Masato Sako

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Masato Sako
Born November 9, 1946
Iwakuni, Yamaguchi, Japan
Died January 11, 2003(2003-01-11) (aged 56)
Iwakuni, Yamaguchi, Japan
Occupation Actor, voice actor
Years active 1960-2003
Children Mayumi Sako

Masato Sako (佐古正人, Sako Masato, November 9, 1946 – January 11, 2003) was a Japanese actor and voice actor from Iwakuni, Yamaguchi. He stood at 168 centimeters (5 feet, 7 inches) tall and weighed in at 62 kilograms (136 pounds).

Sako dropped out of Chuo University. He then enrolled in the theater company Gekidan Kumo. He later transferred to Engekishūdan En. He has performed in Shakespeare, television dramas, dubs of western films and animation. His oldest daughter, Mayumi Sako, is enrolled in the Bungaku Company. On January 11, 2003, Masato Sako died of oral cancer in an Iwakuni hospital at the age of 56.


After Sako's death, the following actors were recruited to take over Sako's ongoing roles.


Television drama[edit]

  • Enkana Aitsu ha yo Goto Pank Nayume wo Miru (????) (Dark Gorō)
  • Dai chūshingura (????) (Tadao Ōtaka)
  • Meiji no Gunzō: Umi ni Karin wo (????) (Hikojirō Nakamigawa)



Television animation[edit]


Theatrical animation[edit]

Dubbing roles[edit]

Live action[edit]


External links[edit]