So Yamamura

Koga Hirosada

So Yamamura and Setsuko Hara from the 1954 Japanese film Sound of the Mountain
Born (1910-02-24)24 February 1910
Tenri, Japan
Died 26 May 2000(2000-05-26) (aged 90)
Tokyo, Japan
Occupation Actor
Years active 1936-1991

So Yamamura (山村聰 Yamamura Sō, 24 February 1910 26 May 2000) was a Japanese actor and film director.[1] He appeared in more than 110 films between 1947 and 1991, and directed four films. He was also known by the name Satoshi Yamamura, while his actual birth name is Koga Hirosada. In the US, he is well known for his portrayals of Japanese Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto of the Combined Fleet, in Tora! Tora! Tora!, and of Mr. Sakamoto, the CEO of Assan Motors in Gung Ho.

Selected filmography



  1. "So Yamamura". Complete Index to World Film. Retrieved 2 June 2012.

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