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      Rentarô Mikuni

      Rentarô Mikuni

      Highest Rated: 100% Samurai I (1955)

      Lowest Rated: 91% The Burmese Harp (1956)

      Birthday: Jan 20, 1923

      Birthplace: Gunma, Japan

      Rentaro Mikuni was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Mikuni kickstarted his acting career in various films such as "Samurai" (1955) with Toshiro Mifune, "The Burmese Harp" (1956) and "The Sin" (1961) with Raizo Ichikawa. He also appeared in the Kinnosuke Nakamura action flick "Miyamoto Musahi" (1961), the Tatsuya Nakadai dramatic adaptation "Harakiri" (1962) and "Miyamoto Musashi: Hannyazaka no ketto" (1962). His film career continued throughout the seventies in productions like "Kaigenrei" (1973), "Himiko" (1974) and "Hadashi No Gen" (1976). He also appeared in "Fukushu Suruwa Ware ni Ari" (1979). Film continued to be his passion as he played roles in "Ninguen no yakusoku" (1988), the Toshiyuki Nishida comedic adaptation "Tsuri Baka Nisshi" (1989) and "Marusa no Onna II" (1989). He also appeared in "A-Ge-Man" (1990) and "Rikyu" (1991). Mikuni most recently acted in the Kôji Yakusho dramatic adaptation "Chronicle of My Mother" (2012).

      Highest rated movies

      100% Vengeance Is Mine
      100% Hara-Kiri
      100% Samurai I
      91% Kwaidan
      91% The Burmese Harp

      Photos

      A TAXING WOMAN'S RETURN, Rentaro Mikuni, Yoriko Doguchi, 1988, (c)New Yorker Films A TAXING WOMAN'S RETURN, Nobuko Miyamoto, Rentaro Mikuni, 1988, (c)New Yorker Films A TAXING WOMAN'S RETURN, (standing l-r): Hosei Komatsu, Haruko Kato, Koichi Ueda, Mansaku Fuwa, (sitting l-r): Yoriko Doguchi, Rentaro Mikuni, Takeya Nakamura, Mihoko Shibata, 1988, (c)New Yorker Films

      Filmography

      Movies

      Credit
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Someday Yoshikazu Tsuda (Character) - 2011
      No Score Yet 77% Waga Haha no Ki Hayato (Character) - 2011
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Chronicle of My Mother Hayato (Character) - 2011
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Free and Easy 20 Ichinosuke Suzuki (Character) - 2009
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Free and Easy 18 Unknown (Character) - 2007
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Tsuribaka Nisshi 17 Atoha No to Nare Hama to Nare Ichinosuke Suzuki (Character) - 2006
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Wind Carpet Kinta Nakata (Character) - 2003
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Taiga no Itteki Shinichiro Koryo (Character) - 2002
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Free and Easy 12: Big Holiday Bonus Project Ichinosuke Suzuki (Character) - 2001
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Free and Easy 11 Ichinosuke Suzuki (Character) - 2000
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Hana No Oedo No Tsuribaka Nisshi Unknown (Character) - 1998
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Free and Easy 10 Ichinosuke Suzuki (Character) - 1998
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Free & Easy Special Version Unknown (Character) - 1994
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Friends Unknown (Character) - 1994
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Last Dance Unknown (Character) - 1993
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Tsuribaka Nisshi 5 Ichinosuke Suzuki (Character) - 1992
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Free and Easy 4 Ichinosuke Suzuki (Character) - 1991
      No Score Yet No Score Yet My Sons Unknown (Character) - 1991
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Free and Easy 3 Ichinosuke Suzuki (Character) - 1990
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Free and Easy II Ichinosuke Suzuki (Character) - 1989
      No Score Yet 76% Rikyu Rikyu (Character) - 1989
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Wuthering Heights Takamaru (Character) - 1988
      No Score Yet 86% A Taxing Woman's Return Teppei Onizawa (Character) - 1988
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Free & Easy Ichinosuke Suzuki (Character) - 1988
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Shinran: Path to Purity Director,
      Screenwriter,
      Writer
      - 1987
      No Score Yet No Score Yet River of Fireflies Shigetatsu Mizushima (Character) - 1987
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Go Masters Rinsaku Matsunami (Character) - 1982
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Rennyo and His Mother Unknown (Voice) - 1981
      100% 89% Vengeance Is Mine Shizuo Enokizu (Character) - 1979
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Never Give Up Unknown (Character) - 1978
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Inugami Family Unknown (Character) - 1976
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Himiko Unknown (Character) - 1974
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Coup d'Etat Kazuki Kitamura / Ikki Kita (Character) - 1973
      No Score Yet 60% Zatoichi at Large Boss Tetsugoro (Character) - 1972
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Yakusoku Unknown (Character) - 1972
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Shadow of Deception Unknown (Character) - 1971
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Confessions Among Actresses Minakawa (Character) - 1971
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Neon Jungle Guest - 1968
      No Score Yet 91% The Profound Desire of the Gods Nekichi Futori (Character) - 1968
      No Score Yet 56% Zatoichi the Outlaw Asagoro (Character) - 1967
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Zatoichi Royaburi Asagoro (Character) - 1967
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Blind Swordsman's Rescue Asagoro (Character) - 1967
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Captive's Island Daigoku (Character) - 1966
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Aiyoku Unknown (Character) - 1966
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Jigoku no Okite ni Asu wa Nai Genichiro Gunji (Character) - 1966
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Tale of Japanese Burglars Gisuke Hayashida (Character) - 1965
      No Score Yet 96% A Fugitive From the Past Takichi Inukai (Character) - 1965
      91% 90% Kwaidan Husband (Character) - 1964
      No Score Yet No Score Yet A Story From Echigo Unknown (Character) - 1964
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Miyamoto Musashi Hannyazaka No Ketto Hoso Takuan (Character) - 1962
      100% 97% Hara-Kiri Kageyu Saito (Character) - 1962
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Amakusa Shiro Tokisada Unknown (Character) - 1962
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Outcast Rentaro Inoko (Character) - 1962
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Escape Unknown (Character) - 1962
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Hadakakko Unknown (Character) - 1961
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Catch Kazumasa Takano (Character) - 1961
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Ôinaru Bakushin Unknown (Character) - 1960
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Thus Another Day Kenzo Akada (Character) - 1959
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Outsiders Takeshi Ohiwa (Character) - 1958
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Night Drum Hikokuro Ogura (Character) - 1958
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Wind, Woman, and Road Sentaro (Character) - 1958
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Stepbrothers Hantaro Kido (Character) - 1957
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Eagle and the Hawk Sasaki (Character) - 1957
      91% 91% The Burmese Harp Captain Inouye (Character) - 1956
      100% 85% Samurai I Honiden Matahachi (Character) - 1955
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Policeman's Diary Hakanawa (Character) - 1955
      No Score Yet No Score Yet A Hole of My Own Making Shonosuke Ihara (Character) - 1955
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Striving to Live Unknown (Character) - 1955
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Farewell Rabaul Unknown (Character) - 1954
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Husband and Wife Unknown (Character) - 1953
      No Score Yet 67% Wife Tadashi Tanimura (Character) - 1953
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Adventure in Tokyo Yusaku (Character) - 1952
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Boyhood Shimomura (Character) - 1951
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Fireworks Over the Sea Tsuyoshi Yabuki (Character) - 1951
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Good Fairy Rentaro Mikuni (Character) - 1951