Shigeru Kōyama at the Imperial Japanese Naval Paymaster Academy during the Second World War
|Born||16 January 1929|
Kure, Hiroshima, Japan
|Died||3 January 2017 (aged 87)|
Kyoto Prefecture, Japan
|Spouse(s)||Tomoko Fumino (deceased)|
Born in Kure, Hiroshima, Kōyama joined the Bungakuza theatre troupe in 1952, first as a directorial assistant and then as an actor. He made his film debut in 1953 in Tadashi Imai's An Inlet of Muddy Water. He left Bungakuza in 1963 and participated in other troupes such as Gekidan Kumo and Engeki Shūdan En. He was also well known for his role in the hit TV show The Guardman. He died in Kyoto Prefecture from pneumonia on 3 January 2017.
|1965||Taikōki||Yamanaka Shikanosuke||NHK||Taiga drama|
|1970||Mominoki wa Nokotta||Mizuno Jūrōzaemon||NHK||Taiga drama|
|1978||Ōgon no Hibi||Ankokuji Ekei||NHK||Taiga drama|
|1980||Shishi no Jidai||Iwashita Michihira||NHK||Taiga drama|
|1981||Onna Taikōki||Honda Masanobu||NHK||Taiga drama|
|1987||Dokuganryū Masamune||Endō Motonobu||NHK||Taiga drama|
|1988||Sanbiki ga Kiru!||Bessho Tanomo||TV Asahi|
|1990||Tobu ga Gotoku||Ii Naosuke||NHK||Taiga drama|
|2000||Aoi Tokugawa Sandai||Honda Masanobu||NHK||Taiga drama|
|2006||Fugo Keiji||Ryūzō Katayama||TV Asahi|
|2008||Change||Sakae Nihei||Fuji TV|
|Kachō Kōsaku Shima||Tomabechi||NTV|
|2009||Fumō Chitai||Mishima||Fuji TV|
|Tenchijin||Sen no Rikyū||NHK||Taiga drama|
- Nishiwaki, Hideo (1979). "Kōyama Shigeiru". Nihon eiga haiyū zenshu: Dan'yū hen (in Japanese). Kinema Junpō. p. 207.
- "Kōyama Shigeru". Tarento Dētabanku (in Japanese). Retrieved 1 September 2014.
- NHK news on January 16, 2017 (in Japanese)
- Stuart Galbraith IV (16 May 2008). The Toho Studios Story: A History and Complete Filmography. Scarecrow Press. p. 375. ISBN 978-1-4616-7374-3.