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Susumu Fujita

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Susumu Fujita (8 January 1912 – 23 March 1991) was a Japanese film and television actor. He played the lead role in Akira Kurosawa's first feature, Sanshiro Sugata, and appeared other Kurosawa film including The Men Who Tread On the Tiger's Tail (as Togashi, commander of the border guards) and The Hidden Fortress (as General Tadokoro). Later, he was a supporting actor in Ishirō Honda's Mothra vs. Godzilla, among many other films. Before and during World War II Fujita was considered one of the great stars of Japanese cinema. In the post-war period he became known for supporting roles, often playing a soldier in war films. During the sixties and seventies he played minor roles in tokusatsu or "special effects pictures" such as Ultraman and Frankenstein Conquers the World. Description above from the Wikipedia article Susumu Fujita, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.​

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Jan 8, 1912 In Kurume, Fukuoka, Japan
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie The Burning Sky 1940-05-10
Latest Project:
Movie Detective Story 1983-07-16
Known For
Movie Detective Story Gozo Kunizaki 1983-07-16
Movie The Longest Tunnel 1982-10-16
Movie The Imperial Navy Navy Minister Oikawa 1981-08-08
Movie Winter's Flower Ryokichi Sakata 1978-06-17
Movie The Gate of Youth 1975-02-15
Movie New Prison Walls of Abashiri: Stormy Cape 1971-08-13
Movie New Prison Walls of Abashiri: Snowbound Deserter 1971-12-29
Movie Tora! Tora! Tora! Rear Adm. Tamon Yamaguchi 1970-01-26
Movie Battle of the Japan Sea Uemura 1969-08-01
Movie The Falcon Fighters 1969-11-01
Movie Admiral Yamamoto Kurita 1968-08-14
Movie Kojiro Shogen the Instructor 1967-04-01
Movie Japan's Longest Day Colonel Toyojiro Haga - CO Imperial Guards 2nd Infantry Regiment 1967-08-12
Movie Zero Fighter 1966-07-13
Movie North Sea Dragon 1966-10-22
Movie Samurai Assassin Tatewaki Todo 1965-01-03
Movie 風来忍法帖 1965-05-16
Movie A Fugitive from the Past Police Chief 1965-01-15
Movie Frankenstein vs. Baragon Osaka Police Chief 1965-08-08
Movie The Retreat from Kiska Akitani 1965-07-04
Movie Mothra vs. Godzilla General 1964-04-29
Movie High and Low Chief of First Investigating Section 1963-03-01
Movie Siege of Fort Bismarck 1963-05-29
Movie Atragon Defense Commander 1963-12-22
Movie Young Swordsman Kagawa Tanomo 1963-08-31
Movie 47 Ronin 1962-11-03
Movie Daredevil in the Castle Katsuyasu Sakakibara 1961-01-03
Movie Yojimbo Homma, instructor who skips town 1961-04-25
Movie Yataro's Sedge Hat Boss Daihachi 1960-01-01
Movie The Gambling Samurai Magistrate Jubei Matsui 1960-03-28
Movie Storm Over the Pacific 1960-04-26
Movie The Bad Sleep Well Detective 1960-09-15
Movie The Adventures of Sun Wu Kung 1959-04-19
Movie The Human Condition II: Road to Eternity Naruto Nitôhei 1959-11-20
Movie Submarine I-57 Will Not Surrender 1959-07-04
Movie The Spider-Man Kogoro Akechi 1958-06-29
Movie Street of Ronin 1957-04-03
Movie The Mysterians Gen. Morita 1957-12-28
Movie Emperor Meiji and the Great Russo-Japanese War Kaoru Inoue 1957-04-29
Movie Tower of Lilies Dr. Oka 1953-01-09
Movie The Battleship Yamato Jiro Nomura 1953-06-15
Movie The Men Who Tread on the Tiger's Tail Togashi 1952-04-24
Movie A Descendant of Urashima Taro Goro Urashima 1946-03-28
Movie No Regrets for Our Youth Ruykichi Noge 1946-10-29
Movie Lord for a Night 1946-07-11
Movie Duel at Yagyu Valley Yagyu Tajima-no-kami 1945-05-17
Movie Sanshiro Sugata Part Two Sanshiro Sugata 1945-05-03
Movie Three Women of the North 1945-08-05
Movie Nichijô no tatakai 1944-08-03
Movie Colonel Kato's Falcon Squadron Colonel Kato 1944-03-09
Movie Battle Troop Mikami 1944-12-07
Movie Sanshiro Sugata Sanshiro Sugata 1943-03-25
Movie Mother Never Dies 1942-09-24
Movie Battle of Hawaii Yamashita 1942-12-02
Movie The Burning Sky 1940-05-10
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