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Jō Shishido

Beloved Japanese actor most recognizable for his intense, eccentric yakuza film roles and his artificially enlarged cheekbones. He has appeared in some 300 films but is best known in the West for his performance in the cult film Branded to Kill (1967). In Japan, he is also known by the nickname "Joe the Ace" (エースのジョー Ēsu no Jō) for his popular role in the Western Fast-Draw Guy (1961).

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Dec 6, 1933 In Osaka Prefecture, Japan
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Policeman's Diary 1955-02-03
Latest Project:
Movie The Final Judgement 2012-06-02
Known For
Poster of ケータイ刑事 THE MOVIE3 モーニング娘。救出大作戦!〜パンドラの箱の秘密
Poster of The Trap
Poster of You'll Fall For Me
Poster of None But the Brave
Movie The Final Judgement Lao Porto 2012-06-02
Movie ケータイ刑事 THE MOVIE3 モーニング娘。救出大作戦!〜パンドラの箱の秘密 Unknown 2011-02-05
Movie A Night in Nude: Salvation Naoki / Yamagami 2010-10-02
Movie The Code Detective 500 2008-10-18
Movie Kisaragi Unknown 2007-06-16
Movie Behind Flower and Snake 2 Himself 2005-04-21
Movie Flower & Snake II Unknown 2005-05-14
Movie Gokudô seisen: Jihaado Unknown 2002-07-08
Movie Drowning Fish Ace no Jo 2001-02-03
Movie To Love Chinen 1997-10-04
Movie The Trap Unknown 1996-01-01
Movie The Stairway to the Distant Past Jô Shishido 1995-03-18
Movie Turning Point Hashizume, Reporter 1994-06-18
Movie The Most Terrible Time in My Life Jô Shishido 1994-03-05
Movie 8 Man - For All Lonely Nights Dr. Tani 1992-06-04
Movie The Gambler Joe of Aces 1992-09-01
Movie Danger Point: The Road to Hell Unknown 1991-10-11
Movie Neo Chinpira 2: Zoom Goes the Bullet Junichi Mizuta 1991-04-12
Movie Nozomi Witches Ryotaro's father 1990-03-17
Movie Neo Chinpira: Zoom Goes the Bullet Junichi Mizuta 1990-05-11
Movie Red Crow and the Ghost Ship Captain 1989-07-24
Movie You'll Fall For Me Unknown 1989-11-03
Movie Tokyo: The Last Megalopolis Tokuji Hayakawa 1988-01-30
Movie Fugitive Alien Captain Joe 1987-11-03
Movie Star Force: Fugitive Alien II Captain Joe 1987-01-01
Movie Take It Easy Unknown 1986-04-12
Movie Bound for the Fields, the Mountains, and the Seacoast School Principal 1986-10-04
Movie Leave My Girl Alone Unknown 1986-12-13
Movie Sukanpin Walk Tatsuya Sekikawa 1984-02-11
Movie Again Unknown 1984-02-18
Movie Our Wedding Unknown 1983-04-29
Movie I Are You, You Am Me Kouzou Saitoh 1982-04-17
Movie Blue Jeans Memory Unknown 1981-07-11
Movie Edo Porn Jyuppensha Ikku 1981-09-12
Movie Nurse's Husband Unknown 1980-05-10
Movie The First Catch Unknown 1980-12-27
Movie Bandits vs. Samurai Squadron Tominoichi 1978-07-01
Movie A Tale of Sorrow and Sadness Cop 1977-05-21
Movie Ore no sora Genjiro Yasuda 1977-05-28
Movie High Seas Hijack Chief Engineer Kosai 1977-10-20
Movie Gambling Code and Feuds Katsuya Sekikawa 1977-08-27
Movie The Visitor in the Eye Black Jack 1977-11-26
Series Wind, Clouds, and Rainbow Gendō 1976-01-04
Movie The Sea of Genkai Sawaki 1976-05-29
Movie The Explosion Chief Engineer Kosai 1975-07-12
Series Dengeki!! Strada 5 Takamura Terujiro / Jupiter 1974-04-05
Movie New Battles Without Honor and Humanity 1 Hachiro Tachibana 1974-12-28
Movie Battles Without Honor and Humanity: Final Episode Katsutoshi Otomo 1974-06-29
Movie None But the Brave Unknown 1973-05-09
Movie The Hard Core Criminal 1973-05-12
Movie Hoodlum Soldier: Rebel in the Army Unknown 1972-04-22
Movie New Abashiri Prison Story: Honor and Humanity, Ammunition That Attracts the Storm Unknown 1972-08-12
Movie A Man's World Unknown 1971-01-13
Movie Go As Messy As Messy Can Be Mujitori 1971-03-20
Movie New Harenchi Gakuen College Gebageba 1971-01-03
Movie Monk's Paradise Unknown 1971-07-31
Movie Okusama wa 18 sai: shinkon kyoshitsu Unknown 1971-06-05
Movie Bad Girl Mako Yasuoka 1971-08-25
Movie Blood For Blood Unknown 1971-06-10
Movie Health Check in the Nude Macaroni 1970-08-01
Movie A Hoodlum At The Risk Of His Life Unknown 1970-01-05
Movie Shameless School Macaroni 1970-05-02
Movie New Prison Walls of Abashiri: High Stakes at Abashiri Unknown 1970-08-14
Movie Shameless School, Tackle Kiss Macaroni 1970-09-12
Movie The Rough One Imano's Bodyguard 1969-06-13
Movie Retaliation Hino 1968-10-05
Movie Burning Clouds Unknown 1967-05-03
Movie A Colt Is My Passport Shuji Kamimura 1967-02-04
Movie Asia-Pol George 1967-06-22
Movie Branded to Kill Gorô Hanada 1967-06-15
Movie My Sweetheart President Shishido 1967-11-03
Movie Velvet Hustler Unknown 1967-10-06
Movie Massacre Gun Ryûichi Kuroda 1967-09-06
Movie The Dragon and the Tiger Unknown 1966-01-14
Movie Cat Girls Gamblers: Abandoned Fangs of Triumph Unknown 1966-03-12
Movie Blood Shed Seiji 1966-04-10
Movie Murder Unincorporated Jiro (Joe of Spades) 1965-08-25
Movie The Dragon of Macao Aizu 1965-12-18
Movie Tiger of the Sea 1964-01-01
Movie Cruel Gun Story Togawa 1964-02-01
Movie Gate of Flesh Shintaro Ibuki 1964-05-31
Movie Jinsei Gekijo Unknown 1964-02-23
Movie Detective Bureau 2-3: Go to Hell, Bastards! Hideo Tajima 1963-01-27
Movie Youth of the Beast Jôji 'Jo' Mizuno 1963-04-21
Movie Detective Bureau 2-3: A Man Weak to Money and Women Hideo Tajima 1963-07-07
Movie Mekishiko mushuku Unknown 1962-01-03
Movie Danger Pays Jôji Kondô 1962-12-01
Movie Glass-Hearted Johnny 1962-09-30
Movie The Rambler under the Southern Cross Unknown 1961-01-03
Movie Quick Draw Joe Joe the Ace 1961-04-01
Movie Nosappu no jū Unknown 1961-09-02
Movie Joe of Aces: Gambling for a Living Eiji Yano (Joe of Aces) 1961-05-13
Movie The Guitarist from the Sea Unknown 1960-02-28
Movie Ryuji, the Gun Slinger Gin of the Colt 1960-02-14
Movie Return of the Vagabond Unknown 1960-04-23
Movie The Guitarist and the Rancher Unknown 1960-01-03
Movie The Man with a Sinister Laugh Ken 1960-08-06
Movie The Gun Like Lightning Goro 1960-05-14
Movie The Rambler in the Sunset Unknown 1960-07-01
Movie The Rambler Rides Again Unknown 1960-12-31
Movie Wind of Volcano Unknown 1960-05-28
Movie Kenjû 0 gô Unknown 1959-04-28
Movie Wounded Beast Unknown 1959-04-01
Movie Machi ga nemuru toki Unknown 1959-05-06
Movie The Rambling Guitarist George 1959-10-11
Movie Mighty Rules Unknown 1959-12-14
Movie The Human Cyclone Masa 1959-09-20
Movie The Boy Who Came Back Кадзита 1958-06-29
Movie Taiyō o buchi otose Unknown 1958-10-01
Movie Rusty Knife Shimabara 1958-03-11
Movie Voice Without a Shadow Hamazaki 1958-10-22
Movie Orera wa nagashi no ninkisha Unknown 1958-10-29
Movie Kawakami Tetsuji, No. 16 Masaki Yoshihara 1957-01-03
Movie The Champion Boxer Ishiyama 1957-05-01
Movie The Naked Woman and the Gun Unknown 1957-12-07
Movie Temptation Goro Yasui 1957-09-22
Movie Confession Unknown 1956-03-21
Movie Seishun wo warera ni Takai 1956-03-28
Movie Called To The Stand Unknown 1956-02-25
Movie The Happy Dancers Unknown 1956-05-10
Movie 若いお巡りさん Unknown 1956-11-14
Movie Shiawase wa doko ni Tetsuo Shimura 1956-07-19
Movie Frankie the Milkman Zenkichi Matsubara 1956-12-05
Movie Kanshō fujin Unknown 1956-10-24
Movie Policeman's Diary Patrolman Yabuta 1955-02-03
Movie The Maid's Kid Unknown 1955-06-28