Osamu Takizawa

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Osamu Takizawa
Osamu Takizawa 1.jpg
Born (1906-11-13)November 13, 1906
Ushigome, Tokyo, Japan
Died June 22, 2000(2000-06-22) (aged 93)
Mitaka, Tokyo, Japan
Occupation Actor
Years active 1925–1997

Osamu Takizawa (滝沢 修, Takizawa Osamu, 13 November 1906 – 22 June 2000[1]) was a Japanese actor. He was born in Ushigome, Shinjuku, Tokyo. Starting at the Tsukiji Little Theater, Takizawa participated in a number of theatrical troupes before forming Gekidan Mingei with Jūkichi Uno.[1] His was praised for his performance in Death of a Salesman and also directed a version of The Diary of Anne Frank.[1] Perhaps his most notable film role was in Fires on the Plain.[2]

Partial filmography[edit]


Takizawa in the 1950 film Bōryoku no Machi




  1. ^ a b c "Takizawa Osamu". Nihon jinmei daijiten (in Japanese). Kōdansha. Retrieved 5 December 2010.
  2. ^ Osamu Takizawa (I)

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