Eiji Okada

Eiji Okada

  • Highest Rated: 100% The Face of Another (I Have a Stranger's Face) (Tanin no kao) (1967)
  • Lowest Rated: 57% The Yakuza (1975)
  • Birthday: Jun 13, 1920
  • Birthplace: Chiba, Japan
  • Handsome leading man of stage and screen Eiji Okada was among the first post-WWII Japanese actors to gain international popularity. He also played a key role in breaking down the war-era stereotypes of Japanese men, proving in Alain Resnais' Hiroshima Mon Amour (1959) that they were as capable of being suave, articulate, and sexy as any Frenchman. In 1963, Marlon Brando personally convinced Okada to play a leading role in The Ugly American (1963). In Japan, his most famous film role is that of the hapless scientist who is trapped in a sand pit with an enigmatic woman in Hiroshi Teshigahara's haunting Suna No Onna (Woman of the Dunes) (1964).

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

Movies

Rating

Title

Credit

Box
Office

Year

No Score Yet Harukana jidai no kaidan o (Stairway to the Distant Past) Actor 1995
No Score Yet Traffic Jam Son 1991
No Score Yet Death of a Tea Master (Sen no Rikyu) Honkakubo 1989
No Score Yet Antarctica (Nankyoku Monogatari) Actor 1984
No Score Yet Deathquake (Earthquake 7.9) (Jishin rettô) (Magnitude 7.9) Actor 1980
57% The Yakuza Tono Toshiro 1975
No Score Yet Esupai Salabad 1975
No Score Yet Zatoichi's Conspiracy (Zatoichi at the Blood Fest) Shinbei 1974
No Score Yet Mujo (This Passing Life) (This Transient Life) Actor 1971
No Score Yet Chinmoku Actor 1971
No Score Yet Jotai (Vixen) Nobuyuki Ishido 1969
100% The Face of Another (I Have a Stranger's Face) (Tanin no kao) Mr. Okuyama's boss 1967
No Score Yet Chieko-sho (Portrait of Chieko) Tsubaki 1967
No Score Yet Uchu daikaijû Girara (The X from Outer Space) (Big Space Monster Guilala) Dr. Kato 1967
No Score Yet Samurai Spy Actor 1965
75% Ghidorah, the Three-Headed Monster (San daikaijû: Chikyû saidai no kessen) Actor 1964
No Score Yet Ansatsu (The Assassin)(The Assassination) Actor 1964
100% Woman in the Dunes (Suna no Onna) Jumpei Niki 1964
80% The Ugly American Deong 1963
No Score Yet She and He Eiichi 1963
97% Hiroshima Mon Amour He 1960
No Score Yet Okaasan (Mother) Shinjiro Baker 1952

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