Toshiro Mifune - Japanese actor who appeared in almost 170 feature films. He is best known for his 16-film collaboration with filmmaker Akira Kurosawa, from 1948 to 1965, in works such as Rashomon, Seven Samurai, Throne of Blood, and Yojimbo.
Yojimbo (1961) ｜Yojimbo is a 1961 jidaigeki film directed by Akira Kurosawa. It tells the story of a ronin, portrayed by Toshirō Mifune, who arrives in a small town where competing crime lords vie for supremacy. The two bosses each try to hire the deadly newcomer as a bodyguard (yojimbo in Japanese). . S)
The great collaboration between director Kurosawa and actor Toshiro Mifune spanned sixteen films in seventeen years. Toshiro Mifune managed economically to interpret the characteristics of his heroes, their motivations, efforts, and ideas.