Akiji Kobayashi was a popular and one of the most loved Japanese actors. He has showcased his talent by doing movies and TV shows of many genres. Many fans will be happy to know that he is among the top-rated actors in Japan. He was a senior actor who has also worked as a famous voice actor. In a short time, he has gained a lot of fame and fortune. If you want to know more about this talented actor you can read all the details about him below.
Bio and Death
Akiji was born on September 6th, 1930, and died on August 27th, 1996. He is from Japan and well-raised in a not very financially well-off family. Akiji attended Nihon University College of Art. As he was interested in becoming an actor since his young age he wanted to follow his dreams. He couldn’t complete his degree and joined the Haiyuza Theatre Company in 1949. It helped him shape up his acting skills. His fans were disappointed to know that he died of lung cancer at the age of 65.
You will be surprised to see the career graph of Akiji. He has done a lot of diverse roles in his career. He made his debut with Satsujin Yogisha in 1952 . Surprisingly that turned out to be a hit movie of all time. Akiji is known for portraying the role of Captain Toshio Mura (Muramatsu) in the television series, Ultraman. Apart from that, he has appeared in much popular television detective series Seibu Keisatsu. He is one of the favorite actors of many famous celebrities including Kon Ichikawa. He has appeared in 12 films of this talented director. Here is a list of his famous movies and TV shows.
- Hanuman pob Har Aimoddaeng
- Kamen Rider Amazon: The Movie as Tôbei Tachibana
- Kamen Rider Stronger the Movie as Tôbei Tachibana
- The Inugami Family as Kôkichi Inugami
- The Kagestar as Inspector Tonda
- Akuma no Temari-Uta as Hisakabe – Chi’e’s Manager
- Gokumon-to as Takezô – Chief Fisherman
- Hi no Tori as Yamatai
- Byoinzaka no Kubikukuri no Ie’
- Moero Attack
- Ultraman: Great Monster Decisive Battle
- Sanada Yukimura no Bōryaku as Honda Masazumi
- Ultraman as Captain ‘Cap’ Toshio Muramatsu
- Immortal Kamen Rider Special as Tobei Tachibana
- Suspicion as Chief of Police, Ishihara
- Ultra Q (TV series) as Lieutenant Colonel Amano
- Ultraman (TV series) as Captain ‘Cap’ Toshio Muramatsu
- Daichūshingura as Terasaka Kichiemon
- Kamen Rider (TV series) as Tōbei Tachibana
- Shin Heike Monogatari (Taiga drama)
- Kunitori Monogatari (Taiga drama)
- Kamen Rider V3 (TV series) as Tōbei Tachibana
- Kamen Rider X (TV series) as Tōbei Tachibana
- Akō Rōshi (TV series) as Hara Sōemon
- Seibu Keisatsu (TV series) as Detective Minami Chōtarō
The total net worth of this talented actor happens to be around $700,000.He has earned this amount from his active career that is long and full of movies and shows. His fans will be happy to know that he is one of the richest and top-rated actors.