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Hideji Ōtaki

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Occupation  Actor
Name  Hideji Otaki
Children  Kumi Otaki
Years active  1950–2012
Role  Actor
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Born  June 6, 1925 (1925-06-06) Tokyo City, Japan
Died  October 2, 2012, Tokyo, Japan
Awards  Japan Academy Prize for Outstanding Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role
Movies and TV shows  Tokusou saizensen, Dearest, Kita no kuni kara, Kagemusha, Kimi yo Fundo no Kawa o
Similar People  Juzo Itami, Yasuo Furuhata, Ken Takakura, Jun Fukuda, Tomoyuki Tanaka

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Hideji Ōtaki (大滝 秀治, Ōtaki Hideji, June 6, 1925 – October 2, 2012) was a Japanese actor.



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After serving in World War II, he became interested in the theater and helped found the Gekidan Mingei troupe in 1950. He gained fame for his television work from the 1970s, but he also appeared in many films, especially those of Juzo Itami. His last film, Anata e, starring Ken Takakura, was released a few months before his death. He died of lung cancer at his home in Tokyo on 2 October 2012.


He won the award for Best Supporting Actor at the 1st Hochi Film Award for Brother and Sister, Kimi yo fundo no kawa o watare and Fumō Chitai.

Selected filmography

  • Black Sun (1964)
  • Brother and Sister (1976)
  • Kimi yo fundo no kawa o watare (1976)
  • Fumō Chitai (1976)
  • Kagemusha (1980)
  • Dotonbori River (1982)
  • The Funeral (1984)
  • Tampopo (1985)
  • Tales of a Golden Geisha (1990)
  • Childhood Days (1990)
  • Minbo (1992)
  • Spy Sorge (2003)
  • Memories of Tomorrow (2006)
  • Anata e (2012)
  • Honours

  • Medal with Purple Ribbon (1988)
  • Order of the Rising Sun, 4th Class, Gold Rays with Rosette (1995)
  • Person of Cultural Merit (2011)
  • References

    Hideji Ōtaki Wikipedia

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