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Issei Ogata

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Issey Ogata (born 22 February 1952 in Fukuoka, Fukuoka), is a Japanese actor and comedian. He was interested in plays since childhood. After he graduated from Toyotama High School in Japan, he joined a theatrical company and appeared on the stage. Later, he jumped at the opportunity to be an entertainer when he took the gold medal at the audition called "Birth of Comedians". Then, he started garnering roles on Japanese TV. Shows he appeared on include "Evil Grandmother" of Fuji TV and "RinRinto" of NHK drama. He now performs plays by himself "Life Never Stops" at GyanGyan Theater in Shibuya, which has gained immense popularity. Furthermore, he has had starring roles in major art-house films, including Ota in the great Edward Yang's highly regarded Yi Yi: A One and a Two, the title character in Jun Ichikawa's Tony Takitani (an adaptation of the Haruki Murakami short story), and has played the role of Japanese Emperor Hirohito in Aleksandr Sokurov's 2005 film, The Sun. Description above from the Wikipedia article Issey Ogata, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.​

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Feb 22, 1952 In Fukuoka, Japan
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie そろばんずく 1986-08-22
Latest Project:
Pelicula Silencio 2016-12-22
Known For
Poster of Silencio
Poster of みすゞ
Poster of ノーライフキング
Poster of そろばんずく
Pelicula Silencio Inquisitor Inoue 2016-12-22
Pelicula Tony Takitani Tony Takitani, Shozaburo Takitani 2005-01-27
Pelicula Solntse Emperor Shouwa-Tennou Hirohito 2005-02-17
Pelicula みすゞ 西條八十 2001-10-27
Pelicula Yi Yi Ota 2000-09-20
Pelicula ノーライフキング 1989-12-16
Pelicula 会社物語 MEMORIES OF YOU 1988-11-26
Pelicula BU・SU 1987-10-29
Pelicula そろばんずく Hanazuki 1986-08-22