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Shun Sugata

Character actor Shun Sugata was born on February 17, 1955 in Yamanashi, Japan as Masamichi Shibuya. Often cast in violent, villainous roles he can be instantly recognized by his deep, gruff voice and intimidating stature. His most notable roles include the brutal mob enforcer Takayama in Takeshi Miike's Ichi the Killer and the corrupt police commissioner in Tokyo Gore Police. He has also had minor roles outside Japanese cinema in Quention Tarantino's Kill Bill and The Last Samurai as well as playing the main villain opposing Scott Adkins in Ninja 2.

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Feb 17, 1955 In Yamanashi, Japan
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Birth of the 10th! Kamen Riders All Together!! 1984-01-03
Latest Project:
Movie The Outsider 2018-03-09
Known For
Movie The Outsider Prison Warden 2018-03-09
Movie Blade of the Immortal 2017-04-29
Movie Tatara Samurai Sakichi 2017-05-20
Movie Conflict Otani 2016-05-28
Movie 64: Part 1 Urushibara 2016-05-07
Movie 64: Part 2 Urushibara 2016-06-01
Movie Silence Samurai Commander 2016-12-22
Movie Gonin Saga Yuzuru Matsuura 2015-09-26
Movie Heisei Rider vs. Showa Rider: Kamen Rider Taisen feat. Super Sentai Ryo Murasame / Kamen Rider ZX / Ambassador Darkness (voice) 2014-03-29
Movie 25 2014-11-01
Movie Ninja: Shadow of a Tear Goro 2013-12-27
Movie Helpless and Reckless Aoki 2012-02-01
Movie Outrage Beyond Okamoto 2012-09-03
Movie Kill Bill: The Whole Bloody Affair Boss Benta 2011-03-28
Movie Cut 2011-12-17
Movie Dirty Hearts Sasaki 2011-10-13
Movie Running on Empty 2010-02-20
Movie 300 Million 2010-07-03
Movie Heaven's Story 2010-01-01
Movie Bunraku Uncle 2010-09-01
Movie Strangers in the City Yukio Ohmori 2010-11-20
Movie Zen 2009-01-10
Movie Kanikôsen 2009-07-04
Movie The Unbroken Tatsuro Shikata 2009-10-23
Movie Johnen: Love of Sada Otoku 2008-05-31
Movie Chameleon 2008-07-05
Movie Dark Love Rape 2008-03-01
Movie Be a Man! Samurai School Onihige 2008-01-26
Movie Inju, The Beast in the Shadow Inspecteur Fuji 2008-09-03
Movie Tokyo Gore Police Tokyo Police Commissioner 2008-10-03
Movie Sisterhood 2008-09-20
Movie Invisible War 2007-02-10
Movie Yakuza Ladies: Burning Desire 2005-03-26
Movie Under the Same Moon Joji Sugyama 2005-11-19
Movie Aishiteyo 2005-12-17
Movie Dead Run 2005-12-17
Movie Kill Bill: Vol. 2 Boss Benta 2004-04-16
Movie Marebito MIB 2004-05-22
Movie Izo 2004-08-21
Movie The Last Samurai Nakao 2003-01-09
Movie Kill Bill: Vol. 1 Boss Benta 2003-10-10
Movie Gun Crazy: Episode 1: A Woman from Nowhere Takara Shuhei 2002-08-23
Movie New Graveyard of Honor 2002-06-22
Movie Madness in Bloom 2002-10-19
Movie Alive Matsuda 2002-09-12
Movie Pulse Boss 2001-02-03
Movie Ichi the Killer Takayama 2001-12-22
Movie Tomie: Replay Kenzô Morita 2000-02-11
Movie License to Live Shinichiro 1999-01-23
Movie Ley Lines 1999-05-22
Movie Shin-Karajishi Kabushiki-Kaisha 1999-02-20
Movie The Revenge: A Scar That Never Disappears 1997-05-31
Movie Heat After Dark 1996-06-01
Movie A Weapon in My Heart 1996-01-01
Movie Kekko Kamen 3 Kaoru Mayuzumi 1993-04-23
Movie Dance till Tomorrow 1991-06-22
Movie Balloon 1990-05-12
Movie Water Moon 1989-12-16
Movie Dangerous Cops Hyodoh 1987-12-12
Movie Birth of the 10th! Kamen Riders All Together!! Ryo Murasame / Kamen Rider ZX 1984-01-03
Movie Fireflies in the North 1984-09-01
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