Seiji Miyaguchi (宮口 精二, Miyaguchi Seiji, November 15, 1913 – April 12, 1985) was a Japanese actor.

Seiji Miyaguchi
Born(1913-11-15)November 15, 1913
DiedApril 12, 1985(1985-04-12) (aged 71)
OccupationActor
Years active1933–1985
AwardsMainichi Film Concours
Best Supporting Actor

1955 Seven Samurai

CareerEdit

Miyaguchi appeared in many films, among them Akira Kurosawa's Seven Samurai (as Kyuzo, the master swordsman), Ikiru as a yakuza boss from "restaurant row," and Masaki Kobayashi's Kwaidan.

DeathEdit

At the age of 71, he succumbed to lung cancer.

Selected filmographyEdit

  • 1945: Sanshiro Sugata Part II - Kohei Tsuzaki
  • 1946: Urashima Tarô no kôei
  • 1947: Sanbon yubi no otoko
  • 1951: Zen-ma - Editor-in-chief
  • 1951: Early Summer - Nishiwaki
  • 1951: Umi no hanabi - Gunzô Ishiguro
  • 1951: Inochi uruwashi - Oshima
  • 1952: Ikiru - Yakuza Boss
  • 1953: The Last Embrace - Gangster
  • 1953: Senkan Yamato
  • 1953: An Inlet of Muddy Water - Gen Shichi (Story 3)
  • 1954: Seven Samurai - Kyuzo
  • 1954: Taiyo no nai machi
  • 1955: Izumi e no michi
  • 1956: Kyatsu o nigasuna
  • 1956: Flowing
  • 1956: Ankokugai
  • 1956: Shokei no heya - Hanya, Katsumi's father
  • 1956: Onibi
  • 1956: Aru onna no baai - Tomoki Hisamoto
  • 1956: Nagareru - Namie's uncle
  • 1957: Throne of Blood - Phantom samurai
  • 1957: Tokyo Twilight - Policeman
  • 1957: Aruse
  • 1957: Nikui mono
  • 1957: Yoru no chô - Customer
  • 1957: Kiken na eiyu
  • 1957: Jun'ai monogatari - Judge
  • 1957: Kuroi kawa - Kin
  • 1958: Harikomi - Yuji Shimooka, the police detective
  • 1958: Kuroi kafun - Kitaga
  • 1958: Rickshaw Man - Fencing master
  • 1958: The Ballad of Narayama - Mata-yan
  • 1958: Ryu ni makasero
  • 1958: Nemuri Kyôshirô burai hikae: Maken jigoku - Senjuro Takebe
  • 1959: The Human Condition - Kyôritsu Ô
  • 1959: Saikô shukun fujin - Rintaro Nonomiya
  • 1959: Kiku to Isamu - Doctor
  • 1959: Farewell to Spring - Akira's father
  • 1959: Aruhi watashi wa - Masao Shiroyama
  • 1959: Mikkai
  • 1959: Jôen - Ôshû Mitani
  • 1960: Banana
  • 1960: Bokutô kitan - Yoshizo
  • 1960: The Bad Sleep Well - Prosecutor Okakura
  • 1960: 'Minagoroshi no uta' yori kenjû-yo saraba! - Takahashi
  • 1961: Onnamai - Prof. Nunokawa
  • 1961: Miyamoto Musashi - Bamboo craftsman Kisuke
  • 1961: Aitsu to watashi - Kokichi, Saburo's father
  • 1961: Kuroi gashû dainibu: Kanryû
  • 1962: Karami-ai
  • 1962: The Outcast - School master
  • 1962: Miyamoto Musashi: Showdown at Hannyazaka Heights - Bamboo craftsman Kisuke
  • 1962: Gekkyû dorobo
  • 1963: Attack Squadron!
  • 1963: Koto - Takichiro Sada
  • 1963: Mushukunin-betsuchô - Usuke
  • 1963: Subarashii akujo
  • 1963: Alibi - Asakichi Sagawa
  • 1963: Mashiroki Fuji no ne - Shûhei Isomura
  • 1963: Gobanchô yûgirirô - Sanzaemon
  • 1963: Mother - Doctor
  • 1963: Hikaru umi - Seiji Tajima
  • 1964: Kaze no bushi
  • 1964: Pale Flower - Gang leader
  • 1964: Nihiki no mesu inu - Detective Tasaka
  • 1964: Samurai from Nowhere - Tatewaki Komuro
  • 1964: Unholy Desire - Genji Miyata
  • 1964: Hadaka no jûyaku - Heikichi Hamanaka
  • 1964: Akujo - Daizo Suzuki
  • 1964: Ai to shi o mitsumete
  • 1964: Kuruwa sodachi - Tsukada
  • 1964: Kwaidan - Old man (segment "Chawan no naka")
  • 1964: Kenji Kirishima Saburô - Masayuki Mori
  • 1965: Gulliver's Travels Beyond the Moon - Prof. Gulliver (voice)
  • 1965: Miseinen - Zoku cupola no aru machi - Tatsugorô Ishiguro
  • 1965: Samurai Spy - Jinnai-Kazutaka Horikawa
  • 1966: Panchi yarô - Wada's Father
  • 1967: Taifû to zakuro - Naokichi Kuwata
  • 1967: Chikumagawa zesshô
  • 1967: Japan's Longest Day - Foreign Minister Shigenori Togo
  • 1968: Shachô hanjôki
  • 1968: Zoku shacho hanjôki
  • 1968: Rio no wakadaishô
  • 1968: Rengô kantai shirei chôkan: Yamamoto Isoroku - Ito
  • 1968: Aniki no koibito - Ginsaku Kitagawa
  • 1970: The Militarists' - Foreign Minister Shigenori Togo
  • 1971: To Love Again - Miya's father
  • 1972: Tora-san's Dear Old Home - Utako's father
  • 1974: The Fossil - Sunami
  • 1974: Tora-san's Lovesick - Utako's father
  • 1975: Aoi sanmyaku
  • 1977: Melodii beloy nochi
  • 1980: Tobe ikarosu no tsubasa - Miwa
  • 1980: Shōgun (TV Mini-Series) - Muraji
  • 1982: The Challenge - Old Man
  • 1982: Maboroshi no mizuumi - Yoshikane Nagao
  • 1983: Hakujasho - Jikan
  • 1984: Ningyo densetsu - Tatsuo
  • 1984: Farewell to the Ark - Old man
  • 1986: Oedipus no yaiba - Yoshiyama (final film role)

Selected television appearancesEdit

HonoursEdit

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