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Yūjirō Ishihara (石原 裕次郎, Ishihara Yūjirō, December 28, 1934 – July 17, 1987) was a Japanese actor and singer born in Kobe. His elder brother is Shintaro Ishihara, an author, politician, and the Governor of Tokyo between 1999 and 2012. Yujiro's film debut was the 1956 film Season of the Sun, based on a novel written by his brother. He was beloved by many fans as a representative youth star in the films of postwar Japan and subsequently as a macho movie hero. He was extravagantly mourned following his early death from liver cancer.
Friday, December 28, 1934, Kobe, Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan
Friday, July 17, 1987
1956 Crazed FruitTakishima Natsuhisa 1956 Season of the Sun 1957 A Sun-Tribe Myth from the Bakumatsu EraShinsaku Takasugi 1957 I Am WaitingJôji Shimaki 1957 Man Who Causes a StormShoichi Kokubu 1962 Fresh LeavesShintaro Masaki 1964 Red Handkerchief 1965 Those Magnificent Men in their Flying MachinesYamamoto 1965 Taking the CastleExecutive Producer 1968 The Sands of KurobeIwaoka 1969 Tenchu!Ryoma Sakamoto 1969 Samurai BannersKenshin Uesugi 1970 Incident at Blood PassYataro 1972 Shadow HuntersProducer, Original Music Composer, and Muroto Jubei 1982 Space Pirate Captain Harlock: Arcadia of My YouthPhantom F. Harlock ILimited to the 15 most popular items