Actor Yunosuke Ito (1919-1980)

Sanjuro Samurai Assassin Red Lion

Stray DogAkira Kurosawa (1949)
IkiruAkira Kurosawa (1952)
The Burmese Harp – Kon Ichikawa (1956)
Echo in the MountainsMasahiro Makino (1959)
SanjuroAkira Kurosawa (1962)
Shinobi No Mono – Satsuo Yamamoto (1962)
High and LowAkira Kurosawa (1963)
Samurai AssassinKihachi Okamoto (1965)
Nemuri Kyoshiro 10: Hell Is A WomanTokuzo Tanaka (1968)
Red LionKihachi Okamoto (1969)
Lone Wolf and Cub: Sword of VengeanceKenji Misumi (1972)

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

Character actor memorable for his long, drooping face which served as a key plot point in his cameo role as the embattled chamberlain in Sanjuro. Also noted for his dual starring role in the ninja classic Shinobi No Mono.

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