Toshiyuki Nishida

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Toshiyuki Nishida
Native name 西田 敏行
Born (1947-11-04) 4 November 1947 (age 66)
Koriyama, Fukushima, Japan
Occupation Actor
Years active 1974–present

Toshiyuki Nishida (西田 敏行 Nishida Toshiyuki?, born 4 November 1947 in Koriyama, Fukushima) is a Japanese actor. In Japan, he is best known for his fishing comedy series, Tsuribaka Nisshi ("The Fishing Maniac's Diary"), which currently spans 21 movies. Outside of Japan, Nishida may be best known for his portrayal of Pigsy in the first season of the TV series Monkey, or for his role in the 2008 film The Ramen Girl, as the Sensei of American actress Brittany Murphy's character.

Nishida has received ten Japanese Academy Award nominations, winning twice, for Dun-Huang in 1988 (Best Actor) and Gakko and Tsuribaka Nisshi 6 in 1993 (Best Actor).[1] He won the Blue Ribbon Award for Best Actor in 2003 for Get Up! and Tsuribaka Nisshi 14.[2]

Works[edit]

Films[edit]

Year Title Role Source
1977 Ballad of Orin Suketaro
1981 Edo Porn
1984 Tengoku no Eki
1986 Uemura Naomi Monogatari
1988 Dun-Huang
1992 Tengoku no Taizai
1992 O-Roshiya-koku Suimu-dan
1992 Kantsubaki
1993 Gakko
1996 Gakko II
2002 Hi wa Mata Noboru
2003 Get Up!
2006 The Uchoten Hotel
2007 Sukiyaki Western Django
2008 The Ramen Girl
2008 The Magic Hour
2009 Castle Under Fiery Skies
2010 Space Battleship Yamato Hikozaemon Tokugawa
2011 Once in a Blue Moon Sarashina Rokubei
2012 Reunion Aiba [3]
2012 Beyond Outrage Nishino
2013 Emperor General Kajima
2013 The Kiyosu Conference Sarashina Rokubei

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Source
1974 Shin Heike Monogatari (NHK Taiga drama) Hōjō Yoshitoki
1977 花神 (NHK Taiga drama) Yamagata Aritomo
1978 Saiyuki (Nippon Television) Pigsy
1981 Onna Taikō-ki (NHK Taiga drama) Toyotomi Hideyoshi
1984 Sanga Moyu (NHK Taiga drama) fictitious character
1988 Takeda Shingen (NHK Taiga drama) Yamamoto Kansuke
1990 Tobu ga Gotoku (NHK Taiga drama) Saigō Takamori
1995 Hachidai Shogun Yoshimune (NHK Taiga drama) Tokugawa Yoshimune
2000 Aoi Tokugawa Sandai (NHK Taiga drama) Tokugawa Hidetada
2003 Musashi (NHK Taiga drama) Yamanouchi Hanbei
2003 Shiroi Kyotō Mataichi Zaizen
2005 Tiger and Dragon (TBS serial drama) Hayashiyatei Donbei
2005 Hiroshima Showa 20 nen 8 Gatsu Muika elder Toshiaki Yajima
2006 Kōmyō-ga-tsuji (NHK Taiga drama) Tokugawa Ieyasu
2010 Saka no Ue no Kumo (NHK Taiga drama) Takahashi Korekiyo
2010 Wagaya no Rekishi Yame Tokijiro
2013 Yae no Sakura (NHK Taiga drama) Saigō Tanomo

References[edit]

  1. ^ "第17回日本アカデミー賞優秀作品" (in Japanese). Japan Academy Prize. Retrieved 2010-04-10. 
  2. ^ "ブルーリボン賞ヒストリー" (in Japanese). Cinema Hochi. Retrieved 2010-04-08. 
  3. ^ "Reunion (Itai: Asu e no tokakan)". Japan: Time Out Tokyo. Retrieved 22 February 2013. 

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