Yutaka Matsushige

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Yutaka Matsushige
Born (1963-01-19) January 19, 1963 (age 51)
Fukuoka, Japan
Occupation Actor
Years active 1983–present

Yutaka Matsushige (松重 豊 Matsushige Yutaka?, born 19 January 1963 in Fukuoka Prefecture) is a Japanese actor.

Career[edit]

Matsushige has appeared in the films such as EM Embalming,[1] Adrenaline Drive,[2] Last Life in the Universe,[3] and Outrage Beyond.[4]

He won the award for best supporting actor at the 31st Yokohama Film Festival for Dear Doctor in 2009.[5]

Selected filmography[edit]

Year Film Role
1995 A Last Note Daigoro
1998 Ring Yoshino
Rasen
1999 Adrenaline Drive
Charisma Nekoshima
Godzilla 2000
EM Embalming Hiraoka
2000 Eureka Matsuoka
2001 Minna no Ie Tall man
Red Shadow Kamijou Takatora
2002 Doing Time Tall man
2003 Last Life in the Universe Yukio
Dragon Head
2004 One Missed Call Ichiro Fujieda
Blood and Bones Nobuyoshi Ko
Lady Joker Nishimura
2005 Turtles Are Surprisingly Fast Swimmers Ramen Chef
Shinobi: Heart Under Blade Hattori Hanzō
2006 Rough Ami's father
Sun Scarred Katsuya Ozaki
2007 Like a Dragon Makoto Date
The Insects Unlisted in the Encyclopedia Mashima
Sukiyaki Western Django Toshio
Adrift in Tokyo Tomobe
Crows Zero Ushiyama
2008 Tokyo!
K-20: Legend of the Mask
2009 Crows Zero 2 Ushiyama
Dear Doctor
2010 Hanamizuki
2011 Tantei wa Bar ni Iru
2012 Outrage Beyond Shigeta
2013 Real
The Love and Death of Kaoru Mitarai

Television[edit]

Year Title Role
1997 Mōri Motonari Kikkawa Motoharu
2012– Kodoku no Gourmet Gorō Inogashira
2013 Yae no Sakura Yamamoto Gonpachi
2014 Hero Kenzaburō Kawajiri
Zainin no Uso Kazuya Kamoshita

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mark Schilling (17 August 1999). "Aoyama offers a stiff little mystery". The Japan Times. 
  2. ^ Scott Tobias (19 April 19, 2002). "Adrenaline Drive - DVD - HomeVideo Review". The A.V. Club.  Check date values in: |date= (help)
  3. ^ Stephen Holden (6 August 2004). "FILM REVIEW; Asians With Nothing to Lose in Translation". The New York Times. 
  4. ^ David Rooney (4 September 2012). "Outrage Beyond: Venice Review - The Hollywood Reporter". The Hollywood Reporter. 
  5. ^ 第31回ヨコハマ映画祭 2009年日本映画個人賞 (in Japanese). Yokohama Film Festival. Retrieved 13 December 2010. 

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