Date of Birth:
12 March 1905
Takashi Shimura played in 13 movies in the Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller, Crime, Mystery, Horror, Romance, Sci-Fi, Family, Fantasy, Comedy, Music genres.
Takashi Shimura got succeed with average imdb rating 7.2.
Japanese character actor, bromide of the finest film actors of the twentieth century and a leading member of the "stock visitors" of chief director 'Akira Kurosawa' (qv). A native of southern Japan, Shimura was a descendant of the samurai warrior class. Following university training, he founded a showbiz ensemble, Shichigatsu-za ("July Theatre"). In 1930, he joined a professional body, Kindai-za ("Modern Theatre). Four years later he signed with the Kinema Shinko film studio. He found a hollow p... Read more