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Toshiro Mifune

Toshiro Mifune

Toshiro Mifune (April 1, 1920 - December 24, 1997) was a charismatic Japanese actor who appeared in almost 170 films. He was best known for his roles in Akira Kurosawa's masterpieces in the 1950s and 1960s. He often portrayed a samurai or ronin, sometimes rough and gruff, and usually a reluctant hero.

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Toshiro Mifune Facts

BirthdayApril 1, 1920
BirthplaceQingdao, People's Rep. of China
Date of deathDecember 24, 1997 (age 77)

Selected Filmography

Seven Samurai
Yojimbo & Sanjuro
The Samurai Trilogy
The Sword of Doom
Throne of Blood
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