Akaji Maro

Akaji Maro (麿 赤児, Maro Akaji, born February 23, 1943) is a Japanese actor, Butoka,[1] and theater director.

Akaji Maro
Born (1943-02-23) February 23, 1943 (age 77)
Kanazawa, Japan
OccupationActor, Butoka, and theater director.
Years active1964–present
Height1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
ChildrenTatsushi Ōmori
Nao Ōmori

Early lifeEdit

In 1943, Maro was born in Sakurai, Nara, Japan.[2]

CareerEdit

Maro's film career began in 1980. As an actor, Maro has over 42 film. In 1972 Maro is the founder of Dairakudakan Temputenshiki.[3][2]

Personal lifeEdit

Maro's sons are film director Tatsushi Ōmori, a film director, and Nao Ōmori, an actor.

FilmographyEdit

FilmEdit

  • Inflatable Sex Doll of the Wastelands (1967)
  • Ke no haeta kenjû (1968) as Taka
  • Diary of a Shinjuku Thief (1969)
  • Yami no naka no chimimoryo (1971) as Kinzo
  • Kuroki Taro no ai to bôken (1977)
  • Zigeunerweisen (1980)
  • Kagero-za (1981) as Homeless
  • Burst City (1982)
  • Yaju-deka (1982) as Painter
  • Mitsugetsu (1984)
  • Shinran: Path to Purity (1987) as Nanzame
  • Nijisseiki shônen dokuhon (1989) as Tattoo Master
  • Dotsuitarunen (1989) as Daisuke Kamoi
  • Ware ni utsu yoi ari (1990) as Sakurada
  • Yumeji (1991)
  • Waga jinsei saiaku no toki (1993) as Lt. Nakayama
  • Tsuki wa dotchi ni dete iru (1993) as Senba
  • Heya (1993)
  • Shishioh-tachi no saigo (1993) as Sakurai
  • Kowagaru hitobito (1994) as Man of dry river bed
  • Aozora ni ichiban chikai basho (1994)
  • Yamato Takeru (1994)
  • Heisei musekinin-ikka: Tokyo de luxe (1995) as Kanji, Nobuko's father
  • Harukana jidai no kaidan o (1995) as Detective
  • Gogo no Yuigon-jo (1995)
  • That's Cunning! Shijo saidai no sakusen (1996)
  • Dangan ranna (1996)
  • Wana (1996) as Detective
  • Moonlight Serenade (1997)
  • Kizu darake no tenshi (1997) as Owner of the firm
  • Postman Blues (1997) as Boss of Minato gang
  • Cat's Eye (1997)
  • Lie lie Lie (1997) as Den
  • Pieta (1997) as Cop
  • Anrakkî monkî (1998) as Hobo
  • Shinsei toire no Hanako-san (1998)
  • Kunoichi ninpô-chô: Yagyû gaiden (1998) as Tenkai
  • Poruno sutâ (1998) as Yakuza Boss
  • Gedo (1998) as Kuwata
  • Shin karajishi kabushiki kaisha (1999)
  • Kikujiro (1999) as Crazy Man
  • Tenshi ni misuterareta yoru (1999) as Aota
  • Gemini (1999) as Kakubê
  • Hyôryû-gai (2000)
  • Swing Man (2000) as Oda
  • Kamen gakuen (2001) as Daimon
  • Monday (2000)
  • Utsushimi (2000) as Himself
  • Suicide Club (2001) as Detective Murata
  • Gin no otoko (2001, part 1, 2)
  • KT (2002) as Susumu Kawahara
  • Shangri-La (2002) as Ookura Nagashima
  • Drive (2002) as Lord Kobari, ghost warrior
  • Jam Films (2002) (segment "Pandora - Hong Kong Leg")
  • Gangu shuriya (2002) as Mr. Iwai
  • Makai Tensho (2003) as Ieyasu Tokugawa
  • 9 Souls (2003) as Owner of Candy Shop
  • Kill Bill: Volume 1 (2003) as Boss Ozawah[4]
  • Akame shijuya taki shinju misui (2003)
  • Kill Bill: Volume 2 (2004) as Boss Ozawah
  • Wairudo furawazu (2004)
  • Riyû (2004) as A-san
  • Yume no naka e (2005)
  • The Whispering of the Gods (2005) as Shopkeeper
  • Damejin (2006)
  • Pacchigi! Love & Peace (2007)
  • Hadaka no natsu (2008)
  • Shôrin shôjo (2008) as Rin's Master
  • Asahiyama dôbutsuen: Pengin ga sora o tobu (2008)
  • Sakigake!! Otokojuku (2008)
  • Futoko (2009)
  • Mogera wogura (2009)
  • Kazura (2010)
  • Meon (2010)
  • Ichimai no hagaki (2010) as Monk
  • Yakuza Weapon (2011)
  • Tada's Do-It-All House (2011) as Oka
  • Hanezu (2011) as Yo-chan archeologist
  • Gokudô meshi (2011)
  • Tenshi tsukinuke rokuchoume (2011)
  • Kôun no tsubo (2012) as Yonosuke
  • SPEC: Ten (2012) as Akira Nitanai
  • TAP: Kanzennaru shiiku (2013)
  • A no dentou (2014)
  • Zipang Punk (2014) as Toyotomi Hideyoshi
  • Mahoro ekimae kyôsôkyoku (2014)
  • Kakekomi (2015) as Seisetsu
  • The Emperor in August (2015) as Hisanori Fujita
  • Danchi (2016) as Gondo
  • Nekonin (2017) as Katsuragi
  • Sekigahara (2017) as Shimazu Yoshihiro
  • Uta Monogatari: Cinema Fighters Project (2018) as On (segment "Kuu")
  • Turquoise no Sora no Shita de (2018)
  • Fly Me to the Saitama (2019) as Sojuro Saionji
  • Birdsong (2019) as Akira
  • Ghost Master (2019)
  • Katsu Fūtarō!! (2019)
  • Hell Girl (2019) as Wanyūdō
  • Under the Turquoise Sky (2021)

TelevisionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ LLC, New York Media (1988-03-07). New York Magazine. New York Media, LLC. pp. 104–. Retrieved 29 August 2012.
  2. ^ a b "The Master: Akaji Maro". metropolisjapan.com. Retrieved August 19, 2019.
  3. ^ "Akaji Maro". rankingfilms.com. Retrieved August 19, 2019.
  4. ^ "Kill Bill: Vol 1 (2003)". IMDb. Retrieved August 19, 2019.

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