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Sho Kosugi
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Born: 小杉 正一 (Shōichi Kosugi)

June 17, 1948 (age 68) Minato, Tokyo, Japan

Occupation: Actor, martial artist
Years active: 1981–2010
Spouse: Shook Kosugi
Website: http://shokosugi.net/shopro

Sho Kosugi (ショー・コスギ, born Shōichi Kosugi (小杉 正一 Kosugi Shōichi?); June 17, 1948) is a Japanese martial artist with extensive training in shindō jinen-ryū karate, kendo, judo, iaido, kobudo, aikido, and ninjutsu who gained poularity as an actor during the 1980s, usually playing a ninja. Sho was an All Japan Karate Champion. He is the father of Kane Kosugi.and Shane Kosugi. After taking a hiatus from film, he started a taiko group in California. In Japan, he also runs an internationally oriented group of martial arts acting schools known as the Sho Kosugi Institute. He resides in Los Angeles,California. It is common for Kosugi to have his sons co-star in movies when the plot includes family relations. Films in which Kosugi's sons perform alongside their father include Revenge of the Ninja, Pray for Death, Black Eagle, and Journey of Honor (aka Kabuto, aka Shogun Warrior).

He also provided the voice for Ultraman Powered.

FilmographyEdit

MoviesEdit

TelevisionEdit

  • The Master (1984) - 13 episodes
  • 琉球の風 Ryūkyū no Kaze (Dragon Spirit) (1993) - 10 episodes
  • Ultraman: The Ultimate Hero (1993) - Episode 1 and 13 (voice only - English and Japanese language version)
  • 忍者戦隊カクレンジャーNinja Sentai Kakuranger (1994) - Episodes 28-29
  • 聖龍伝説 Seiryū Densetsu (Legend of St. Dragon) (1996) - Episode 7

OtherEdit

  • Master Class (1986) - Instructional video
  • Ninja Theater Hosted by Sho Kosugi (1986) - Video Host segments (13 in all)
  • Honda Hurricane Commercial (1986) - TV commercial
  • Tenchu: Stealth Assassins (1998) - Video game (motion capture-portrayed Rikimaru)
  • The Ninjas From Hollywood Japan Tour (2001-2002) - Stage show

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "`Ninja` Knockin`` Em Dead". Chicago Tribune. 1986-05-15. Retrieved 2011-03-23.
  2. ^ "`Ninja` Knockin`` Em Dead". Chicago Tribune. 1986-05-15. Retrieved 2011-03-23.
  3. ^ Beale, Lewis (1986-04-20). "Martial Arts Pics--packing A Hard Punch". The Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 2010-08-27.
  4. ^ "Martial Arts Stars Wasted In `Eagle`". Sun Sentinel. Retrieved 2010-12-04.

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