Tokihiko Okada

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Tokihiko Okada (岡田 時彦) (February 18, 1903 January 16, 1934) was a silent film star in Japan during the 1920s and early 1930s. A native of Tokyo, [1] he first started at the Taikatsu studio and later he was a leading player for Japanese directors such as Yasujirō Ozu and Kenji Mizoguchi. Film critic Tadao Sato recounts that Okada was among the handsomes and favorite Japanese actors of the era. [2] Throughout his career, Okada played the role of the quintessential nimaime (translated as "second line") which were romantic, sensitive men as opposed to the rugged and hard-boiled leading men known as tateyaku. [3] He was the father of film actress Mariko Okada. Tokihiko Okada died of tuberculosis at age 30.


1920 Amateur Club Shigeru's friend / Hideo Inoue / HatsugikuOn credit: Eiichi Takahashi
Katsushika Sunako KitsunosukeOn credit: Kurao Nora
1921 Hinamatsuri no yoru Spirit of rabbitOn credit: Kurao Nora
Jasei no in ToyooOn credit: Eiichi Takahashi
1922 Jondai no bouken On credit: Eiichi Takahashi
1924 Natsukashiki haha Minoru MuraseFirst film as Tokihiko Okada
Onna ni amai otoko no mure the writer
Gion no haru, chiri yuku hana
Kyokan wo idete
Koi no ryoujin Kimio Yoshida
Arashi no seirei
Donzoko Murakami
In yori You e
1925 Koufuku
Kiro ni tachite
Ningen Raisan
Wakoudo no chi wa odoru
Maboroshi no hansen Shao Jun Chang
1926 Shinsei no aikou
Nyoubou Kawaiya
Kami ningyo no haru no sasayaki Sumio Kaijima
Reimei no uta
Kyoko to Shizuko
Gantou no nazo
Mito Koumon Tsunaeda Tokugawa
Ashi ni sawatta onna Yumeo Matsudo
Shin Nihontou: zen-kouhen Second Lieutenant Yuzou Matsushima
1927 Kare wo meguru gonin no onna
Okubo Hikozaemon Iemitsu Tokugawa
Tokkan koi no uijin
Jihi shincho Shunsuke Shinohara
1931 Tokyo Chorus Shinji Okajima

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  1. Tokihiko Okada on IMDb
  2. "Taki no Shiraito" (PDF). Retrieved 2008-08-22.
  3. "The Water Magician". Retrieved 2008-08-25.