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Sō Yamamura

Sō Yamamura (山村聰, Yamamura Sō, 24 February 1910 – 26 May 2000) was a Japanese actor and film director. He appeared in more than 110 films between 1947 and 1991, and directed four films. He was also known by the name Satoshi Yamamura, while his actual birth name is Koga Hirosada. In the US, he is well known for his portrayals of Japanese Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto of the Combined Fleet, in Tora! Tora! Tora!, and of Mr. Sakamoto, the CEO of Assan Motors in Gung Ho.


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Born:
Feb 24, 1910 In Tenri, Japan
Movie/TV Credits:
111
First Appeared:
In the movie As Long as I Live 1946-08-01
Latest Project:
Movie Godzilla vs. King Ghidorah 1991-12-14
Known For
Poster of FUJITA MAKOTO IS TANGE SAZEN
Poster of Gung Ho
Poster of Tora! Tora! Tora!
Poster of The Human Condition I: No Greater Love
Filmography
Movie Godzilla vs. King Ghidorah Prime Minister 1991-12-14
Movie FUJITA MAKOTO IS TANGE SAZEN 1990-08-16
Movie Nemuri Kyōshirō 1989-04-22
Movie Gung Ho Mr. Sakamoto 1986-03-14
Movie The Second Is a Christian Unknown 1985-09-14
Movie Antarctica Iwakiri Sencho 1983-07-23
Series Yagyu Jubei Abaretabi Yagyu Munenori 1982-10-19
Movie The Mysterious Gemini • Y&S 1982-12-11
Series Yagyu Abaretabi Yagyu Munenori 1980-10-14
Movie Shadow Warriors: Hattori Hanzo Masayuki Hoshina 1980-02-23
Movie Shag 1978-03-31
Series Pearl Admiral Nagumo, commander of Japanese attack force (uncredited) 1978-11-16
Series The Yagyu Conspiracy Yagyu Munenori 1978-10-03
Movie Main Line to Terror 1975-11-06
Movie Professional Killers – Assignment by Night Hanemon(Otowaya) 1974-02-16
Movie Prophecies of Nostradamus Prime Minister Kuroki 1974-07-13
Movie Professional Killers Hanemon(Otowaya) 1973-06-09
Movie Professional Killers – Assassin's Quarry Hanemon(Otowaya) 1973-09-29
Movie Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart in Peril Jindayu Gomune 1972-12-30
Series Haru no Sakamichi Tokugawa Ieyasu 1971-01-03
Movie The Militarists Mitsumasa Yonai 1970-09-11
Movie Tora! Tora! Tora! Vice-Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto 1970-01-26
Movie Japan's Longest Day Navy Minister Admiral Mitsumasa Yonai 1967-08-12
Movie With Beauty and Sorrow Toshio Ôki 1965-02-28
Movie The Retreat from Kiska Kawashima 1965-07-04
Movie A Public Benefactor Kappei Arima 1964-04-04
Movie Shinobi no Mono 2: Vengeance 1963-08-06
Movie Gang Loyalty and Vengeance Tachibana 1963-10-20
Movie The Inheritance Senzô 1962-02-16
Movie Drunkard's Paradise 1962-02-04
Movie Akitsu Springs 1962-06-15
Movie Their Legacy 1962-01-03
Movie Born in Sin Unknown 1962-11-23
Movie The Pacific War and Himeyuri Corps Taiwan Army Chief of Staff 1962-07-04
Movie Diary of a Mad Old Man Tokusuke Rôjin 1962-10-20
Movie A Flame at the Pier 1962-09-30
Movie Glory on the Summit Unknown 1962-07-29
Movie Samurai Hawk 1961-03-05
Movie The Harbor Lights 1961-02-26
Movie The Prickly Mouthed Geisha, Part 4 1961-01-09
Movie The Orphan Brother 1961-07-19
Movie Hell's Juggler 1961-01-15
Movie An Eagle Eyed Lord 1961-06-21
Movie Epitaph to My Love Unknown 1961-12-31
Movie A Geisha's Diary Kiyomasa Tsutsui 1961-07-28
Movie The Last War Prime Minister 1961-10-08
Movie Love's Family Tree 1961-11-22
Movie The Man Who Challenged 8,000,000-Koku Councilor Matsudaira Izu 1961-09-13
Movie Haitoku no mesu Naoyuki Nishizawa 1961-08-06
Movie The Prickly Mouthed Geisha Part 2 1960-03-01
Movie Ninja Assassins Unknown 1960-01-01
Movie Bored Hatamoto: Riddle of The Assassin's Group 1960-06-29
Movie Deep River Melody 1960-09-13
Movie Life of a Country Doctor Unknown 1960-08-14
Movie The Sand City in Manchuria Unknown 1960-08-24
Movie Magistrate Toyama 3: The Whirlwind Magistrate Unknown 1959-01-01
Movie Shingo's Original Challenge, Part 1 and 2 Unknown 1959-01-01
Movie Men in a Rough Town 1959-01-28
Movie The Human Condition I: No Greater Love Okishima 1959-01-15
Movie The 47 Masterless Samurai 1959-01-15
Movie Detective Duel Unknown 1958-08-06
Movie Little Peach Heishiro Hirayama, the father 1958-05-13
Movie With Songs in My Heart 1958-09-10
Movie The Barbarian and the Geisha Governor Tamura 1958-09-30
Movie Sister with Sister Michisuke Nishikata 1958-12-09
Movie The Purple Hooded Man Unknown 1958-10-29
Movie Typhoon Over Nagasaki 1957-02-06
Movie Night Butterflies Unknown 1957-04-01
Movie Tokyo Twilight Seki Sekiguchi 1957-04-30
Movie Hole in One Keikichi Shirasu 1957-09-15
Movie Jigoku bana 1957-06-25
Movie When It Rains, It Pours Unknown 1957-06-11
Movie Early Spring Yutaka Kawai 1956-01-29
Movie Darkness at Noon Yuji 1956-03-26
Movie Tsukigata Hanpeita: Flover Reel; Storm Reel Katsura Kogoro 1956-10-16
Movie Ghost Story of Youth Tetsuya, father of Chiharu 1955-04-19
Movie Burden of Love Jozaburo Araki 1955-03-18
Movie Princess Yang Kwei Fei An Lushan 1955-05-03
Movie Seven Masks of Revenge Unknown 1955-07-12
Movie Till We Meet Again Daisuke Kaji 1955-05-29
Movie Ai Sureba Koso Gorô (segment 3) 1955-07-05
Movie Love and Duty 1954-03-24
Movie Sound of the Mountain Ogata Shingo 1954-01-15
Movie Ditch Unknown 1954-07-27
Movie The Black Current 1954-08-31
Movie My Wonderful Yellow Car The husband 1953-01-15
Movie Miniature Wakabayashi 1953-04-01
Movie An Inlet of Muddy Water Unknown 1953-01-01
Movie The Cannery Boat Matsuki 1953-09-10
Movie Tokyo Story Koichi Hirayama 1953-11-03
Movie Okuni and Gohei Tomonojo 1952-04-10
Movie The Ataka Family 1952-05-15
Movie Modern People Unknown 1952-09-03
Movie The Woman Who Touched the Legs Yasukichi Sakaza 1952-11-02
Movie The White Orchid 1951-03-24
Movie Dancing Girl Yagi 1951-01-01
Movie Master Swordsman Hirate Miki Hirate Miki 1951-01-01
Movie Hibari no komoriuta Unknown 1951-09-21
Movie The Lady of Musashino Eiji Ono 1951-09-14
Movie Repast Unknown 1951-11-23
Movie Honoo no hada 1951-10-19
Movie White Beast Unknown 1950-06-03
Movie Senka o koete Unknown 1950-09-02
Movie The Munekata Sisters Ryosuke Mimura, Setsuko's husband 1950-08-08
Movie Portrait of Madame Yuki Tateoka 1950-10-21
Movie Rumba of Passion Unknown 1950-12-29
Movie Kirare no Senta Unknown 1949-04-05
Movie A Second Life Unknown 1948-02-03
Movie A Woman in the Typhoon Area Kijima 1948-09-18
Movie The Love of the Actress Sumako Hôgetsu Shimamura 1947-08-16
Movie As Long as I Live Unknown 1946-08-01