Shin'ichi Chiba

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KNOWN FOR 
Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003) | Kill Bill: Vol. 2 (2004) | The Street Fighter (1974)
AWARDS 
2 wins & 3 nominations More »
AKA 
J.J. Sonny Chiba | Sonny Chiba | Sony Chiba | Sonny 'J. J.'Chiba | Rindo Wachinaga  Less
NICKNAME  
Sonny
BORN 
Jan 23, 1939 (age 78)
HEIGHT 
5' 10½" (1.79m)

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Projects in Development (1 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
  • Primary photo for BushidoBushido Actor (as Sonny Chiba), Writer (original story) (as Sonny Chiba)  Less
Films in Production (1 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
Past Film & Video (161 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
Past Television (35 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Owakon TVOwakon TV (TV Mini-series) Actor ( 8 episodes, 2014 )  Less 2014 8
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  • Primary photo for Astro kyûdanAstro kyûdan (TV Mini-series) Actor  Less 2005– 
  • Primary photo for The Storm RidersThe Storm Riders (TV Series) Xiong Ba  Less 2002– 
  • Primary photo for Dekichatta kekkonDekichatta kekkon (TV Series) Ittetsu Kotani ( 11 episodes, 2001 )  Less 2001 11
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  • Primary photo for Terayoka yume shinanTerayoka yume shinan (TV Series) Actor  Less 1997– 
  • Primary photo for Seiryû densetsuSeiryû densetsu (TV Series) Actor  Less 1996– 
  • Primary photo for Oda NobunagaOda Nobunaga (TV Movie) Actor (as Sonny Chiba)  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for Tokugawa burai-choTokugawa burai-cho (TV Series) Actor  Less 1992– 
  • Primary photo for Sengoku Ransei no Abarenbo Saito Dosan Doto no Tenka ToriSengoku Ransei no Abarenbo Saito Dosan Doto no Tenka Tori (TV Movie) Actor (as Sonny Chiba)  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for Takeda ShingenTakeda Shingen (TV Mini-series) Takeda Nobutora  Less 1990– 
  • Primary photo for Tian xiaTian xia (TV Series) Lord Conquerer  Less 1988–1990
  • Primary photo for Jushichinin no ninjaJushichinin no ninja (TV Movie) Actor (as Sonny Chiba)  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for Minamoto YoshitsuneMinamoto Yoshitsune (TV Mini-series) Actor  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for Shingo juuban shoubuShingo juuban shoubu (TV Movie) Umei Tamon (as Sonny Chiba)  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for Shogun Iemitsu, Hikosa and Tasuke IssinShogun Iemitsu, Hikosa and Tasuke Issin (TV Movie) Actor (as Sonny Chiba)  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for Tabi shoujoTabi shoujo (TV Series) Actor  Less 1987– 
  • Primary photo for TaikokiTaikoki (TV Movie) Akechi Mitsuhide (as Sonny Chiba)  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for Tomorrow's SnowTomorrow's Snow (TV Movie) Actor (as Sonny Chiba)  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for Uchû keiji ShaiderUchû keiji Shaider (TV Series) Voicer ( 1 episode, 1985 )  Less 1985 1
  • Primary photo for Shadow Warriors IVShadow Warriors IV (TV Series) Hattori Hanzo XV (1985)  Less 1985– 
  • Primary photo for Uchû keiji SharivanUchû keiji Sharivan (TV Series) Space Sheriff Voicer ( 1 episode, 1983 )  Less 1983 1
  • Primary photo for Uchû keiji GyabanUchû keiji Gyaban (TV Series) Space Sheriff Voicer ( 6 episodes, 1982–1983 )  Less 1982–1983 6
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  • Primary photo for The Shadow Army 3The Shadow Army 3 (TV Series) Actor  Less 1982– 
  • Primary photo for Tokyo Daijishin Magnitude 8.1Tokyo Daijishin Magnitude 8.1 (TV Movie) Actor  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for Hattori Hanzô: Kage no GundanHattori Hanzô: Kage no Gundan (TV Series) Hattori Hanzô ( 1 episode, 1980 )  Less 1980 1
    • Episode #1.1 (Apr 1, 1980) Hattori Hanzô (as Sonny Chiba)  Less
  • Primary photo for Yagyû ichizoku no inbôYagyû ichizoku no inbô (TV Series) Jûbê Yagyû ( 1 episode, 1978 )  Less 1978 1
    • Shôgun dokusatsu (Oct 3, 1978) Jûbê Yagyû (as Sonny Chiba)  Less
  • Primary photo for Keiji kunKeiji kun (TV Series) Actor  Less 1971–1976
  • Primary photo for The Gorilla SevenThe Gorilla Seven (TV Series) Daisuke Kazami (1975)  Less 1975– 
  • Primary photo for Robotto keijiRobotto keiji (TV Series) Actor ( 1 episode, 1973 )  Less 1973 1
    • Episode #1.1 (Apr 5, 1973) Actor (as Sonny Chiba)  Less
  • Primary photo for Jûdô itchokusenJûdô itchokusen (TV Series) Actor  Less 1969–1971
  • Primary photo for Kii HantâKii Hantâ (TV Series) Actor  Less 1969– 
  • Primary photo for Kurayami go-danKurayami go-dan (TV Series) Actor  Less 1965– 
  • Primary photo for JNR Inspector No. 36JNR Inspector No. 36 (TV Series) Actor  Less 1962– 
  • Primary photo for Arâ no shishaArâ no shisha (TV Series) Actor  Less 1960– 
  • Primary photo for Nana-iro kamenNana-iro kamen (TV Series) Kotarô Ran / Spectrum Mask (Chapters 5-7; Episodes 32-57)  Less 1959– 
Self (8 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for Sonny Chiba: A Life in Action, Vol. 2Sonny Chiba: A Life in Action, Vol. 2 (Video) Self  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for TôsôchûTôsôchû (TV Series) Himself ( 2 episodes, 2014 )  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for Sushi Girl: A DocumentarySushi Girl: A Documentary (Video) Himself (as Sonny Chiba)  Less 2013 $5K
  • Primary photo for Message from EarthMessage from Earth (Video) Himself (as Sonny Chiba)  Less 2011 $4K
  • Primary photo for Yakuza Eiga, une histoire du cinéma yakuzaYakuza Eiga, une histoire du cinéma yakuza (TV Movie) Himself (as Sonny Chiba)  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Waratte iitomo!Waratte iitomo! (TV Series) Himself - Guest ( 1 episode, 2005 )  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Matthew's Best Hit TVMatthew's Best Hit TV (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2003 )  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Amazing Masters of Martial ArtsAmazing Masters of Martial Arts (Video) Self (as Sonny Chiba)  Less 1985
Archive Footage (5 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for Ninja the Mission ForceNinja the Mission Force (TV Series) Father Dragon Claw Punch ( 1 episode, 2012 )  Less 2012
    • Ninja Exorcist (Mar 29, 2012) Father Dragon Claw Punch (archive footage) (as Sonny Chiba)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Making of 'Kill Bill'The Making of 'Kill Bill' (TV Movie) Hattori Hanzô (archive footage) (as Sonny Chiba)  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for The Unbeatable Bruce LeeThe Unbeatable Bruce Lee (Video) Himself (archive footage) (as Sonny Chiba)  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for Masters of the Martial Arts Presented by Wesley SnipesMasters of the Martial Arts Presented by Wesley Snipes (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage) (as Sonny Chiba)  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for Chambara graffitti - Kill!Chambara graffitti - Kill! Self (archive footage) (as Sonny Chiba)  Less 1981

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