Kazuyoshi Morita

Tamori

  • Name: Tamori
  • Native name: タモリ
  • Also Known as: 森田一義, もりた かずよし, Morita Kazuyoshi
  • Nationality: Japanese
  • Gender: Male
  • Born: August 22, 1945
  • Age: 78
Kazuyoshi Morita, known by his stage name Tamori (an anagram of his surname), is a Japanese television celebrity. Known for his trademark dark sunglasses, Tamori is one of the "big three" television comedians in Japan along with Takeshi Kitano (a.k.a. Beat Takeshi) and Sanma Akashiya. For more than 30 years he hosted Waratte Iitomo! ("It's OK to laugh!"), a nationally televised live show broadcast every weekday at noon from October 1982 until March 2014. His likeness is the basis for the Piranha Plant in All Night Nippon Super Mario Bros. Edit Biography
Drama
Year Title # Role Rating
2012 ATARU
Japanese Drama, 2012, 11 eps
[Jewelry store owner] (Ep. 11) (Guest Role)
11
[Jewelry store owner] (Ep. 11)
Guest Role
7.9
1992 Yo nimo Kimyo na Monogatari Series 3
Japanese Drama, 1992, 17 eps
[Storyteller] (Main Role)
17
[Storyteller]
Main Role
2.0
1991 Yo nimo Kimyo na Monogatari Series 2
Japanese Drama, 1991, 40 eps
[Storyteller] (Main Role)
40
[Storyteller]
Main Role
7.0
1990 Yo nimo Kimyo na Monogatari Series 1
Japanese Drama, 1990, 13 eps
[Storyteller] (Main Role)
13
[Storyteller]
Main Role
8.0
Movie
Year Title Role Rating
2007 Hero
Japanese Movie, 2007,
Hanaoka Nenzaburo (Support Role)
Hanaoka Nenzaburo
Support Role
7.8
1986 Katayoku Dake no Tenshi
Japanese Movie, 1986,
(Support Role)
Support Role
0.0
1983 Keiji Monogatari 2: Ringo no Uta
Japanese Movie, 1983,
[Jomon Izakaya Owner] (Guest Role)
[Jomon Izakaya Owner]
Guest Role
4.0
1982 Kidnapping Blues
Japanese Movie, 1982,
R (Unknown)
R
Unknown
7.0
1982 A Pool Without Water
Japanese Movie, 1982,
[Camera shop owner] (Unknown)
[Camera shop owner]
Unknown
0.0
1979 Shimoochiai Yakitori Movie
Japanese Movie, 1979,
(Main Role)
Main Role
0.0
1978 Hakatakko Junjo
Japanese Movie, 1978,
(Support Role)
Support Role
3.0
Special
Year Title # Role Rating
2023 Yo nimo Kimyo na Monogatari: 2023 Fall Special
Japanese Special, 2023, 1 eps
Tamori (Main Role)
1
Tamori
Main Role
0.0
2023 Yo nimo Kimyo na Monogatari: 2023 Summer Special
Japanese Special, 2023, 1 eps
Tamori (Main Role)
1
Tamori
Main Role
7.0
2022 Yo nimo Kimyo na Monogatari: 2022 Fall Special
Japanese Special, 2022, 1 eps
Tamori (Main Role)
1
Tamori
Main Role
7.5
2022 Yo nimo Kimyo na Monogatari: 2022 Summer Special
Japanese Special, 2022, 1 eps
Tamori (Main Role)
1
Tamori
Main Role
7.6
2021 Yo nimo Kimyo na Monogatari: 2021 Fall Special
Japanese Special, 2021, 1 eps
Tamori (Main Role)
1
Tamori
Main Role
7.3
2021 Yo nimo Kimyo na Monogatari: 2021 Summer Special
Japanese Special, 2021, 1 eps
Storyteller (Main Role)
1
Storyteller
Main Role
7.4
2020 Yo nimo Kimyo na Monogatari: 2020 Fall Special
Japanese Special, 2020, 1 eps
Storyteller (Main Role)
1
Storyteller
Main Role
7.3
2020 Yo nimo Kimyo na Monogatari: 2020 Summer Special
Japanese Special, 2020, 1 eps
Storyteller (Main Role)
1
Storyteller
Main Role
7.6
2019 Yo nimo Kimyo na Monogatari: 2019 Fall Special
Japanese Special, 2019, 1 eps
Storyteller (Main Role)
1
Storyteller
Main Role
7.5
2019 Yo nimo Kimyo na Monogatari: 2019 Rain Special
Japanese Special, 2019, 1 eps
Storyteller (Main Role)
1
Storyteller
Main Role
7.8
2018 Yo nimo Kimyo na Monogatari: 2018 Fall Special
Japanese Special, 2018, 1 eps
Storyteller (Main Role)
1
Storyteller
Main Role
7.6
2018 Yo nimo Kimyo na Monogatari: 2018 Spring Special
Japanese Special, 2018, 1 eps
[Storyteller] (Main Role)
1
[Storyteller]
Main Role
7.4
2017 Yo nimo Kimyo na Monogatari: 2017 Fall Special
Japanese Special, 2017, 1 eps
Storyteller (Main Role)
1
Storyteller
Main Role
7.1
2017 Yo nimo Kimyo na Monogatari: 2017 Spring Special
Japanese Special, 2017, 1 eps
Storyteller (Main Role)
1
Storyteller
Main Role
7.7
2016 Yo nimo Kimyo na Monogatari: 2016 Fall Special
Japanese Special, 2016, 1 eps
Storyteller (Main Role)
1
Storyteller
Main Role
7.0
2016 Yo nimo Kimyo na Monogatari: 2016 Spring Special
Japanese Special, 2016, 1 eps
Storyteller (Main Role)
1
Storyteller
Main Role
7.2
2015 Yo nimo Kimyo na Monogatari: 25th Anniversary Special - Movie Director Edition
Japanese Special, 2015, 1 eps
Storyteller (Main Role)
1
Storyteller
Main Role
7.2
2015 Yo nimo Kimyo na Monogatari: 25th Anniversary Special - Masterpiece Revival
Japanese Special, 2015, 1 eps
[Storyteller] (Main Role)
1
[Storyteller]
Main Role
6.9
2015 Yo nimo Kimyo na Monogatari: 25th Anniversary Spring Special - Popular Manga Artist Contest
Japanese Special, 2015, 1 eps
Storyteller (Main Role)
1
Storyteller
Main Role
7.1
2014 Yo nimo Kimyo na Monogatari: 2014 Fall Special
Japanese Special, 2014, 1 eps
[Storyteller] (Main Role)
1
[Storyteller]
Main Role
7.8
2014 Yo nimo Kimyo na Monogatari: 2014 Spring Special
Japanese Special, 2014, 1 eps
[Storyteller] (Main Role)
1
[Storyteller]
Main Role
7.2
2013 Yo nimo Kimyo na Monogatari: 2013 Fall Special
Japanese Special, 2013, 1 eps
Storyteller (Main Role)
1
Storyteller
Main Role
7.1
2013 Yo nimo Kimyo na Monogatari: 2013 Spring Special
Japanese Special, 2013, 1 eps
[Storyteller] (Main Role)
1
[Storyteller]
Main Role
7.2
2012 Yo nimo Kimyo na Monogatari: 2012 Fall Special
Japanese Special, 2012, 1 eps
Storyteller (Main Role)
1
Storyteller
Main Role
7.1
2012 Yo nimo Kimyo na Monogatari: 2012 Spring Special
Japanese Special, 2012, 1 eps
[Storyteller] (Main Role)
1
[Storyteller]
Main Role
7.6
2011 Yo nimo Kimyo na Monogatari: 2011 Fall Special
Japanese Special, 2011, 1 eps
[Storyteller] (Main Role)
1
[Storyteller]
Main Role
7.0
2011 Yo nimo Kimyo na Monogatari: 21st Century Special - 21st Year Special Edition
Japanese Special, 2011, 1 eps
Storyteller (Main Role)
1
Storyteller
Main Role
7.5
2010 Yo nimo Kimyo na Monogatari: 20th Anniversary Fall Special - Popular Writer Contest
Japanese Special, 2010, 1 eps
Storyteller (Main Role)
1
Storyteller
Main Role
6.9
2010 Yo nimo Kimyo na Monogatari: 20th Anniversary Spring Special - Popular TV Program Contest
Japanese Special, 2010, 1 eps
Storyteller (Main Role)
1
Storyteller
Main Role
7.0
2009 Yo nimo Kimyo na Monogatari: 2009 Fall Special
Japanese Special, 2009, 1 eps
Storyteller (Main Role)
1
Storyteller
Main Role
7.0
2009 Yo nimo Kimyo na Monogatari: 2009 Spring Special
Japanese Special, 2009, 1 eps
Storyteller (Main Role)
1
Storyteller
Main Role
7.0
2008 Yo nimo Kimyo na Monogatari: 2008 Fall Special
Japanese Special, 2008, 1 eps
Storyteller (Main Role)
1
Storyteller
Main Role
7.3
2008 Yo nimo Kimyo na Monogatari: 2008 SMAP Special
Japanese Special, 2008, 1 eps
Storyteller (Main Role)
1
Storyteller
Main Role
7.6
2008 Yo nimo Kimyo na Monogatari: 2008 Spring Special
Japanese Special, 2008, 1 eps
[Storyteller] (Main Role)
1
[Storyteller]
Main Role
7.0
2007 Yo nimo Kimyo na Monogatari: 2007 Fall Special
Japanese Special, 2007, 1 eps
[Storyteller] (Main Role)
1
[Storyteller]
Main Role
6.4
2007 Yo nimo Kimyo na Monogatari: 2007 Spring Special
Japanese Special, 2007, 1 eps
Storyteller (Main Role)
1
Storyteller
Main Role
6.8
2006 Yo nimo Kimyo na Monogatari: 2006 Fall Special
Japanese Special, 2006, 1 eps
Storyteller (Main Role)
1
Storyteller
Main Role
7.3
2006 Yo nimo Kimyo na Monogatari: 15th Anniversary Special Edition
Japanese Special, 2006, 1 eps
Storyteller (Main Role)
1
Storyteller
Main Role
7.1
2005 Yo nimo Kimyo na Monogatari: 2005 Fall Special
Japanese Special, 2005, 1 eps
Storyteller (Main Role)
1
Storyteller
Main Role
6.5
2005 Yo nimo Kimyo na Monogatari: 2005 Spring Special
Japanese Special, 2005, 1 eps
Storyteller (Main Role)
1
Storyteller
Main Role
7.5
2004 Yo nimo Kimyo na Monogatari: 2004 Fall Special
Japanese Special, 2004, 1 eps
Storyteller (Main Role)
1
Storyteller
Main Role
7.0
2004 Yo nimo Kimyo na Monogatari: 2004 Spring Special
Japanese Special, 2004, 1 eps
Storyteller (Main Role)
1
Storyteller
Main Role
8.0
2003 Yo nimo Kimyo na Monogatari: 2003 Fall Special
Japanese Special, 2003, 1 eps
Storyteller (Main Role)
1
Storyteller
Main Role
7.0
2003 Yo nimo Kimyo na Monogatari: 2003 Spring Special
Japanese Special, 2003, 1 eps
Storyteller (Main Role)
1
Storyteller
Main Role
6.0
2002 Yo nimo Kimyo na Monogatari: 2002 Fall Special
Japanese Special, 2002, 1 eps
Storyteller (Main Role)
1
Storyteller
Main Role
0.0
2002 Yo nimo Kimyo na Monogatari: 2002 Spring Special
Japanese Special, 2002, 1 eps
Storyteller (Main Role)
1
Storyteller
Main Role
0.0
2001 Yo nimo Kimyo na Monogatari: 2001 Fall Special
Japanese Special, 2001, 1 eps
Storyteller (Main Role)
1
Storyteller
Main Role
8.0
2001 Yo nimo Kimyo na Monogatari: 2001 Spring Special
Japanese Special, 2001, 1 eps
Storyteller (Main Role)
1
Storyteller
Main Role
0.0
2000 Yo nimo Kimyo na Monogatari: 2000 Fall Special
Japanese Special, 2000, 1 eps
[Storyteller] (Main Role)
1
[Storyteller]
Main Role
0.0
2000 Yo nimo Kimyo na Monogatari: 2000 Spring Special
Japanese Special, 2000, 1 eps
[Storyteller] (Main Role)
1
[Storyteller]
Main Role
0.0
1999 Yo nimo Kimyo na Monogatari: 1999 Fall Special
Japanese Special, 1999, 1 eps
[Storyteller] (Main Role)
1
[Storyteller]
Main Role
6.0
1999 Yo nimo Kimyo na Monogatari: 1999 Spring Special
Japanese Special, 1999, 1 eps
[Storyteller] (Main Role)
1
[Storyteller]
Main Role
0.0
1998 Yo nimo Kimyo na Monogatari: 1998 Fall Special
Japanese Special, 1998, 1 eps
[Storyteller] (Main Role)
1
[Storyteller]
Main Role
0.0
1998 Yo nimo Kimyo na Monogatari: 1998 Spring Special
Japanese Special, 1998, 1 eps
[Storyteller] (Main Role)
1
[Storyteller]
Main Role
0.0
1997 Yo nimo Kimyo na Monogatari: 1997 Fall Special
Japanese Special, 1997, 1 eps
[Storyteller] (Main Role)
1
[Storyteller]
Main Role
0.0
1997 Yo nimo Kimyo na Monogatari: 1997 Spring Special
Japanese Special, 1997, 1 eps
[Storyteller] (Main Role)
1
[Storyteller]
Main Role
0.0
1996 Yo nimo Kimyo na Monogatari: 1996 Christmas Special
Japanese Special, 1996, 1 eps
[Storyteller] (Main Role)
1
[Storyteller]
Main Role
0.0
1996 Yo nimo Kimyo na Monogatari: 1996 Fall Special
Japanese Special, 1996, 1 eps
[Storyteller] (Main Role)
1
[Storyteller]
Main Role
0.0
1996 Yo nimo Kimyo na Monogatari: 1996 Spring Special
Japanese Special, 1996, 1 eps
[Storyteller] (Main Role)
1
[Storyteller]
Main Role
0.0
1996 Yo nimo Kimyo na Monogatari: 1996 Winter Special
Japanese Special, 1996, 1 eps
[Storyteller] (Main Role)
1
[Storyteller]
Main Role
0.0
1995 Yo nimo Kimyo na Monogatari: 1995 Fall Special
Japanese Special, 1995, 1 eps
[Storyteller] | {23-sai no Rojin} [Train passenger] (Main Role)
1
[Storyteller] | {23-sai no Rojin} [Train passenger]
Main Role
0.0
1995 Yo nimo Kimyo na Monogatari: 1995 Spring Special
Japanese Special, 1995, 1 eps
[Storyteller] (Main Role)
1
[Storyteller]
Main Role
8.1
1995 Yo nimo Kimyo na Monogatari: 1995 Winter Special
Japanese Special, 1995, 1 eps
[Storyteller] (Main Role)
1
[Storyteller]
Main Role
0.0
1994 Yo nimo Kimyo na Monogatari: 1994 Fall Special
Japanese Special, 1994, 1 eps
[Storyteller] (Main Role)
1
[Storyteller]
Main Role
0.0
1994 Yo nimo Kimyo na Monogatari: 1994 Tanabata Special
Japanese Special, 1994, 1 eps
[Storyteller] (Main Role)
1
[Storyteller]
Main Role
0.0
1994 Yo nimo Kimyo na Monogatari: 1994 Spring Special
Japanese Special, 1994, 1 eps
[Storyteller] (Main Role)
1
[Storyteller]
Main Role
0.0
1994 Yo nimo Kimyo na Monogatari: 1994 Winter Special
Japanese Special, 1994, 1 eps
[Storyteller] (Main Role)
1
[Storyteller]
Main Role
0.0
1993 Yo nimo Kimyo na Monogatari: 1993 Midsummer Special
Japanese Special, 1993, 1 eps
[Storyteller] (Main Role)
1
[Storyteller]
Main Role
0.0
1992 Yo nimo Kimyo na Monogatari: 1992 Winter Special
Japanese Special, 1992, 1 eps
[Storyteller] (Main Role)
1
[Storyteller]
Main Role
0.0
1992 Yo nimo Kimyo na Monogatari: 1992 Spring Special
Japanese Special, 1992, 1 eps
[Storyteller] (Main Role)
1
[Storyteller]
Main Role
0.0
1991 Yo nimo Kimyo na Monogatari: 1991 Winter Special
Japanese Special, 1991, 1 eps
[Storyteller] (Main Role)
1
[Storyteller]
Main Role
0.0
1991 Yo nimo Kimyo na Monogatari: 1991 Fall Special
Japanese Special, 1991, 1 eps
[Storyteller] (Main Role)
1
[Storyteller]
Main Role
0.0
1991 Yo nimo Kimyou na Monogatari: 1991 Rain Special
Japanese Special, 1991, 1 eps
[Storyteller] (Main Role)
1
[Storyteller]
Main Role
0.0
1991 Yo nimo Kimyo na Monogatari: 1991 Spring Special
Japanese Special, 1991, 1 eps
[Storyteller] (Main Role)
1
[Storyteller]
Main Role
0.0
1991 Yo nimo Kimyo na Monogatari: 1991 Winter Special
Japanese Special, 1991, 1 eps
[Storyteller] (Main Role)
1
[Storyteller]
Main Role
0.0
1990 Yo nimo Kimyo na Monogatari: 1990 Fall Special
Japanese Special, 1990, 1 eps
[Storyteller] (Main Role)
1
[Storyteller]
Main Role
0.0
1990 Minamoto no Yoshitsune
Japanese Special, 1990, 1 eps
[Narrator] (Support Role)
1
[Narrator]
Support Role
10.0
TV Show
Year Title # Role Rating
2008 Bura Tamori
Japanese TV Show, 2008, 233 eps
(Main Host)
233
Main Host
0.0
2005 J-Melo
Japanese TV Show, 2005, 576 eps
(Guest)
576
Guest
0.0
1997 Tamori no Neta de Night Fever!
Japanese TV Show, 1997, 21 eps
(Main Host)
21
Main Host
0.0
1994 Tamori no Gap Donburi
Japanese TV Show, 1994, 14 eps
(Main Host)
14
Main Host
0.0
1994 Guru Guru Ninety Nine
Japanese TV Show, 1994, 1 eps
(Guest)
1
Guest
0.0
1992 Music Station Super Live
Japanese TV Show, 1992, 28 eps
(Main Host)
28
Main Host
8.8
1986 MUSIC STATION
Japanese TV Show, 1986, 1328 eps
[Host] (Main Host)
1328
[Host]
Main Host
8.1
1982 Tamori Club
Japanese TV Show, 1982, 1800 eps
(Main Host)
1800
Main Host
0.0
1982 Waratte Iitomo!
Japanese TV Show, 1982, 8054 eps
(Main Host)
8054
Main Host
8.5
1951 Kouhaku Uta Gassen
Japanese TV Show, 1951, 73 eps
[Shirogumi Captain] (Ep. 34) | [Supporter] (Ep. 31) (Main Host)
73
[Shirogumi Captain] (Ep. 34) | [Supporter] (Ep. 31)
Main Host
7.6
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Tamori

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  • First Name: Kazuyoshi
  • Family Name: Morita
  • Native name: タモリ
  • Also Known as: 森田一義, もりた かずよし, Morita Kazuyoshi
  • Nationality: Japanese
  • Gender: Male
  • Born: August 22, 1945
  • Age: 78

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