Eiji Okada

Okada Eiji

  • Name: Okada Eiji
  • Native name: 岡田英次
  • Nationality: Japanese
  • Gender: Male
  • Born: June 13, 1920
  • Died: September 14, 1995
Eiji Okada was a Japanese film actor from Chōshi, Chiba. Okada served in the Imperial Japanese Army during World War II and was a miner and traveling salesman before becoming an actor.
Internationally, his best-remembered roles include Lui ("him" in French) in the 1959 film Hiroshima mon amour, directed by Alain Resnais, and the entomologist Niki Junpei in Hiroshi Teshigahara's 1964 film Woman in the Dunes, an adaptation of Kōbō Abe's novel. He was also second-billed under Marlon Brando in the 1963 political thriller The Ugly American.
Okada was married to Aiko Wasa, with whom he ran a theater company in Japan. He died on 14 September 1995 of heart failure, at the age of 75.
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Drama
Year Title # Role Rating
1991 Shabon Dama
Japanese Drama, 1991, 11 eps
Tsuji Iwao (Support Role)
11
Tsuji Iwao
Support Role
6.0
1984 Ooka Echizen Season 8
Japanese Drama, 1984, 26 eps
(Ep. 13) (Guest Role)
26
(Ep. 13)
Guest Role
0.0
1983 Mito Komon Season 14
Japanese Drama, 1983, 37 eps
(Ep. 8) (Guest Role)
37
(Ep. 8)
Guest Role
8.0
1983 Ooka Echizen Season 7
Japanese Drama, 1983, 27 eps
(Unknown)
27
Unknown
0.0
1981 Doshin Akatsuki Rannosuke
Japanese Drama, 1981, 45 eps
(Support Role)
45
Support Role
0.0
1980 Saikai no Umi
Japanese Drama, 1980, 40 eps
(Unknown)
40
Unknown
6.0
1980 Mito Komon Season 11
Japanese Drama, 1980, 26 eps
(Ep. 10) (Guest Role)
26
(Ep. 10)
Guest Role
0.0
1978 Kieta Kyojingun
Japanese Drama, 1978, 5 eps
[Representative of Hasegawa baseball team] (Support Role)
5
[Representative of Hasegawa baseball team]
Support Role
0.0
1977 Shingo Torimonocho
Japanese Drama, 1977, 196 eps
(Ep. 14) (Guest Role)
196
(Ep. 14)
Guest Role
2.0
1977 Ningyo Sashichi Torimonocho
Japanese Drama, 1977, 34 eps
(Ep. 2) (Guest Role)
34
(Ep. 2)
Guest Role
0.0
1976 Oretachi no Asa
Japanese Drama, 1976, 48 eps
Yoshitaka Hase (Support Role)
48
Yoshitaka Hase
Support Role
0.0
1976 Mito Komon Season 7
Japanese Drama, 1976, 34 eps
(Ep. 11, 20) (Guest Role)
34
(Ep. 11, 20)
Guest Role
0.0
1976 Fufu Tabi Nikki: Saraba Ronin
Japanese Drama, 1976, 25 eps
(Ep. 6) (Guest Role)
25
(Ep. 6)
Guest Role
0.0
1976 Kougen e Irasshai
Japanese Drama, 1976, 17 eps
(Support Role)
17
Support Role
0.0
1975 Kenka Yasubei
Japanese Drama, 1975, 27 eps
Bungoro (Ep. 7) (Guest Role)
27
Bungoro (Ep. 7)
Guest Role
0.0
1975 Mito Komon Season 6
Japanese Drama, 1975, 32 eps
(Ep. 12) (Guest Role)
32
(Ep. 12)
Guest Role
6.0
1974 Tsuma wa Kokuhaku suru
Japanese Drama, 1974, 45 eps
(Unknown)
45
Unknown
0.0
1974 Oshidori Ukyo Torimonoguruma
Japanese Drama, 1974, 26 eps
Sozou Kurata (Ep.22) (Guest Role)
26
Sozou Kurata (Ep.22)
Guest Role
0.0
1974 Mito Komon Season 5
Japanese Drama, 1974, 26 eps
(Ep. 16) (Guest Role)
26
(Ep. 16)
Guest Role
10.0
1973 Kozure Okami
Japanese Drama, 1973, 27 eps
(Ep 1.) (Guest Role)
27
(Ep 1.)
Guest Role
7.0
1973 Mito Komon Season 4
Japanese Drama, 1973, 35 eps
(Ep. 35) (Guest Role)
35
(Ep. 35)
Guest Role
6.0
1973 Horror Theater Unbalance
Japanese Drama, 1973, 13 eps
(Unknown)
13
Unknown
2.0
1971 Mito Komon Season 3
Japanese Drama, 1971, 28 eps
Shimazu Sakyo (Ep. 1, 28) (Guest Role)
28
Shimazu Sakyo (Ep. 1, 28)
Guest Role
8.0
1969 Ten to Chi to
Japanese Drama, 1969, 52 eps
Suwa Yorishige (Support Role)
52
Suwa Yorishige
Support Role
8.0
1966 Ohanahan
Japanese Drama, 1966, 310 eps
(Support Role)
310
Support Role
5.0
1964 Kisetsu Hazure
Japanese Drama, 1964, 1 eps
(Main Role)
1
Main Role
0.0
1959 Gendai Kofuku Dokuhon
Japanese Drama, 1959, 12 eps
Ep. 2 (Guest Role)
12
Ep. 2
Guest Role
0.0
1959 Sangyokokoku
Japanese Drama, 1959, 34 eps
(Ep. 16) (Guest Role)
34
(Ep. 16)
Guest Role
0.0
1957 Daiyaru 110-ban
Japanese Drama, 1957, 364 eps
(Ep. 37) (Guest Role)
364
(Ep. 37)
Guest Role
2.0
Movie
Year Title Role Rating
1995 The Stairway to the Distant Past
Japanese Movie, 1995,
White Man (Support Role)
White Man
Support Role
5.0
1991 Traffic Jam
Japanese Movie, 1991,
Ichimatsu (Support Role)
Ichimatsu
Support Role
6.0
1985 Haru no Kane
Japanese Movie, 1985,
Ishimoto Hachiro (Support Role)
Ishimoto Hachiro
Support Role
0.0
1983 Antarctica
Japanese Movie, 1983,
Chief Ozawa (Support Role)
Chief Ozawa
Support Role
8.0
1983 Akujo Kamakiri
Japanese Movie, 1983,
(Unknown)
Unknown
0.0
1981 The Kamikaze Adventurers
Japanese Movie, 1981,
Dojima Yuzo (Unknown)
Dojima Yuzo
Unknown
6.0
1981 Crazed Fruit
Japanese Movie, 1981,
Higashino Yasuhiko (Support Role)
Higashino Yasuhiko
Support Role
6.5
1980 Kofukugo Shuppan
Japanese Movie, 1980,
(Unknown)
Unknown
0.0
1980 Deathquake
Japanese Movie, 1980,
Professor Watanabe (Support Role)
Professor Watanabe
Support Role
7.2
1979 The Strangling
Japanese Movie, 1979,
Morikawa Yoshio (Support Role)
Morikawa Yoshio
Support Role
3.0
1978 August without Emperor
Japanese Movie, 1978,
Tokunaga (Support Role)
Tokunaga
Support Role
7.3
1978 Love and Faith
Japanese Movie, 1978,
Konishi Yukinaga (Support Role)
Konishi Yukinaga
Support Role
7.0
1978 The Night Has Collapsed
Japanese Movie, 1978,
Kitaoka Shuzo (Support Role)
Kitaoka Shuzo
Support Role
0.0
1978 Lost Love
Japanese Movie, 1978,
Professor Kamiyama (Support Role)
Professor Kamiyama
Support Role
6.5
1977 Japanese Humanity and Justice
Japanese Movie, 1977,
Inada Yohei (Support Role)
Inada Yohei
Support Role
8.0
1977 Koibito Misaki
Japanese Movie, 1977,
Professor Togi (Support Role)
Professor Togi
Support Role
8.0
1977 Utamaro's World
Japanese Movie, 1977,
Tanuma (Unknown)
Tanuma
Unknown
5.0
1977 The Alaska Story
Japanese Movie, 1977,
Amaoka (Support Role)
Amaoka
Support Role
2.0
1976 Kita no Yadokara
Japanese Movie, 1976,
(Support Role)
Support Role
0.0
1976 Lullaby of the Earth
Japanese Movie, 1976,
Evangelist (Main Role)
Main Role
7.5
1975 I Am a Cat
Japanese Movie, 1975,
Bunmei (Support Role)
Bunmei
Support Role
6.5
1975 Hadashi no Seishun
Japanese Movie, 1975,
(Unknown)
Unknown
0.0
1974 ESPY
Japanese Movie, 1974,
Salabad (Support Role)
Salabad
Support Role
6.5
1974 My Way
Japanese Movie, 1974,
[Defendant Attorney] (Support Role)
[Defendant Attorney]
Support Role
0.0
1973 Lady Snowblood
Japanese Movie, 1973,
Tsukamoto Gishiro (Support Role)
Tsukamoto Gishiro
Support Role
7.8
1973 Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart in the Land of Demons
Japanese Movie, 1973,
Wakita (Support Role)
Wakita
Support Role
7.5
1972 Red Target
Japanese Movie, 1972,
Mike Tachibana (Support Role)
Mike Tachibana
Support Role
0.0
1972 Tsuji ga Hana
Japanese Movie, 1972,
(Support Role)
Support Role
0.0
1971 Silence
Japanese Movie, 1971,
Inoue Chikugonokami (Support Role)
Inoue Chikugonokami
Support Role
6.6
1971 A Soul to Devils
Japanese Movie, 1971,
Ikezoe Minori (Support Role)
Ikezoe Minori
Support Role
2.0
1970 This Transient Life
Japanese Movie, 1970,
Mori [Sculptor] (Main Role)
Mori [Sculptor]
Main Role
6.9
1970 Senketsu no kiroku
Japanese Movie, 1970,
Machida Seiichiro (Support Role)
Machida Seiichiro
Support Role
4.0
1969 Vixen
Japanese Movie, 1969,
Ishido Nobuyuki (Support Role)
Ishido Nobuyuki
Support Role
6.0
1968 New Cruel Tattoo Story: Code of the Sword
Japanese Movie, 1968,
Horiyasu (Support Role)
Horiyasu
Support Role
0.0
1968 Secret Information
Japanese Movie, 1968,
Kijima Toru (Support Role)
Kijima Toru
Support Role
0.0
1968 Tattooed Temptress
Japanese Movie, 1968,
(Support Role)
Support Role
0.0
1968 The Sands of Kurobe
Japanese Movie, 1968,
Yoshino (Deputy Director of Construction Department) (Main Role)
Yoshino (Deputy Director of Construction Department)
Main Role
7.7
1967 The Will to Live
Japanese Movie, 1967,
(Support Role)
Support Role
0.0
1967 Portrait of Chieko
Japanese Movie, 1967,
Tsubaki (Support Role)
Tsubaki
Support Role
7.0
1967 The X from Outer Space
Japanese Movie, 1967,
Dr. Kato (Support Role)
Dr. Kato
Support Role
6.1
1966 The Face of Another
Japanese Movie, 1966,
[The Boss] (Support Role)
[The Boss]
Support Role
7.8
1966 Sora Ippai no Namida
Japanese Movie, 1966,
(Support Role)
Support Role
0.0
1966 Pretty Devil Yoko
Japanese Movie, 1966,
Asai (Support Role)
Asai
Support Role
4.0
1965 Samurai Spy
Japanese Movie, 1965,
Tatewaki Koriyama (Support Role)
Tatewaki Koriyama
Support Role
6.7
1965 Sugata Sanshiro
Japanese Movie, 1965,
Gennosuke / Tesshin (Support Role)
Gennosuke / Tesshin
Support Role
7.3
1964 The Scarlet Camellia
Japanese Movie, 1964,
Maruume Genjiro (Support Role)
Maruume Genjiro
Support Role
9.0
1964 Assassination
Japanese Movie, 1964,
Lord Matsudaira (Main Role)
Main Role
6.7
1964 The Scent of Incense
Japanese Movie, 1964,
Nozawa (Support Role)
Nozawa
Support Role
7.2
1964 Woman in the Dunes
Japanese Movie, 1964,
Main Role
7.8
1963 She and He
Japanese Movie, 1963,
Eiichi Ishikawa (Main Role)
Main Role
7.9
1962 Fuji ni Tatsu Wakamusha
Japanese Movie, 1962,
(Support Role)
Support Role
0.0
1960 The Pirates
Japanese Movie, 1960,
(Support Role)
Support Role
7.0
1960 Ohzora no Muhomono
Japanese Movie, 1960,
(Support Role)
Support Role
2.0
1959 Father and Daughter
Japanese Movie, 1959,
Kakegawa Sei (Support Role)
Kakegawa Sei
Support Role
0.0
1959 These Wonderful Girls
Japanese Movie, 1959,
Odagiri (Support Role)
Odagiri
Support Role
0.0
1959 Hiroshima Mon Amour
Japanese Movie, 1959,
Him / "Lui" in French (Main Role)
Main Role
7.8
1957 They Are Buried Alive
Japanese Movie, 1957,
Shimano (Main Role)
Shimano
Main Role
0.0
1957 Shonen Tanteidan: Kabu to Mushi no Yoki
Japanese Movie, 1957,
Akechi Kogoro (Main Role)
Akechi Kogoro
Main Role
0.0
1955 Faceless Man
Japanese Movie, 1955,
Masahiko Arisaka/ "Lupine" (Main Role)
Masahiko Arisaka/ "Lupine"
Main Role
5.0
1955 Fountainhead
Japanese Movie, 1955,
Hayama Akira (Main Role)
Hayama Akira
Main Role
2.0
1954 Billionaire
Japanese Movie, 1954,
Monta (Support Role)
Monta
Support Role
2.0
1954 Young Takuboku: Clouds are Genius
Japanese Movie, 1954,
Ishikawa Takuboku (Main Role)
Ishikawa Takuboku
Main Role
4.0
1953 Hiroshima
Japanese Movie, 1953,
Kitagawa (Support Role)
Kitagawa
Support Role
8.0
1953 Kumo Nagaruru Hate Ni
Japanese Movie, 1953,
(Support Role)
Support Role
0.0
1952 Shinku Chitai
Japanese Movie, 1952,
Second Lieutenant Okamoto (Support Role)
Second Lieutenant Okamoto
Support Role
0.0
1952 Mother
Japanese Movie, 1952,
Hirai Shinjiro (Support Role)
Hirai Shinjiro
Support Role
7.0
1952 Yamabiko Gakko
Japanese Movie, 1952,
Sumura (Support Role)
Sumura
Support Role
0.0
1950 White Beast
Japanese Movie, 1950,
Iwasaki (Support Role)
Iwasaki
Support Role
7.2
1950 Till We Meet Again
Japanese Movie, 1950,
Tajima Saburo (Main Role)
Main Role
7.5
Special
Year Title # Role Rating
1993 Kyoto Josei Kisha Series 7: Kyoto Kitaguni Satsujin Kaido
Japanese Special, 1993, 1 eps
Tamura Haruyoshi (Guest Role)
1
Tamura Haruyoshi
Guest Role
0.0
1986 Onna Kenji Kasumi Yuko 2
Japanese Special, 1986, 1 eps
Amanuma Michinobu (Guest Role)
1
Amanuma Michinobu
Guest Role
0.0
1985 Akai Dress no Onna
Japanese Special, 1985, 1 eps
(Support Role)
1
Support Role
0.0
1984 Hi no Onna
Japanese Special, 1984, 1 eps
(Support Role)
1
Support Role
0.0
1982 Shi no Dangai
Japanese Special, 1982, 1 eps
Ohashi Kotaro (Support Role)
1
Ohashi Kotaro
Support Role
0.0
1981 Kayo Suspense Gekijo: Kieta Tanker
Japanese Special, 1981, 1 eps
Miyamoto Shinichiro (Support Role)
1
Miyamoto Shinichiro
Support Role
0.0
1981 Tokubetsu Hen Hissatsu Shigotonin
Japanese Special, 1981, 1 eps
Murotaya Rihee (Support Role)
1
Murotaya Rihee
Support Role
0.0
1980 Tokyo Daijishin Magnitude 8.1
Japanese Special, 1980, 1 eps
(Support Role)
1
Support Role
0.0
1968 Nihon Kenkaku Den 5
Japanese Special, 1968, 4 eps
(Unknown)
4
Unknown
0.0
1968 Nihon Kenkaku Den 4
Japanese Special, 1968, 4 eps
(Unknown)
4
Unknown
0.0
1964 Poolside Kokei
Japanese Special, 1964, 1 eps
(Main Role)
1
Main Role
0.0
TV Show
Year Title # Role Rating
1956 Tokudane o Nigasu na!
Japanese TV Show, 1956, 134 eps
(Guest)
134
Guest
0.0
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Okada Eiji

Eiji Okada
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  • First Name: Eiji
  • Family Name: Okada
  • Native name: 岡田英次
  • Nationality: Japanese
  • Gender: Male
  • Born: June 13, 1920
  • Died: September 14, 1995

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