Isao Yamagata

Isao Yamagata (山形 勲, Yamagata Isao, 25 July 1915 – 28 June 1996) was a Japanese film actor.[2] In 1942, Yamagata and So Yamamura formed the Bunkaza Theatre Company.[3] In 1949 he made his film debut with Kirareya Senta.[3] Yamagata became famous for his role in 1953 film Gate of Hell.[3] He became a character actor and often played villainous roles.[3] In 1973, Yamagata landed main role on the TV jidaigeki Kenkaku Shōbai.[3]

Isao Yamagata
Gate of Hell (1953) Isao Yamagata 1.jpg
Born(1915-07-25)25 July 1915
London, England[1]
Died28 June 1996(1996-06-28) (aged 80)
OccupationActor
Years active1951-1984

He died of tuberculosis in 1996.[3] He appeared in more than 180 films between 1951 and 1984.

Selected filmographyEdit

  • Bungawan soro (1951)
  • Ringo-en no shōjo (1952)
  • Mukokuseki-sha (1952)
  • Sen-hime (1953) - Samanosuke Itsumi
  • Pu-san (1953)
  • Kimi ni sasageshi inochi nariseba (1953)
  • Seishun Zenigata Heiji (1953) - Plibp
  • Gate of Hell (1953) - Wataru Watanabe
  • Higeki no shôgun: Yamashita Tomoyuki (1953)
  • Hana to ryû - Dai-ichi-bu: Dôkai-wan no rantô (1954) - Shin'nosuke Mori
  • Seven Samurai (1954) - Samurai #1
  • Wakaki hi no takuboku: Kumo wa tensai de aru (1954) - Kanematsu Kikuchi
  • Kakute yume ari (1954) - Ichirô Kasuga
  • Jigoku no kengô Hirate Miki (1954) - Isonoshin Yamabe
  • The Princess Sen (1954) - Dewanokami Sakasaki
  • Floating Clouds (1955) - Sugio Iba
  • Minan o koshô: Hitokiri hikosei (1955)
  • Jokyû (1955) - Ryûjin Aramaki
  • Juku no hana yome (1955)
  • Princess Yang Kwei-Fei (1955) - Yang Hsien
  • Uruwashiki saigetsu (1955)
  • Rokunin no ansatsusha (1955) - Kondō Isami
  • Asakusa no oni (1955)
  • Meoto zenzai (1955)
  • Kôdôkan shitennô (1955)
  • Tarao Bannai senritsu no nanakamen (1956)
  • Bara no kôdôkan (1956) - Shogoro Yabe
  • Warning from Space (1956) - Dr. Matsuda
  • Denkô ryûsei karate uchi (1956)
  • Neko to Shôzô to futari no onna (1956)
  • Tsukigata Hanpeita: Hana no maki; Arashi no maki (1956) - Fujioka
  • Shinshokoku monogatari: Nanatsu no chikai kurosuisen no maki (1956)
  • Yôda no maden (1956) - Danjô Sarashina
  • Outlaw: List of Dupes (1956)
  • The Swamp (1956) - Buri-daijin
  • Shinshokoku monogatari: Nanatsu no chikai doreisen no maki (1957)
  • Shinshokoku monogatari: Nanatsu no chikai gaisen uta no maki (1957)
  • The Rice People (1957) - Matsunosuke Ota
  • Ôsaka monogatari (1957)
  • Ujô (1957) - Shinpei Nakayama
  • Tajobushin (1957)
  • Daibosatsu tôge (1957) - Lord kamio
  • Yûreisen: Zempen (1957) - Gemba Akahana
  • Yûreisen: Kôhen (1957) - Yamizô
  • Onna goroshi abura jigoku (1957)
  • Kichigai buraku (1957)
  • Jigokû misaki no fukushû (1957)
  • Fuji ni tatsu kage (1957)
  • Edo no meibutsuotoko: Isshin Tasuke (1958) - Matsudaira-Izunokami
  • Daibosatsu tôge - Dai ni bu (1958)
  • Seven from Edo (1958) - Tatewaki
  • Uguisu-jô no hanayome (1958)
  • Isshin Tasuke - Tenka no ichidaiji (1958) - Matsudaira-Izunokami
  • Ten to sen (1958) - Tatsuo Yasuda
  • Nora neko (1958)
  • Onmitsu Shichishoki (1958)
  • Ninkyo Tokaido (1958) - Kadoi
  • Do no hâjiki wa jigokû dazê (1958)
  • Binan-jo (1959)
  • Shingo juban-shobu (1959)
  • Kitsune to tanuki (1959)
  • Daibosatsu tôge - Kanketsu-hen (1959)
  • Shingo jûban shôbu: dai-ni-bu (1959)
  • Tenka no igagoe: akatsuki no kessen (1959)
  • Chiyari musô (1959)
  • Isshin Tasuke: Otoko no naka no otoko ippiki (1959)
  • Edo no akutaro (1959) - Tenzen Akiyama
  • Senryô-jishi (1959) - Kainokami Torii
  • Jigokû no sokô made tsuki auzê (1959)
  • Bored Hatamoto: Acrobats of Death (1959)
  • Rônin ichiba - Asayake tengu (1960)
  • Shiroi gake (1960)
  • Nanatsu no kao no otoko daze (1960)
  • Tenpô rokkasen - Jigoku no hanamichi (1960)
  • Sake to onna to yari (1960) - Mitsunari Ishida
  • Tokai no kaoyaku (1960) - Denbe
  • Wakasama Samurai Torimonochoo (1960) - Suzuki Uneme
  • Shoretsu shinsengumi - bakumatsu no doran (1960) - Serizawa
  • Sabaku o wataru taiyo (1960)
  • Nippatsume wa jigoku-iki daze (1960)
  • Mito Komon 3: All Star Version (1960)
  • Akō Rōshi (1961) - Kataoka Gengoemon
  • Zoku shachô dochuki: onna oyabun taiketsu no maki (1961) - President Oyamada
  • Uogashi no onna Ishimatsu (1961)
  • Tekka daimyo (1961)
  • Saigo no kaoyaku (1961)
  • Kashi no onna Ishimatsu (1961)
  • Hakubajô no hanayome (1961)
  • Edokko-hada (1961)
  • Beranme Chunori-san (1961)
  • Oedo Hyobanji Binan no Kaoyaku (1962) - Soshun
  • Mabuta no haha (1962) - Yosuke
  • Kisaragi musô ken (1962) - Izuminokami Mizuno
  • Ano sura no hate ni hoshi hama tataku (1962)
  • Hachi gatsu jûgo-nichi no dôran (1962)
  • Yagyû bugeichô: Dokugan itto ryu (1962)
  • Sakura hangan (1962)
  • Knightly Advice (1962)
  • Bored Hatamoto: The Mysterious Cape (1963)
  • Yagyû bugeichô: Katame no Jûbei (1963)
  • Daidokoro taiheiki (1963)
  • Yojinbô ichiba (1963)
  • Shin meoto zenzai (1963) - Kyoichi
  • Kureji sakusen: Kudabare! Musekinin (1963)
  • Yogiri no Joshu-Ji (1963)
  • Yagyu Chronicles 7: The Cloud of Disorder (1963)
  • Kyôkatsu (1963)
  • Hibari Chiemi no Yaji Kita Dochu (1963)
  • Miyamoto Musashi: Ichijôji no kettô (1964)
  • Jakoman to Tetsu (1964)
  • Nijuissai no chichi (1964)
  • Surai no gyanburaa (1964)
  • Otoko no monsho: hana to nagadosu (1964)
  • Kuroi kaikyo (1964) - Senba
  • Akai shuriken (1965) - Kanzo
  • Una sera di Tokyo (1965) - Shinzô Nakajima
  • Radishes and Carrots (1965) - Gohei Suzuka
  • Shinobi no mono: Iga-yashiki (1965) - Matsudaira
  • A Story Written with Water (1965) - Denzo / Shizuo's father
  • Buraikan jingi (1965) - Eitaro Oshika
  • Shachô gyôjôki (1966)
  • Kigeki ekimae manga (1966)
  • Zatoichi's Pilgrimage (1966) - Boss Tohachi
  • Kigeki ekimae mangan (1967)
  • Kigeki ekimae gakuen (1967)
  • Samurai Rebellion (1967) - Shobei Tsuchiya
  • Rikugun Nakano gakko: Mitsumei (1967)
  • Kigeki ekimae hyakku-nen (1967)
  • Aru koroshiya no kagi (1967)
  • Hârubiyorî (1967)
  • Zansetsu (1968) - Kenichiro Shinjo
  • Onna mekura hana to kiba (1968)
  • Bakumatsu (1970) - Hiroe Yamada
  • Kaoyaku (1971) - Ogata, Seizo
  • Lone Wolf and Cub: Sword of Vengeance (1972)
  • Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart to Hades (1972) - Sawatari Genba
  • Yuki Fujin ezu (1975)
  • Fumô chitai (1976)
  • Tokugawa ichizoku no houkai (1980) - Itakura Katsukiyo
  • The Trout (1982) - Daigo Hamada

TV seriesEdit

HonoursEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Isao Yamagata". goo. Retrieved 25 July 2021.
  2. ^ "山形 勲". NHK. Retrieved 25 July 2021.
  3. ^ a b c d e f "新撰 芸能人物事典 明治~平成「山形 勲」の解説". KOTOBANK. Retrieved 25 July 2021.

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