The Info List - Tadao Takashima

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Tadao Takashima (高島 忠夫, Takashima Tadao, born 27 July 1930) is a Japanese actor. He has appeared in more than fifty films since 1952.


1 Career 2 Selected filmography 3 References 4 External links

Career[edit] Takashima began participating in a jazz band while a student at Kwansei Gakuin University.[1] He left the university before graduating when he joined the Shintoho studio, debuting as an actor in 1952.[1] He became famous as a romantic lead who could also sing, which led to roles in stage musicals as well.[1] He also hosted several television shows.[1] His sons are the actors Masahiro Takashima and Masanobu Takashima. Selected filmography[edit]


Year Title Role Notes

1957 Sen'un Ajia no Joō

1962 King Kong vs. Godzilla

1962 Chūshingura: Hana no Maki, Yuki no Maki

1963 Atragon

1965 Frankenstein Conquers the World

1966 The War of the Gargantuas

1967 Son of Godzilla


^ a b c d "Takashima Tadao". Nihon jinmei daijiten+Plus (in Japanese). Kōdansha. Retrieved 11 February 2015. 

External links[edit]

Official profile (in Japanese) Tadao Takashima on IMDb

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WorldCat Identities VIAF: 56228377 LCCN: no98064492 MusicBrainz: bc6d6cac-0716-49d1-8f67-251624e5c238 NDL: 00079118

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