Tetta Sugimoto

Tetta Sugimoto (杉本 哲太, Sugimoto Tetta, born 21 July 1965) is a Japanese actor.

Tetta Sugimoto
杉本 哲太
Born (1965-07-21) July 21, 1965 (age 54)
Years active1981–present
Height1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Hazuki Kōzu (m. 1992)


Sugimoto was first a member of a rock band before he debuted as an actor in 1983 in the film Hakujasho.[1] For that film, he won a Japan Academy Prize best newcomer award.[2] In addition to his work in film, he has also acted on television, stage, and in television commercials.[1]

He has appeared in films such as Takashi Kitano's Outrage and Junji Sakamoto's Strangers in the City.[3][4]





  1. ^ a b "Dazai o kiku" (in Japanese). Mitaka City Arts Foundation. Retrieved 8 April 2013.
  2. ^ "第7回日本アカデミー賞優秀作品". Japan Academy Prize Association. Retrieved 7 April 2013.
  3. ^ Vance, Kelly (7 December 2011). "Outrage". East Bay Express.
  4. ^ Schilling, Mark (19 November 2010). "'Yukizuri no Machi (Strangers in the City)'". The Japan Times.

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