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Tatsuya Nakadai

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.   Tatsuya Nakadai (仲代 達矢 Nakadai Tatsuya, born Motohisa Nakadai December 13, 1932) is a Japanese leading film actor. He became a star after he was discovered working as a Tokyo shop clerk by filmmaker Masaki Kobayashi during the early 1950s. He became the favorite leading man of internationally-acclaimed director Akira Kurosawa after a well publicized fallout between Kurosawa and the legendary Toshirō Mifune. Beginning in the late 1950s, he worked with a number of Japan's best-known filmmakers, starring or co-starring in five Kurosawa films, along with significant films made by Hiroshi Teshigahara (The Face of Another), Mikio Naruse (When a Woman Ascends the Stairs), Kihachi Okamoto (Kill! and Sword of Doom), Hideo Gosha (Goyokin), Shiro Toyoda (Portrait of Hell) and Kon Ichikawa (Enjo and Odd Obsession). Notably, his long-term collaboration with Masaki Kobayashi invites comparison to the working relationship between Akira Kurosawa and Toshirō Mifune. Nakadai was featured in 11 Kobayashi films including the The Human Condition trilogy, Harakiri, Samurai Rebellion and Kwaidan. The Thick-Walled Room marked Nakadai's acting debut. His next role was a little noticed and uncredited one in Akira Kurosawa's Seven Samurai where he appears for a few seconds as a samurai wandering about town. Description above from the Wikipedia article Tatsuya Nakadai, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


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Born:
Dec 13, 1932 In Tokyo, Japan
Movie/TV Credits:
138
First Appeared:
In the movie Seven Samurai 1954-04-26
Latest Project:
Movie The Return 2019-11-04
Known For
Poster of Ran
Poster of Kagemusha
Poster of Shin Heike Monogatari
Poster of Yojimbo
Filmography
Movie A Town and a Tall Chimney 2019-06-22
Movie The Return Unknown 2019-11-04
Movie Lear on the Shore Kuwahata Chokichi 2017-06-03
Movie A Duel Tale 2015-10-31
Movie Before The Leaves Fall Kenichiro Miya 2015-05-23
Movie Gun Woman Hamazaki 2014-02-28
Movie Giovanni's Island Junpei Senou 2014-02-22
Movie Over Your Dead Body 2014-08-23
Movie The Human Trust Nobuhiro Sasakura 2013-10-19
Movie The Tale of The Princess Kaguya Sumiyaki no Roujin (voice) 2013-11-23
Movie Japan's Tragedy Fujio 2012-10-05
Movie Until the Break of Dawn 2012-11-10
Movie Haru's Journey Tadao Nakai 2010-05-22
Movie Zatoichi: The Last Tendo 2010-05-29
Movie Tatsuya Nakadai on The Human Condition Unknown 2009-01-01
Movie Listen to My Heart 2009-11-10
Series Samurai Banners 2007-01-07
Movie Yamato 2005-12-17
Series Crying Out Love, in the Center of the World Matsumoto Kentaro 2004-07-02
Movie Like Asura Kotaro Takezawa 2003-11-08
Movie Dawn of a New Day: The Man Behind VHS Matsushita (Matsushita Denki Co.) 2002-06-16
Movie Akira Kurosawa: It Is Wonderful to Create: Kagemusha Interviewee 2002-10-25
Movie Vengeance for Sale Umetaro Katakura 2002-02-16
Movie To Dance with the White Dog Eisuke Nakamoto 2002-04-13
Movie Akira Kurosawa: It Is Wonderful to Create: Yojimbo Interviewee 2002-10-25
Movie Akira Kurosawa: It Is Wonderful to Create: Sanjuro Interviewee 2002-10-25
Movie Akira Kurosawa: It Is Wonderful to Create: High and Low Interviewee 2002-10-25
Movie Kurosawa Himself 2000-12-24
Movie Kurosawa: The Last Emperor Himself 1999-01-01
Movie After the Rain Tsuji Gettan 1999-10-25
Movie Jubaku: Spellbound Hideaki Sasaki 1999-09-18
Movie EAST MEETS WEST Kaishu Katsu 1995-08-12
Movie Lone Wolf and Cub: The Final Conflict Yagyu Retsudo 1993-02-06
Movie The Wicked City Daishu (Yuen Tai Chung) 1992-01-01
Movie Faraway Sunset Kobayashi 1992-07-04
Movie Basara: Princess Goh Oribe Furuta 1992-04-11
Movie Heat Wave Tsunejiro Murai 1991-02-09
Movie Return from the River Kwai Major Harada 1989-04-07
Movie Four Days of Snow and Blood Sugiyama 1989-06-17
Movie 優駿 ORACION Heihachiro Wagu 1988-07-23
Movie Taikoki (Narrator) 1987-01-01
Movie Hachi-ko Shujiro Ueno 1987-08-01
Movie Atami Murder Case Denbei Nikaido 1986-06-07
Movie Michi Seiji Tajima 1986-09-06
Movie A. K. Himself 1985-05-20
Movie Ran Lord Hidetora Ichimonji 1985-06-01
Movie Family without a Dinner Table Nobuyuki Kidoji 1985-11-01
Movie Fireflies in the North Takeshi Tsukigata 1984-09-01
Movie Battle Anthem 1983-06-04
Movie Space Battleship Yamato - Final Chapter Narrator 1983-03-19
Movie Onimasa: A Japanese Godfather Masagoro Kiryuin - Onimasa 1982-06-05
Movie Sazen Tange and the Pot Worth a Million Ryo Sazen Tange 1982-10-22
Movie The Legend of Sayo 1982-12-17
Movie Willful Murder Yashiro 1981-11-07
Movie Kagemusha Shingen Takeda / Kagemusha 1980-04-26
Movie Port Arthur Maresuke Nogi 1980-08-02
Movie Hunter in the Dark Gomyo Kiyoemon 1979-06-17
Movie Queen Bee Ginzo Daidoji 1978-02-11
Movie Bandits vs. Samurai Squadron Kumokiri Nizaemon 1978-07-01
Movie The Phoenix Jingi the Conqueror, leader of the Takamagahara 1978-08-12
Movie Blood Type: Blue Minami 1978-11-23
Movie Sugata Sanshiro Yano 1977-10-29
Movie Human Revolution II 1976-06-19
Movie The Corporation 1976-08-14
Movie The Gate of Youth 1975-02-15
Movie Battle Cry Hijikata Toshizo 1975-03-14
Movie I Am a Cat Kushami 1975-05-31
Movie Solar Eclipse Yasuo Hoshino, the Chief Cabinet Secretary 1975-09-06
Movie The Family Teppei Manpyo 1974-01-26
Movie Rise, Fair Sun 1973-10-27
Movie Belladonna of Sadness The Devil 1973-06-30
Movie The Human Revolution 1973-09-08
Series Shin Heike Monogatari Taira no Kiyomori 1972-01-02
Movie Inn of Evil Sadashichi 1971-09-11
Movie The Battle of Okinawa Colonel Hiromichi Yahara 1971-08-14
Movie The Wolves Seji Iwahashi 1971-10-30
Movie Duel at Fort Ezo Daizennokami Honjo 1970-02-09
Movie The Ambitious Shintaro Nakaoka 1970-02-14
Movie The Scandalous Adventures of Buraikan Naojiro Kataoka 1970-04-18
Movie Will to Conquer 1970-10-17
Movie Zatoichi Goes to the Fire Festival Ronin 1970-08-12
Movie Goyokin Magobei Wakizaka 1969-05-01
Movie Safari 5000 1969-07-19
Movie Battle of the Japan Sea Major Genjiro Akashi 1969-08-01
Movie Portrait of Hell Yoshihide 1969-11-18
Movie Blood End Sentaro 1969-11-15
Movie Tenchu! Hampeita Takechi 1969-08-09
Movie Today We Kill, Tomorrow We Die! James Elfego 1968-03-28
Movie Kill! Genta 1968-06-22
Movie Admiral Yamamoto Narrator (voice) 1968-08-14
Movie The Human Bullet Narrator 1968-10-22
Movie The Age of Assassins Shinji Kikyo 1967-02-04
Movie Kojiro Musashi Miyamoto 1967-04-01
Movie Japan's Longest Day Narrator (voice) 1967-08-12
Movie Samurai Rebellion Tatewaki Asano 1967-05-27
Movie Journey 1967-11-12
Movie The Sword of Doom Ryunosuke Tsukue 1966-02-25
Movie Cash Calls Hell Oida 1966-01-15
Movie The Face of Another Mr. Okuyama 1966-07-15
Movie The Daphne 1966-10-01
Movie Three Yakuza Unknown 1965-05-22
Movie The Last Judgment 1965-01-01
Movie Illusion of Blood Tamiya Iemon 1965-07-25
Movie Fort Graveyard Sakuma 1965-09-18
Movie Kwaidan Mi nokichi (segment "Yuki-Onna") 1964-12-29
Movie High and Low Chief Detective Tokura 1963-03-01
Movie Pressure of Guilt 1963-02-17
Movie Legacy of the 500,000 Mitsura Gunji 1963-04-18
Movie A Woman's Life 1963-11-16
Movie The Inheritance Kikuo Furukawa 1962-02-16
Movie Sanjuro Hanbei Muroto 1962-01-01
Movie Love Under the Crucifix Ukon Takayama 1962-06-03
Movie Harakiri Hanshiro Tsugumo 1962-09-15
Movie Chibusa o daku musume tachi 1962-10-07
Movie The Human Condition III: A Soldier's Prayer Kaji 1961-01-28
Movie Yojimbo Unosuke, gunfighter 1961-04-25
Movie The Human Condition Kaji 1961-01-28
Movie The Other Woman Minami 1961-05-30
Movie Immortal Love Heibei 1961-09-16
Movie As the Clouds Scatter 1961-07-09
Movie When a Woman Ascends the Stairs Kenichi Komatsu, the manager 1960-01-15
Movie Daughters, Wives and a Mother Shingo Kuroki 1960-05-21
Movie The Blue Beast Unknown 1960-06-26
Movie Get 'em All Tsubota 1960-11-29
Movie The Human Condition I: No Greater Love Kaji 1959-01-15
Movie Odd Obsession Kimura 1959-06-23
Movie The Beast Shall Die Kunihiko Date 1959-06-09
Movie Pilgrimage at Night 1959-09-20
Movie The Human Condition II: Road to Eternity Kaji 1959-11-20
Movie All About Marriage Akira Nakayama 1958-05-26
Movie The Naked Sun 1958-10-01
Movie Conflagration Tokari 1958-09-22
Movie Untamed Woman 1957-05-28
Movie Teenage Sazae 1957-12-28
Movie Black River Jo 1957-10-23
Movie The Thick-Walled Room 1956-10-31
Movie Sazae-san 1956-12-12
Movie Seven Samurai Samurai Wandering through Town (uncredited) 1954-04-26