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Full Name
  
西川潔

Spouse
  
Helen Nishikawa (m. 1967)

Role
  

Name
  
Kiyoshi Nishikawa

Occupation
  
Comedian, actor

Political party
  
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Born
  
2 July 1946 (age 77) Kochi, Kochi (
1946-07-02
)

Children
  
Tadashi Nishikawa, Hiroshi Nishikawa, Kanoko Nishikawa

TV shows
  
Himitsu no Kenmin Show, Star Tanjo!

Similar People
  
Helen Nishikawa, Tadashi Nishikawa, Hiroshi Nishikawa, Katsura Bunshi VI, Beat Kiyoshi

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Kiyoshi Nishikawa (西川きよし, Nishikawa Kiyoshi, born 2 July 1946) is a Japanese comedian and actor and former politician.

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Comedy career

Nishikawa trained to be a comedian under Kin Ishii, and became a student at Yoshimoto Shinkigeki (a comedy troupe run by Yoshimoto Kogyo) in 1964. In 1966, he formed a manzai duo with Yasushi Yokoyama, and rose to fame, the pair eventually becoming one of the leaders of the manzai boom of the early 1980s. The pair won the Kamigata Manzai Grand Prize three times in 1970, 1977, and 1980.

Political career

Nishikawa served in Japan's House of Councillors for three terms between 1986 and 2004 representing the Osaka district, coming in first all three times with more than one million votes. Nishikawa resumed his entertainment career after 2004.

Personal life

Nishikawa's wife is Helen Nishikawa. They married in 1967 when she was a top actress in Yoshimoto Shinkigeki and he still an up-and-coming comedian.

Filmography

  • Massan (NHK)
  • References

    Kiyoshi Nishikawa Wikipedia


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