(石原裕次郎; Ishihara Yūjirō
, December 28
) was a Japanese actor
and singer born in Kobe
. His elder brother, Shintaro Ishihara
, is an author, politician, and the current Governor of Tokyo
. Yujiro debuted in 1956 in "Season of the Sun," based on a novel written by his brother. As a representative youth star in films of the immediate postwar, and subsequently as a macho movie hero, he was beloved by many fans, who extravagantly mourned his early death at 52.
His Filmographies and discographies are still alive among the Showa-period lovers. At the date of his early death, 17th July (1987), the mourning ceremony is often broadcasted on TV.
He died on July 17th, 1987 from liver cancer.
- Ginza no Koi no Monogatari (銀座の恋の物語)
- Brandy Glass (ブランデー グラス)