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Go Kato
G? Kat?
Go Kato cropped 3 Go Kato and Yoichi Masuzoe 200711.jpg
November, 2007
Born(1938-02-04)February 4, 1938
Shizuoka, Japan
DiedJune 18, 2018(2018-06-18) (aged 80)
Years active1962-2018
Makiko It?

G? Kat? (, Kat? G?, 4 February 1938 - 18 June 2018) was a Japanese entertainer and actor.[1]

Kato is known as a star actor in ?oka Echizen(1970~2006).


Kato in 1964

The son of an elementary school principal, Go Kato studied literature and theatre. As an actor, he made his film debut in 1964. Kato rose in popularity through his role as Toshiro Mifune's partner in Samurai Rebellion. Kato has performed some of his most famous roles in films directed by Kei Kumai, such as those in The Long Darkness (1972), Cape of North (1976) and Death of a Tea Master (1989).

Kato played lead role in two Taiga drama Kaze to Kumo to Niji to(1976) and the 1980 Shishi no jidai(1980).

He died on 18 June 2018.[2]


with Y?ichi Masuzoe (at the Central Government Building No.5 on November, 2007)

TV dramas



  1. ^ Thomas, Kevin (July 18, 1986). "MOVIE REVIEWS A PAEAN TO OLD-FASHIONED FAMILY LIFE". Retrieved .
  2. ^ "? 80? -". ? Sponichi Annex (in Japanese). Retrieved 2018.

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