Akiji Kobayashi

Akiji Kobayashi

Akiji Kobayashi (小林昭二, Kobayashi Akiji, September 6, 1930 – August 27, 1996), sometimes credited as Shōji Kobayashi, was a Japanese actor. He attended Nihon University College of Art, but withdrew before completing his degree and joined the Haiyuza Theatre Company in 1949. He made his film debut with Satsujin Yogisha in 1952. He is best known in the West for portraying the role of Captain Toshio Muramatsu in the 1966-1967 television series, Ultraman. From 1983-84, he appeared in the popular television detective series Seibu Keisatsu. His other notable television role was Tōbei Tachibana ("Oya-san") in several series of the Kamen Rider franchise. He was one of Kon Ichikawa's favorite actors, appearing in 12 Ichikawa films. His final film appearance was Yatsuhaka-mura as Head of a Factory directed by Kon Ichikawa in 1996. He was the official dubbing artist of John Wayne and Richard Crenna. Kobayashi died of lung cancer in Yokohama on August 27, 1996, ten days before his 66th birthday.
    Known for
    Acting
    Place of birth
    Yodobashi ward, Tokyo, Japan
    Birthday
    9/6/1930
Kwaidan
Kwaidan
7.7
Godzilla vs. King Ghidorah
Godzilla vs. King Ghidorah
7
Youth of the Beast
Youth of the Beast
6.8
Godzilla vs. Mothra
Godzilla vs. Mothra
6.8
Getting Any?
Getting Any?
5.7
Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart at the River Styx
Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart at the River Styx
7.3
Cupola, Where the Furnaces Glow
Cupola, Where the Furnaces Glow
7.2
Pleasures of the Flesh
Pleasures of the Flesh
5.7
The Inugamis
The Inugamis
6.8
This Transient Life
This Transient Life
7.5
Run, Melos!
Run, Melos!
6.3
Lullaby to Kill
Lullaby to Kill
6.5
Harakiri
Harakiri
8.4
The Curse of the Ghost
The Curse of the Ghost
5
Akio Jissoji's Ultraman
Akio Jissoji's Ultraman
8.2
Ultra Q The Movie: Legend of the Stars
Ultra Q The Movie: Legend of the Stars
8
Daigoro vs. Goliath
Daigoro vs. Goliath
4.8
Black Rain
Black Rain
7.5
Like the Clouds, Like the Wind
Like the Clouds, Like the Wind
6.7
The Longest Tunnel
The Longest Tunnel
0
The Human Condition II: Road to Eternity
The Human Condition II: Road to Eternity
8.2
Death Shadows
Death Shadows
6
Shogun Assassin
Shogun Assassin
6.9
Queen Bee
Queen Bee
7.3
Ultraman: Monster Movie Feature
Ultraman: Monster Movie Feature
7.3
Kamen Rider Amazon: The Movie
Kamen Rider Amazon: The Movie
6
Kamen Rider vs. Ambassador Hell
Kamen Rider vs. Ambassador Hell
6.5
Kamen Rider V3: The Movie
Kamen Rider V3: The Movie
7
Internal Sleuth
Internal Sleuth
7.7
Island of Hell
Island of Hell
7
Kamen Rider SD: Strange?! Kumo Otoko
Kamen Rider SD: Strange?! Kumo Otoko
6.5
Lonely Heart
Lonely Heart
6
Prison Break
Prison Break
7
Karate Cop
Karate Cop
0
Kamen Rider Stronger: The Movie
Kamen Rider Stronger: The Movie
6
Desperate Pursuit
Desperate Pursuit
0
All Together! Seven Kamen Riders!!
All Together! Seven Kamen Riders!!
0
Ultraman: Great Monster Decisive Battle
Ultraman: Great Monster Decisive Battle
6.3
Suspicion
Suspicion
6.7
Koto: The Ancient City
Koto: The Ancient City
6
The House of Hanging
The House of Hanging
6
Utamaro's World
Utamaro's World
5.6
Hanzo the Razor: Sword of Justice
Hanzo the Razor: Sword of Justice
6.3
The Black Hood
The Black Hood
0
Noh Mask Murders
Noh Mask Murders
5.6
The Pirates of Buban
The Pirates of Buban
6.5
The Makioka Sisters
The Makioka Sisters
7.2
The Birth of Ultraman
The Birth of Ultraman
6
Gamera 2: Attack of Legion
Gamera 2: Attack of Legion
7.5
Yuki
Yuki
7.1
The Empty Table
The Empty Table
5.3
Lone Wolf and Cub: Sword of Vengeance
Lone Wolf and Cub: Sword of Vengeance
7.4
Bakumatsu seishun graffiti: Ronin Sakamoto Ryoma
Bakumatsu seishun graffiti: Ronin Sakamoto Ryoma
0
Ten Duels of Young Shingo: Chapter 2
Ten Duels of Young Shingo: Chapter 2
0
Revive! Ultraman
Revive! Ultraman
5.7
The Kagestar: The Movie
The Kagestar: The Movie
0
Five Riders vs. King Dark
Five Riders vs. King Dark
5.3
Go Go Kamen Rider
Go Go Kamen Rider
6
Kamen Rider vs. Shocker
Kamen Rider vs. Shocker
5.5
Kamen Rider V3 vs. Destron Mutants
Kamen Rider V3 vs. Destron Mutants
4.5
ウルトラマン前夜祭 ウルトラマン誕生
ウルトラマン前夜祭 ウルトラマン誕生
10
Hanuman and the Five Kamen Riders
Hanuman and the Five Kamen Riders
4.3
The Men Who Made Ultraman
The Men Who Made Ultraman
0
Return of Ultraman: Terror of the Waterspout Monsters
Return of Ultraman: Terror of the Waterspout Monsters
6.5
The Tale of Jean Valjean
The Tale of Jean Valjean
7.5
47 Ronin
47 Ronin
7.5
Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart in Peril
Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart in Peril
7.3
Immortal Kamen Rider Special
Immortal Kamen Rider Special
9
Mandala
Mandala
6
Kogarashi Monjirō Returns
Kogarashi Monjirō Returns
0
Master Swordsman Hirate Miki - Duel in Tone
Master Swordsman Hirate Miki - Duel in Tone
0
Mysterious Thirteen Nights: Chapter 5 - The Mystery of the Skull Wife
Mysterious Thirteen Nights: Chapter 5 - The Mystery of the Skull Wife
0
Intruders
0
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