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Shigeru Amachi

Shigeru Amachi (天知 茂, Amachi Shigeru, 4 March 1931 – 27 July 1985) was a Japanese actor. He appeared in more than 120 films from 1953 to 1984. Amachi joined the Shintoho studio as one of its "New Face" actors of 1951 and established himself in action and jidaigeki films. He gained fame for the nihilistic mood of his character in Akatsuki no hijōsen and starred in Nobuo Nakagawa's version of Tokaido Yotsuya kaidan (1959). On television, he played the hardboiled detective in Hijō no raisensu and Kogoro Akechi in a long-running series of TV specials. On stage he was best known for playing Hishakaku in Jinsei gekijō.


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Born:
Mar 4, 1931 In Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture, Japan
Movie/TV Credits:
80
First Appeared:
In the movie Mole Alley 1953-05-07
Latest Project:
Movie The Story of a Man Among Men 1984-11-17
Known For
Poster of Destiny's Son
Poster of 稲妻奉行
Poster of Twilight Saloon
Poster of Mole Alley
Filmography
Movie The Story of a Man Among Men 1984-11-17
Movie The Beast and the Magic Sword Kian 1983-11-25
Movie Samurai Secret Agent 1983-12-01
Movie Port Arthur Kentaro Kaneko 1980-08-02
Movie Dead Angle 1979-07-04
Movie The Faceless Man Kogoro Akechi 1977-08-20
Movie A Scarred Life 2: Blood Will Tell Ryukichi 1972-01-22
Movie The Viper Brothers: Clown Princes of Crime 1972-02-03
Movie Modern Lady Gambler 1972-05-26
Movie Bounty Hunter 3: Eight Men to Kill Azami Yajuro 1972-12-16
Movie Girl Boss Blues: Queen Bee's Counterattack Hitman 1971-10-27
Movie Blackmail Is My Life 1968-02-28
Movie Showdown of Men 2 Unknown 1967-03-10
Movie The Gambler's Law 1967-05-03
Movie The Silent Gun Junta Kimura 1967-10-14
Movie Classmates Chief Navel Surgeon Mamiya 1967-06-03
Movie Zatoichi's Vengeance Genpachiro Kurobe 1966-05-03
Movie Yakuza Hooligans Sugiyama 1966-05-15
Movie Sleepy Eyes of Death 8: Sword of Villainy Aizen 1966-11-09
Movie Showdown of Men 1966-07-01
Movie The Boss 1965-01-03
Movie The Dedicated Gunman Junta Kimura 1965-01-13
Movie Sword of the Beast Unknown 1965-09-18
Movie The Third Contest Genba 1965-03-07
Movie Trigger Happy Romeo Junta Kimura 1965-12-24
Movie Shinsengumi Chronicles Toshizo Hijikata 1963-01-03
Movie The Third Shadow Warrior Sadamitsu Miki 1963-04-21
Movie Shinobi no Mono 2: Vengeance 1963-08-06
Movie The Tale of Zatoichi Miki Hirate 1962-04-18
Movie Kuro to aka no hanabira 1962-01-14
Movie Long Swords of the Loyal Forty-Seven 1962-08-12
Movie Destiny's Son Sôshi Tada 1962-07-01
Movie Ken ni kakeru Unknown 1962-09-16
Movie Yôki na tono-sama 1962-12-15
Movie The Lightning Sword Higashinosuke Yamagata 1962-12-08
Movie 南郷次郎探偵帳 影なき殺人者 Unknown 1961-04-19
Movie The Horizon Glitters 1961-03-01
Movie Fire Line Kuroiwa 1961-05-24
Movie Enigmatic Explosion of the Battleship Mutsu Lt. Commander Fushimi 1960-04-01
Movie Women of Whirlpool Island Unknown 1960-02-27
Movie Yellow Line Kazuhiro Moroki 1960-04-29
Movie Black Line Koji Machida 1960-01-13
Movie 大虐殺 1960-01-30
Movie 弥次喜多珍道中 中仙道の巻 1960-10-29
Movie 皇室と戦争とわが民族 Lieutenant Colonel Shiizaki 1960-06-11
Movie トップ屋を殺せ 1960-09-08
Movie The Rambler Rides Again 1960-12-31
Movie Queen Bee and College Boy Ryu Unknown 1960-09-01
Movie Jigoku Shirô Shimizu 1960-07-30
Movie The Lady Vampire Shiro Sofue / Nobutaka Takenaka 1959-03-07
Movie 女間諜暁の挑戦 1959-02-03
Movie The Pacific War and the International Military Tribunal First Officer of the Yamato 1959-01-03
Movie Mukeisatsu Unknown 1959-04-17
Movie Queen of the China Sea First Lieutenant Yokoyama 1959-05-15
Movie Elegy of a Geisha Hayase Chikara 1959-10-01
Movie Quiet Dawn in the Front Unknown 1959-09-04
Movie The Ghost of Yotsuya Iemon Tamiya 1959-07-01
Movie Rusty Knife 1958-03-11
Movie Queen Bee Mazaki 1958-02-15
Movie Emperor & Empress Meiji and the Sino-Japanese War 1958-01-01
Movie Film Star Poisoning Murder Case 1958-05-03
Movie 稲妻奉行 Unknown 1958-01-15
Movie 黄金奉行 1958-06-29
Movie Queen Bee's Anger Noboru Gôda 1958-12-28
Movie Holiday in Japan Unknown 1958-06-15
Movie 毒蛇のお蘭 1958-10-19
Movie Call-Girl Territory Unknown 1958-09-21
Movie Ghost in the Regiment Unknown 1958-08-09
Movie Ghost Stories of Wanderer at Honjo Unknown 1957-07-10
Movie Emperor Meiji and the Great Russo-Japanese War 1957-04-29
Movie The Military Policeman and the Dismembered Beauty Staff Sergeant Tsuneyoshi 1957-08-06
Movie Nude Actress Murder Case: Five Criminals Unknown 1957-11-10
Movie Fearful Attack of the Flying Saucers Assistant Osugi 1956-11-07
Movie Revenge of the Pearl Queen Yûzô Yamauchi 1956-07-05
Movie Dandy Sashichi Detective Story – Six Famous Beauties Asaka Keinosuke 1956-12-11
Movie Mysterious Pygmy 1955-02-12
Movie Twilight Saloon Unknown 1955-06-19
Movie 花眞珠 1955-08-22
Movie 恐怖のカービン銃 1954-08-03
Movie Mole Alley 1953-05-07