Person Details

Birthday: 1920-06-13 18:26:35

Death: 1995-09-14 18:26:35

Aliases: 岡田英次 , Okada Eiji

Gender: Male

Place of birth: Chōshi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan

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Movie Involvements: 62

TV Involvements: 0


Most Famous Work

Biography

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Eiji Okada (13 June 1920 Chōshi, Chiba, Japan – 14 September 1995 Japan) was a Japanese film actor. Okada served in the Japanese army during World War II, and was a miner and traveling salesman before becoming an actor. Internationally, his best-remembered roles include Lui ("him," in French) in the film Hiroshima mon amour (1959), directed by Alain Resnais, and the entomologist Niki Junpei in Hiroshi Teshigahara's Woman in the Dunes (1964), an adaptation of Kōbō Abe's novel. Okada was married to Aiko Wasa, with whom he ran a theatre company in Japan. He died on September 14, 1995 of heart failure, at the age of 75. Description above from the Wikipedia article Eiji Okada, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.​

Most Famous Work

Woman in the Dunes
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8

Woman in the Dunes

(1964) Entomologist Niki Jumpei
Lady Snowblood
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8

Lady Snowblood

(1973) Gishirō Tsukamoto
The Yakuza
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7

The Yakuza

(1974) Tono
Hiroshima Mon Amour
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8

Hiroshima Mon Amour

(1959) Lui
The Face of Another
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8

The Face of Another

(1966) The Boss
Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart in the Land of Demons
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7
Antarctica
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7

Antarctica

(1983) Ozawa Taicho
Zatoichi's Conspiracy
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7

Zatoichi's Conspiracy

(1973) Shinbei

Acting

Year Character Movie/Tv
1995 N/A
White man
1991 N/A
Masakichi Ono
N/A
1988 N/A
1985 Hachiro Ishimoto
1984 Omi-no-kami
1983 Ozawa Taicho
Taichi Dôjima
1982 N/A
1981 N/A
Tôno, Chika's step father(東野保彦)
1980 N/A
Professor Watanabe
1979 Yoshio Morikawa
Shuhei Agata
1978 N/A
Assistant General Tokunaga
N/A
Narrator (voice)
Ankokuji
Professor Kamiyama
1977 Tanuma
N/A
Amaohka
1976 N/A
N/A
Kudo
Evangelist
N/A
N/A
1975 Bunmei
N/A
1974 Salabad
Tono
Lawyer
1973 Gishirō Tsukamoto
Shogen Wakita
Shinbei
1972 Mike Tachibana
1971 Inoue Chikugonokami
N/A
(voice)
1970 Mori
1969 Nobuyuki Ishido
N/A
1968 Toru Kijima
N/A
N/A
1967 N/A
Tsubaki
Dr. Kato
N/A
1966 The Boss
Asai
Shuji Onoda
1965 Tatewaki Koriyama
Gennosuke / Tesshin
1964 Genjirô Maruume
Lord Matsudaira
N/A
Entomologist Niki Jumpei
1963 Eiichi Ishikawa
Deong
Danny Riquet
1961 N/A
N/A
N/A
Kamio Shume
Yamanami Keisuke
1960 Shinzo Murakami
N/A
N/A
N/A
1959 Lui
N/A
1957 Shimano
N/A
N/A
Kogoro Akechi
Kogoro Akechi
1956 Kogoro Akechi
Kogoro Akechi
N/A
Jun Mitani
1955 Hagiwara Yusa
N/A
Ensign Asakura
1954 Monta
Leutnant Guni Hanata
1953 Kitagawa
N/A
Teacher Tamai
1952 N/A
Shinjiro Hirai
N/A
N/A
1951 N/A
N/A
Ryuji
1950 N/A
Saburo Tajima
Year Character Movie/Tv

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