Hasegawa Kazuo

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Hasegawa Kazuo

 

Born Feb. 29, 1908. Japanese actor.

Hasegawa, an actor of the Kabuki theater, made his film debut under the name Chojiro Hayashi in 1927. He played mainly in period pieces (jidaigeki). His best motion-picture roles include parts in The Tale of Genji (1951), The Summer Siege of Osaka Castle (1953), Gate of Hell (1954), Stories of Chikamatsu (1954), Migratory Birds of Snow (1957), and An Actor’s Revenge (1963).

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