Shintarô Katsu (1931–1997)

Actor | Director | Producer

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Photos

  • Shintarô Katsu in Zatoichi Challenged (1967)
  • Shintarô Katsu in Zatoichi Challenged (1967)
  • Shintarô Katsu in Zatoichi Challenged (1967)
  • Shintarô Katsu and Jûshirô Konoe in Zatoichi Challenged (1967)
  • Shintarô Katsu and Jûshirô Konoe in Zatoichi Challenged (1967)
  • Shintarô Katsu and Jûshirô Konoe in Zatoichi Challenged (1967)

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Filmography


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Videos

Awards

5 wins.

Did You Know

Trivia

Played the character 'Zatoichi' in a total of 26 movies, from 1962-1989.


Trademark

Was best remembered for portraying the blind samurai Zatoichi in more films than any other actor.


Nickname

Katsu-shin


Star Sign

Sagittarius

Personal Details

Born

Toshio Okumura

Fukagawa, Tokyo, Japan

Died

(age 65)
Kashiwa, Chiba, Japan


Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)

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