Takashi Shimura

Birthday
Mar 12, 1905
Birthplace
Ikuno, Hyogo, Japan

Bio: Whenever asked to name his favorite actors, Japanese filmmaker Akira Kurosawa would cite, with reservations, the unpredictable Toshiro Mifune--then would lavish unqualified praise upon Takashi Shimura. After a long stage career, Shimura made his first film in 1935. Eight years later, he worked for Kurosawa for the first time in Sanshiro Sugata (1943), going on to… More

Filmography

Takashi Shimura Videos

The Seven Samurai
2 minutes 30 seconds
The Hidden Fortress
1 minutes 2 seconds
Godzilla
2 minutes 37 seconds
Japan's Longest Day
3 minutes 48 seconds

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