October 24, 1931 |
Ken Utsui (宇津井健 Utsui Ken?) is a Japanese actor who has worked on stage, film, and television since the 1950s.
Born in Tokyo, Utsui entered the Haiyūza theatre troupe in 1952 and was soon selected to star in the film Seishun no izumi that was produced by Haiyūza. In 1954, he signed a contract with Shintoho and starred in 60 films, including the Super Giant series. He moved to Daiei Film in 1963 and starred in another 52 films. From the mid-1960s, he also began to work on television, starring in many television dramas, especially detective series like The Guardman and Sasurai keiji junjōhen and some installments of the Akai series with Momoe Yamaguchi.
- Ningen gyorai kaiten (人間魚雷回天 Ningen gyorai kaiten) (1955)
- Senun Ajia no joo (戦雲アジアの女王) (1957)
- Evil Brain from Outer Space (1964)
- Attack from Space (1964)
- Invaders from Space (1964)
- Saimin (催眠) (1999)
- Akai Meiro (1974) (adoptive father)
- Akai Unmei (1976) (father of Izumi)
- Akai Shisen (1980) (carjack victim and pilot)
- Tenchijin (天地人) (2009)
- "Utsui Ken". Tarento dētabanku. Retrieved 2 February 2012.