Terao Akira

Akira Terao

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  • First Name: Akira
  • Family Name: Terao
  • Native name: 寺尾聰
  • Nationality: Japanese
  • Gender: Male
  • Born: May 18, 1947
  • Age: 72

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Akira Terao

Terao Akira

  • Name: Terao Akira
  • Native name: 寺尾聰
  • Nationality: Japanese
  • Gender: Male
  • Born: May 18, 1947
  • Age: 72
In 1966, he debuted as a bassist of Group Sounds band, The Savage. As an actor, he debuted as Kenichi in Chikadô no taiyô made, a film directed by Kei Kumai in 1968.
Terao was born in Yokohama (Kanagawa prefecture) in Japan, son of the actor and film director Jukichi Uno. He was married to Bunjaku Han from 1973 to 1974 (ending in divorce).

As a singer, Terao was known mostly for his 1981 album Reflections (リフレクションズ?), which sold more than one and a half million copies in Japan with the hit song "Ruby No Yubiwa" (ルビーの指環?).

In 1985, Terao started to work with Akira Kurosawa in Ran. Five years later he appeared as "I" in Kurosawa's Dreams. He has worked with director Takashi Koizumi in After the Rain and The Professor's Beloved Equation. As for dramas, Terao has acted with Kazunari Ninomiya in Yasashii Jikan as well as in the latest Takuya Kimura-helmed drama, Change (2008).

He won the award for best actor at the 47th Blue Ribbon Awards for "Half a Confession". (wikipedia)
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Year Title # Role Rating
2019 Shiroi Kyoto
Japanese Drama, 2019, 5 eps
Azuma Teizo (Main Role)
5
Azuma Teizo
Main Role
7.4
2019 Tokusou 9 Season 2
Japanese Drama, 2019, 0 eps
Munakata Sakutaro (Support Role)
0
Munakata Sakutaro
Support Role
0.0
2018 Tokusou 9
Japanese Drama, 2018, 10 eps
Munakata Sakutaro (Support Role)
10
Munakata Sakutaro
Support Role
7.1
2017 Rikuo
Japanese Drama, 2017, 10 eps
Iiyama Haruyuki (Support Role)
10
Iiyama Haruyuki
Support Role
8.7
2016 Aogeba Toutoshi
Japanese Drama, 2016, 8 eps
Koichi Hikuma (Main Role)
8
Koichi Hikuma
Main Role
8.2
2015 Yokoso Wagaya e
Japanese Drama, 2015, 10 eps
Kurata Taichi (Main Role)
10
Kurata Taichi
Main Role
8.2
2008 CHANGE
Japanese Drama, 2008, 10 eps
Kanbayashi Shoichi (Support Role)
10
Kanbayashi Shoichi
Support Role
8.0
2005 Yasashii Jikan
Japanese Drama, 2005, 11 eps
Wakui Yukichi (Main Role)
11
Wakui Yukichi
Main Role
7.5
2003 Kokoro
Japanese Drama, 2003, 156 eps
Suenaga Takurou (Support Role)
156
Suenaga Takurou
Support Role
0.0
2000 Ai Kotoba Wa Yuki
Japanese Drama, 2000, 11 eps
Teīchirō Kotoidani (Support Role)
11
Teīchirō Kotoidani
Support Role
0.0
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Year Title Role Rating
2009 The Hovering Blade
Japanese Movie, 2009,
Shigeki Nagamine (Main Role)
Shigeki Nagamine
Main Role
6.6
2007 Tamamoe!
Japanese Movie, 2007,
Sekiguchi Takayuki (Support Role)
Sekiguchi Takayuki
Support Role
5.5
2006 The Professor's Beloved Equation
Japanese Movie, 2006,
Professor (Main Role)
Professor
Main Role
8.2
2005 Boukoku no Aegis
Japanese Movie, 2005,
Miyazu Hirotaka (Main Role)
Miyazu Hirotaka
Main Role
8.0
2004 Casshern
Japanese Movie, 2004,
Azuma (Tetsuya's father) (Main Role)
Azuma (Tetsuya's father)
Main Role
6.7
2004 Half a Confession
Japanese Movie, 2004,
Soichiro Kaji (Main Role)
Soichiro Kaji
Main Role
8.5
2002 Letter from the Mountain
Japanese Movie, 2002,
Takao Ueda (Main Role)
Takao Ueda
Main Role
8.4
2001 Darkness in the Light
Japanese Movie, 2001,
Kanbe Toshio (Main Role)
Kanbe Toshio
Main Role
0.0
2001 Satorare: Tribute to a Sad Genius
Japanese Movie, 2001,
Azuma Takayuki (Support Role)
Azuma Takayuki
Support Role
8.4
1994 Free and Easy 7
Japanese Movie, 1994,
Ryuta Miyamoto (Support Role)
Ryuta Miyamoto
Support Role
0.0
1990 Dreams
Japanese Movie, 1990,
I (Main Role)
I
Main Role
8.4
1985 Ran
Japanese Movie, 1985,
Takatora Ichimonji (Main Role)
Takatora Ichimonji
Main Role
8.4
1977 Tora-san 19: Meets His Lordship
Japanese Movie, 1977,
Junsa (Support Role)
Junsa
Support Role
8.0
1976 Tora-san 17: Sunrise and Sunset
Japanese Movie, 1976,
[Tourist agency employee] (Support Role)
[Tourist agency employee]
Support Role
8.0
1968 The Sands of Kurobe
Japanese Movie, 1968,
Kenichi (Son of the Forest, Sato Industry Worker) (Main Role)
Kenichi (Son of the Forest, Sato Industry Worker)
Main Role
8.0
Special
Year Title # Role Rating
2019 Tokusou 9 SP
Japanese Special, 2019, 1 eps
Munakata Sakutaro (Support Role)
1
Munakata Sakutaro
Support Role
0.0
2018 Hakujitsu no Karasu
Japanese Special, 2018, 1 eps
Gomi Jinsuke (Support Role)
1
Gomi Jinsuke
Support Role
0.0
2017 Kohaku
Japanese Special, 2017, 1 eps
Arai Toshio (Main Role)
1
Arai Toshio
Main Role
8.5
2016 Kensou no Machi, Shizuka na Umi
Japanese Special, 2016, 1 eps
Ebisawa Atsushi (Main Role)
1
Ebisawa Atsushi
Main Role
8.0
2016 Nobunaga Moyu
Japanese Special, 2016, 1 eps
Sakihisa Konoe (Main Role)
1
Sakihisa Konoe
Main Role
6.5
2014 Shi no Hasso
Japanese Special, 2014, 1 eps
Chief Editor Yamazaki Jiro (Support Role)
1
Chief Editor Yamazaki Jiro
Support Role
7.5
2014 Jikenya Kagyou 2
Japanese Special, 2014, 1 eps
Fukamachi Jotaro (Main Role)
1
Fukamachi Jotaro
Main Role
0.0
2013 Chicken Race
Japanese Special, 2013, 1 eps
Tobita Joe (Main Role)
1
Tobita Joe
Main Role
8.3
2012 Towa no Izumi
Japanese Special, 2012, 1 eps
Yamauchi Akio (Main Role)
1
Yamauchi Akio
Main Role
6.0
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