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Tsuyoshi Ihara
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Tsuyoshi Ihara

Tsuyoshi Ihara was born in Fukuoka in 1963. He joined or Japan Action Club (JAC) in 1982 and made his stage debut in Midnight Party in 1983. He gained wide recognition through his popular performance in NHK's Futarikko, a morning serial television drama.

He has appeared in such movies as Bakayaro! Watashi Okotte masu (1988), Yonshimai Monogatari (1995), Abunai Deka Returns (1996), Heroine! Naniwa Bombers (1998), Suki (2000), All About Our House (2001), Han-ochi (Half of Confession) (2004) and Hinagon (2005), among others.

He was a regular in many television programs, including Birthday (TX), Kinyoubi no koibitotachi he (TBS), Kuuron de Aimasho (EX), Kochira Honikegamisho (TBS), Koi ha Tatakai! (EX), Shinsengumi! (NHK), Last Christmas (CX), Magarikado no Kanojo (KTV), Shiawaseni naritai! (TBS), Hotaru no Haka (NTV), which was one of a special drama complex for the 60th anniversary of the end of the Pacific War and Kuroi Taiyo (EX).

He has also performed consistently on the stage since 1993 for such popular dramas and renowned directors as Hong Kong Rhapsody, by Amon Miyamoto; Dah! Dah! Dah!, Okepi and Hikoma ga yuku, by Koki Mitani; Tora Hideo Noda's Kokusenyakkasen, by Hideki Noda; and Roningai, by Kazuya Yamada.

He will soon co-star with Ryo Kase, who also appears in Letters from Iwo Jima, in Sakebi (Retribution) written and directed by Kiyoshi Kurozawa, in spring.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2007.

Tsuyoshi Ihara Facts

BirthdayNovember 6, 1963 (57)
BirthplaceFukuoka, Japan
Height6' (1m83)  How tall is Tsuyoshi Ihara compared to you?

Selected Filmography

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