Toshiyuki Nishida

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Toshiyuki Nishida
Native name 西田 敏行
Born (1947-11-04) 4 November 1947 (age 68)
Koriyama, Fukushima, Japan
Occupation Actor
Years active 1967–present

Toshiyuki Nishida (西田 敏行 Nishida Toshiyuki?, born 4 November 1947 in Koriyama, Fukushima) is a Japanese actor. In Japan, he is best known for his fishing comedy series, Tsuribaka Nisshi ("The Fishing Maniac's Diary"), which currently spans 21 movies. Outside Japan Nishida may be best known for his portrayal of Pigsy in the first season of the TV series Monkey, or for his role in the 2008 film The Ramen Girl, as the sensei of American actress Brittany Murphy's character.

Nishida has received ten Japanese Academy Award nominations, winning twice, for Dun-Huang in 1988 (Best Actor) and Gakko and Tsuribaka Nisshi 6 in 1993 (Best Actor).[1] He won the Blue Ribbon Award for Best Actor in 2003 for Get Up! and Tsuribaka Nisshi 14.[2]

Filmography[edit]

Films[edit]

Year Title Role Notes Source
1977 Ballad of Orin Suketaro
1981 Edo Porn
1984 Tengoku no Eki
1986 Uemura Naomi Monogatari
1988 Dun-Huang
1988–2009 Tsuribaka Nisshi series Hama-chan
1992 Tengoku no Taizai
1992 O-Roshiya-koku Suimu-dan
1992 Kantsubaki
1993 Gakko
1996 Gakko II
2002 Hi wa Mata Noboru
2003 Get Up!
2006 The Uchoten Hotel
2007 Sukiyaki Western Django
2008 The Ramen Girl
2008 The Magic Hour
2009 Castle Under Fiery Skies
2010 Space Battleship Yamato Hikozaemon Tokugawa
2011 A Letter to Momo Iwa Voice
2011 Once in a Blue Moon Sarashina Rokubei
2012 Reunion Aiba [3]
2012 Beyond Outrage Nishino
2013 Emperor General Kajima American film
2013 The Kiyosu Conference Sarashina Rokubei
2015 Maestro! Tendō [4][5]
2015 Jinuyo Saraba: Kamuroba Mura e Nakanussan [6]
2015 Love & Peace
2015 Galaxy Turnpike
2016 Jinsei no Yakusoku Gentaro Nishimura

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes Source
1974 Shin Heike Monogatari Hōjō Yoshitoki Taiga drama
1977 花神 Yamagata Aritomo Taiga drama
1978 Saiyuki Cho Hakkai/Pigsy
1981 Onna Taikō-ki Toyotomi Hideyoshi Taiga drama
1984 Sanga Moyu fictitious character Taiga drama
1988 Takeda Shingen Yamamoto Kansuke Taiga drama
1990 Tobu ga Gotoku Saigō Takamori Taiga drama
1995 Hachidai Shogun Yoshimune Tokugawa Yoshimune Taiga drama
2000 Aoi Tokugawa Sandai Tokugawa Hidetada Taiga drama
2003 Musashi Yamanouchi Hanbei Taiga drama
2003 Shiroi Kyotō Mataichi Zaizen
2005 Tiger and Dragon Hayashiyatei Donbei
2005 Hiroshima Showa 20 nen 8 Gatsu Muika elder Toshiaki Yajima
2006 Kōmyō-ga-tsuji Tokugawa Ieyasu Taiga drama
2010 Saka no Ue no Kumo Takahashi Korekiyo
2010 Wagaya no Rekishi Yame Tokijiro
2013 Yae no Sakura Saigō Tanomo Taiga drama
2014 Nobunaga Concerto Saitō Dōsan
2015 Tsuribaka Nisshi Su-san
2016 Montage Shinnosuke Sawada

Honours[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 第17回日本アカデミー賞優秀作品 (in Japanese). Japan Academy Prize. Retrieved 2010-04-10. 
  2. ^ ブルーリボン賞ヒストリー (in Japanese). Cinema Hochi. Retrieved 2010-04-08. 
  3. ^ "Reunion (Itai: Asu e no tokakan)". Japan: Time Out Tokyo. Retrieved 22 February 2013. 
  4. ^ "Live-Action Maestro Film's Teaser Video Streamed". Anime News Network. August 22, 2014. Retrieved December 20, 2014. 
  5. ^ "マエストロ!(2015)". allcinema.net (in Japanese). Stingray. Retrieved December 20, 2014. 
  6. ^ "1st Live-Action Jinuyo Saraba: Kamuroba Mura e Film's Teaser Posted". Anime News Network. December 28, 2014. Retrieved December 3, 2015. 

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