Japanese actor known for his roles in television and on stage including his role as HÅjÅ Yoshitoki in the 1979 series, Kusa Moeru.
He was born in Toyohashi, Aichi and made his debut with an appearance on an episode of the television series, Zatoichi.
He also sings and released the hit song, Matsuken Samba II in 2004.
He was married to Mao Daichi from 1990-2004 and to Yuri Matsumoto from 2005-2010.
He starred in Kamen Rider as did actor, Koji Seto.