Joe Odagiri

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Joe Odagiri
Joe OdagiriTIFFSept09.jpg
Native name オダギリ ジョー
Born Jō Odagiri (小田切 譲 Odagiri Jō?)
(1976-02-16) February 16, 1976 (age 38)
Okayama, Japan
Occupation Actor, musician
Spouse(s) Yuu Kashii

Jō Odagiri (小田切 譲 Odagiri Jō?, born February 16, 1976), better known by his stage name Joe Odagiri (オダギリ ジョー Odagiri Jō?) is a Japanese actor and musician. South China Morning Post described him as "a rebel, something made evident by his grungy, gothic style".[1]

Career[edit]

Odagiri co-starred with Zhang Ziyi in Seijun Suzuki's Princess Raccoon,[2] with Tadanobu Asano and Tatsuya Fuji in Kiyoshi Kurosawa's Bright Future,[3] with Ryo Kase in Lee Sang-il's Scrap Heaven,[4] and with Jang Dong-gun in Kang Je-gyu's My Way.[5]

He has starred in films such as Atsushi Funahashi's Big River,[6] Masanori Tominaga's The Pavillion Salamandre,[7] and Kim Ki-duk's Dream.[8]

He has also appeared in films such as Junji Sakamoto's Out of This World,[9] Shinji Aoyama's Sad Vacation,[10] and Hirokazu Koreeda's I Wish.[11]

Personal life[edit]

Odagiri Joe was born in Tsuyama, Okayama prefecture. Though he was accepted by Kochi University, he turned it down for an opportunity to study in the United States. He had originally intended to study film directing at California State University in Fresno, but mistakes in the application process landed him in acting classes.[12] He often says that Fresno is his second homeland.[13]

On December 27, 2007, at a news conference in Tokyo, Odagiri announced his engagement to actress Yuu Kashii, who is exactly 11 years younger than him.[14]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Television[edit]

Television
Year Japanese Title Title English Title Role Network Notes With
2000 仮面ライダークウガ Kamen Rider Kuuga Kame Rider Kuuga Yusuke Godai TV Asahi Lead Role None
2001 OLヴィジュアル系 OL Visual Kei OL Visual Kei Supporting Role None
嫉妬の香り Shitto no Kaori A Fragrance of Jealousy Asai Makoto Main Cast None
2002 初体験 Hatsu Taiken First Time Fuji TV Main Cast None
てんたいかんそく Tentai Kansoku Searchin' for My Polestar Kisaki Takeshi Main Cast None
サトラレ Satorare Transparent TV Asahi Lead Role Tsuruta Mayu
2003 Kao Face Nishijima Kousuke Fuji TV Lead Role Nakama Yukie
さとうきびばたけのうた Satokibi Batake no Uta Song of the Cane Fields Yoshioka TBS Main Cast None
ビギナー Beginner Beginner Fuji TV Lead Role Mimura
2004 海峡を渡るバイオリン Kaikyo wo Wataru Violin The Violin Over Seas Aikawa Sensei Main Cast None
新選組! Shinsengumi Shinsengumi! Saito Hajime NHK Main Cast None
2005 不機嫌なジーン Fukigen na Gene Grumpy Gene Katsuta Hayato Fuji TV Cameo None
2006 時効警察 Jikou Keisatsu Time Limit Detective Kiriyama Shuichiro TV Asahi Lead Role Aso Kumiko
2007 帰ってきた時効警察 Kaette Kita Jikou Keisatsu Lead Role
2008 ぼくの妹 Boku no Imoto My Younger Sister Egami Mei TBS Lead Role None
深夜食堂 Shinya Shokudo Shinya Shokudo Katagiri Cameo None
2010 熱海の捜査官 Atami no Sousakan TV Asahi Lead Role Kuriyama Chiaki
塀の中の中学校 Hei no Naka no Chuugakkou Ishikawa Junpei TBS Lead Role None
2011 深夜食堂 Shinya Shokudo Katagiri Cameo None

Anime[edit]

Bibliography[edit]

Books[edit]

  • Joe Odagiri: Sweater Book (2000)
  • Odagirism (2001)

Photobooks[edit]

  • Jissya: A Photobook of Joe Odagiri (2000)
  • Four Years Ago (2006)

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

  • White (2006)
  • Black (2006)

Singles[edit]

  • T (2000)
  • Hazard (2003)
  • Cherry the Dustman (2006)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mak, Clara (July 19, 2012). "Q&A: Joe Odagiri - South China Morning Post". South China Morning Post. 
  2. ^ Kermode, Mark (July 1, 2006). "Film of the week: Princess Raccoon - From the Observer - The Observer". The Observer. The Guardian. 
  3. ^ Gonzalez, Ed (January 30, 2004). "Bright Future - Film Review - Slant Magazine". Slant Magazine. 
  4. ^ Humanick, Rob (July 17, 2007). "Scrap Heaven - Film Review - Slant Magazine". Slant Magazine. 
  5. ^ Bell, Robert (April 20, 2012). "My Way - Directed by Kang Je-Kyu - Film Reviews - exclaim.ca". Exclaim!. 
  6. ^ Edwards, Russell (October 21, 2005). "Big River - Variety". Variety. 
  7. ^ Matthijs, Niels (October 26, 2011). "PAVILLION SALAMANDRE (Masanori Tominaga) Review - Twitch". Twitch Film. 
  8. ^ Marshall, Lee (September 29, 2008). "Dream (Bi Mong) - Reviews - Screen". Screen International. 
  9. ^ Schilling, Mark (January 28, 2004). "Play democracy for me - The Japan Times". The Japan Times. 
  10. ^ Schilling, Mark (September 7, 2007). "Sad Vacation - The Japan Times". The Japan Times. 
  11. ^ Young, Deborah (September 22, 2011). "I Wish: Film Review - The Hollywood Reporter". The Hollywood Reporter. 
  12. ^ Odagiri, Joe (October 2001). Odagirism (in Japanese). Bijyutsu Publishing Inc. ISBN 4-568-22113-7. 
  13. ^ "EXエンタテイメント:オダギリ ジョー第2の故郷 フレズノに帰る" (in Japanese). Express Co, Ltd. 
  14. ^ "オダギリジョーさん、香椎由宇と結婚へ" (in Japanese). Asahi Shimbun. Retrieved December 28, 2007. 

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