Hiroshi Inagaki

Director, screenwriter and actor Hiroshi Inagaki

Hiroshi Inagaki (稲垣浩 Inagaki Hiroshi, Tokyo, December 30, 1905 - May 21, 1980)[1] was a Japanese director, screenwriter and actor.


Inagaki's career began as a child actor on stage, moving into silent film in 1914. He became an assistant director in 1927 and made his directorial debut the following year with Peace on Earth (天下太平記 Tenka taiheiki, 1928). Known for his masterful work in the jidaigeki genre, Inagaki became one of Japan's most prolific directors.[2]

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  1. 稲垣浩 at
  2. Svensson, Arne. Japan (Screen Series), 1971. New York: A.S. Barnes. p. 33. ISBN 0-498-07654-7
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