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Mikijiro Hira

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Mikijirō Hira (平 幹二朗 Hira Mikijirō) was a Japanese actor. Starting as a stage actor in the 1950s, he also worked in film and television and was active until the time of his death. From the 1970s he starred in several of Yukio Ninagawa's productions, including an acclaimed role as Macbeth. Described as "Japan's best Shakespearean actor", Hira received several awards throughout his career, including an excellence award at the 2011 National Arts Festival hosted by the Japanese government's Agency for Cultural Affairs.


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Born:
Nov 21, 1933 In Hiroshima, Japan
Movie/TV Credits:
78
First Appeared:
In the movie Sword of Destiny 1960-12-11
Latest Project:
Movie The Driver 2015-10-11
Known For
Poster of Yoshitsune
Poster of Tunnel Fantasy - Dream Legend of Tonkararin
Poster of 優駿 ORACION
Poster of Amagi Pass
Filmography
Movie Legacy of Soma: Ao no Ran Unknown 2015-05-09
Series The God of Risk Tokuma Tendo 2015-07-08
Movie The Driver Shigeru Saigo 2015-10-11
Movie The Round Table Unknown 2014-06-21
Series Nameless Poison Yoshichika Imada 2013-07-08
Movie Ninja Kids!!! Unknown 2011-07-23
Movie 13 Assassins Lord Doi 2010-09-09
Movie Goemon Rikyu Sen 2009-03-17
Movie AIBOU: The Movie Kimihiko Mikuriya 2008-05-01
Series The Animal Trail Kota Kito 2006-01-12
Series Yoshitsune Goshirakawa Emperor 2005-01-09
Movie Azumi 2: Death or Love Masayuki Sanada 2005-03-12
Movie Princess Raccoon Azuchi Momoyama 2005-05-28
Movie Samurai Justice: Assistance in a Duel Tanuma Okitsugu 2004-12-14
Movie Pistol Opera Goro Hanada 2001-10-27
Movie Tunnel Fantasy - Dream Legend of Tonkararin Unknown 1998-01-01
Movie Tom Cat Holmes' Deduction Unknown 1996-09-23
Movie The Mystery of Rampo Unknown 1995-05-27
Series Three Generations of the Yagyu Sword Yagyu Ishifunesai Munetoshi 1993-01-02
Movie Baian the Assassin: Showdown Unknown 1993-10-06
Movie A Legend of Turmoil 1992-01-15
Movie Saito Dosan: Rage of Power Toshitaka Nagai 1991-01-03
Movie The Legend of Zipang 1990-01-27
Series Takeda Shingen Takeda Nobutora 1988-01-10
Movie 優駿 ORACION Unknown 1988-07-23
Movie Tokyo: The Last Megalopolis Yasumasa Hirai 1988-01-30
Movie The Return of the Newshound and the Lady Cop Unknown 1987-10-03
Movie Sure Death! Brown, You Bounder! 1985-06-29
Movie Early Spring Story Takenaka 1985-09-14
Movie Family without a Dinner Table Kawabe 1985-11-01
Movie The Street of Desire Seijiro Igawa 1984-04-14
Movie Amagi Pass Kenzo Onodera 1983-02-19
Movie Battle Anthem Emperor Meiji 1983-06-04
Movie The Shootout Takeda 1982-09-15
Movie To Trap a Kidnapper 1982-09-25
Movie Willful Murder Okuno 1981-11-07
Movie Tokugawa Ichizoku no Houkai Tokugawa Yoshinobu (15th Sho-Gun) 1980-05-24
Movie Utamaro's World Yume no ukihashi 1977-02-20
Movie Flickering Flames Unknown 1977-02-26
Movie Tenpo suiko-den: ohara yugaku Yugaku Ohara 1976-11-13
Series Kunitori Monogatari Saito Dosan 1973-01-07
Series Mominoki wa Nokotta Harada Kai 1970-01-04
Movie Thousand Cranes Kikuji Mitani 1969-04-19
Movie Horus: Prince of the Sun Grunwald the Demon of Ice (voice) 1968-07-24
Movie Three Faces of Love Kenkichi Katsuma 1967-01-14
Movie Portrait of Chieko Ishii 1967-06-22
Movie 暖流 Yuzo Hibiki 1966-04-29
Movie Cash Calls Hell 1966-01-15
Movie The Face of Another Psychiatrist 1966-07-15
Movie Illusion of Blood Sato Yomoshichi 1965-07-25
Movie Sword of the Beast Yuuki Gennosuke 1965-09-18
Movie The Third Ninja Unknown 1964-03-01
Movie Miyamoto Musashi: The Duel at Ichijo Temple Yoshioka Denshichiro 1964-01-01
Movie Three Outlaw Samurai Einosuke Kikyo 1964-05-13
Movie The Shape of Night Eiji Kitami 1964-05-30
Movie The Great Duel 1964-06-03
Movie Adventures of Zatoichi Gounosuke 1964-12-30
Movie Life of Hishakaku 2 Unknown 1963-05-25
Movie Tragedy of the Coolie Samurai Unknown 1963-04-21
Movie League of Gangsters Miyajima 1963-07-31
Movie Sasuke and His Comedians Hanzo Hattori 1963-12-11
Movie Legends of Honor Unknown 1963-10-05
Movie Miyamoto Musashi: Birth of Two Sword Style Yoshioka Denshichiro 1963-09-14
Movie Lady Sen and Hideyori Unknown 1962-03-25
Movie The Christian Revolt Unknown 1962-03-21
Movie Hibari the Traveling Performer Unknown 1962-08-12
Movie The Inheritance (uncredited) 1962-02-16
Movie 365 Nights Unknown 1962-09-09
Movie The Red Shadow Jûrôzaemon Mizuno 1962-12-24
Movie Revenge for His Lover 1962-11-11
Movie A Young Warrior on Mount Fuji 1961-04-09
Movie Samurai Knights Unknown 1961-01-01
Movie Mask of the Moon Unknown 1961-04-25
Movie The South Sea Wolf Takayanagi Kujuro 1961-07-09
Movie Case of Umon: Woman of the Magic Lantern 1961-08-01
Movie The Orphan Brother 1961-07-19
Movie Tange Sazen and the Princess Unknown 1961-05-03
Movie Sword of Destiny 1960-12-11