Shintarô Katsu (1931–1997)

Actor | Director | Producer

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  • Shintarô Katsu in Zatoichi's Conspiracy (1973)
  • Shintarô Katsu and Kei Satô in Zatoichi's Conspiracy (1973)
  • Shintarô Katsu and Kei Satô in Zatoichi's Conspiracy (1973)
  • Shintarô Katsu in Zatoichi's Conspiracy (1973)
  • Tatsuo Endô, Shintarô Katsu, and Eiji Okada in Zatoichi's Conspiracy (1973)
  • Shintarô Katsu in Zatoichi's Conspiracy (1973)

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Filmography


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Awards

5 wins.

Did You Know

Trivia

His father ran a music school.


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

Tokyo, Japan

Died

(age 65)
Kashiwa, Japan


Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)

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