Masayuki Mori (actor)

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Masayuki Mori
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Born (1911-01-13)January 13, 1911
Sapporo, Japan
Died October 7, 1973(1973-10-07) (aged 62)
Tokyo, Japan
Occupation Actor
Years active 1931–1973

Masayuki Mori (森 雅之, Mori Masayuki, January 13, 1911 – October 7, 1973, born in Sapporo, Hokkaido prefecture) was a Japanese actor, the son of Takeo Arishima, a Japanese novelist active during the late Meiji and Taishō periods. Mori appeared in many of Akira Kurosawa's films such as Rashomon, The Idiot and The Bad Sleep Well. He also starred in pictures by Kenji Mizoguchi (Ugetsu), Mikio Naruse (Floating Clouds) and other prominent directors.

Filmography[edit]

Films[edit]

Year Title Role Director Notes
1945 The Men Who Tread on the Tiger's Tail Akira Kurosawa
Sanshiro Sugata Part II Akira Kurosawa
1947 A Ball at the Anjo House Kōzaburō Yoshimura
1950 Rashomon Akira Kurosawa
1951 The Idiot Akira Kurosawa
The Lady of Musashino Kenji Mizoguchi
1953 Ugetsu Genjūrō Kenji Mizoguchi
Older Brother, Younger Sister Mikio Naruse
1953 Love Letter Kinuyo Tanaka
1954 A Certain Woman Shirō Toyoda
1955 Floating Clouds Kengo Tomioka Mikio Naruse
Princess Yang Kwei-Fei Kenji Mizoguchi
1957 Untamed Mikio Naruse
Banka (ja) Heinosuke Gosho
1960 The Bad Sleep Well Iwabuchi Akira Kurosawa
When a Woman Ascends the Stairs Mikio Naruse
Her Brother Kon Ichikawa
Daughters, Wives and a Mother Mikio Naruse
1961 As a Wife, As a Woman Keijirō Kōno Mikio Naruse
1963 Bushido, Samurai Saga Tadashi Imai
Alone on the Pacific Kon Ichikawa
1970 Zatoichi Goes to the Fire Festival The Dark Lord Kenji Misumi

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Network Notes
1962 Takasebune Shōbei NTV
1968 Ryōma ga Yuku Yoshida Tōyō NHK Taiga drama
1970 Mominoki wa Nokotta Date Aki NHK Taiga drama
1972 Shin Heike Monogatari Fujiwara no Tadazane NHK Taiga drama

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