Actor Yoshio Tsuchiya (b. 1927)

Seven Samurai Kill! Zatoichi's Conspiracy

Seven SamuraiAkira Kurosawa (1954)
Throne of BloodAkira Kurosawa (1957)
Yagyu Secret Scrolls, Part IHiroshi Inagaki (1957)
The Hidden FortressAkira Kurosawa (1958)
The Bad Sleep WellAkira Kurosawa (1960)
YojimboAkira Kurosawa (1961)
SanjuroAkira Kurosawa (1962)
ChushinguraHiroshi Inagaki (1962)
High and LowAkira Kurosawa (1963)
Red BeardAkira Kurosawa (1965)
Kill!Kihachi Okamoto (1968)
Incident at Blood PassHiroshi Inagaki (1970)
Zatoichi's ConspiracyKimiyoshi Yasuda (1973)

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

Character actor Tsuchiya made a career of roles in genre movies of all styles, including giant monster movies, crime movies and chambara. He will always be remembered as the earnest peasant Rikichi in Seven Samurai.

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