Seiji Miyaguchi

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Seiji Miyaguchi
Born(1913-11-15)November 15, 1913
DiedApril 12, 1985(1985-04-12) (aged 71)
OccupationActor
Years active1933–1985
AwardsMainichi Film Concours
Best Supporting Actor

1955 Seven Samurai

Seiji Miyaguchi (宮口 精二, Miyaguchi Seiji, November 15, 1913 – April 12, 1985) was a Japanese actor.

Career[edit]

Miyaguchi appeared in many films, among them Akira Kurosawa's Seven Samurai (as Kyuzo, the master swordsman), Ikiru as a yakuza boss from "restaurant row," and Masaki Kobayashi's Kwaidan.

Death[edit]

At the age of 71, he succumbed to lung cancer.

Selected filmography[edit]

  • 1945: Sanshiro Sugata Part II - Kohei Tsuzaki
  • 1946: Urashima Tarô no kôei
  • 1947: Sanbon yubi no otoko
  • 1951: Zen-ma - Editor-in-chief
  • 1951: Early Summer - Nishiwaki
  • 1951: Umi no hanabi - Gunzô Ishiguro
  • 1951: Inochi uruwashi - Oshima
  • 1952: Ikiru - Yakuza Boss
  • 1953: The Last Embrace - Gangster
  • 1953: Senkan Yamato
  • 1953: An Inlet of Muddy Water - Gen Shichi (Story 3)
  • 1954: Seven Samurai - Kyuzo
  • 1954: Taiyo no nai machi
  • 1955: Izumi e no michi
  • 1956: Kyatsu o nigasuna
  • 1956: Flowing
  • 1956: Ankokugai
  • 1956: Shokei no heya - Hanya, Katsumi's father
  • 1956: Onibi
  • 1956: Aru onna no baai - Tomoki Hisamoto
  • 1956: Nagareru - Namie's uncle
  • 1957: Throne of Blood - Phantom samurai
  • 1957: Tokyo Twilight - Policeman
  • 1957: Aruse
  • 1957: Nikui mono
  • 1957: Yoru no chô - Customer
  • 1957: Kiken na eiyu
  • 1957: Jun'ai monogatari - Judge
  • 1957: Kuroi kawa - Kin
  • 1958: Harikomi - Yuji Shimooka, the police detective
  • 1958: Kuroi kafun - Kitaga
  • 1958: The Rickshaw Man - Fencing master
  • 1958: The Ballad of Narayama - Mata-yan
  • 1958: Ryu ni makasero
  • 1958: Nemuri Kyôshirô burai hikae: Maken jigoku - Senjuro Takebe
  • 1959: The Human Condition - Kyôritsu Ô
  • 1959: Saikô shukun fujin - Rintaro Nonomiya
  • 1959: Kiku to Isamu - Doctor
  • 1959: Farewell to Spring - Akira's father
  • 1959: Aruhi watashi wa - Masao Shiroyama
  • 1959: Mikkai
  • 1959: Jôen - Ôshû Mitani
  • 1960: Banana
  • 1960: Bokutô kitan - Yoshizo
  • 1960: The Bad Sleep Well - Prosecutor Okakura
  • 1960: 'Minagoroshi no uta' yori kenjû-yo saraba! - Takahashi
  • 1961: Onnamai - Prof. Nunokawa
  • 1961: Miyamoto Musashi - Bamboo craftsman Kisuke
  • 1961: Aitsu to watashi - Kokichi, Saburo's father
  • 1961: Kuroi gashû dainibu: Kanryû
  • 1962: Karami-ai
  • 1962: The Outcast - School master
  • 1962: Miyamoto Musashi: Showdown at Hannyazaka Heights - Bamboo craftsman Kisuke
  • 1962: Gekkyû dorobo
  • 1963: Attack Squadron!
  • 1963: Koto - Takichiro Sada
  • 1963: Mushukunin-betsuchô - Usuke
  • 1963: Subarashii akujo
  • 1963: Alibi - Asakichi Sagawa
  • 1963: Mashiroki Fuji no ne - Shûhei Isomura
  • 1963: Gobanchô yûgirirô - Sanzaemon
  • 1963: Mother - Doctor
  • 1963: Hikaru umi - Seiji Tajima
  • 1964: Kaze no bushi
  • 1964: Pale Flower - Gang leader
  • 1964: Nihiki no mesu inu - Detective Tasaka
  • 1964: Samurai from Nowhere - Tatewaki Komuro
  • 1964: Unholy Desire - Genji Miyata
  • 1964: Hadaka no jûyaku - Heikichi Hamanaka
  • 1964: Akujo - Daizo Suzuki
  • 1964: Ai to shi o mitsumete
  • 1964: Kuruwa sodachi - Tsukada
  • 1964: Kwaidan - Old man (segment "Chawan no naka")
  • 1964: Kenji Kirishima Saburô - Masayuki Mori
  • 1965: Gulliver's Travels Beyond the Moon - Prof. Gulliver (voice)
  • 1965: Miseinen - Zoku cupola no aru machi - Tatsugorô Ishiguro
  • 1965: Samurai Spy - Jinnai-Kazutaka Horikawa
  • 1966: Panchi yarô - Wada's Father
  • 1967: Taifû to zakuro - Naokichi Kuwata
  • 1967: Chikumagawa zesshô
  • 1967: Japan's Longest Day - Foreign Minister Shigenori Togo
  • 1968: Shachô hanjôki
  • 1968: Zoku shacho hanjôki
  • 1968: Rio no wakadaishô
  • 1968: Rengô kantai shirei chôkan: Yamamoto Isoroku - Ito
  • 1968: Aniki no koibito - Ginsaku Kitagawa
  • 1970: Gekido no showashi 'Gunbatsu' - Togo (uncredited)
  • 1971: To Love Again - Miya's father
  • 1972: Tora-san's Dear Old Home - Utako's father
  • 1974: The Fossil - Sunami
  • 1974: Tora-san's Lovesick - Utako's father
  • 1975: Aoi sanmyaku
  • 1977: Melodii beloy nochi
  • 1980: Tobe ikarosu no tsubasa - Miwa
  • 1980: Shōgun (TV Mini-Series) - Muraji
  • 1982: The Challenge - Old Man
  • 1982: Maboroshi no mizuumi - Yoshikane Nagao
  • 1983: Hakujasho - Jikan
  • 1984: Ningyo densetsu - Tatsuo
  • 1984: Farewell to the Ark - Old man
  • 1986: Oedipus no yaiba - Yoshiyama (final film role)

Selected television appearances[edit]

Honours[edit]

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