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5' 8½" (1.74 m)
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No matter how much I drank the night before. I never once was late on his films. But with Kurosawa, sometimes people are waiting, and he never shows up. The people go to his house, and he says, "I'm sorry. I don't feel well today.".
Mexican director/producer Ismael Rodríguez
cast him as the drunken Mexican-Indian title role of his film Ánimas Trujano (El hombre importante)
(1961). Mifune studied a tape of a Mexican actor speaking his dialog to memorize his lines. Then, on the shooting he was able to speak his entire part in Spanish. Despite this fact, in the finished film, his voice is dubbed by Mexican actor Narciso
Internationally associated almost solely with parts as samurai, both heroic and less so (despite many modern day parts in his time)