Hachirô Oka

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Amagasaki, Hyogo, Japan
Hachirô Oka was born in Amagasaki in the Hyogo Prefecture, Japan. He is a comedy entertainer turned actor. He is notable for his comic roles and varied character performances. In 1960 he formed a comedy duo with Shiro Amakusa. He performed stand-up comedy and short sketches. He became a character actor for Toei Studios in the 60s often playing minor villains or farcical comedic characters. He appeared in the emerging 'pinky violence' and exploitation style of films popular in the 60s and 70s such as: 'Confessions of Lady Mantis ', 'Sex and Fury' and the 'Lady Boss (Sukeban)' films. Read more...