Tatsuya Mihashi

Tatsuya Mihashi (三橋 達也, Mihashi Tatsuya, November 2, 1923 – May 15, 2004) was a Japanese actor best known internationally for his role as Commander Minoru Genda in the 1970 Japanese-American war epic Tora! Tora! Tora!. In addition, Mihashi was known for his roles in Akira Kurosawa's The Bad Sleep Well, The Human Vapor, Chūshingura: Hana no Maki, Yuki no Maki, High and Low, None but the Brave and the lead role as agent Jiro Kitami in Kokusai himitsu keisatsu: Kagi no kagi, which was reedited in the US as What's Up, Tiger Lily? Mihashi's looks were compared to those of Cary Grant's. He died in 2004 of Myocardial infarction.[1]

Tatsuya Mihashi
三橋 達也
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Tatsuya Mihashi in 1954
Born(1923-11-02)November 2, 1923
Died15 May 2004(2004-05-15) (aged 80)
OccupationActor
Years active1944–2004
Spouse(s)
Kyōko Anzai
(m. 1961; died 2002)
ChildrenTadao Mihashi

Selected filmographyEdit

FilmEdit

  • Nishijin no shimai (1952) - Hiroshi Yasui
  • Shino machi o nogarete (1952) - Yosaburo Sugi
  • Dôkoku (1952)
  • Hawai no yoru (1953)
  • Sincerity (1953) - Tôru Shimura
  • Jinanbo (1953)
  • Shin Tokyo koshin-kyoku (1953) - Kazuo Kiriyama
  • Gutei kenkei (1953)
  • Tôkyô madamu to Ôsaka fujin (1953) - Mitsuo Itô
  • Kyûkon sannin musume (1954) - Kôzô Wakabayashi
  • Kimi no na wa: Dai-san-bu (1954)
  • Kimi ni chikaishi (1954) - Kunihiko Yada
  • Daigaku wa detakeredo (1955)
  • Ai no onimotsu (1955)
  • Till We Meet Again (1955) - Kappei Ohnuki
  • The Heart (1955) - Kaji
  • Ginza 24 chou (1955) - Kan Mimurodo - Konî
  • Haha naki ko (1955) - Sugimoto, policeman
  • The Burmese Harp (1956) - Defense Commander
  • The Balloon (1956) - Keikichi Murakami
  • Hi no tori (1956)
  • Suzaki Paradise: Red Light (1956) - Yoshiji, Tsutae's husband
  • Waga machi (1956)
  • Natsu no arashi (1956) - Keiji Akimoto
  • Ueru tamashii (1956) - Retsu Tachibana
  • Zoku ueru tamashii (1956) - Retsu Tachibana
  • Otemba san'nin shimai: Odoru taiyô (1957) - Shintarô Taki
  • Fukushû wa dare ga yaru (1957) - Yûkichi Ono / Yûzô Ôkawa
  • Muhô ichidai (1957) - Kanta Waniguchi
  • Sono yoru no himegoto (1957) - Yonosuke Miyamoto
  • Shori-sha (1957)
  • Kekkon no subete (1958)
  • Onna de aru koto (1958) - Goro
  • Gurama-to no yuwaku (1959) - Urumeru
  • Submarine I-57 Will Not Surrender (1959)
  • Kaoyaku to bakudan musume (1959) - Kenji Ôta
  • Samurai to oneechan (1960) - Takusan Mô
  • Dâisan hâtobanô kêtto (1960) - Detective Yoneyama
  • Storm Over the Pacific (1960)
  • Robo no ishi (1960) - Tsugino
  • Yoru no nagare (1960)
  • The Bad Sleep Well (1960) - Tatsuo Iwabuchi
  • 'Akasaka no shimai' yori: yoru no hada (1960) - Tôzô Nakahira
  • The Human Vapor (1960) - Detective Okamoto
  • Sararîman Chûshingura (1960) - Sadagoro
  • Ankokugai no dankon (1961) - Azuma, police detective
  • Ginza no koibitotachi (1961)
  • Zoku sararîman Chûshingura (1961) - Sadagoro
  • Playboy President (1961) - Honda
  • Ai to honoho to (1961) - Izaki
  • Dangai no ketto (1961)
  • Procurer of Hell (1961) - Osamu Tobe
  • Kaei (1961)
  • Witness Killed (1961) - Jiro
  • Ai no uzu shio (1962)
  • Onna no za (1962) - Hashimoto Masaaki, Michiko no otto
  • Doburoku no Tatsu (1962) - Shaguma the Foreman
  • Chushingura (1962) - Yasubei Horibe
  • Ankokugai no kiba (1962)
  • Attack Squadron! (1963)
  • High and Low (1963) - Kawanishi - Gondo's Secretary
  • Minami no shima ni yuki ga furu (1963)
  • 500,000 (1963) - Captain Keigo Gunji
  • Dokuritsu kikanjûtai imada shagekichu (1963)
  • Kokusai himitsu keisatsu: shirei dai hachigo (1963) - Jiro Kitami
  • Norainu sakusen (1963)
  • Kokusai himitsu keisatsu: Tora no kiba (1964) - Jiro Kitami
  • Kyô mo ware ôzora ni ari (1964)
  • Zoku wakai kisetsu (1964)
  • Jigoku sakusen (1964)
  • Kokusai himitsu keisatsu: Kayaku no taru (1964) - Jiro Kitami
  • Danchi: Nanatsu no taizai (1964) - Sôhei Kimura
  • None But the Brave (1965) - Lt. Kuroki
  • Ankokugai gekitotsu sakusen (1965) - Taro
  • Kokusai himitsu keisatsu: Kagi no kagi (1965) - Jiro Kitami
  • The Stranger Within a Woman (1966) - Ryukichi Sugimoto
  • Kiganjô no bôken (1966) - The King
  • Doto ichiman kairi (1966) - Isaku Yano
  • The Killing Bottle (1967) - Jiro Kitami
  • Sasaki Kojiro (1967) - Jubee Minamiya
  • Shin Abashiri Bangaichi (1968) - Isamu Gunji
  • Yaju no fukkatsu (1969)
  • Nippon dabi katsukyu (1970)
  • The Militarists (1970) - Takijirō Ōnishi
  • Tora! Tora! Tora! (1970) - Commander Minoru Genda
  • Shin abashiri bangaichi: Arashi yobu shiretoko-misaki (1971)
  • Kindaichi Kosuke no boken (1979)
  • Harukanaru sôro (1980) - Risaburo Oshima
  • Imperial Navy (1981)
  • Rokumeikan (1986) - Hirobumi Ito
  • Wasurerarenu hitobito (2000) - Kijima
  • Dolls (2002) - Hiro, the Boss
  • Casshern (2004) - Dr. Furoi (final film role)

TelevisionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Tatsuya Mihashi - The Godzilla Cineaste". godzillacineaste.net.

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