Daisuke Katô (I) (1910–1975)

Actor | Director | Writer



Photos

  • Daisuke Katô, Senshô Ichikawa, and Jôji Kaieda in The 47 Ronin (1941)
  • Daisuke Katô, Chôjûrô Kawarasaki, Chôemon Bandô, and Shinzô Yamazaki in The 47 Ronin (1941)
  • Daisuke Katô and Hideko Takamine in When a Woman Ascends the Stairs (1960)
  • Daisuke Katô in When a Woman Ascends the Stairs (1960)
  • Daisuke Katô in When a Woman Ascends the Stairs (1960)
  • Daisuke Katô and Hideko Takamine in When a Woman Ascends the Stairs (1960)

See all photos


Filmography


All Filmography

Awards

3 wins.

Did You Know

Trivia

Son of Denzô Takeshiba and Seiko Yajima. He had an elder brother, Kunitarô Sawamura, and an older sister, Sadako Sawamura.


Trademark

A balding, rotund Japanese character actor, frequently cast as dim-witted thugs and villainous schemers.


Nickname

Gyu-chan


Star Sign

Aquarius

Personal Details

Born

Tokunosuke Kato

Tokyo, Japan

Died

(age 65)
Takasaki, Japan


Height:

5' 7½" (1.71 m)

Contribute to this page


Child Stars, Then and Now

Check out some of our favorite child stars from movies and television. See how many you recognize now that they're grown up.

See the gallery

The Best Movies Coming This Summer

Plan your summer of movies with IMDb's Summer Movie Guide, featuring all the best films coming to theaters and streaming this season.

See the full list