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Shun Sugata

Character actor Shun Sugata (菅田 俊 Sugata Shun) was born on February 17, 1955 in Yamanashi, Japan as Masamichi Shibuya. Often cast in violent, villainous roles he can be instantly recognized by his deep, gruff voice and imposing stature. His most notable roles include the intimidating mob enforcer Takayama in Takeshi Miike's Ichi the Killer and the corrupt police commissioner in Tokyo Gore Police. He has also had minor roles outside Japanese cinema in Quention Tarantino's Kill Bill and The Last Samurai as well as playing the main villain opposing Scott Adkins in Ninja 2.

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Feb 17, 1955 In Yamanashi, Japan
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Birth of the 10th! Kamen Riders All Together!! 1984-01-03
Latest Project:
Movie Supporting Actors 2: Moshimo 100-nin Meiwakiyaku ga Eiga o Tsukuttara 2021-04-09
Known For
Poster of Ninja: Shadow of a Tear
Poster of Murder Net
Poster of The Last Samurai
Poster of Ichi the Killer
Movie Supporting Actors 2: Moshimo 100-nin Meiwakiyaku ga Eiga o Tsukuttara Unknown 2021-04-09
Movie Yakuza and The Family Unknown 2021-01-29
Movie Black Crow 1 Kanai 2019-03-09
Movie Black Crow 2 Kanai 2019-03-30
Movie The Outsider Prison Warden 2018-03-09
Movie The Chrysanthemum and the Guillotine Maruman, Police Chief 2018-07-07
Movie Butterfly Sleep Ryuji Ayamine 2018-05-12
Movie Blade of the Immortal Unknown 2017-04-29
Movie Tatara Samurai Sakichi 2017-05-20
Movie Kill Bill: The Whole Bloody Affair Boss Benta 2017-03-27
Movie The Wild Ones: The Osaka Yakuza War Unknown 2017-06-16
Movie Vigilante Takeo Shindo 2017-12-09
Movie ZVP Zatoichi 2017-12-09
Movie 64: Part 1 Urushibara 2016-05-07
Movie Conflict II Otani 2016-05-29
Movie Conflict Otani 2016-05-28
Movie Silence Samurai Commander 2016-12-22
Movie Yuriko´s Picture Book Unknown 2016-07-30
Movie 64: Part 2 Urushibara 2016-06-01
Movie Chasuke's Journey Unknown 2015-02-13
Movie Gonin Saga Yuzuru Matsuura 2015-09-26
Movie Heisei Rider vs. Showa Rider: Kamen Rider Wars feat. Super Sentai Ryo Murasame / Kamen Rider ZX / Ambassador Darkness (voice) 2014-03-29
Series Great Selection Taxi Hayami 2014-10-14
Movie 25 Unknown 2014-11-01
Movie Tokyo Bitch, I Love You Unknown 2013-12-07
Movie Ninja: Shadow of a Tear Goro 2013-12-27
Movie Beyond Outrage Okamoto 2012-09-03
Movie Helpless and Reckless Aoki 2012-02-01
Movie Dirty Hearts Sasaki 2012-07-21
Movie Abe Sada: The Last Seven Days Officer Urakawa 2011-06-18
Movie Cut Masaki 2011-12-17
Movie Heaven's Story Unknown 2010-01-01
Movie Running on Empty Unknown 2010-02-20
Movie Strangers in the City Yukio Ohmori 2010-11-20
Movie 300 Million Unknown 2010-07-03
Movie Bunraku Uncle 2010-09-01
Movie Kanikôsen Unknown 2009-07-04
Movie Zen Unknown 2009-01-10
Movie Daydream Unknown 2009-09-05
Movie The Unbroken Tatsuro Shikata 2009-10-23
Movie Dark Love Rape Unknown 2008-03-01
Movie Tears Shugo 2008-02-21
Movie Be a Man!! Samurai School Onihige 2008-01-26
Movie Johnen: Love of Sada Otoku 2008-05-31
Movie Inju: The Beast in the Shadow Inspecteur Fuji 2008-09-03
Movie The Soup of Heaven Unknown 2008-10-19
Movie Tokyo Gore Police Tokyo Police Commissioner 2008-10-03
Movie Sisterhood Unknown 2008-09-20
Movie Chameleon Unknown 2008-07-05
Movie Invisible War Mayor of Maisaka 2007-02-10
Movie Glory to the Filmmaker! Unknown 2007-06-02
Movie Confessions of a Dog Hassei Takeda 2006-05-07
Movie Yakuza Don Unknown 2006-09-25
Movie Prisoner No. 07: Reina Unknown 2006-11-24
Movie Yakuza Ladies: Burning Desire Unknown 2005-03-26
Movie Under the Same Moon Joji Sugyama 2005-11-19
Movie Dead Run Shuji's Father 2005-12-17
Movie Aishiteyo Unknown 2005-12-17
Movie HEAT -Incandescence- PART II Fujimaki 2004-05-28
Movie Kill Bill: Vol. 2 Boss Benta 2004-04-16
Movie Marebito MIB 2004-05-22
Movie Izo Unknown 2004-08-21
Movie [Is A.] Unknown 2004-10-09
Movie Ghost Shout Unknown 2004-12-18
Movie Murder Net Unknown 2004-11-06
Movie The Last Samurai Nakao 2003-01-09
Movie Kill Bill: Vol. 1 Boss Benta 2003-10-10
Movie No Problem 2 Kazuo Ota 2002-02-06
Movie Graveyard of Honor Unknown 2002-06-22
Movie Madness in Bloom Unknown 2002-10-19
Movie Gun Crazy: Episode 1: A Woman from Nowhere Takara Shuhei 2002-08-23
Movie Alive Matsuda 2002-09-12
Movie Pulse Boss (uncredited) 2001-02-03
Movie Ichi the Killer Takayama 2001-12-22
Movie Tomie: Replay Kenzô Morita 2000-02-11
Movie Dogfight: Stray Dogs' Elegy Unknown 2000-11-10
Movie License to Live Shinichiro 1999-01-23
Movie Danger de mort Unknown 1999-05-08
Movie Shin-Karajishi Kabushiki-Kaisha Unknown 1999-02-20
Movie Ley Lines Unknown 1999-05-22
Series Kasouken no Onna Unknown 1999-10-21
Movie Wild Criminal Tadokoro 1999-07-24
Movie Blood Unknown 1998-01-01
Movie Eyes of the Spider Hinuma 1998-04-11
Movie The Revenge: A Scar That Never Disappears Unknown 1997-05-31
Movie Shin Shizukanaru Don Unknown 1997-01-01
Movie Organ Naka Nishi 1996-01-01
Movie A Weapon in My Heart Unknown 1996-01-01
Movie Heat After Dark Unknown 1996-06-01
Movie Shabu Unknown 1996-05-28
Movie Attack! Yan Mama Gang Unknown 1995-07-21
Movie Tokusou Robo Janperson the Movie: Mother is Eternal! The Electric Brain’s Love and Passion on the Operating Table Tatewaki Ryusaburo 1993-04-17
Movie Kekko Kamen 3 Kaoru Mayuzumi 1993-04-23
Movie Blowback: Love & Death Unknown 1991-01-02
Movie Dance till Tomorrow Unknown 1991-06-22
Movie Blowback: Midnight Gangsters Unknown 1990-04-21
Movie Balloon Unknown 1990-05-12
Movie Water Moon Unknown 1989-12-16
Movie The Monster Bus Unknown 1988-07-30
Movie Dangerous Cops Hyodoh 1987-12-12
Movie Birth of the 10th! Kamen Riders All Together!! Ryo Murasame / Kamen Rider ZX 1984-01-03
Movie Fireflies in the North Unknown 1984-09-01