Koji Yakusho (Actor)

Koji Yakusho

Koji Yakusho is a Japanese actor from Nagasaki Prefecture. He has been active in stage, television, and in movies since the early 1980s. He is a favorite of director Kiyoshi Kurosawa and has appeared in the majority of his films over the years.

His son is actor Ichiro Hashimoto.

Native name
役所広司 (YAKUSHO Kōji)
Occupation
Actor
Birthplace
Isahaya, Nagasaki Prefecture
Born
December 31, 1955 (age 60)
Height
5' 10" (179 cm)
Blood type
AB
Genres
Films, stage, TV dramas

Filmography as director

Year Movie
2009 Toad’s Oil

Filmography as writer

Year Movie
2009 Toad’s Oil

Filmography as actor

Year Movie Role
2015 The Emperor in August Korechika Anami
2014 A Samurai Chronicle Koji Yakusho
2014 The World of Kanako Akikazu Fujishima
2013 The Kiyosu Conference Shibata Katsuie
2013 The Radio of Hope: After Tsunami 3.11 Narrator
2012 A Terminal Trust Shinzo Egi
2011 Admiral Yamamoto Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto
2011 The Woodsman and the Rain Katsu
2011 Chronicle of My Mother
2011 Hara-Kiri: Death of a Samurai Saitō Kageyu
2010 The Last Chushingura
2010 13 Assassins
2009 The Summit: A Chronicle of Stones Seisaku Furuta
2009 Toad’s Oil Takuro Yazawa
2009 Gelatin Silver, Love
2008 Paco and the Magical Book Ōnuki
2008 Tokyo Sonata Dorobou
2007 Walking My Life
2007 Argentine Hag Satoru Wakui
2007 I Just Didn’t Do It Masayoshi Arakawa, Lawyer
2006 Retribution Noboru Yoshioka
2006 Suite Dreams
2005 Lorelei Masami Shinichi
2004 University of Laughs Mutsuo Sakisaka
2003 Doppelganger Michio Hayasaki
2001 Kairo Ship captain
2000 Eureka Makoto Sawai
2000 Dora-Heita Koheita Mochizuki, aka Dora-Heita
1999 Charisma Goro Yabuike
1997 Cure Kenichi Takabe
1997 Bounce Ko Gals Oshima
1997 The Eel Takuro Yamashita
1982 Onimasa

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