Hitoshi Ueki1926 — 2007 Age: 80 years old
Japanese actor, comedian, singer, and guitarist. He won six awards for acting. His film credits stretch from 1960 to 1995. Ueki came to fame through the comic jazz-band The Crazy Cats led by Hajime Hana. His major appearances were in the Musekinin Otoko film series, the comedy variety show Shabondama Holiday, the prime-time television series The Hangman, and the ten 2-hour television shows in the Nagoya Yomeiri Monogatari franchise. He appeared in the Akira Kurosawa epic jidaigeki film Ran, and received a nomination for the Japan Academy Prize for Outstanding Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role.
December 25, 1926, Aichi, Japan
March 27, 2007
1960 The Woman Who Touched Legs 1962 Happy Go-LuckyHitoshi Taira 1963 The Best Playboy In JapanHikari 1967 Las Vegas Free-For-AllShinran Machida 1967 Monsieur Zivaco 1980 The Long Way 'Round 1982 Tattoo Ari 1984 The Crazy FamilyYasukune Kobayashi 1985 RanNobuhiro Fujimaki 1985 Karate Cop 4 1985 I Go to Tokyo 1986 Big Joys, Small Sorrows 1987 Guys Who Never Learn 1988 The Story of a Company 1990 Roar of the CrowdLimited to the 15 most popular items