Koji Yakusho

Koji Yakusho

  • Birthday: 1956-01-01
  • Place of birth: Isahaya, Japan
  • Also know as: 役所広司

Biography

Kōji Hashimoto (橋本 広司, Hashimoto Kōji, born 1 January 1956), known professionally as Kōji Yakusho (役所 広司, Yakusho Kōji), is a Japanese actor. He is known internationally for his starring roles in Shall We Dance? (1996), 13 Assassins (2010), The Third Murder (2017), The Blood of Wolves (2018), Under the Open Sky (2020) and The Days (2023). For his performance in Perfect Days (2023), he was awarded the Best Actor award in the 76th Cannes Film Festival.

Filmography

Babel

2006

As Yasujiro Wataya

The Eel

1997

As Takuro Yamashita

Shall We Dance?

1996

As Shohei Sugiyama

Tampopo

1985

As Man in White Suit

Sleeping Man

1996

As Kamimura

Doppelganger

2003

As Michio Hayasaki

Bounce Ko Gals

1997

As Oshima

Pulse

2001

As Ship Captain

Séance

2000

As Sato

Gelatin Silver, Love

2009

As Client

Cure

1997

As Kenichi Takabe

Eureka

2000

As Makoto Sawai

University of Laughs

2004

As Mutsuo Sakisaka

Warm Water Under a Red Bridge

2001

As Yosuke Sasano

Hunter in the Dark

1979

As Kuwano

Retribution

2007

As Noboru Yoshioka

Lost Paradise

1997

As Shoichiro Kuki

The Last Ronin

2010

As Magozaemon Senoo

13 Assassins

2010

As Shinzaemon Shimada

The Woodsman and the Rain

2012

As Katsuhiko

Suite Dreams

2006

As Heikichi Shindo

The Terminal Trust

2012

As Shinzo Egi

Aurora Borealis

1990

As Genzo

The World of Kanako

2014

As Akikazu Fujishima

The Kiyosu Conference

2013

As Katsuie Shibata

Toad's Oil

2009

As Takuro Yazawa

Silk

2007

As Hara Jubei

Twelve Months

1980

As Young soldier

The Emperor in August

2015

As General Korechika Anami

Tokyo Sonata

2008

As Robber

Kamikaze Taxi

1995

As Kazumasa Kantake

License to Live

1998

As Fujimori

Dora-heita

2000

As

Chronicle of My Mother

2012

As Kosaku

The Boy and the Beast

2015

As Kumatetsu (voice)

Ekiro

2009

As Det. Yobuno

I Just Didn't Do It

2007

As Masayoshi Arakawa

The Choice of Hercules

2002

As Atsuyuki Sassa

Charisma

1999

As Goro Yabuike

The Lakeside Murder Case

2004

As Shunsuke Namiki

Fireflies: River of Light

2004

As Mr. Takiguchi

Jubaku: Spellbound

1999

As Hiroshi Kitano

Oh Lucy!

2017

As Komori / Tom

The Third Murder

2017

As Misumi

Dark Society in the East

1993

As Ryosuke Kano

Sekigahara

2017

As Tokugawa Ieyasu

Mifune: The Last Samurai

2016

As Self - Actor

A Samurai Chronicle

2014

As Toda

Argentine Hag

2007

As Satoru Wakui

The Hunter and the Hunted

2004

As Detective Jin

The Blood of Wolves

2018

As Shogo Ogami

The Sin

2007

As

Mirai

2018

As Grandfather (voice)

Himeyuri no Tô

1982

As Ootaka

Bonds

1998

As Takaaki Ise / Tetsuro Haga

Wings Over Everest

2019

As Jiang Yuesheng

Walking My Life

2007

As Yukihiro Fujiyama

Shabu

1996

As

Willful Murder

1981

As Journalist

Under the Open Sky

2021

As Mikami Masao

Memoirs of a Geisha

2005

As Nobu

Tokyo: Level One

2004

As Governor of Tokyo

Belle

2021

As Suzu's Father (voice)

The Pass: Last Days of the Samurai

2022

As Kawai Tsugunosuke

Yukon

1998

As Takayuki Iwabuchi

Perfect Days

2023

As Hirayama

Gratitude

2022

As

Família

2023

As Seiji Kamiya

Father of the Milky Way Railroad

2023

As Miyazawa Masajiro

Totto-chan: The Little Girl at the Window

2023

As Sōsaku Kobayashi (voice)

Production

Toad's Oil

2009

As Director

Perfect Days

2023

As Executive Producer

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