(April 1, 1920 - December 24, 1997) was a charismatic Japanese actor who appeared in almost 170 films. He was best known for his roles in Akira Kurosawa
's masterpieces in the 1950s and 1960s. He often portrayed a samurai or ronin, sometimes rough and gruff, and usually a reluctant hero.
Note: This profile was written in or before 2004.
Toshiro Mifune Facts
|Yojimbo & Sanjuro
|The Samurai Trilogy
|The Sword of Doom
|Throne of Blood