Hideji Ōtaki

Hideji Ōtaki
Born (1925-06-06)June 6, 1925
Tokyo City, Japan
Died October 2, 2012(2012-10-02) (aged 87)
Occupation Actor
Years active 1950–2012

Hideji Ōtaki (大滝 秀治 Ōtaki Hideji, June 6, 1925 – October 2, 2012) was a Japanese actor.


After serving in World War II, he became interested in the theater and helped found the Gekidan Mingei troupe in 1950.[1] He gained fame for his television work from the 1970s, but he also appeared in many films, especially those of Juzo Itami.[1] His last film, Anata e, starring Ken Takakura, was released a few months before his death. He died of lung cancer at his home in Tokyo on 2 October 2012.[1]


He won the award for Best Supporting Actor at the 1st Hochi Film Award for Brother and Sister, Kimi yo fundo no kawa o watare and Fumō Chitai.[2]

Selected filmography



  1. 1 2 3 "Japanese actor Hideji Otaki dies at 87". Japan Times. 6 October 2012. Retrieved 5 October 2012.
  2. 報知映画賞ヒストリー (in Japanese). Cinema Hochi. Retrieved 2011-01-08.

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