Eijirō Tōno

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Eijirō Tōno (東野英治郎 Tōno Eijirō?, 17 September 1907 – 8 September 1994) was a Japanese actor who took supporting roles in many films, such as Akira Kurosawa's Seven Samurai (1954) and Yojimbo (1961), as well as Yasujiro Ozu's Tokyo Story (1953) and An Autumn Afternoon (1962).

He also appeared in Kill! by Kihachi Okamoto and Tora! Tora! Tora!, a depiction of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. His final film was Juzo Itami's A-ge-man (Tales of a Golden Geisha) in 1990.

Eijirō Tōno starred as the title character in the long-running television jidaigeki series Mito Kōmon from 1969 to 1983.



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