Kyūsaku Shimada

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Kyusaku Shimada
Native name 嶋田 久作
Born Tetsuo Shimada
(1955-04-24) April 24, 1955 (age 62)
Totsuka-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan
Occupation Actor

Kyusaku Shimada (嶋田 久作?, Shimada Kyūsaku, born April 24, 1955) is a Japanese actor.

History[edit]

Shimada was originally part of the Tokyo Grand Guignol Theater group, formed by artist Norimizu Ameya.[1] He stayed with the group until its dissolution in 1986.[2] One of the productions the group undertook was an adaptation of the occult novel Teito Monogatari (Hiroshi Aramata) where Shimada played the lead role Yasunori Kato.[3]

He has appeared in films such as Makoto Shinozaki's 0093: Her Majesty's Masao Kusakari[4] and Takahisa Zeze's Pandemic.[5]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Television[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Artist Interview: Norimizu Ameya". The Japan Foundation. Retrieved November 11, 2011. 
  2. ^ "Shimada Kyusaku". Cinemassie.com. Retrieved November 11, 2011. 
  3. ^ "Tokyo Grand Guignol". Usumaru Furuya Unofficial Website. Retrieved November 11, 2011. 
  4. ^ Schilling, Mark (October 12, 2007). "'0093 Jo Heika no Kusakari Masao'". The Japan Times. 
  5. ^ Schilling, Mark (January 23, 2009). "'Kansen Retto'". The Japan Times. 
  6. ^ Stuart Galbraith IV (16 May 2008). The Toho Studios Story: A History and Complete Filmography. Scarecrow Press. p. 375. ISBN 978-1-4616-7374-3. 

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