Actor Makoto Sato (1934-2013)

Samurai Vendetta The Samurai Pirate Whirlwind

The Hidden FortressAkira Kurosawa (1958)
Desperado OutpostKihachi Okamoto (1959)
ChushinguraHiroshi Inagaki (1962)
Warring ClansKihachi Okamoto (1963)
The Samurai Pirate – Senkichi Taniguchi (1963)
WhirlwindHiroshi Inagaki (1964)
Rise Against the SwordHiroshi Inagaki (1966)
Adventure in Kigan Castle – Senkichi Taniguchi (1966)
Samaritan ZatoichiKenji Misumi (1968)
Shogun's Ninja – Norifumi Suzuki (1980)
Flames of Blood – Tai Kato (1981)
Shintaro Katsu's ZatoichiShintaro Katsu (1989)
Vengeance for SaleKihachi Okamoto (2001)

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

With his distinctive angular face and mischievous personality, Sato is one of the most recognizable supporting players in Japanese films. His skills are on fine display in Warring Clans in the guise of a young con-artist destined to rule Japan as warlord Hideyoshi Toyotomi.

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