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Ryo Ishibashi

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.   Ryo Ishibashi (born July 20, 1956) is a Japanese actor and international celebrity. He is known around the world for his roles in the classic Japanese Horror films Suicide Club and Audition. He is also recognized in America for his role as Nakagawa in The Grudge and The Grudge 2. Ishibashi was born in Kurume, Fukuoka, Kyūshū, Japan. He started his career by starting his own band called the ARB (Alexander Ragtime Band) in 1977. The band made their debut in 1978, and made over a dozen albums until they broke up in 1990. Recently, Ishibashi has resumed his musical activity and re-formed ARB with an album, Real Life in 1998. In 1986, Ishibashi made his movie debut in the film A-Hômansu in which ARB's 13th single "After 45" was used as its theme song. Ryo Ishibashi has been concentrating on his acting career, and has appeared in several movies outside his native country Japan, and became an internationally recognized celebrity. He won the award for Best Actor at the 11th Yokohama Film Festival for A Sign Days. Ishibashi has been married to Mieko Harada since 1987 and has three children. Description above from the Wikipedia article Ryo Ishibashi, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Jul 20, 1956 In Kurume, Fukuoka, Kyushu, Japan
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie A Homance 1986-10-09
Latest Project:
Series Wonderful Single Life 2012-10-11
Known For
Poster of The Investigation Game
Poster of The Queen Bee
Poster of American Yakuza
Poster of A Homance
Movie Ace Attorney Gou Karuma 2012-02-12
Movie Black Dawn Shotaro Ariga 2012-06-02
Series Wonderful Single Life Toru Higuchi 2012-10-11
Movie Mitsuko Delivers Jiro 2011-11-05
Movie Box: Hakamada Case - What is the Life Police officer Tatematsu 2010-05-29
Movie MW Kazuyuki Sawaki 2009-07-03
Movie Prisoner 701: Sasori Jyono 2008-01-01
Movie The Most Beautiful Night In The World Kinichi Nihei 2008-05-24
Movie Shamo Principal Saeki 2007-05-17
Movie Dream Cruise Eiji Saito 2007-02-22
Movie The Investigation Game Yousuke Sone 2007-06-24
Movie War Shiro Yanagawa 2007-08-24
Movie Big Bang Love, Juvenile A Warden Tsuchiya 2006-08-26
Movie The Queen Bee Kintsu Daidoji 2006-01-06
Movie Trapped Ashes Head Monk 2006-09-12
Movie The Grudge 2 Detective Nakagawa 2006-10-13
Movie The Happiness 2006-11-23
Movie Transporter 2 Gan 2005-08-02
Series Haru to Natsu Unno Commander 2005-10-02
Movie The Manchurian Candidate 2004-07-30
Movie The Grudge Nakagawa 2004-10-22
Movie Moon Child 2003-04-19
Movie g@me. 2003-11-08
Movie Last Love First Love 2003-12-03
Movie Dog Star 2002-04-27
Movie Aiki Masatsugu Hiraishi 2002-11-29
Movie Suicide Club Detective Kuroda 2001-10-29
Movie Brother Ishihara 2000-09-09
Movie Film Noir Yuji Hamazaki 2000-11-04
Movie Audition Shigeharu Aoyama 1999-10-06
Movie An Obsession Detective Saga 1997-12-20
Movie Two Punks Otani 1996-12-21
Movie Kids Return Local Yakuza Chief 1996-07-27
Movie Back to Back Koji 1996-08-29
Movie Big Night 1996-09-20
Movie Another Lonely Hitman Takashi Tachibana 1995-06-30
Movie The Crossing Guard Jefferey 1995-11-15
Movie Blue Tiger Gan 1994-04-03
Movie American Yakuza Shuji Sawamoto 1993-01-01
Movie A Homance Michio Yamazaki 1986-10-09
Movie Love Me Vampire Warden Tsuchiya 1986-11-27