Yūnosuke Itō (伊藤 雄之助, Itō Yūnosuke, 3 August 1919 – 11 March 1980) was a Japanese film actor. He appeared in more than ninety films from 1947 to 1979.
|Born||3 August 1919|
|Died||11 March 1980(aged 60)|
The son of the kabuki actor Sawamura Sōnosuke, Itō made his film debut at Toho in 1946. Although mostly a character actor, playing memorable figures such as the novelist in Akira Kurosawa's Ikiru, he also played lead roles such as in Kon Ichikawa's Mr. Pu.
|1949||Stray Dog||Manager of Bluebird Theatre||Akira Kurosawa||First collaboration with Akira Kurosawa|
|1955||Keisatsu Nikki||Seiji Hisamatsu|
|1957||Yellow Crow||Ichirō Yoshida||Heinosuke Gosho|
|1958||Giants and Toys||Junji Harukawa||Yasuzo Masumura|
|1958||The Ballad of Narayama||Matayan's son||Keisuke Kinoshita|
|1963||Kanto Wanderer||Okaru-Hachi||Seijun Suzuki|
|1963||High and Low||Baba||Akira Kurosawa|
|1965||Samurai Assassin||Kenmotsu Hoshino||Kihachi Okamoto|
|1967||The Doctor's Wife||Seishu's father||Yasuzo Masumura|
|1967||Japan's Longest Day||Toshio Nonaka||Kihachi Okamoto|
|1972||Lone Wolf and Cub: Sword of Vengeance||Retsudô Yagyû||Kenji Misumi|
|1979||Taiyō o Nusunda Otoko||Bus Hijacker||Kazuhiko Hasegawa|
|1973||Kunitori Monogatari||NHK||Taiga drama|
- "Itō Yūnosuke". Kotobanku (in Japanese). Asahi Shinbun. Retrieved 26 February 2015.
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