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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Susumu Fujita (藤田 進 Fujita Susumu, 8 January 1912 – 23 March 1991) was a Japanese film and television actor. He played the lead role in Akira Kurosawa's first feature, Sanshiro Sugata, and appeared other Kurosawa film including The Men Who Tread On the Tiger's Tail (as Togashi, commander of the border guards) and The Hidden Fortress (as General Tadokoro). Later, he was a supporting actor in Ishirō Honda's Mothra vs. Godzilla, among many other films. Before and during World War II Fujita was considered one of the great stars of Japanese cinema. In the post-war period he became known for supporting roles, often playing a soldier in war films. During the sixties and seventies he played minor roles in tokusatsu or "special effects pictures" such as Ultraman and Frankenstein Conquers the World. Description above from the Wikipedia article Susumu Fujita, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.
Monday, January 8, 1912, Kurume, Fukuoka, Japan
Saturday, March 23, 1991
1943 Sanshiro SugataSanshiro Sugata 1946 No Regrets for Our YouthRuykichi Noge 1952 The Men Who Tread on the Tiger's TailTogashi 1957 The MysteriansGen. Morita 1958 The Hidden FortressGeneral Hyoe Tadokoro 1959 The Human Condition II: Road to EternityNaruto Nitôhei 1960 The Bad Sleep WellDetective 1960 Storm Over the Pacific 1961 YojimboHomma, Instructor Who Skips Town 1962 47 Ronin 1963 High and LowChief of First Investigating Section 1963 AtragonDefense Commander 1964 Mothra vs. GodzillaHead of JSDF task force 1965 Frankenstein Conquers the WorldOsaka Police Chief 1970 Tora! Tora! Tora!Rear Adm. Tamon YamaguchiLimited to the 15 most popular items