Kanjūrō Arashi

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Kanjūrō Arashi in 1930s or in 1940s.

Kanjūrō Arashi (嵐 寛壽郎 Arashi Kanjūrō?, 8 December 1903 – 21 October 1980[1]) was a Japanese film actor. He entered the film industry in 1927 and came to fame playing Kurama Tengu, a character in the Bakumatsu era created by Jirō Osaragi in his novels.[1] In the 1950s he portrayed the Emperor Meiji in several hit films and appeared in yakuza films in the 1960s. His nickname was "Arakan."

Filmography[edit]

Kanjūrō Arashi as Kurama Tengu

His filmography includes over 300 films:[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Arashi Kanjūrō". Nihon jinmei daijiten (in Japanese). Kōdansha. Retrieved 12 November 2010. 
  2. ^ (Japanese) Japanese Movie Database accessed 27 May 2009

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