Tetsuro Tanba

Actor · Producer
IVA Star Rating : 63
Tetsurō Tamba was a Japanese actor with a career spanning five decades. He is best known in the West for his role in the 1967 James Bond film You Only Live Twice as Tiger Tanaka.

Tetsurō Tamba was a Japanese actor with a career spanning five decades. He is best known in the West for his role in the 1967 James Bond film You Only Live Twice as Tiger Tanaka.

Birth Name

Shozaburo Tanba

Born

Monday, 17 July 1922

Died

Sunday, 24 September 2006

Actor Filmography

Doomsday: The Sinking of Japan Reiko's grandpa 2006
Demon Pond 2005
Sennenbi 2004
Gozu 2003
Kikoku 2003
T.R.Y. 2003
Best Ever Bond Tiger Tanaka 2002
Bond Girls Are Forever Tiger Tanaka 2002
The Twilight Samurai Tozaemon Iguchi / The Uncle 2002
Violent Fire Sanada 2002
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

Doomsday: The Sinking of Japan Reiko's grandpa 2006
Demon Pond 2005
Sennenbi 2004
Gozu 2003
Kikoku 2003
T.R.Y. 2003
Best Ever Bond Tiger Tanaka 2002
Bond Girls Are Forever Tiger Tanaka 2002
The Twilight Samurai Tozaemon Iguchi / The Uncle 2002
Violent Fire Sanada 2002
September 11 Bonze (segment "Japan") 2002
Tsuribaka nisshi 13: Hama-chan kiki ippatsu! Goro Kurobe 2002
The Cat Returns Cat King (voice) / Cat King 2002
Graveyard of Honor Tetsuji Tokura 2002
The Happiness of the Katakuris Grandpa Jinpei Katakuri / Ojîsan Jinpei Katakuri 2002
Blind Beast vs Dwarf Dr. Tange 2001
A Class to Remember 4: Fifteen Tetsuo Hata / Tetsuo Hatake 2000
Sakuya: Slayer of Demons Old Master 2000
Spellbound Tajiro Kawakami 1999
Kureyon Shinchan: Bakuhatsu! Onsen Wakuwaku Daikessen Tamba / Tanba 1999
Japanese Hell Asu Shino 1999
In Search of James Bond with Jonathan Ross Tiger Tanaka 1995
The Great Shogunate Battle 1991
Gokudô sensô: Butôha 1991
Story of Ricky Master Zhang Shangui / Master Zhang 1991
Female Neo Ninjas Time Patrol leader 1991
Heat Wave Denkichi Tsuzaki 1991
1750 Days of Turbulence 1990
Pod severnym siyaniyem Tsunejiro Kamisaka 1990
The Ginger Tree Hirushi Tsushima 1989
Tokyo: The Last War Kanaami Kohou 1989
Four Days of Snow and Blood Jinzaburi Shinzaki 1989
Yakuza Ladies 3 Takeo Sakanishi 1989
Shôgun Iemitsu no ranshin - Gekitotsu Hotta Masamori 1989
Tokyo Pop Mr. Dota 1988
A Taxing Woman's Return Sadohara 1988
Twilight of the Cockroaches Grandpa (voice) / Grandpa 1987
Shinran: Path to Purity Aketora 1987
Shuto shôshitsu Nakata (states man) 1987
Night Train Isaburo Tamura 1987
Cabaret Yakuza boss 1986
The Last True Yakuza Kazumasa Tashiro 1985
Shura no mure 1984
Kita no hotaru Ishikura 1984
Zero Isoroku Yamamoto / Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto 1984
Station to Heaven Izawa-keiji 1984
Ku-Kai 1984
The Geisha Kochi Notable 1983
Battle Anthem Yamamoto 1983
Conquest Chitsukawa 1982
Suspicion Okamura / Kanetaka Okamura 1982
Dai Nippon teikoku Hideki Tojo 1982
Onimasa Uichi Suda, The Big Boss 1982
Marco Polo Saiamon 1982
Call from Darkness Sugibayashi 1981
The Imperial Navy Vice Admiral Takijirō Ånishi / Jisaburo Ozawa 1981
The Wild Daisy Gozaburo Saito 1981
The Bushido Blade Lord Yamato 1981
Samurai Reincarnation Muramasa 1981
Flames of Blood 1981
Ninja bugeicho momochi sandayu Tozawa Hakuunsai 1980
The Battle of Port Arthur General Kodama / Gentaro Kodama 1980
The Shogun Assassins Kato Kiyomasa 1979
Hunter in the Dark Okitsugu Tanuma 1979
Dead Angle Yujiro Kinoshita 1979
The Boss's Boss Abiru Tsujiura 1979
The Fall of Ako Castle Yanagisawa 1978
Never Give Up General Wada 1978
August Without Emperor Mikami / Army General Mikami 1978
Bandits vs. Samurai Squadron Kichibei / Kichibei Matsuya 1978
The Incident Lawyer Kikuchi 1978
Message from Space Ernest Noguchi 1978
Yagyu Clan Conspiracy Ogasawara Gensinsai (Tajima's Rival) / Ogasawara Gensinsai 1978
High Seas Hijack Captain Munekata 1977
Hakkodasan Colonel Kojima 1977
Hito goroshi 1976
Zero Pilot Captain Saito 1976
Seven Nights in Japan Terrorist Leader 1976
Bôryoku kyôshitsu 1976
The Killing Machine Nobuyuki Kobayakawa 1976
Authentic True Account: Osaka Shock Tactics Kawada, White-Eyed Assassin 1976
Karate Bear Fighter 1975
Kobe Kokusai Gang Rinsei 1975
Company Buggers 1975
Tôkyô-wan enjô Captain Munakata 1975
Bullet Train Sunaga 1975
All Men Are Brothers Jade Unicorn Lu Chun Yi / Lu Chun I 1975
Karate Inferno Shugi 1974
The Castle of Sand Detective Imanishi 1974
San-daime Shumei 1974
Prophecies of Nostradamus Dr. Nishiyama 1974
Zero Woman: Red Handcuffs Zengo Nagumo / Nagumo 1974
Yamaguchi-gumi gaiden: Kyushu shinko-sakusen 1974
Violent City Shimamura Kansai 1974
Submersion of Japan Prime Minister Yamamoto 1973
Jitsuroku Andô-gumi: Shûgeki-hen 1973
Za gokiburi 1973
The Water Margin General Hu 1973
Proxy War Akashi Tatsuo / Tatsuo Akashi 1973
Yamaguchi-gumi San-daime 1973
Yakuza to kôsô: Jitsuroku Andô-gumi 1973
Battles Without Honor and Humanity 1973
Kage gari: Hoero taihô Kagemetsuke 1972
Yakuza to kôsô 1972
Shin abashiri bangaichi: arashi yobu danpu jingi 1972
Shadow Hunters 1972
Japan's Violent Gangs: Loyality Offering Murder 1972
The Water Margin Jade Unicorn Lu Chun I / Jade Unicorn, Lu Chun I 1972
Under the Flag of the Rising Sun Sergeant Katsuo Togashi 1972
Poruno no teiô (Cameo) 1971
Silence Cristóvão Ferreira 1971
The Wolves Genryu Asakura 1971
Battle of Okinawa Lieutenant General Isamu Cho 1971
Boryokudan sai buso 1971
Bakuto kirikomi-tai Chief Inspector 1971
The Battle of Manchuria 1970
Postwar Secrets Kuroki 1970
The Scandalous Adventures of Buraikan Soshun Kochiyama 1970
Crimson Bat - Oichi: Wanted, Dead or Alive Hyoe 1970
Ninkyô kôboshi - kûmicho to daigashî 1970
Japan's Violent Gangs: The Boss and the Killer 1969
Red Peony Gambler: Here Comes Oryu 1969
The Private Police 1969
The 5-Man Army Samurai 1969
Goyokin Rokugo Tatewaki 1969
Furyô banchô: Inoshika Ochô 1969
Black Lizard Kuroki 1968
Snake Woman's Curse Police Chief / Commander 1968
Delinquent Boss 1968
Blackmail Is My Life 1968
Gambler's Farewell Tetsuji Kasai 1968
You Only Live Twice Tiger Tanaka 1967
Chieko-sho Kotaro Takamura 1967
Abashiri bangaichi: Kettô reika 30 do Shiraki 1967
Bakuchi-uchi: Ippiki ryû 1967
Kaisan shiki 1967
The Secret of the Urn Lord Yagyu / Lord Yagyu Tsushima 1966
Meiji kyokyakuden - sandaime shumei Yutaro Nomura 1965
Nihon Kyokaku-den: kanto-hen 1965
Samurai Spy Sakon Takatani 1965
Abashiri Bangaichi 1965
Kwaidan Warrior (segment "Miminashi Hôichi no hanashi") 1964
Bakuto tai tekiya 1964
Zoku Dojo Yaburi: Mondo Muyo 1964
The 7th Dawn Ng 1964
Assassination Hachirô Kiyokawa / Hachiro Kiyokawa 1964
Three Outlaw Samurai Sakon Shiba 1964
An Outlaw 1964
Jakoman to Tetsu Jakoman 1964
Jûsan-nin no shikaku 1963
Gyangu tai G-men 1962
A Flame at the Pier Drunken 1962
Hara-Kiri Hikokuro Omodaka 1962
Gang vs Gang 1962
Koi to Taiyo to Gang 1962
Kuroi gashû dainibu: Kanryû 1961
Bridge to the Sun Jiro 1961
Pigs and Battleships Slasher Tetsuji 1961
Daredevil in the Castle Sadamasa Ishikawa 1961
Female Slave Ship Pirate master 1960
Hitokui ama Miyata 1958
Bara to onna kenjû-ô 1958
Dokufu Takahashi Oden Ihei Ôsawa 1958
The Depths Jinjûrô Ômura 1957
Kaii Utsunomiya tsuritenjô Kurozumi Tenzen 1956
Onna shinju-ô no fukushû 1956

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