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Kokuten Kôdô (1887–1960)


Kokuten Kôdô was born on January 29, 1887 in Takasago, Hyogo, Japan as Saichirô Tanigawa. He was an actor, known for Seven Samurai (1954), The Hidden Fortress (1958) and Throne of Blood (1957). He died on January 22, 1960. See full bio »

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(age 72)

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Known For

Seven Samurai Old Man Gisaku
(1954)
The Hidden Fortress Old man in front of sign
(1958)
Throne of Blood Military Commander
(1957)
(1956)

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 1959 The Big Boss
 1958 Half Human
Old Tribe Leader (uncredited)
 1958 The Hidden Fortress
Old man in front of sign
 1957 Dotanba
 1957 Untamed Woman
 1957 Throne of Blood
Military Commander
 1956 Hadashi no seishun
Suketa Wada
 1956 Godzilla, King of the Monsters!
Old Man on Hill on Oto Island (uncredited)
 1956 Street of Shame
Kadowaki Keisaku, Yumeko's father-in-law (cameo)
 1956 Niji ikutabi
 1956 Samurai III: Duel at Ganryu Island
Old Priest Nikkan
 1955 I Live in Fear
Workers' Older Family Member
 1955 Jû jin yuki otoko
Tribal Chief
 1955 Samurai II: Duel at Ichijoji Temple
Old Priest Nikkan
 1954 Godzilla
The Old Fisherman (as Kuninori Kôdô)
 1954 Asakusa no yoru
Gosuke
 1954 Seven Samurai
Old Man Gisaku (as Kuninori Todo)
 1953 Akasen kichi
Jusaku Kawanabe
 1951 Early Summer
Old Uncle
 1951 Aoi shinju
 1951 Oriental Evil
 1951 The Idiot
Jumpei
 1951 Home Sweet Home
Mr. Kanazawa
 1951 Matashirô gyôjôki: Onihime shigure
Shige'emon Otobe
 1950 Sasaki Kojiro
 1950 Scandal
Old Man A
 1950 Satsujinsha no kao
Elderly gentleman
 1949 Stray Dog
Old Landlord
 1947 Snow Trail
Haruko's Grandfather
 1946 No Regrets for Our Youth
Mr. Noge, Ryukichi's father
 1945 Sanshiro Sugata, Part Two
Buddhist Priest Saiduchi
 1943 Sanshiro Sugata
Buddhist Priest
 1942 Midori no daichi
In
 1942 Musashibo Benkei
Kiyomori Tairano
 1941 Kawanakajima kassen
Hiryûji Murakami
 1940 Zoku Hebihimesama
Jûzô Ichikawa
 1940 Niiduma kagami - Kôhen
Umeko's uncle
 1940 Niiduma kagami - Zempen
Umeko's uncle
 1939 Mukashi no uta
Kôhei
 1939 Rônin fubuki
Ikkan Oyamada
 1937 Gonza to Sukejû
Rokubei Ôya
 1937 Nangoku taiheiki: zenpen
Shôzaemon Chôsho
 1937 Yoru no hato
Old man
 1937 Tsukigata Hanpeita
Kunishige Ichimonji
 1935 Goyôuta Nezumi kozô
Shichibei
 1935 Tôkai no kaoyaku
Bunzô Nambu
 1932 Sanmangokû
 1932 Yûreitô
 1931 Edojo shinjû
 1931 Sandogasa
 1931 Maboroshi-tôge - Tôkyô-hen (Short)
Hachirô Amano
 1931 Maboroshi-tôge - Edo-hen
Hachirô Amano
 1930 Dâiseisatsû
 1929 Gûen jodo
 1929 Kami
 1929 Norainu
 1929/II Reigan
 1929/I Reigan
 1929 Issatsu tashôken
Gemba Saburi
 1928 Kagerô
 1928 Kizuna
 1928 Senkan mikasa
 1927 Dokuro
 1926/I Nichirin: Zenpen
 1925 Ai no zouô
 1925 Akatsuki
 1925 Biwauta
 1925 Ingâ no sake
 1925 Jusei
 1925 Kôfuku
 1925 Seinen banzai
 1925 Shiranui
 1925 Yama no ikka
 1925 Horaijima
 1925 Otome gokoro
 1925 Komoriuta
 1924 Daitoden
 1924 Fukushûki
 1924 Jogashimâ
 1924 Yama
 1924 Rutsubo no naka ni (Short)
Shôzô Akamatsu, Hotel manager
 1924 Hirose chûsa
 1924/I Kanojo no unmei
 1924 Shuchû nikki
Rokubei
 1924 Nikudan
 1924 Ashiato
 1923 Noroi no fune
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Kuninori Kôdô | Kuninori Todo
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Trivia:

He was the first movie/TV character to utter the name "Godzilla" ("Gojira").

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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