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Daisuke Ryû

Daisuke Ryu was a Japanese actor born in Tokyo, Japan on 14 February 1957. He won the Japanese "best new actor" Blue ribbon award for his performance as the legendary warrior Oda Nobunaga in Akira Kurosawa's movie Kagemusha (The Shadow Warrior). Other notable performances include Saburo Ichimonji in the famous Kurosawa epic Ran and the legendary warrior monk Benkei in Sogo Ishii's critically acclaimed Gojoe (Gojō reisenki or The Spirit war chronicle). He starred opposite Samantha Bond in the 1989 television serial The Ginger Tree, where he played Count Kentaro Kurihama. Based on the novel by Oswald Wynd, set in Japan at the turn of the century, it spans the period 1903 to the outbreak of the Second World War. Description above from the Wikipedia article Daisuke Ryu, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia​

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Feb 14, 1957 In Tokyo, Japan
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Bandits vs. Samurai Squadron 1978-07-01
Latest Project:
Movie Tokyo Wine Party People 2019-10-04
Known For
Poster of Anticipation
Poster of I Will Never Forgive
Poster of Metropolis
Poster of Ran
Movie Tokyo Wine Party People Makita 2019-10-04
Movie Nipponia Nippon – Fukushima Rhapsody Kokuhei Kusunoki 2019-03-09
Movie Anticipation Unknown 2019-04-06
Movie I Will Never Forgive Unknown 2018-04-07
Movie Gassoh Unknown 2015-09-26
Movie Tangerines on Cat Shoichiro 2014-04-22
Movie Time Trip App Toshizo Yamashita 2014-07-26
Movie The Last Message Unknown 2012-06-30
Movie A Lone Scalpel Tatematsu Detective 2010-06-05
Movie You Dance with the Summer Shintaro Teramoto 2010-09-11
Series Rinjo Haruhisa Nabdo 2009-04-15
Movie New Battles Without Honor and Humanity/Murder Unknown 2003-02-15
Movie Gokudô seisen: Jihaado III Unknown 2002-07-08
Movie Akira Kurosawa: It Is Wonderful to Create: Kagemusha Interviewee 2002-10-25
Movie Gokudô seisen: Jihaado II Unknown 2002-07-08
Movie Graveyard of Honor Tadaaki Kuze (as Daisuke Ryuu) 2002-06-22
Movie Nezulla the Rat Monster Unknown 2002-10-25
Movie Gokudô seisen: Jihaado Unknown 2002-07-08
Movie Metropolis Special Voice Appearance (voice) 2001-05-26
Movie Gojoe: Spirit War Chronicle Benkei 2001-10-07
Movie Wild Criminal Unknown 1999-07-24
Movie Zero Woman Returns Mutoh 1999-12-27
Movie Another XX: Matsuri no onna Unknown 1998-05-15
Movie Zero Woman: Dangerous Game Mutoh 1998-05-01
Movie Scorpion: Double Venom 2 Unknown 1998-10-31
Movie Abare Bunya Unknown 1998-08-28
Movie Bayside Shakedown Ohbayashi 1998-10-31
Movie Woman in Witness Protection Unknown 1997-09-27
Movie Guard Dog Unknown 1997-11-07
Movie Legend of the Devil Unknown 1996-11-09
Movie Tenshu monogatari Unknown 1995-09-09
Movie Mitabi no kaikyô Unknown 1995-10-11
Movie Koya Choken-bou oboegaki Unknown 1993-12-04
Movie Succession Tadashi Senda 1992-08-29
Movie Four Days of Snow and Blood Koji Muranaka 1989-06-17
Series The Ginger Tree Count Kentaro Kurihama 1989-11-26
Series Musashibo Benkei Taira no Tomomori 1986-04-09
Movie Atami Murder Case Son of Onijima 1986-06-07
Movie Family without a Dinner Table Akira Sawaki 1985-11-01
Movie Ran Saburo Naotora Ichimonji 1985-06-01
Movie Fireflies in the North Nagakura 1984-09-01
Series Toge no Gunzo Unknown 1982-01-10
Movie Lake of Illusions Nagao 1982-09-11
Movie The Legend of Sayo Unknown 1982-12-17
Movie Willful Murder Maruyama 1981-11-07
Movie Twelve Months Officer 1980-03-15
Movie Kagemusha Nobunaga Oda 1980-04-26
Movie Bandits vs. Samurai Squadron Unknown 1978-07-01