Daisuke Ryû

Daisuke Ryû

About Daisuke Ryû

Daisuke Ryû

Daisuke Ryû

February 14, 1957

Place of Birth    :   Tokyo, Japan
Also Known As    :   隆大介
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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Daisuke Ryu (Japanese: 隆大介, Korean: 장명남, Jang Myeong-nam, hanja: 張明男) is a Japanese actor born in Tokyo, Japan on 14 February 1957. He won the Japanese "best new actor" Blue ribbon award for his performance as the legendary warrior Oda Nobunaga in Akira Kurosawa's movie Kagemusha (The Shadow Warrior). Other notable performances include Saburo Ichimonji in the famous Kurosawa epic Ran and the legendary warrior monk Benkei in Sogo Ishii's critically acclaimed Gojoe (Gojō reisenki or The Spirit war chronicle). He starred opposite Samantha Bond in the 1989 television serial The Ginger Tree, where he played Count Kentaro Kurihama. Based on the novel by Oswald Wynd, set in Japan at the turn of the century, it spans the period 1903 to the outbreak of the Second World War. Description above from the Wikipedia article Daisuke Ryu, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia​