Actor Isao Kimura (a.k.a. Ko Kimura, 1923-1981)

Seven Samurai Musashi Miyamoto 2: Duel at Devil's Mask Pass Killing in Yoshiwara

Stray DogAkira Kurosawa (1949)
IkiruAkira Kurosawa (1952)
Seven SamuraiAkira Kurosawa (1954)
Throne of BloodAkira Kurosawa (1957)
Killing in YoshiwaraTomu Uchida (1960)
Musashi Miyamoto 1: Zen and SwordTomu Uchida (1961)
Young Lord Yakuza – Toshikazu Kono (1961)
Musashi Miyamoto 2: Duel at Devil's Mask PassTomu Uchida (1962)
Musashi Miyamoto 3: Birth of the Two-Sword StyleTomu Uchida (1963)
High and LowAkira Kurosawa (1963)
Yakuza from Seki – Kosaku Yamashita (1963)
Musashi Miyamoto 4: Duel at Ichijoji TempleTomu Uchida (1964)
Assassination – Masahiro Shinoda (1964)
Musashi Miyamoto 5: The Final DuelTomu Uchida (1965)
The Secret of the UrnHideo Gosha (1966)
Lone Wolf and Cub: White Heaven in Hell – Yoshiyuki Kuroda (1974)

(Key films outside the jidai-geki genre are listed in gray)

Most notable as the youngest member of the Seven Samurai, Kimura went on to portray Matahachi in Tomu Uchida's adaptation of the Musashi Miyamoto saga as well as other jidai-geki roles.

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