Isao Natsuyagi

Isao Natsuyagi (夏八木 勲, Natsuyagi Isao, 25 December 1939 – 11 May 2013) was a Japanese film actor. He appeared in more than 100 films from 1963 to 2013.

Isao Natsuyagi
Born25 December 1939
Died11 May 2013(2013-05-11) (aged 73)
OccupationActor
Years active1963–2013
Height1.76 m (5 ft 9+12 in)

CareerEdit

In 1960, Natsuyagi began attending the Bungakuza actors school while attending Keio University.[1] He eventually left Keio before graduating and entered the Haiyuza actors school.[1] After graduating in 1966, he joined the Toei studio and made his film debut with Hone made shaburu.[1] His first starring role was in Hideo Gosha's Kiba Ōkaminosuke (1966).

FilmographyEdit

FilmEdit

Year Title Role Notes
1963 Jûsan-nin no shikaku Uncredited
1966 Samurai Wolf Ôkaminosuke
Hone-made shaburu
1967 Samurai Wolf II Kiba Ôkaminosuke
Eleven Samurai Senroku Hayato Leading role, Uncredited
Âa dôki no sakura Second Sublieutenant Nanjô
1968 Shinobi no manji Shinoshu Toma
Shin irezumi muzan tekka no jingi
Waga toso
Heitai yakuza godatsu
1969 Goyokin Kunai
1970 Kaze no tengu
1971 Shadow of Deception Hase, reporter
Yakuza deka: Oretachi ni haka wa nai
The Wolves Tetsunosuke Sakaki
1972 Under the Flag of the Rising Sun
Female Convict 701: Scorpion Tsugio Sugimi
1973 Gendai ninkyô-shi Funaoka
Mushukunin mikogami no jôkichi: Tasogare ni senko ga tonda
1974 Battles Without Honor and Humanity: Police Tactics Hiroshi Nakamoto
Hissatsu shikakenin: Shunsetsu shikake bari Katsushirô
Bôryoku gai Hama
Lubang tô no kiseki: Rikugun Nakano gakkô
Nihon Chinbotsu Yuuki
Yoi-machi-gusa Genji Hirata
Mutsugorô no kekkonki
1975 Kobe Kokusai Gang Yutaka Nakao
1976 Kozure satsujin ken
Hiroshima jingi: Hitojichi dakkai sakusen Takemori
1977 Arasuka monogatari Tachanga
Piranha-gundan: Daboshatsu no ten Kinzo
Proof of the Man Takashi Niimi
Yatsuhaka-mura Yoshitaka Amako
1978 Shogun's Samurai Shōzaemon Bekki
Fuyu no hana Michio Tachibana
Kumokiri Nizaemon Kumagorô
Never Give Up Detective Kitano
Yorû gaku zuretâ
1979 Akuma ga kitarite fue o fuku Lt. Todoroki
Hakuchyu no shikaku Shichiro Tsuruoka
Ôgon no inu Yukichi Nagayama
Hunter in the Dark Sharaku
Kindaichi Kosuke no boken Kouichi Sumida
G.I. Samurai Nagao Kagetora
1980 Virus Dr. Nakanishi
Shogun's Ninja Hattori Hanzo
1982 Kaseki no kouya Katsuaki Nakaomi
Onimasa Kanematsu
1983 Ushimitsu no mura Yuzo Akagi
Nogare no machi Detective Kuroki
Hakujasho Inspector Murai
1984 Irodori-gawa Hideo Takayanagi
Fireflies in the North Kakumu
Shanghai Rhapsody Shirai
Ansatsu shirei Nakatsugawa Shumei
1985 Seijo densetsu Moriyama
Kiken na onnatachi
1986 Kyabarê Bar owner
Rikon shinai onna Seisaku Yamakawa
Bokuno onna ni teodasuna Michio Tsuyama
1987 Tokyo Blackout Eiji Sakuma
Uerutaa
1988 Tokugawa no Jotei: Ôoku Kiyoshige Nakano
1990 Rimeinzu: Utsukushiki yuusha-tachi Asakichi
Gekido no 1750 nichi
Heaven and Earth Yamamoto Kansuke
1991 Kagerô Tadao Kiyono
Shin gokudo no onna-tachi Takahito Sumiya
1992 Shura no densetsu Yasuhiro Shibayama
1994 Don o totta otoko
1996 Kindaichi shonen no jikenbo
1998 Ginga tetsudô Three-Nine: Eternal Fantasy Narration
Kizuna Kunihiro Sasaki
Tsuribaka Nisshi 10 Kosaku Iwashita
1999 Niji no misaki Sannosuke Mori, Shoko's husband
2000 Shin otokogi: Kanketsu-hen
2001 Desert Moon Tsuyoshi's father
Warm Water Under a Red Bridge Masayuki Uomi
Hotaru Takemoto
2002 Hi wa mata noboru Takeda (President of Nippon Victor)
Sensen fukoku Moriyoshi Segawa
2003 T.R.Y.
Hitokiri Ginji Ginji Sonezaki (2003)
2004 Amoretto
2005 Mata no Hi no Chika
Hinagon Hora-ken
Kâten-kôru Tatsuya Hashimoto
2006 Simsons Tamotsu Ishigami
Limit of Love: Umizaru Kotaro Katsuta
2007 Bizan Kojiro Shinozaki
Futô fukutsu
2008 Shin atsui kabe
2009 Tsurugidake: Ten no ki
Katen no shiro Tonami Sebe
2010 Rosuto kuraimu: Senkô Kôzô ogata
Pâtonâzu
2011 Andalucia: Revenge of the Goddess Seijuro Murakami
Kochira Katsushika-ku Kameari kouenmae hashutsujo the Movie: Kachidokibashi o heisa seyo!
My Way Tatsuo's grandfather South Korean film
2012 Land of Hope Yasuhiko ono Leading role
Emperor Teizaburō Sekiya American film
Himawari to koinu no 7-kakan Takao Nagatomo, farmer, Himawari's first owner
Nobô no shiro
2013 Nô Otoko
Like Father, Like Son Ryosuke Nonomiya
Sango renjâ
Present for You Boss
The Eternal Zero Old Kenichiro
2014 Haru wo seotte
2015 Soman kokkyô 15 sai no natsu (final film role)

TelevisionEdit

Year Title Role Network Notes
1968 Ryōma ga Yuku Nagaoka Kenkichi, Kiyooka michinosuke NHK Taiga drama
1970-1976 Ōedo Sōsamō TV Tokyo
1973 Shinsho Taikōki Yamanaka Shikanosuke NET
1974 Hatoko no umi Hino Arimitsu NHK Asadora
1977 Kashin Sakamoto Ryōma NHK Taiga drama
1985 Sanada Taiheiki Tsubuya Matagoro NHK
1986 Byakkotai Kondō Isami NTV
1994 Hana no Ran Hino Arimitsu NHK Taiga drama
1995 The Kindaichi Case Files Kazuma Kurosawa NTV Episode 3
1997 Mōri Motonari Sue Okifusa NHK Taiga drama
1998 Nemureru Mori Naomi Itō Fuji TV
Oda Nobunaga: Tenka wo Totta Baka Oda Nobuhide TBS Special appearance, TV movie
1999 Suzuran Ryūzō Tachibana NHK Asadora
2000 Aoi Tokugawa Sandai Shima Sakon NHK Taiga drama
2003 Musashi Hosokawa Tadaoki NHK Taiga drama
2005 Fugo Keiji Kikuemon Kambe TV Asahi
2007 Dondo Hare Kishimoto NHK Asadora
2008-2009 Dandan Takayasu Ichijō NHK Asadora
2010 Last Money: Ai no Nedan Toshirō Mizutani NHK
Ryōmaden Matsudaira Shungaku NHK Taiga drama

AnimeEdit

Year Title Official Title Role Notes
1996 Young Kindaichi Case File:

The Opera House - A New Murder

金田一少年の事件 ・ 簿オペラ座館 ・ 新たなる殺人 Isamu Kenmochi Film
1997 Young Kindaichi Case Files:

The Opera House Murder Case (File 3)

金田一少年の事件簿「オペラ座間殺人事件」ファイル3 School's teacher (guest app.) TV Series
1998 Galaxy Express 999: Eternal Fantasy 銀河鉄道999 ・ エターナル ・ ファンタジー Narrator Film

DubbingEdit

Awards and prizesEdit

Year Award Category Film Result
1979 2nd Japan Academy Prize Best Supporting Actor Never Give Up, Winter Flower Nominated
1980 3rd Japan Academy Prize Best Supporting Actor G.I. Samurai, Hunter in the Dark, The Golden Dog Nominated
2012 67th Mainichi Film Award Best Actor Land of Hope Won

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "夏八木勲さん死去 映画ドラマで名脇役". Nikkan Sports (in Japanese). Retrieved 1 March 2015.

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