Ryushi Mizukami, born December 26, 1964 is a Japanese actor and screenwriter hailing from Toyama Prefecture. He is affiliated with Toei Management and possesses a unique set of skills, including horseback riding and choreography.
Mizukami's journey in the entertainment industry began with his involvement in situation theaters before participating in small theater productions and other producer-led performances. Subsequently, he made his mark in the realms of film and television, establishing himself as a versatile actor. Additionally, he pursued a career as a screenwriter, crafting scripts for plays, movies, and V-cinema projects. His talents are diverse, exemplified by his recognition with the Special Jury Prize at the Yokohama Film Festival for the movie "SCORE" in 1995 and the Excellence Award at the 1998 Japan TV Scenario "Toryumon" contest.
Beyond his roles on screen, Mizukami is a dedicated educator. He serves as a professor in the Film Department at Kyoto University of Art and Design, contributing to the development of young talents. His wealth of experience and knowledge is being passed on to the next generation of filmmakers, shaping the future of the industry.