Shintarô Katsu

Lowest Rated: 80% Shogun Assassin (1980)
Birthday: Not Available
Birthplace: Not Available
In Japan, the name Shintaro Katsu is synonymous with Zaitoichi the blind swordsman, the screen character he played for most of his career. Zaitoichi was the most popular screen hero in Japanese film history. Between 1962 and 1973, Katsu starred in 25 blind swordsman films, six of them in 1964 alone. While best-known for this role, Katsu also appeared in other kinds of roles, including that of Devadatta in Kenji Missumi's version of the Buddha's life, Shaka (1961).

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

CREDIT
No Score Yet Zatoichi tekka tabi (Zatoichi's Cane-sword) Actor 2014
No Score Yet Ôsaka monogatari (Osaka Story) Actor 2012
No Score Yet Benten kozo (The Gay Masquerade) Actor 2012
No Score Yet Heitai yakuza (The Hoodlum Soldier) Actor 2011
No Score Yet Doomed Megalopolis Actor 1992
No Score Yet A Xiu-lo (Saga of the Phoenix) Actor 1990
No Score Yet Ronin Gai Actor 1990
No Score Yet Ronin Gai Actor 1990
No Score Yet Zatôichi Screenwriter Director Actor 1989
No Score Yet Teito monogatari (Tokyo: The Last Megalopolis) Actor 1988
80% Shogun Assassin Producer 1980
No Score Yet Ali the Fighter Producer 1975
No Score Yet Zatoichi's Conspiracy (Zatoichi at the Blood Fest) Zatoichi 1974
No Score Yet Goyôkiba: Oni no Hanzô yawahada koban (Hanzo the Razor: Who's Got the Gold?) Actor 1974
No Score Yet Razor 3: Who's Got the Gold? Actor 1974
No Score Yet Goyôkiba: Kamisori Hanzô jigoku zeme (Hanzo the Razor 2: The Snare) Actor 1973
No Score Yet Hanzo the Razor: The Snare (Goyôkiba: Kamisori Hanzô jigoku zeme) Actor 1973
82% Lone Wolf and Cub - Sword of Vengeance (Kozure Ôkami: Kowokashi udekashi tsukamatsuru) Producer 1972
No Score Yet Zatoichi at Large Actor 1972
No Score Yet Zatoichi In Desperation Director Actor 1972
100% Lone Wolf and Cub - Baby Cart at the River Styx (Kozure Ôkami: Sanzu no kawa no ubaguruma) (Shogun Assassin) Producer 1972
No Score Yet Goyôkiba (Hanzo the Razor: Sword of Justice) Actor Producer 1972
94% Yukinojo Henge (An Actor's Revenge) Hojin 1971
No Score Yet Zatoichi Meets the One-Armed Swordsman Zatoichi Screenwriter 1971
No Score Yet Incident at Blood Pass Actor 1970
No Score Yet Zatoichi and the Festival of Fire Zatoichi Screenwriter 1970
No Score Yet Zatoichi Meets Yojimbo Zatoichi Producer 1970
No Score Yet Hitokiri (Tenchu!) Izo Okada 1970
No Score Yet Zatoichi Goes to the Fire Festiva (Zatôichi abare-himatsuri) Actor Screenwriter 1970
No Score Yet Samaritan Zatoichi (Zatôichi kenka-daiko) Zatoichi 1968
No Score Yet Zatoichi and the Fugitives Zatoichi 1968
No Score Yet Zatoichi And The Chess Expert Actor 1968
No Score Yet Zatoichi 5: On The Road Actor 1968
No Score Yet The Man Without a Map (Moetsukita chizu) Actor 1968
No Score Yet Zatoichi Challenged Zatoichi 1967
No Score Yet Zatoichi's Cane Sword Zatoichi 1967
No Score Yet Zatoichi The Outlaw Actor 1967
No Score Yet Zatoichi the Outlaw Zatoichi 1967
No Score Yet Zatoichi #17: Challenged Actor 1967
No Score Yet Zatoichi's Pilgrimage Zatoichi 1966
No Score Yet Zatoichi's Vengeance Zatoichi 1966
No Score Yet Zatoichi - The Blind Swordsman's Vengeance Actor 1966
No Score Yet Zatoichi and the Chess Expert Zatoichi 1965
No Score Yet Zatoichi and the Doomed Man Zatoichi 1965
No Score Yet Zatoichi's Revenge Zatoichi 1965
No Score Yet Zatoichi - The Blind Swordsman and the Chess Expert Actor 1965
No Score Yet Adventures of Zatoichi Zatoichi 1964
No Score Yet Fight, Zatoichi, Fight Zatoichi 1964
No Score Yet Zatoichi's Flashing Sword Zatoichi 1964
No Score Yet Zatoichi and the Chest of Gold Actor 1964
No Score Yet Zatoichi - The New Tale of Zatoichi Zatoichi 1963
No Score Yet Zatoichi The Fugitive Zatoichi 1963
No Score Yet Zatoichi On the Road Zatoichi 1963
100% The Tale of Zatoichi Continues (Zoku Zatôichi monogatari) Actor 1962
100% The Tale of Zatoichi Actor 1962
No Score Yet The Blind Menace Actor 1960
No Score Yet Hakuoki (Samurai Vendetta) Actor 1959
No Score Yet Loyal 47 Ronin Genzo Akigaki 1958
No Score Yet Zatoichi the Blind Samurai Actor
No Score Yet Shiranui kengyô (Agent Shiranui) Actor

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