Mansai Nomura


Mansai Nomura

Mansai Nomura (野村 萬斎 Nomura Mansai), born April 5, 1966 under the name Takeshi Nomura (野村 武司 Nomura Takeshi), is a well known Kyogen stage actor, and minor film actor. Nomura recently gained notoriety for his role as the eccentric Abe no Seimei in the film Onmyoji[1] and its sequel.

His debut was at the age of three in the drama, Quiver of The Monkey. Since then he has also been cast in the dramas: in Aguri in 1977, for which he had won many awards, and in Hana no Ran in 1994.

He also had a supporting role in Akira Kurosawa's last epic motion picture Ran, as the blind flute playing hermit boy, Tsurumaru.[2]

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