Ryo Ishibashi

Ishibashi Ryo

  • Name: Ishibashi Ryo
  • Native name: 石橋凌
  • Also Known as: Ishibashi Ryou
  • Nationality: Japanese
  • Gender: Male
  • Born: July 20, 1956
  • Age: 67
Ishibashi Ryo is a Japanese actor and international celebrity born in Kurume, Fukuoka, Kyushu, Japan. He is known around the world for his roles in the classic Japanese horror films "Suicide Club" and "Audition." He is also recognized in America for his role as Nakagawa in "The Grudge" and "The Grudge 2."

He started his career by starting his own band called the ARB (Alexander Ragtime Band) in 1977. The band made their debut in 1978 and made over a dozen albums until they broke up in 1990. Later, Ishibashi has resumed his musical activity and re-formed ARB with the album "Real Life" in 1998.

In 1986, he made his movie debut in the film "A-Homansu" in which ARB's 13th single "After 45" was used as the theme song.

He won the award for Best Actor at the 11th Yokohama Film Festival for "A Sign Days."

Ishibashi has been married to Harada Mieko since 1987 and has three children, one of whom is the actress Ishibashi Shizuka.

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Drama
Year Title # Role Rating
2022 Modern Love Tokyo
Japanese Drama, 2022, 7 eps
Hayami Kosuke (Ep. 3) (Main Role)
7
Hayami Kosuke (Ep. 3)
Main Role
7.5
2022 Yangotonaki Ichizoku
Japanese Drama, 2022, 11 eps
Miyama Keiichi [Kenta's father] (Support Role)
11
Miyama Keiichi [Kenta's father]
Support Role
7.5
2022 Dr. White
Japanese Drama, 2022, 10 eps
Kaieda Kunio ["Millenium Communication" CEO] (Support Role)
10
Kaieda Kunio ["Millenium Communication" CEO]
Support Role
7.6
2020 Kirin ga Kuru
Japanese Drama, 2020, 44 eps
Takeda Shingen (Support Role)
44
Takeda Shingen
Support Role
8.1
2020 Kokoro no Kizu wo Iyasu to Iu Koto
Japanese Drama, 2020, 4 eps
An Tekkei [Kazutaka's father] (Support Role)
4
An Tekkei [Kazutaka's father]
Support Role
8.0
2019 The Naked Director
Japanese Drama, 2019, 8 eps
Ikezawa (Support Role)
8
Ikezawa
Support Role
7.9
2019 Heaven?
Japanese Drama, 2019, 10 eps
Okano Yoji [Restaurant customer] (Ep. 2) (Guest Role)
10
Okano Yoji [Restaurant customer] (Ep. 2)
Guest Role
7.3
2018 Smoking
Japanese Drama, 2018, 12 eps
Sabe (Main Role)
12
Main Role
8.0
2016 Daisho
Japanese Drama, 2016, 6 eps
Shiraishi Shinjiro (Support Role)
6
Shiraishi Shinjiro
Support Role
7.7
2016 Megabank Saishu Kessen
Japanese Drama, 2016, 6 eps
Gojo Kenji (Support Role)
6
Gojo Kenji
Support Role
7.9
2015 Hanasaki Mai ga Damattenai Season 2
Japanese Drama, 2015, 11 eps
Doujima Shougo (Support Role)
11
Doujima Shougo
Support Role
7.7
2015 Ghost Writer
Japanese Drama, 2015, 10 eps
Torikai Masayoshi (Support Role)
10
Torikai Masayoshi
Support Role
7.8
2014 Knife no Yukue
Japanese Drama, 2014, 2 eps
Hotta (Support Role)
2
Hotta
Support Role
6.0
2014 Kabuka Bouraku
Japanese Drama, 2014, 5 eps
Chiharu Zaizen (Support Role)
5
Chiharu Zaizen
Support Role
7.7
2013 Nanatsu no Kaigi
Japanese Drama, 2013, 4 eps
Kitagawa Makoto (Support Role)
4
Kitagawa Makoto
Support Role
6.8
2013 Kamisama no Boto
Japanese Drama, 2013, 3 eps
Haruko (Support Role)
3
Haruko
Support Role
7.0
2013 Lady Joker
Japanese Drama, 2013, 7 eps
Shirai Seiichi (Support Role)
7
Shirai Seiichi
Support Role
7.8
2012 Kekkon Shinai
Japanese Drama, 2012, 11 eps
Higuchi Toru (Support Role)
11
Higuchi Toru
Support Role
7.4
2012 Unmei no Hito
Japanese Drama, 2012, 10 eps
Anzai Suguru (Support Role)
10
Anzai Suguru
Support Role
8.1
2010 Kenji Onijima Heihachiro
Japanese Drama, 2010, 7 eps
Shikishima Yasuhiro (Support Role)
7
Shikishima Yasuhiro
Support Role
7.0
2010 Mori no Asagao
Japanese Drama, 2010, 10 eps
Akaishi Eiichiro (Ep. 6) (Guest Role)
10
Akaishi Eiichiro (Ep. 6)
Guest Role
8.6
2010 Perfect Report
Japanese Drama, 2010, 10 eps
Miyajima Seiichiro (Ep. 1) (Guest Role)
10
Miyajima Seiichiro (Ep. 1)
Guest Role
7.1
2010 RYOMADEN
Japanese Drama, 2010, 48 eps
Asahina Masahiro (Support Role)
48
Asahina Masahiro
Support Role
8.1
2009 Gaiji Keisatsu
Japanese Drama, 2009, 6 eps
Shotaro Ariga (Support Role)
6
Shotaro Ariga
Support Role
7.4
2009 RESCUE
Japanese Drama, 2009, 9 eps
Serizawa Shinobu (Support Role)
9
Serizawa Shinobu
Support Role
7.5
2008 Giragira
Japanese Drama, 2008, 8 eps
Katsuragi Taisei (Support Role)
8
Katsuragi Taisei
Support Role
7.1
2007 Aibou Season 6
Japanese Drama, 2007, 19 eps
Mikumo Norio (Ep. 1, 19) (Guest Role)
19
Mikumo Norio (Ep. 1, 19)
Guest Role
8.0
2003 Beginner
Japanese Drama, 2003, 11 eps
Nozaki Hiroya (Instructor) (Support Role)
11
Nozaki Hiroya (Instructor)
Support Role
7.2
2003 Blackjack ni Yoroshiku
Japanese Drama, 2003, 11 eps
Dr. Fujii [Chief Cardiac Surgeon] (Ep. 3-5) (Guest Role)
11
Dr. Fujii [Chief Cardiac Surgeon] (Ep. 3-5)
Guest Role
7.4
2002 Psycho Doctor
Japanese Drama, 2002, 11 eps
Kitamura Kohei (Ep. 6) (Guest Role)
11
Kitamura Kohei (Ep. 6)
Guest Role
8.0
1999 Rinjin wa Hisoka ni Warau
Japanese Drama, 1999, 10 eps
Kunihiko [Naoko's husband] (Support Role)
10
Kunihiko [Naoko's husband]
Support Role
7.3
1999 Yomigaeru Kinro
Japanese Drama, 1999, 11 eps
Kouji Amaki (Support Role)
11
Kouji Amaki
Support Role
10.0
1998 A Sleeping Forest
Japanese Drama, 1998, 12 eps
Detective Onda (Ep. 11-12) (Guest Role)
12
Detective Onda (Ep. 11-12)
Guest Role
7.6
1996 Honoo no Shobotai
Japanese Drama, 1996, 11 eps
Kitazaki Yuta (Support Role)
11
Kitazaki Yuta
Support Role
0.0
1994 Okane ga nai!
Japanese Drama, 1994, 12 eps
Himuro Kosuke (Support Role)
12
Himuro Kosuke
Support Role
7.9
1992 Kyoshi Natsu Yasumi Monogatari
Japanese Drama, 1992, 12 eps
Arai Shuichi (Main Role)
12
Arai Shuichi
Main Role
0.0
1991 Ashita ga Aru Kara
Japanese Drama, 1991, 10 eps
Sorimachi Kenta (Support Role)
10
Sorimachi Kenta
Support Role
7.0
Movie
Year Title Role Rating
2021 Parasite in Love
Japanese Movie, 2021,
Urumi Yuichi [Sanagi's grandfather] (Support Role)
Urumi Yuichi [Sanagi's grandfather]
Support Role
7.3
2021 Masquerade Night
Japanese Movie, 2021,
Fujiki Yasushi (Support Role)
Fujiki Yasushi
Support Role
7.6
2021 The Cinderella Addiction
Japanese Movie, 2021,
Fukuura Masaaki (Support Role)
Fukuura Masaaki
Support Role
7.4
2021 To Heal Wounds of Heart the Movie
Japanese Movie, 2021,
An Tekkei (Support Role)
An Tekkei
Support Role
7.2
2019 Dancing Mary
Japanese Movie, 2019,
[Yakuza Spirit] (Support Role)
[Yakuza Spirit]
Support Role
6.8
2019 Masquerade Hotel
Japanese Movie, 2019,
Fujiki [General manager, Hotel Koruteshia Tokyo] (Guest Role)
Fujiki [General manager, Hotel Koruteshia Tokyo]
Guest Role
7.7
2015 Persona Non Grata
Japanese Movie, 2015,
Ohashi Chuichi (Support Role)
Ohashi Chuichi
Support Role
7.2
2014 Twilight: Saya in Sasara
Japanese Movie, 2014,
(Support Role)
Support Role
7.6
2012 Gaiji Keisatsu: Black Dawn
Japanese Movie, 2012,
Shotaro Ariga (Support Role)
Shotaro Ariga
Support Role
7.4
2012 Ace Attorney
Japanese Movie, 2012,
Karuma Go / Manfred von Karma (Support Role)
Karuma Go / Manfred von Karma
Support Role
7.5
2011 Mitsuko Delivers
Japanese Movie, 2011,
Kodama Jiro (Support Role)
Kodama Jiro
Support Role
6.8
2010 BOX: The Hakamada Case
Japanese Movie, 2010,
Police officer Tatematsu (Support Role)
Police officer Tatematsu
Support Role
7.0
2009 M.W.
Japanese Movie, 2009,
Sawaki Kazuyuki (Support Role)
Sawaki Kazuyuki
Support Role
7.3
2008 The Most Beautiful Night in the World
Japanese Movie, 2008,
Nihei Kinichi (Support Role)
Nihei Kinichi
Support Role
6.6
2007 The Investigation Game
Japanese Movie, 2007,
Yousuke Sone (Support Role)
Yousuke Sone
Support Role
5.0
2006 46 Billion Years of Love
Japanese Movie, 2006,
[Prison director] (Support Role)
[Prison director]
Support Role
6.8
2006 Waru
Japanese Movie, 2006,
Sakuragi (Support Role)
Sakuragi
Support Role
3.0
2004 Last Love First Love
Chinese Movie, 2004,
Onda Akira (Support Role)
Onda Akira
Support Role
6.9
2003 g@me.
Japanese Movie, 2003,
Katsuragi Katsutoshi (Support Role)
Katsuragi Katsutoshi
Support Role
7.4
2003 Moon Child
Japanese Movie, 2003,
Laurier (Support Role)
Laurier
Support Role
7.4
2002 Aiki
Japanese Movie, 2002,
Hiraishi Masatsugu (Support Role)
Hiraishi Masatsugu
Support Role
8.0
2002 Suicide Circle
Japanese Movie, 2002,
Detective Kuroda (Main Role)
Main Role
6.5
2001 BROTHER
Japanese Movie, 2001,
Ishihara (Support Role)
Ishihara
Support Role
7.4
2000 Film Noir
Japanese Movie, 2000,
Hamasaki Yuuji (Main Role)
Main Role
4.0
1999 Audition
Japanese Movie, 1999,
Shigeharu Aoyama (Main Role)
Main Role
7.2
1997 An Obsession
Japanese Movie, 1997,
Detective Saga (Main Role)
Main Role
6.7
1996 Chinpira: Two Punks
Japanese Movie, 1996,
Otani (Support Role)
Otani
Support Role
8.0
1996 Kids Return
Japanese Movie, 1996,
[Local Yakuza chief] (Support Role)
[Local Yakuza chief]
Support Role
7.7
1995 Another Lonely Hitman
Japanese Movie, 1995,
Takashi Tachibana (Main Role)
Main Role
8.7
1994 Natural Woman
Japanese Movie, 1994,
[Man on the wind] (Support Role)
[Man on the wind]
Support Role
4.0
1989 A Sign Days
Japanese Movie, 1989,
Sachio (Main Role)
Sachio
Main Role
6.0
1988 Oracion
Japanese Movie, 1988,
Tada (Support Role)
Tada
Support Role
5.0
1986 Bokuno Onna Ni Teodasuna
Japanese Movie, 1986,
Kashima Kazuya (Unknown)
Kashima Kazuya
Unknown
8.0
1986 A Homansu
Japanese Movie, 1986,
Michio Yamazaki (Support Role)
Michio Yamazaki
Support Role
5.9
Special
Year Title # Role Rating
2022 Dr. White SP
Japanese Special, 2022, 1 eps
Kaieda Kunio ["Millenium Communication" CEO] (Support Role)
1
Kaieda Kunio ["Millenium Communication" CEO]
Support Role
7.5
2016 Mikaiketsu Jiken: File.05
Japanese Special, 2016, 1 eps
Tanaka Kakuei [Former prime minister] (Support Role)
1
Tanaka Kakuei [Former prime minister]
Support Role
0.0
2012 Keiji Damashii
Japanese Special, 2012, 1 eps
Kameyama Akiji (Support Role)
1
Kameyama Akiji
Support Role
0.0
2008 Saigo no senpan
Japanese Special, 2008, 1 eps
Kato Kiyoharu (Main Role)
1
Main Role
4.0
2007 Aoi Hitomi to Nuage
Japanese Special, 2007, 1 eps
Sutou Michihisa (Support Role)
1
Sutou Michihisa
Support Role
6.3
2007 Tantei Samonji Susumu 11: Kanpekina Hanzai
Japanese Special, 2007, 1 eps
Takamura Masao (Guest Role)
1
Takamura Masao
Guest Role
0.0
2006 Jyooubachi
Japanese Special, 2006, 1 eps
Daidoji Kintsu (Support Role)
1
Daidoji Kintsu
Support Role
5.9
2005 Haru to Natsu
Japanese Special, 2005, 5 eps
Commander Unno (Support Role)
5
Commander Unno
Support Role
8.1
2002 Kanon
Japanese Special, 2002, 1 eps
Odajima (Main Role)
1
Odajima
Main Role
0.0
1992 Matsumoto Seicho Special: Giwaku
Japanese Special, 1992, 1 eps
Akitani Shigekazu (Support Role)
1
Akitani Shigekazu
Support Role
0.0
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Ishibashi Ryo

Ryo Ishibashi
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  • First Name: Ryo
  • Family Name: Ishibashi
  • Native name: 石橋凌
  • Also Known as: Ishibashi Ryou
  • Nationality: Japanese
  • Gender: Male
  • Born: July 20, 1956
  • Age: 67

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