Mikijirō Hira

Mikijirō Hira

About Mikijirō Hira

Mikijirō Hira

Mikijirō Hira

November 21, 1933 - October 22, 2016

Place of Birth    :   Hiroshima, Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan
Also Known As    :   平 幹二朗, Mikijiro Hira
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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Mikijirō Hira (平 幹二朗 Hira Mikijirō) was a Japanese actor. Starting as a stage actor in the 1950s, he also worked in film and television and was active until the time of his death. From the 1970s he starred in several of Yukio Ninagawa's productions, including an acclaimed role as Macbeth. Described as "Japan's best Shakespearean actor", Hira received several awards throughout his career, including an excellence award at the 2011 National Arts Festival hosted by the Japanese government's Agency for Cultural Affairs.