Actor Mikijiro Hira (b. 1933)

Three Outlaw Samurai Sword of the Beast 13 Assassins

Musashi Miyamoto 3: Birth of the Two-Sword StyleTomu Uchida (1963)
Three Outlaw SamuraiHideo Gosha (1964)
Musashi Miyamoto 4: Duel at Ichijoji TempleTomu Uchida (1964)
Adventures of ZatoichiKimiyoshi Yasuda (1964)
The Great KillingEiichi Kudo (1964)
Sword of the BeastHideo Gosha (1965)
Love and War of a Samurai – Mitsuo Kurotsuchi (2003)
Princess Raccoon – Seijun Suzkui (2005)
Goemon – Kazuaki Kiriya (2009)
13 Assassins – Takashi Miike (2010)

Character actor notable for his strong performances in the early films of Hideo Gosha. Now an elder statesman in Japanese cinema, he has been active in a number of recent jidai-geki like Takashi Miike's 13 Assassins remake.

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