Issei Ogata

Actor
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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Issey Ogata (born 22 February 1952 in Fukuoka, Fukuoka), is a Japanese actor and comedian. He was interested in plays since childhood. After he graduated from Toyotama High School in Japan, he joined a theatrical company and appeared on the stage. Later, he jumped at the opportunity to be an entertainer when... read more

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Issey Ogata (born 22 February 1952 in Fukuoka, Fukuoka), is a Japanese actor and comedian. He was interested in plays since childhood. After he graduated from Toyotama High School in Japan, he joined a theatrical company and appeared on the stage. Later, he jumped at the opportunity to be an entertainer when he took the gold medal at the audition called "Birth of Comedians". Then, he started garnering roles on Japanese TV. Shows he appeared on include "Evil Grandmother" of Fuji TV and "RinRinto" of NHK drama. He now performs plays by himself "Life Never Stops" at GyanGyan Theater in Shibuya, which has gained immense popularity. Furthermore, he has had starring roles in major art-house films, including Ota in the great Edward Yang's highly regarded Yi Yi: A One and a Two, the title character in Jun Ichikawa's Tony Takitani (an adaptation of the Haruki Murakami short story), and has played the role of Japanese Emperor Hirohito in Aleksandr Sokurov's 2005 film, The Sun. Description above from the Wikipedia article Issey Ogata, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.​

Birth Name

Kazushige Ogata

Born

Friday, 22 February 1952

Actor Filmography

Blood Yatsuro 2022
Onoda: 10,000 Nights in the Jungle Major Taniguchi / Major Yoshimi Taniguchi 2021
Gift of Fire Sawamura 2020
The Day of Destruction Crescent Jiro 2020
Radiation House Akira Kikushima 2019
The Prisoner of Sakura Commandant Kono 2019
The Miracle of Crybaby Shottan Kazuo Kudo 2018
Eerie: Invisible Face Kenjiro 2018
When Will You Return? Chu Ashimura 2017
Magic Kimono Man 2017
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Actor Filmography

Blood Yatsuro 2022
Onoda: 10,000 Nights in the Jungle Major Taniguchi / Major Yoshimi Taniguchi 2021
Gift of Fire Sawamura 2020
The Day of Destruction Crescent Jiro 2020
Radiation House Akira Kikushima 2019
The Prisoner of Sakura Commandant Kono 2019
The Miracle of Crybaby Shottan Kazuo Kudo 2018
Eerie: Invisible Face Kenjiro 2018
When Will You Return? Chu Ashimura 2017
Magic Kimono Man 2017
Silence Inoue / Old Samurai / Inoue Masashige 2016
I Am a Monk Akira Arai 2015
Teacher and Stray Cat Kyoichi Morii 2015
The Furthest End Awaits Lawyer 2014
The Road Less Travelled Yoshiharu Yanashita 2013
Library War: Wings of Revolution (voice) / Kuroudo Touma 2012
Dear My Love Masahiko Matsuyama 2009
The Homeless Student Ichiro Tamura 2008
The Sun Emperor Shouwa-Tennou Hirohito 2005
Tony Takitani Tony Takitani, Shozaburo Takitani / Tony Takitani / Shozaburo Takitani 2005
Yi Yi: A One and a Two... Mr. Ota 2000
Otoko wa tsurai yo: Boku no ojisan old man 1989
No raifu kingu 1989
Otoko wa tsurai yo: Torajiro kokoro no tabiji the travel agent 1989
Bakayarô! 2: Shiawase ni naritai Shin Nakayama (Episode 2) 1989
Shaso 1989
Getting Blue in Color Noboru Moriyama 1988
Kaisha monogatari: Memories of You 1988
Bakayaro! I'm Plenty Mad Kimio Okamoto (Episode 3) 1988
Tora-san Plays Daddy Police / Policeman 1987
Bu su Kitazaki 1987
Tora-san Goes North Doctor / Hospital doctor 1987
Otoko wa tsurai yo: Shiawase no aoi tori Conductor 1986
For Business Hanazuki 1986
And Then Terao 1985
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