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 Takashima began participating in a jazz band while a student at Kwansei Gakuin University. He left the university before graduating when he joined the Shintoho studio, debuting as an actor in 1952. He became famous as a romantic lead who could also sing, which led to roles in stage musicals as well. He also hosted several television shows. His sons are the actors Masahiro Takashima and Masanobu Takashima. Selected filmography
Year Title Role Notes
1957 Sen'un Ajia no Joō
1962 King Kong vs. Godzilla
1962 Chūshingura: Hana no Maki, Yuki no Maki
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.
Official profile (in Japanese) Tadao Takashima on IMDb
WorldCat Identities VIAF: 56228377 LCCN: no98064492 MusicBrainz: bc6d6cac-0716-49d1-8f67-251624e5c238 NDL: 00079118
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