Akira Emoto

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Akira Emoto
Born (1948-11-03) 3 November 1948 (age 65)
Chūō, Tokyo, Japan
Occupation Actor
Years active 1974–present

Akira Emoto (柄本 明 Emoto Akira?, born 3 November 1948 in Chūō, Tokyo) is a Japanese actor.

Career[edit]

In 1999, he won the Japanese Academy Award for Best Actor for his performance in Dr. Akagi. He also won the award for best supporting actor at the 7th Hochi Film Award for Dotonbori River and Hearts and Flowers for Tora-san.[1]

Selected filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1980 Disciples of Hippocrates Katō
1981 Sailor Suit and Machine Gun Kuroki
1982 Dotonbori River Ishizuka
Hearts and Flowers for Tora-san Kondō
Suspicion Shigekazu Akitani
1983 Amagi Goe
1984 Kesho Kikuo Tsutano
Location Konno
1985 Capone Cries a Lot Ushiemon
Ikite mitai mō ichido: Shinjuku Basu Hōka Jiken Hirofumi Maruyama
Nidaime wa Christian Detective Kumashiro
1986 Final Take Director Saeki
1987 Bedtime Eyes Ooguro
The Heartbreak Yakuza Shoji Kato
1988 Angel Guts: Red Vertigo Yakuza
Kimurake no Hitobito Shinichi Amemiya
The Silk Road
1989 Tora-San Goes to Vienna Heiba Sakaguchi
1990 Uchū no hōsoku Nagayama
1991 Bakumatsu Junjoden Kogorou Katsura
1992 Sumo Do, Sumo Don't Professor Tokichi Anayama
1993 Ahiru no Uta ga Kikoete kuru yo Ryosuke Kaji
1994 Natsu no niwa Nagatomo
Godzilla vs. SpaceGodzilla Major Akira Yuki
1995 Maborosi Yoshihiro
1996 Shall We Dance? Toru Miwa
Tsuribaka Nisshi 8 Yukawa
1997 The Eel Tamotsu Takasaki
1998 Dr. Akagi Dr. Fuu Akagi
1999 Kaizokuban Bootleg Film Tatsuo
2000 Another Heaven
The City of Lost Souls Kuwata
2001 Turn Matsubara
Waterboys Mama-san
Onmyoji Fujiwara no Motokata
2002 KT Hiroshi Uchiyama
11'09"01 September 11 segment "Japan"
2003 Owl
2003 Makai Tensho
Zatōichi Tavern Owner Pops
Drugstore Girl Nabeshima
2004 Zebraman Kani-Otoko
Lakeside Murder Case Tomoharu Fujima
2005 Tetsujin 28: The Movie
The Great Yokai War Screaming Farmer
Scrap Heaven
2006 Japan Sinks Prof. Fukuhara
Memories of Matsuko Kozo Kawajiri
2007 Tokyo Tower: Mom and Me, and Sometimes Dad Doctor
Mōryō no Hako Koshiro Mimasaka
2008 All Around Us
Tsukiji Uogashi Sandaime Shojiro Sanada
Ishiuchi Jinjo Koto Shogakko: Hana wa chiredomo Yoshio Ichikawa
Ikigami Counselor
Asahiyama Zoo Story: Penguins in the Sky Itsuro Usui
Ichi Takeshi Hyoue
Happy Flight Etsuko's father
The Chasing World Doctor
2009 Rain Fall Tatsu Ishikura
John Rabe General Iwane Matsui
April Bride Teishi Nagashima
2010 Villain
Raiou Kakunoshi Enokido
Postcard Ykichi Morikawa
2011 Antoki no Inochi
Karate-Robo Zaborgar Dr. Akunomiya
Kamisama no Karute
2012 Gyakuten Saiban The Judge
2013 Unforgiven

References[edit]

  1. ^ "報知映画賞ヒストリー" (in Japanese). Cinema Hochi. Retrieved 2010-01-23. 

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