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Ryō Tamura (田村亮 Tamura Ryō, born May 24, 1946) is a Japanese actor from Kyoto. His father was silent-film star Tsumasaburo Bando. With his elder brothers, the late Takahiro and Masakazu, he is one of the Three Tamura Brothers. Another elder brother, Toshimaro, is active in show business as a manager.
Since his debut he has taken roles in both jidaigeki and modern films and television. He portrayed Ōoka Tadasuke for the final six years of the long-running prime-time television series Abarenbō Shōgun, replacing Tadashi Yokouchi. A repeating modern role has been Detective Sōsuke Kariya in two-hour dramas costarring Miki Fujitani.
- This article incorporates material from 田村亮 (俳優) (Tamura Ryō (haiyū)) in the Japanese Wikipedia, retrieved February 11, 2008.