Toshiyuki Nishida

Toshiyuki Nishida (西田 敏行, Nishida Toshiyuki, born 4 November 1947 in Kōriyama, Fukushima) is a Japanese actor.

Toshiyuki Nishida
西田 敏行
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on 11 May 2018
Born (1947-11-04) November 4, 1947 (age 73)
NationalityJapanese
OccupationActor, Executive
Years active1967–present

CareerEdit

In Japan, he is best known for his fishing comedy series, Tsuribaka Nisshi ("The Fishing Maniac's Diary"), which currently spans 21 movies. Outside Japan Nishida may be best known for his portrayal of Pigsy in the first season of the TV series Monkey, or for his role in the 2008 film The Ramen Girl, as the sensei of American actress Brittany Murphy's character.

Nishida has received ten Japanese Academy Award nominations, winning twice, for Dun-Huang in 1988 (Best Actor) and Gakko and Tsuribaka Nisshi 6 in 1993 (Best Actor).[1] He won the Blue Ribbon Award for Best Actor in 2003 for Get Up! and Tsuribaka Nisshi 14.[2]

In 2017, Nishida reprised his role as Yakuza underboss Nishino in Takeshi Kitano's Outrage trilogy to positive reviews.

Nishida is one of the 'Frontier Ambassadors' for his hometown of Koriyama City.[3]

FilmographyEdit

FilmEdit

Year Title Role Notes Source
1974 Okita Sōji Nagakura Shinpachi
1977 Ballad of Orin Suketaro
1981 Edo Porn
1984 Station to Heaven
1986 Uemura Naomi Monogatari Naomi Uemura Lead role
1988 Dun-Huang Zhu Wangli Lead role
1988–2009 Tsuribaka Nisshi series Hama-chan Lead role
1992 Tengoku no Taizai
Dreams of Russia
Kantsubaki Lead role
1993 Gakko Mr. Kuroi Lead role
1996 Gakko II Ryuhei Aoyama Lead role
2002 Dawn of a New Day: The Man Behind VHS Shizuo Kagaya Lead role
2003 Get Up! Lead role
2006 The Uchōten Hotel
2007 Sukiyaki Western Django
Happy Ever After
2008 The Ramen Girl American film
Flowers in the Shadows
The Magic Hour Kōnosuke Teshio
2009 Castle Under Fiery Skies Lead role
Asahiyama Zoo Story: Penguins in the Sky Kanji Takizawa Lead role
2010 Space Battleship Yamato Hikozaemon Tokugawa
2011 A Letter to Momo Iwa Voice role
Once in a Blue Moon Sarashina Rokubei
2012 Reunion Aiba Lead role [4]
Beyond Outrage Nishino
2013 Emperor General Kajima American film
The Kiyosu Conference Sarashina Rokubei
2015 Maestro! Tendō [5][6]
Jinuyo Saraba: Kamuroba Mura e Nakanussan [7]
Love & Peace Pa
Galaxy Turnpike
2016 A Living Promise Gentaro Nishimura
2017 Miracles of the Namiya General Store Yūji Namiya
Outrage Coda Nishino
2019 Ninkyō Gakuen Yūzō Akimoto Lead role
2020 Voices in the Wind Imada [8]
The Untold Tale of the Three Kingdoms Munemitsu Soga [9]
2021 A Morning of Farewell Tōru Senkawa [10]
2022 What to Do with the Dead Kaiju? Prime Minister Kan Nishiōtachime [11]

TelevisionEdit

Year Title Role Notes Source
1974 Shin Heike Monogatari Hōjō Yoshitoki Taiga drama
1977 Kashin Yamagata Aritomo Taiga drama
1978 Saiyuki Cho Hakkai/Pigsy
1981 Onna Taikō-ki Toyotomi Hideyoshi Taiga drama
1984 Sanga Moyu Tadashi Amō Lead role, Taiga drama
1986 Byakkotai Kayano Gonbei
1988 Takeda Shingen Yamamoto Kansuke Taiga drama
1990 Tobu ga Gotoku Saigō Takamori Lead role, Taiga drama
1995 Hachidai Shogun Yoshimune Tokugawa Yoshimune Lead role, Taiga drama
1998 Oda Nobunaga: Tenka wo Totta Baka Saitō Dōsan Special appearance, TV movie
2000 Aoi Tokugawa Hidetada Lead role, Taiga drama
2003 Musashi Yamanouchi Hanbei Taiga drama
Shiroi Kyotō Mataichi Zaizen
2005 Tiger and Dragon Hayashiyatei Donbei
Hiroshima Showa 20 nen 8 Gatsu Muika elder Toshiaki Yajima TV movie
2006 Kōmyō ga Tsuji Tokugawa Ieyasu Taiga drama
2007 The Family Ichirō Ōkawa [12]
2010 Saka no Ue no Kumo Takahashi Korekiyo
Wagaya no Rekishi Yame Tokijiro Miniseries
Yae's Sakura Saigō Tanomo Taiga drama
2013–present Doctor-X Hiruma Shigekatsu
2014 Nobunaga Concerto Saitō Dōsan
Tokyo ni Olympic o Yonda Otoko Masaji Tabata TV movie
2015 Tsuribaka Nisshi Su-san
2016 Montage Shinnosuke Sawada TV movie
2017 Kohaku Katsumi Yoneda Lead role, TV movie
2018 Segodon Narrator / Saigō Kikujirō Taiga drama
2022 The 13 Lords of the Shogun Emperor Go-Shirakawa Taiga drama [13]

Variety ShowEdit

Year Title Notes Source
2001–2019 Knight Scoop as Chairman [14]

HonoursEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 第17回日本アカデミー賞優秀作品 (in Japanese). Japan Academy Prize. Retrieved 2010-04-10.
  2. ^ ブルーリボン賞ヒストリー (in Japanese). Cinema Hochi. Archived from the original on 2009-12-11. Retrieved 2010-04-08.
  3. ^ "フロンティア大使のプロフィール等|郡山市公式ウェブサイト". www.city.koriyama.lg.jp (in Japanese). Retrieved 2020-02-25.
  4. ^ "Reunion (Itai: Asu e no tokakan)". Japan: Time Out Tokyo. Archived from the original on 2013-02-26. Retrieved 22 February 2013.
  5. ^ "Live-Action Maestro Film's Teaser Video Streamed". Anime News Network. August 22, 2014. Retrieved December 20, 2014.
  6. ^ "マエストロ!(2015)". allcinema.net (in Japanese). Stingray. Retrieved December 20, 2014.
  7. ^ "1st Live-Action Jinuyo Saraba: Kamuroba Mura e Film's Teaser Posted". Anime News Network. December 28, 2014. Retrieved December 3, 2015.
  8. ^ "風の電話". eiga.com. Retrieved August 1, 2021.
  9. ^ "西田敏行、福田雄一組に初参加! 大泉洋主演作「新解釈・三國志」で"語り部"に". eiga.com. Retrieved October 3, 2020.
  10. ^ "吉永小百合、主演映画『いのちの停車場』で初の医師役 松坂桃李&広瀬すずと初共演". Crank-in!. Retrieved August 7, 2020.
  11. ^ "大怪獣のあとしまつ". eiga.com. Retrieved October 14, 2021.
  12. ^ "華麗なる一族". MBS. Retrieved June 15, 2021.
  13. ^ "鎌倉殿の13人:後白河法皇役に西田敏行 14回目の大河ドラマ". Mantan-web. Retrieved April 15, 2021.
  14. ^ "Tantei! Naito sukûpu". IMDB.

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