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Masayuki Mori (actor)

Masayuki Mori
Born(1911-01-13)January 13, 1911
DiedOctober 7, 1973(1973-10-07) (aged 62)
Tokyo, Japan
Years active1931–1973

Masayuki Mori (森 雅之, Mori Masayuki, January 13, 1911 – October 7, 1973) was a Japanese actor and son of novelist Takeo Arishima. Mori appeared in many of Akira Kurosawa's films such as Rashomon, The Idiot and The Bad Sleep Well. He also starred in pictures by Kenji Mizoguchi (Ugetsu), Mikio Naruse (Floating Clouds) and other prominent directors.

Selected filmography



Year Title Role Director Notes
1945 The Men Who Tread on the Tiger's Tail Akira Kurosawa
Sanshiro Sugata Part II Akira Kurosawa
1947 A Ball at the Anjo House Kōzaburō Yoshimura
1950 Rashomon Unnamed samurai Akira Kurosawa
1951 The Idiot Akira Kurosawa
The Lady of Musashino Kenji Mizoguchi
1953 Ugetsu Genjūrō Kenji Mizoguchi
Older Brother, Younger Sister Inokichi Mikio Naruse
1953 Love Letter Kinuyo Tanaka
1954 A Certain Woman Shirō Toyoda
1955 Floating Clouds Kengo Tomioka Mikio Naruse
Princess Yang Kwei-Fei Emperor Xuan Zong Kenji Mizoguchi
The Heart Nobuchi Kon Ichikawa
The Eternal Breasts Kinuyo Tanaka
1956 The Balloon Haruki Murakami Yuzo Kawashima
1957 Untamed Mikio Naruse
Elegy of the North Heinosuke Gosho
1958 Night Drum Tadashi Imai
1960 The Bad Sleep Well Iwabuchi Akira Kurosawa
When a Woman Ascends the Stairs Mikio Naruse
Her Brother Kon Ichikawa
Daughters, Wives and a Mother Mikio Naruse
1961 As a Wife, As a Woman Keijirō Kōno Mikio Naruse
1963 Bushido, Samurai Saga Tadashi Imai
Alone on the Pacific Kon Ichikawa
1968 Admiral Yamamoto Fumimaro Konoe Seiji Maruyama [1]
1970 Zatoichi Goes to the Fire Festival The Dark Lord Kenji Misumi


Year Title Role Network Notes
1962 Takasebune Shōbei NTV
1968 Ryōma ga Yuku Yoshida Tōyō NHK Taiga drama
1970 Mominoki wa Nokotta Date Aki NHK Taiga drama
1972 Shin Heike Monogatari Fujiwara no Tadazane NHK Taiga drama


  1. ^ "連合艦隊司令長官 山本五十六". Retrieved May 8, 2023.
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