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Also Known As: Died: January 18, 1982
Born: March 12, 1905 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Japan Profession: Cast ... actor
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Serene leading man of Japanese film who made his screen debut in the early 1940s. Shimura is most widely known as the ringleader in the classic "Seven Samurai" (1954) and appeared in several other films directed by Akira Kurosawa, including "Rashomon" (1950) and "Throne of Blood" (1957).

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