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Hitoshi Ueki

Hitoshi Ueki (植木 等, Ueki Hitoshi, December 25, 1926 – March 27, 2007) was a Japanese actor, comedian, singer, and guitarist. He won six awards for acting. His film credits stretch from 1960 to 1995. Ueki came to fame through the comic jazz-band The Crazy Cats led by Hajime Hana. His major appearances were in the Musekinin Otoko film series, the comedy variety show Shabondama Holiday, the prime-time television series The Hangman, and the ten 2-hour television shows in the Nagoya Yomeiri Monogatari franchise. He appeared in the Akira Kurosawa epic jidaigeki film Ran, and received a nomination for the Japan Academy Prize for Outstanding Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role.


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Born:
Dec 25, 1926 In Aichi, Japan
Movie/TV Credits:
31
First Appeared:
In the movie The Woman Who Touched Legs 1960-08-24
Latest Project:
Series Atarashii Kaze 2004-04-15
Known For
Poster of Goodbye for Tomorrow
Poster of Japan's No. 1 Disconnected Man
Poster of The Boss of Pick-Pocket Bay
Poster of Happy Go-Lucky
Filmography
Series Atarashii Kaze Unknown 2004-04-15
Movie Goodbye for Tomorrow Yaichiro Kanazawa 1995-09-23
Movie Roar of the Crowd Unknown 1990-06-09
Series Dragonfly Matsujiro Kawai 1988-10-07
Movie The Story of a Company Unknown 1988-11-26
Movie Guys Who Never Learn Unknown 1987-08-15
Movie Big Joys, Small Sorrows Unknown 1986-06-28
Movie Ran Nobuhiro Fujimaki 1985-06-01
Movie I Go to Tokyo Unknown 1985-08-03
Movie Congratulatory Speech Ichiro Harada 1985-12-28
Movie Karate Cop 4 Unknown 1985-10-10
Movie The Crazy Family Yasukune Kobayashi 1984-06-24
Movie Tattoo Ari Unknown 1982-06-05
Movie Completely... With That Air! Unknown 1981-12-20
Movie The Long Way 'Round Unknown 1980-08-02
Movie Crazy Big Explosion Unknown 1969-04-27
Movie Japan's No. 1 Disconnected Man Ichiro Nihon 1969-11-01
Movie Mexican Free-for-All Unknown 1968-04-27
Movie Las Vegas Free-For-All Shinran Machida 1967-04-28
Movie Monsieur Zivaco Unknown 1967-10-28
Movie The Boss of Pick-Pocket Bay Sangoro 1966-01-03
Movie The Crazy Adventure Uematsu 1965-10-31
Movie Nippon Ichi no Goma Suri Otoko Unknown 1965-05-29
Movie You Can Succeed, Too A salaryman (uncredited) 1964-05-30
Movie The Sandal Keeper Hitoshi Hajime 1964-06-11
Movie Kureji sakusen: Kudabare! Musekinin Unknown 1963-10-26
Movie Crazy Operation Unknown 1963-03-24
Movie The Best Playboy In Japan Hikari 1963-07-13
Movie Happy Go-Lucky Hitoshi Taira 1962-07-27
Movie Me and Me Unknown 1962-08-11
Movie The Woman Who Touched Legs Unknown 1960-08-24