Toshinori Omi

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Toshinori Omi
Native name 尾美としのり
Born (1965-12-07) December 7, 1965 (age 51)
Tokyo, Japan
Occupation Actor

Toshinori Omi (尾美としのり, Omi Toshinori, born 7 December 1965) is a Japanese actor.


Born in Tokyo, Omi joined the children's theater troupe Himawari Theatre Group when he was still in kindergarten.[1] He made his film debut at age 13 in Kon Ichikawa's Hi no Tori (1978) and got his first starring role in a film with Shinji Somai's Tonda Couple (1980).[1] He starred in Nobuhiko Obayashi's Tenkosei (1982), for which he won a Japan Academy Prize best newcomer award.[2] He appeared in most of Obayashi's films until the mid-1990s.[1] Since then he has moved on to adult roles, playing white collar businessmen and fathers.

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  1. ^ a b c "Omi Toshinori". Nihon Eiga Gekijō (in Japanese). Retrieved 3 April 2013. 
  2. ^ "第6回日本アカデミー賞優秀作品". Japan Academy Prize Association. Retrieved 3 April 2013. 

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