Japanese Comedians

by treasureplanet-997-192782 | created - 03 Jan 2014 | updated - 18 Sep 2014 | Public

1. Hisaya Morishige

Actor | Meoto zenzai

Hisaya Morishige was born on May 4, 1913 in Hirakata, Osaka, Japan. He was an actor and producer, known for Meoto zenzai (1955), Jinsei tombo gaeri (1955) and House of Many Pleasures (1955). He died on November 10, 2009 in Tokyo, Japan.

one of the greatest actor in japan. he mainly played comic acting, but in the 1955 film called "couple well done", he delicately played the role of dissolute husband of woman geisha, and got awards. It is said that fellow comedian at the time was shocked this result. Consistently, he continued to comedy and serious acting with exquisite timing, and passed away at 96.

2. Ken'ichi Enomoto

Actor | Tora no o wo fumu otokotachi

He started his career as a singer in a little theatrical company in Asakusa. After years of going from a company to another in the same Asakusa, he slowly changes his performing style until to be better known as a comedy revue actor. Finally he creates his own theatrical company in 1932. He debuted...

also referred to as "Enoken". slapstick actor loved by the Japanese in the first half of the 20th century. His films are modern, and got rhythm. For example, in the 30s, he starred in Samurai musical blaring jazz music. In later years, he was cut right foot by disease, but continued to aim to slap stick.

3. Hitoshi Ueki

Actor | Ran

Hitoshi Ueki was born on February 25, 1927 in Mie, Japan. He was an actor, known for Ran (1985), Big Joys, Small Sorrows (1986) and Itoshi no Chi-Pappa (1986). He died on March 27, 2007 in Tokyo, Japan.

also known as "irresponsible man". In the history of show business in Japan, he is a gay emperor. Always bright, and play the music intently, he was moving around. As a member of the comic jazz band called "Crazy Cats", he played on tokyo and bases of the United States Army from 50's. They became popular in that starred in music variety show "Soap Bubble Holiday"on television early. Just a little bit, his character is similar of Tex Avery's "Droopy". so, he suddenly appeared on tv with ignoring the plot, and walks away suddenly after you have muttered the famous phrase. "Nobody called? Hmm. I'm not called anyone. I was also rude *beep* Starring in the movie, for example Ueki sing like this. "Guy with no job Come to my place! I also broke.but dont worry. Look. blue sky. or beautiful clouds. perhaps It will soon come out all right". and many, many more.

4. Tony Tani

Actor | Saizansu nitôryû

Tony Tani was born on October 14, 1917 in Chuo-ku, Tokyo, Japan. He was an actor, known for Saizansu nitôryû (1954), Magistrate Toyama 2: Fireball Magistrate (1958) and Mr. Pu (1953). He died on July 16, 1987.

"tony" is not real name. very strange japanese vaudevillian after WW2. He is small and thin form, he was wearing a shiny jacket. Over the fox glasses, while the bare overbite, and yapping with weirdly mixed japanese and english. Many Japanese should have taken him as a "caricature a bad Japanese images by the same Japanese" about his style. However, the young generation mainly was enthusiastic him. He speaks earnestly. He cursed the audience and fellow entertainer, he is a singing obscene. tony played an active part in the center stage, he also appeared in several movies. But suddenly, his son was kidnapped. When the real face of his suffering was reported in the newspaper and magazine every day, people who hated him might have felt a catharsis. He continued intermittently eccentric comedy since then, but it was difficult to recover the popularity of one time.

5. Takeshi Kitano

Actor | Zatôichi

Takeshi Kitano originally studied to become an engineer, but was thrown out of school for rebellious behavior. He learned comedy, singing and dancing from famed comedian Senzaburô Fukami. Working as a lift boy on a nightclub with such features as comic sketches and striptease dancing, Kitano saw ...

He performed the insult comic mainly. started working in Asakusa in Tokyo, it was crazy talk as one of the duo. 80s, young entertainer was flooding on the TV. Standing at the head, he was active in television and legendary radio programs "Beat Takeshi's All Night Nippon". He also made movies by recommend senior director Shohei Imamura. now, when on the TV, he appeared in front of us with a strange-looking. And, in most cases, he does something that everyone is expected to do.

6. Tamori

Actor | Daijôbu, mai furendo

Tamori was born on August 22, 1945 in Fukuoka, Japan. He is known for his work on It's All Right, My Friend (1983), Tales of the Bizarre (1990) and Jazz Daimyo (1986).

1970s, He was invited to gag cartoonist and jazz musician, and comes up to Tokyo from Fukuoka, his hometown. At the time, he shows off the strange tricks of small mainly for. Among the tricks of his, until today have been handed down the "four countries language Mahjong". He does not speak most non-Japanese, but in front of the desk, he was bubbling over the words that sound like a foreign languages. 1982-2014, Tamori was devoted to the master of ceremony variety show "waratte iitomo!", While wearing the Ray-Ban Sunglasses for 32 years. Tamori has become one of the most famous entertainers in Japan by this. a few years ago, Noel Gallagher came to Japan, has expressed the Tamori as "man villain like a 007 movie" on Twitter. This tweet perfectly correct as his portrayal. But many Japanese, including me, because they've used to seeing him too, we are no longer feel uncomfortable in spite of the strange sight of him.



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