Minoru Chiaki

Minoru Chiaki

Highest Rated: 100% The Face of Another (I Have a Stranger's Face) (Tanin no kao) (1967)

Lowest Rated: 60% Godzilla Raids Again (1955)

Birthday: Jul 30, 1917

Birthplace: Not Available

Japanese actor Minoru Chiaki made 11 films with renowned director Akira Kurosawa, making him one of the most recognized actors from that country. Chiaki's film debut occurred in 1949, with Kurosawa's film Stray Dog. The remainder of his collaborations with the director would be in supporting role capacities, with his highest billed role coming in The Hidden Fortress in 1958. In his later years, Chiaki became a staple of the small screen, appearing in several Japanese television dramas. He died in late 1999.

Highest Rated Movies



100% The Face of Another (I Have a Stranger's Face) (Tanin no kao) Apartment Superintendent 1967
95% Stray Dog (Nora inu) Actor 1963
70% Hakuchi (The Idiot) Mutsuo Kayama 1963
No Score Yet The Revolutionary (Amakusa Shiro Tokisada) Actor 1962
No Score Yet Ningen no jôken (Human Condition II - The Road to Eternity) Actor 1961
No Score Yet The Youth and His Amulet Actor 1961
No Score Yet Yoshiwara: The Pleasure Quarter (Hero of the Red Light District) (Yoto monogatari: Hana no Yoshiwara hyaku-nin giri) Actor 1960
97% The Hidden Fortress (kakushi-toride No San-akunin) Tahei 1958
98% Throne of Blood Yoshaki Miki 1957
83% Donzoko (The Lower Depths) The Ex-Samurai 1957
100% Seven Samurai (Shichinin no Samurai) Heihachi 1956
100% Ikiru Noguchi 1956
73% I Live in Fear (Ikimono no kiroku) Actor 1955
60% Godzilla Raids Again Koji Kobayashi 1955
No Score Yet Gigantis the Fire Monster (Godzilla Raids Again) (Gojira's Counterattack) (The Volcano Monster) Kobayashi 1955
No Score Yet Araki Mataemon: Kettô kagiya no tsuji (Vendetta Of A Samurai) Actor 1952
98% Rashômon Priest 1951


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