| Eiji Okada|
| Keio University|
| September 14, 1995, Tokyo, Japan|
Hiroshima - My Love, Woman in the Dunes, Antarctica, The Ugly American, The Face of Another
Hiroshi Teshigahara, Alain Resnais, Tadashi Imai, Kobo Abe, Koreyoshi Kurahara
Eiji Okada (岡田 英次, Okada Eiji, 13 June 1920 – 14 September 1995) was a Japanese film actor from Chōshi, Chiba. Okada served in the Imperial 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 1959 film Hiroshima mon amour, directed by Alain Resnais, and the entomologist Niki Junpei in Hiroshi Teshigahara's 1964 film Woman in the Dunes, an adaptation of Kōbō Abe's novel. He was also second billed under Marlon Brando in the 1963 political thriller The Ugly American.
Okada was married to Aiko Wasa, with whom he ran a theatre company in Japan. He died on 14 September 1995 of heart failure, at the age of 75.
Eiji Okada Wikipedia