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Eiji Okada

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Eiji Okada (13 June 1920 Chōshi, Chiba, Japan – 14 September 1995 Japan) was a Japanese film actor. Okada served in the Japanese army during World War II, and was a miner and traveling salesman before becoming an actor. Internationally, his best-remembered roles include Lui ("him," in French) in the film Hiroshima mon amour (1959), directed by Alain Resnais, and the entomologist Niki Junpei in Hiroshi Teshigahara's Woman in the Dunes (1964), an adaptation of Kōbō Abe's novel. Okada was married to Aiko Wasa, with whom he ran a theatre company in Japan. He died on September 14, 1995 of heart failure, at the age of 75. Description above from the Wikipedia article Eiji Okada, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.​

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Jun 13, 1920 In Chōshi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Till We Meet Again 1950-03-21
Latest Project:
Movie Secret Liaisons 1995-10-28
Known For
Poster of Summer of the Lion Kings
Poster of The Yakuza
Poster of Woman in the Dunes
Poster of Hiroshima Mon Amour
Movie Secret Liaisons Unknown 1995-10-28
Movie The Stairway to the Distant Past White man 1995-03-18
Movie Heat Wave Masakichi Ono 1991-02-09
Movie Summer of the Lion Kings Unknown 1991-01-12
Movie Traffic Jam Unknown 1991-04-27
Movie Green Requiem Unknown 1988-08-20
Movie Agi, the Fury of Evil Omi-no-kami 1984-12-04
Movie Antarctica Ozawa Taicho 1983-07-23
Movie Praying Mantis Taichi Dôjima 1983-04-08
Movie Shi no dangai Unknown 1982-01-26
Movie Crazed Fruit Tôno, Chika's step father 1981-04-24
Movie Kamikaze, the Adventurer Unknown 1981-11-07
Movie Magnitude 7.9 Professor Watanabe 1980-08-30
Movie The S.S. Happiness Sets Sail Unknown 1980-11-15
Movie The Strangling Yoshio Morikawa 1979-06-02
Movie Dog of Fortune Shuhei Agata 1979-06-02
Movie Love and Faith Ankokuji 1978-06-03
Movie Lost Love Professor Kamiyama 1978-02-24
Movie The Glacier Fox Narrator (voice) 1978-07-15
Movie Blood Type: Blue Unknown 1978-11-23
Movie Take Me Away! Unknown 1978-07-22
Movie August without Emperor Assistant General Tokunaga 1978-09-23
Movie The Gate of Youth Part 2 Unknown 1977-02-11
Movie The Alaska Story Amaohka 1977-01-22
Movie Utamaro's World Tanuma 1977-02-20
Movie Lullaby of the Earth Evangelist 1976-06-12
Movie Cobra 2 Kudo 1976-06-26
Movie Manhunt Unknown 1976-02-11
Movie Love in the North Unknown 1976-11-06
Movie Permanent Blue Unknown 1976-09-23
Movie はだしの青春 Unknown 1975-04-12
Movie I Am a Cat Bunmei 1975-05-31
Movie My Way Lawyer 1974-09-07
Movie The Yakuza Tono 1974-12-21
Movie ESPY Salabad 1974-12-28
Movie Zatoichi's Conspiracy Shinbei 1973-04-21
Movie Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart in the Land of Demons Shogen Wakita 1973-08-11
Movie Lady Snowblood Gishirō Tsukamoto 1973-12-01
Movie Red Target Mike Tachibana 1972-04-05
Movie Chimimoryo: A Soul of Demons Unknown 1971-06-07
Movie Silence Inoue Chikugonokami 1971-11-13
Movie This Transient Life Mori 1970-08-08
Movie Bullet Wound Unknown 1969-09-10
Movie Vixen Nobuyuki Ishido 1969-10-18
Movie Secret Information Toru Kijima 1968-05-14
Movie Tattooed Temptress Unknown 1968-04-13
Movie Devil in My Flesh Unknown 1968-05-01
Movie The X from Outer Space Dr. Kato 1967-03-25
Movie Rebellion of Japan Unknown 1967-01-14
Movie Portrait of Chieko Tsubaki 1967-06-22
Movie The Will to Live Unknown 1967-07-08
Movie Pretty Devil Yoko Asai 1966-03-19
Movie The Face of Another The Boss 1966-07-15
Movie Japan's Most Chivalrous Shuji Onoda 1966-03-19
Movie Sanshiro Sugata Gennosuke / Tesshin 1965-05-29
Movie Samurai Spy Tatewaki Koriyama 1965-07-10
Movie Woman in the Dunes Niki Jumpei 1964-02-15
Movie The Scent of Incense Unknown 1964-05-24
Movie Assassination Lord Matsudaira 1964-07-04
Movie The Scarlet Camellia Genjirô Maruume 1964-11-21
Movie Rififi in Tokyo Danny Riquet 1963-03-29
Movie The Ugly American Deong 1963-04-02
Movie She and He Eiichi Ishikawa 1963-10-18
Movie Restoration Fire Yamanami Keisuke 1961-01-01
Movie Festival of Swordsmen Kamio Shume 1961-03-21
Movie A Young Warrior on Mount Fuji Unknown 1961-04-09
Movie Lord Mito: Struggle of Suke and Kaku Unknown 1961-07-18
Movie Shingo's Original Challenge, Part 4 Unknown 1960-04-16
Movie The Pirates Shinzo Murakami 1960-09-18
Movie Outlaw Under a Blue Canopy Unknown 1960-05-10
Movie Shingo's Original Challenge, Part 1 and 2 Unknown 1959-01-01
Movie Hiroshima Mon Amour Lui 1959-06-10
Movie The Boy Detectives Club – The Iron Fiend Kogoro Akechi 1957-05-28
Movie 少年探偵団 かぶと虫の妖奇 Kogoro Akechi 1957-05-20
Movie The Story of Pure Love Unknown 1957-10-15
Movie The Eleventh Hour Unknown 1957-11-24
Movie Five Paths to Revenge Jun Mitani 1956-01-22
Movie The Chop Professor Unknown 1956-04-04
Movie The Boy Detectives Club – Doctor Phantom Kogoro Akechi 1956-11-07
Movie The Boy Detectives Club – The Devil with Twenty Faces Kogoro Akechi 1956-11-14
Movie The Sacrifice of the Human Torpedoes Ensign Asakura 1955-01-09
Movie Christ in Bronze Hagiwara Yusa 1955-10-11
Movie Here Is a Spring Unknown 1955-02-12
Movie The End of a Day Leutnant Guni Hanata 1954-02-03
Movie A Billionaire Monta 1954-11-22
Movie Tower of Lilies Teacher Tamai 1953-01-09
Movie Hiroshima Kitagawa 1953-10-07
Movie At the End of the Clouds Unknown 1953-06-09
Movie The Yamabiko School Unknown 1952-05-01
Movie A Ripple in a Morning Unknown 1952-05-01
Movie Mother Shinjiro Hirai 1952-06-12
Movie Vacuum Zone Unknown 1952-12-10
Movie Weeping Doll Ryuji 1951-05-19
Movie The Stormy Era of Twenty Years Unknown 1951-11-16
Movie Karate Sanshiro Unknown 1951-12-28
Movie Till We Meet Again Saburo Tajima 1950-03-21
Movie White Beast Unknown 1950-06-03