Japanese actor who is best known for his roles in television jidaigeki.
He was born in Kisarazu, Chiba and studied at Nihon University.
He starred in commercials for both Echigo Seika and the Kansai Electric Power Company.
He has a daughter, Maasa Takahashi who worked as a presenter at Fuji television.
He is a fellow Japanese actor to Matsudaira Ken.