Toshiro Mifune

Actor & Writer Toshiro Mifune

Profession: Actor & Writer

Nationality:
Japan
Japanese

Why Famous: He is best known for his 16-film collaboration with filmmaker Akira Kurosawa, in works such as Rashomon, Seven Samurai, Throne of Blood, and Yojimbo.

Born: April 1, 1920
Birthplace: Tsingtao, China
Star Sign: Aries

Died: December 24, 1997 (aged 77)
Cause of Death: Multiple organ failure

Events in the Life of Toshiro Mifune

  • 1950-08-25 "Rashomon", Japanese film directed by Akira Kurosawa, starring Toshiro Mifune and Machiko Kyō, is released (Honorary Academy Award 1952)
  • 1954-04-26 "Seven Samurai", Japanese film directed by Akira Kurosawa, starring Toshiro Mifune, is released