He appeared in Jidaigeki and played Nakamura in Hissatsu: Sure Death. He also starred in the 2008 film, Tokugawa Mitsukuni.
He was born in Tokyo and started his career as a comedian in 1952.
As a singer he released nine recordings.
His father was silent-film actor Rintarō Fujima.
He became a famous Japanese actor like Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa.