Takeo Chii

Takeo Chii (地井武男, Chii Takeo, 5 May 1942 – 29 June 2012)[1] was a Japanese actor. He appeared in more than 70 films between 1968 and 2012.

Takeo Chii
Born(1942-05-05)5 May 1942
Died29 June 2012(2012-06-29) (aged 70)
Minato-ku, Japan
OccupationActor
Years active1968-2012

Life and careerEdit

Chii was the youngest of eight brothers.[2] He made his acting debut in 1968.[3][4]

Personal life and deathEdit

Chii married actress Saori Maki in 1974 and had one daughter with her.[2] Maki died in 2001 from breast cancer.[5]

Chii was initially diagnosed with angina after a hospitalization in 1996, and warned by a doctor to not push himself too hard.[2]

Chii had multiple hospitalizations in 2012, after initially going to the hospital in January of that year due to concerns of vision loss.[6][4] On 29 June 2012, Chii died of heart failure at the age of 70.[3]

FilmographyEdit

FilmEdit

  • Kill! (1968) - Yaheiji Yoshida
  • Red Lion (1969) - Spy
  • Hangyaku no Melody (1970) - Hoshino
  • Hiko shonen: Wakamono no toride (1970) - Jiro Iwami
  • Hashi no nai kawa 2 (1970)
  • Okinawa [ja] (1970) - Movies starring
  • Stray Cat Rock: Wild Jumbo (1970) - Taki
  • Nora-neko rokku: Bôsô shûdan '71 (1971) - Takaaki
  • Senso to ningen II: Ai to kanashimino sanga (1971)
  • Hachigatsu no nureta suna (1971) - Ide
  • Kumo no Yuna (1971) - Torazô
  • Furyo bancho te haccho kuchi haccho (1971)
  • Gyangu tai gyangu: Aka to kuro no burûsu (1972)
  • Street Mobster (1972)
  • Kaigun tokubetsu nenshô-hei (1972) - Kudo
  • Erosu no yûwaku (1972) - Shôji
  • Dobugawa gakkyu (1972)
  • Akai tori nigeta? (1973) - Hasegawa
  • Gokiburi deka (1973) - Nobuo Takei
  • Retreat Through the Wet Wasteland (1973) - Gorô Harada
  • Zenka onna: Koroshi-bushi (1973) - Tetsu Hamada
  • Hatachi no genten (1973) - Suzuki
  • Lady Snowblood (1973) - Tokuichi Shôkei
  • Neon kurage: Shinjuku hanadensha (1973)
  • Hissatsu Shikakenin Shunsetsu shikakebari (1974) - Sadaroku
  • Tomodachi (1974)
  • Honô no shôzô (1974)
  • Akan ni hatsu (1975) - Tomoyuki Tonomura
  • Minato no Yôko Yokohama yokosuka (1975)
  • New Battles Without Honor and Humanity: Last Days of the Boss (1976) - Matsuzo Samukawa
  • Ôzora no samurai (1976)
  • The Inugami Family (1976) - Suketake Inugami
  • Seishun no satsujinsha (1976) - Hidaka, Toru
  • Hiroshima jingi: Hitojichi dakkai sakusen (1976)
  • Okinawa Yakuza sensô (1976) - Ishikawa
  • Yakuza senso: Nihon no Don (1977) - Kawabata
  • Hokuriku Proxy War (1977)
  • Nihon no jingi (1977) - Tomigashi
  • Shin joshuu sasori: Tokushu-bô X (1977) - Prison Guard Ichirô Kajiki
  • Botchan (1977)
  • Ningen no shômei (1977) - Detective Kusaba
  • Seishoku no ishibumi (1978)
  • Daburu kuracchi (1978)
  • Ôgon no inu (1979) - Ryoichi Tanuma
  • Ah! Nomugi toge (1979) - Tatsuji Masai
  • Tenshi no harawata: Nami (1979) - Tetsuro Muraki
  • Torakku yarô: Neppû 5000 kiro (1979)
  • Tooi ashita (1979) - Oonoki
  • Harukanaru sôro (1980) - Takatoshi Kan
  • Himeyuri no Tô (1982) - Sergeant Major Ishi
  • Gekko kamen (1982)
  • F2 grand prix (1984)
  • Bi bappu haisukuru (1985) - Onijima Shimazaki
  • Be-Bop highschool: Koko yotaro elegy (1986-1988, part 1-5) - Onijima Shimazaki
  • Michi (1986)
  • Jittemai (1986) - Denzo
  • The Tale of the Princess Kaguya (2013) - Okina (voice) (final film role)

Television dramaEdit

Other appearancesEdit

Television
Animated Film
Commercial

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "地井武男さんが死去" (in Japanese). Daily Sports. 29 June 2012. Archived from the original on 1 August 2012. Retrieved 17 July 2012.
  2. ^ a b c "ちいさん70歳急死 前日まで家族と談笑も - 芸能ニュース". nikkansports.com (in Japanese). Retrieved 8 April 2019.
  3. ^ a b "俳優・地井武男さん死去 紀行番組「ちい散歩」(写真=共同)". 日本経済新聞 電子版 (in Japanese). 29 June 2012. Retrieved 8 April 2019.
  4. ^ a b "地井武男さん:田中邦衛悲痛な叫び「ちいにい。会いたいよ−」 お別れの会に800人". MANTANWEB(まんたんウェブ) (in Japanese). Retrieved 8 April 2019.
  5. ^ "地井武男さん 前妻口癖は「私が死んだら若い人を見つけて」". NEWSポストセブン (in Japanese). Retrieved 8 April 2019.
  6. ^ "地井武男が緊急入院!「目が見えない」…ちい散歩に影響も". ZAKZAK (in Japanese). Retrieved 8 April 2019.

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