Tōru Emori

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Tōru Emori
Born (1944-01-25) 25 January 1944 (age 75)
OccupationActor and theater director
Years active1965-present

Tōru Emori (江守 徹, Emori Tōru, born Tetsuo Kato (加藤 徹夫); 25 January 1944) is a Japanese actor, voice actor, and theater director. He has appeared in more than sixty films since 1965.

Career[edit]

Emori entered the acting school at the Bungakuza theater troupe in 1962 and came to fame with the play Ōmugiiri no chikin sūpu in 1964.[1] Also appearing on television and in film, he began directing theater in 1981 with Hamlet.[1]

Selected filmography[edit]

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1966 Minamoto no Yoshitsune Taiga drama
1967 San Shimai Yamagata Kyōsuke Taiga drama
1968 Ryōma ga Yuku Shiramine Shunme Taiga drama
1969 Ten to Chi to Taiga drama
1970 Mominoki wa Nokotta Taiga drama
1971 Haru no Sakamichi Doi Toshikatsu Taiga drama
1972 Shin Heike Monogatari Higuchi Kanemitsu Taiga drama
1973 Kunitori Monogatari Kuroda Kanbei Taiga drama
1974 Katsu Kaishū Sugi Jundō Taiga drama
1975 Genroku Taiheiki Ōishi Kuranosuke Taiga drama
1979 Oretachi wa Tenshi da! Nagumo
1989 Kasuga no Tsubone Saitō Toshimitsu Taiga drama
1993 Ryūkyū no Kaze Jana Ueekata Taiga drama
1994 Hachidai Shogun Yoshimune Chikamatsu Monzaemon Taiga drama
1998 Tokugawa Yoshinobu Shimazu Hisamitsu Taiga drama
2000 Aoi Tokugawa Sandai Ishida Mitsunari Taiga drama
2003 Musashi Akaneya Genzō Taiga drama
2006 Kōmyō ga Tsuji Imagawa Yoshimoto Taiga drama
2008 Atsuhime Tokugawa Nariaki Taiga drama
2009 Saka no Ue no Kumo Yamagata Aritomo
2010 Fumō Chitai Tabuchi
2012 Legal high Togashi Itsuo
2015 Hana Moyu Akuzawa Gonzō Taiga drama

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1983 Genma Taisen Vega voice
1989 Shaso Tokunaga
1998 Doraemon: Nobita's Great Adventure in the South Seas Captain voice
2003 Tokyo Godfathers Gin voice
2006 Paprika Doctor Seijirō Inui voice
2007 Glory to the Filmmaker!
2008 Dive!! Ichiro Maehara
2019 Portrait of Brothers Special appearance

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Emori Tōru". Kotobanku (in Japanese). Asahi Shinbun. Retrieved 28 February 2015.

External links[edit]

Preceded by
Takeshi Katō
Bungakuza Representative
2015–present
Succeeded by
Incumbent