Actor Kamatari Fujiwara (1905-1985)

Seven Samurai The Lower Depths Yojimbo

Conduct Report on Professor Ishinaka – Mikio Naruse (1950)
IkiruAkira Kurosawa (1952)
Seven SamuraiAkira Kurosawa (1954)
The Lower DepthsAkira Kurosawa (1957)
Tokyo Twilight – Yasujiro Ozu (1957)
The Hidden FortressAkira Kurosawa (1958)
Life of a SwordsmanHiroshi Inagaki (1959)
The Bad Sleep WellAkira Kurosawa (1960)
YojimboAkira Kurosawa (1961)
SanjuroAkira Kurosawa (1962)
ChushinguraHiroshi Inagaki (1962)
High and LowAkira Kurosawa (1963)
Three Outlaw SamuraiHideo Gosha (1964)
Duel of Blood and SandSadatsugu Matsuda (1963)
The Sword of DoomKihachi Okamoto (1966)
Red BeardAkira Kurosawa (1965)
Double Suicide – Masahiro Shinoda (1969)
The Scandalous Adventures of Buraikan – Masahiro Shinoda (1970)
Hanzo the Razor: Sword of JusticeKenji Misumi (1972)
KagemushaAkira Kurosawa (1980)

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

A versatile character actor skilled at playing scheming, weaselly types, Fujiwara is best remembered as Manzo, the farmer worried about protecting his daughter's chastity in Seven Samurai, and as Minoru Chiaki's partner as the two greedy peasants in The Hidden Fortress.

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