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|Born||February 4, 1938|
|Died||June 18, 2018 (aged 80)|
G? Kat? (, Kat? G?, 4 February 1938 - 18 June 2018) was a Japanese entertainer and actor.
Kato is known as a star actor in ?oka Echizen(1970~2006).
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.
with Y?ichi Masuzoe
(at the Central Government Building No.5 on November, 2007)
- ?oka Echizen (1970-1999, TBS) - ?oka Tadasuke
- Kaze to Kumo to Niji to (1976, NHK) - Taira no Masakado
- Sekigahara (1981, TBS) - Ishida Mitsunari
- Sosa Kenji Ukon Makoto no Satsujin Chosho (June 10, 2000, TV Asahi) - Makoto Ukon
- Sosa Kenji Ukon Makoto no Satsujin Chosho 2 (December 9, 2000, TV Asahi) - Makoto Ukon
- Sosa Kenji Ukon Makoto no Satsujin Chosho 3 (2005) - Makoto Ukon
- Saka no Ue no Kumo (2009-2011, NHK) - It? Hirobumi
- Yuriko-san no Ehon (2016, NHK) - Nobutsuna Sasaki
- ?oka Echizen (2016, NHK) - Kazama Gor?zaemon