Bokuzen Hidari (左 卜全) was a Japanese actor and comedian born in Kotesashi Village (now part of Tokorozawa), Iruma District, Saitama Prefecture, Japan. He appeared in such films as Akira Kurosawa's Seven Samurai, The Lower Depths and Ikiru. +more Hidari was famous among Japanese audiences for his portrayals of meek, downtrodden men, and although a teetotaller, was renowned for his convincing drunk scenes (see esp. "Ikiru").

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Filmography

YearTitleRoleNotes
1950ScandalDrunk
1950Atariya Kinpachi torimonochô: senri no toraYasugorô alias Zuboyasu
1950Koshinuke nitôryû
1950Tenpô suiko-den: Ôtone no yogiriPeasant
1951Aika
1951Nessa no byakuran
1951The IdiotKarube
1951Sekirei no kyoku
1951Bakurô ichidaiGosaku
1951Hirate Miki
1952Vendetta for a Samurai
1952Hanaogi sensei to Santa
1952Shino machi o nogareteAssistant
1952Bijo to touzoku
1952Kyô wa kaisha no gekkyûbiSection Chief
1952IkiruOhara
1952Haha no nai ko to ko no nai haha to
1952The Man Who Came to PortKan-jii
1954Seven SamuraiFarmer Yohei
1954Ai to shi no tanima
1954Horafuki tanjiVillager Sakuji
1955Love MakeupFactory owner
1955Tenka taihei
1955Keisatsu Nikki
1955Izumi e no michi
1955Mugibue
1955Haru no yo no dekigotoGen san
1955Wataridori itsu kaeruFlorist
1955GokumonchôDenshichi
1955Shônen shikeishûYoshizô Tarui
1955Wolf
1955Zoku Salaryman Mejiro SampeiSugiyama
1955Jibun no ana no nakade
1955Zoku keisatsu nikkiKomada
1955I Live in FearLandowner
1955The Eternal BreastsHide's husband
1956Hanayome no tameikiUekane
1956Denkô ryûsei karate uchi
1956Daigaku no buyuden
1956Gendai no yokubôNinagawa
1956The Legend of the White Serpent
1956Nonki fufu
1956Taifû sôdôki
1956Nemuri Kyôshirô burai hikae
1956Muhô monôno shima
1957Kingoro jyunjo niki-chinyu kyoden
1957Goyôkiki monogatariHeikichi, Heikurô's father
1957Yagyu Secret ScrollsOkuba
1957UntamedOld man
1957Chieko-shoGohei
1957Daibosatsu tôge
1957Tôhoku no zunmu-tachi
1957Hatsukoi monogatariMr. Hashimoto
1957The Lower DepthsKahei
1957Kunin no shikeishûIchitarô Nemoto
1957Nerawareta musume
1957Kaze no Matasaburô
1958Yagyû bugeichô: Sôryû hiken
1958Makeraremasen katsumadewaSotoyama
1958Kuchi kara demakase
1958Kajikko
1958The Badger Palace
1958Futari dake no hashiKawasaki
1958Kiuchi yasuto
1958Kanai anzenToyokichi Saeki
1958Daibosatsu tôge - Dai ni buMichihiro
1958Rickshaw Man
1958Yajikata dôchû sugoroku
1958Kigeki ekimae ryokan
1958Tsuzurikata kyodaiNakahara
1958Mahiru no sangekiYoshida
1958Hana no yukyo-den
1958Furanki no sannin mae
1958Me no kabe
1958Kami no taisho
1959Gurama-to no yuwakuMitsumura
1959Kodama wa yonde iru
1959Daigaku no oneechan
1959Kotan no kuchibue
1959Kitsune to tanuki
1959Daibosatsu tôge - Kanketsu-henMichihiko
1959Sarariman shussetai koki daiyonbu
1959Suppadaka no nenreiGen-ji
1959Mi wa jukushitariSales man
1959Kashimanada no onna
1959The Three TreasuresGod Amenominaka
1959Kôdo nanasen metoru: kyôfu no yojikanFlight Passenger - Elderly Husband
1960Shin santô jûyaku: Tabi to onna to sake no maki
1960Salary man Mejiro Sanpei: Teishu no tameiki no makiTravelling seller
1960Yurei Hanjo-ki
1960Taiyô no hakabaPeddlar
1960Dare yori mo kimi o aisuMonk Saikô
1960Shosuke buyuden aizu bandaisan
1960Oneechan wa tsuiteru ze
1960The Human VaporFujichiyo's guardian
1961Botchan yaro seizoroi
1961Fûryû kokkei-tan: Sennin buraku
1961Shachô dôchûki
1961Daigaku no wakadaishô
1961Shingo nijuban shobu dainibu
1961Kawa jean blues
1961Kigeki: ekimae danchi
1961Gen to fudômyô-ô
1961Shindo no shacho shirizu: Jirocho shacho yosakoi dochu
1961Wakai yatsura no kaidanHeisaku
1961Sennin BurakuDoctor
1962Nippon no obaachanSeki
1962Jirocho shacho to Ishimatsuhain: Ifu dodo
1962Ginza no wakadaishô
1962Akai tsubomi to shiroi hanaDr. +more Fujibayashi
1962Ao beka monogatari
1962Nihon ichi no wakadaishô
1962Kigeki ekimae onsen
1962Kare raisu
1962Burari burabura monogatari
1962Yabai koto nara zeni ni naruSakamoto
1963Otoko ippiki dochuki
1963Sarariman monogatari: Katta kuru zoto isamashitaku
1963Onsen geishaIchisuke
1963Shitamachi no taiyôZensuke
1963Chintao yôsai bakugeki meirei
1963Kigeki ekimae chagama
1963Hawai no wakadaishô
1963Hiken
1963Gyangu Chûshingura
1963Hachigatsu umare no Onna
1964Shachô shinshiroku
1964Zûzûshii yatsuCount Karasuma
1964Otoko giraiPriest
1964Zoku shachô shinshiroku
1964Geisha gakkô
1964Three Outlaw SamuraiSakusan
1964Dojo yaburi
1964Zatoichi's Flashing SwordKyubei
1964Garakuta
1964Akai daiya
1965Red BeardPatient A
1965Sanshiro SugataPriest
1965Chinkoro amakkoGosaku
1965Kuroi tobakushi: Daisu de korose
1965Gamera: The Giant MonsterOld Farmer
1965Yoru no akujo
1966Black Tight KillersMomochi
1966Nippon ichi no gorigan otoko
1966Izuko e
1966Otoko nante nanisaYoshida
1966Kigeki ekimae manga
1966Ohana hanGosukepart 1, 2
1966Ahendaichi jigokubutai totsugekseyo
1967Zoku izuko eStationmaster
1967Kigeki ekimae gakuen
1967Kigeki: Kyûkô ressha
1967Minami taiheiyo no wakadaishô
1967Kureji no Kaitô JibakoRight-wing sword maker
1967Kigeki: Dantai ressha
1967Two in the Shadow
1967Nureta aibiki
1968Rio no wakadaishô
1968Sukurappu shûdan
1968Kigeki hatsumoude reshaBoss of printing company
1969Go! Go! WakadaishôOld Man Onashi
1969Furesshuman wakadaishô
1969Maruhi sei to seikatsu
1969Kigeki ekimae sanbashiShinsaku
1969Shôwa zankyô-den: Karajishi jingi
1969Yokai Monsters: Along with GhostsJinbei
1969Oretachi no kôya
1969Aru joshi kôkôi no kiroku zoku ninshin
1969Red LionGohei
1969Yoru no kayô series: Onna
1969Konto Gojugo-go: Uchu daibôken
1969Namida no kisetsu
1969Kiki kaikai ore wa dareda?!Dr. Ôyabu
1970Otoko wa tsurai yo: Fûten no ToraToku
1970Zoku shachô gaku ABC
1970Tokyo Pari - Seishun no joken
1970Ore no sora da ze! Wakadaishô
1970Kigeki aa gunka
1970Tora-san, His Tender LoveToto-chan, Japan's richest man
1970Boku wa gosai
1970Kigeki-dai oyabun
1970Harenchi gakuen: Takkuru kissu no maki
1971Suppon onnabancho
1971Kigeki Kaiun ryokô
1971Kigeki onna wa otoko no furusatoyo(final film role)
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