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Taiji Tonoyama (殿山 泰司, Tonoyama Taiji, 1915–1989) was a Japanese character actor who made many appearances in films and on television from 1939 to 1989. He was a close friend of Kaneto Shindo and one of his regular cast members. He was also an essayist. In 1950 he helped form the film company Kindai Eiga Kyokai with Shindo and Kōzaburō Yoshimura.
Sunday, October 17, 1915, Tokyo, Tokyo Prefecture, Japan
Sunday, April 30, 1989
1948 Drunken AngelShop Proprietor 1959 The Human Condition I: No Greater Love 1960 The Naked IslandSenta, the father 1963 The Insect WomanForeman 1964 OnibabaUshi 1966 The Pornographers 1968 KuronekoFarmer 1971 King of Pornography 1973 Sex and FuryTokuzô Kasai 1976 In the Realm of the SensesOld Beggar 1978 Empire of PassionToichiro 1981 Fruits of PassionCustomer 1983 The Ballad of NarayamaTeruyan 1987 HachikoHashimoto 1989 Black RainOld PriestLimited to the 15 most popular items