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Ken Ogata

19 July 1937 to 4 October 2008

A Japanese performer who found success in international movies, Ogata’s earliest work was in theatre and on television. Western audiences will know him best for playing the title role in Paul Schrader’s Mishima (1985), while other films include The Demon (1978), Vengeance Is Mine (1979) and The Pillow Book (1996).

- Read Ken Ogata's Guardian Obituary
- Read Ken Ogata's Times Obituary