Shintarō Katsu

Actor Shintarō Katsu

Shintarō Katsu (勝新太郎 Katsu Shintarō) (1931-1997) was a Japanese actor, director, producer, and writer. He is best known for playing the role of Zatoichi in 26 films and a television series.

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  • Name: Shintarō Katsu (勝新太郎 Katsu Shintarō)
  • Nickname: Katsu-shin
  • Birth date: November 29, 1931
  • Date of death: June 21, 1997 (pharyngeal cancer)
  • Birthplace: Fukagawa, Tokyo, Japan


Shintaro katsu zatoichi

Shintarō Katsu in Zatoichi (1989)

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