sasori Jyono 2008-01-01
Movie The Most Beautiful Night In The World Kinichi Nihei 2008-05-24
Movie Shamo Principal Saeki 2007-05-17
Movie Dream Cruise Eiji Saito 2007-02-22
Movie The Investigation Game Yousuke Sone 2007-06-24
Movie War Shiro Yanagawa 2007-08-24
Movie Aoi Hitomi to Nuage Michihisa Suto 2007-11-25
Movie Big Bang Love, Juvenile A Warden Tsuchiya 2006-02-11
Movie Waru Unknown 2006-02-25
Series Rondo Yoshihiko Isaki 2006-01-15
Movie The Queen Bee Kinzo Daidoji 2006-01-06
Movie Waru: kanketsu-hen Unknown 2006-08-25
Movie The Grudge 2 Detective Nakagawa 2006-10-13
Movie The Happiness Unknown 2006-11-23
Movie Trapped Ashes Head Monk 2006-09-12
Series Haru and Natsu Unno Commander 2005-10-02
Movie The Grudge Nakagawa 2004-10-22
Movie Moon Child 2003-04-19
Movie g@me. 2003-11-08
Movie Last Love First Love Unknown 2003-12-03
Movie Dog Star Unknown 2002-04-27
Movie Aiki Masatsugu Hiraishi 2002-11-29
Movie Suicide Club Detective Kuroda 2001-10-29
Movie Film Noir Yuji Hamazaki 2000-11-04
Movie Brother Ishihara 2000-09-09
Movie Audition Shigeharu Aoyama 1999-10-06
Movie An Obsession Detective Saga 1997-12-20
Movie Yakuza Ladies Revisited 5 Unknown 1996-06-01
Movie Two Punks Otani 1996-12-21
Movie Kids Return Local Yakuza Chief 1996-07-27
Movie Back to Back Koji 1996-08-29
Movie Another Lonely Hitman Takashi Tachibana 1995-06-30
Movie The Crossing Guard Jefferey 1995-11-15
Movie Blue Tiger Gan 1994-04-03
Movie Natural Woman Unknown 1994-12-17
Movie American Yakuza Shuji Sawamoto 1993-01-01
Movie Harikomi 1991-09-27
Movie Via Okinawa Sachio 1989-06-09
Movie 優駿 ORACION Unknown 1988-07-23
Movie A Homance Michio Yamazaki 1986-10-10
Movie Leave My Girl Alone Unknown 1986-12-13
Movie Rock is sex: Saraba aibô Rachi 1982-11-20