Takashi Shimura (志村 喬, born Shoji Shimazaki Shimura Takashi) (島崎 捷爾, was a Japanese actor, best known for his appearances in twenty-one of Akira Kurosawa's thirty films, most significantly Ikiru and Seven Samurai. He also appeared in several Shimazaki Shōji)Godzilla and kaiju movies produced by Toho. He was born on March 12, 1905 and died of Emphysema on February 11, 1982.
Selected filmography[edit | edit source]
- Godzilla (1954) as Dr. Kyohei Yamane
- Godzilla Raids Again (1955) as Dr. Kyohei Yamane
- The Mysterians (1957) as Dr. Kenjiro Adachi
- The Three Treasures (1959) as Elder Kumaso brother
- Mothra (1961) as News editor
- Gorath (1962) as Paleontologist Kensuke Sonoda
- Killer Whale (1962) as Village elder
- Ghidorah, the Three-Headed Monster (1964) as Dr. Tsukamoto
- Frankenstein vs. Baragon (1965) as Hiroshima Army Hospital doctor
- Prophecies of Nostradamus (1974) as Hospital director
- Bye-Bye Jupiter (1984) as Dr. Tsukamoto (stock footage from Ghidorah, the Three-Headed Monster)
- Godzilla vs. Destoroyah (1995) as Dr. Kyohei Yamane (stock footage from Godzilla)
Gallery[edit | edit source]
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