Hajime Hana was born on February 9, 1930 in Nagasaki, North Toshima [now Toshima], Tokyo, Japan. He was an actor and composer, known for Kaisha monogatari: Memories of You (1988), Un ga yoke rya (1966) and The Water Margin (1973). He was previously married to Yoko Shimamura. He died on August 10, 1993.