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Junichi Kajioka

Birth name:
Date of Birth:
28 January 1970 Japan
Height:
5' 5¾" (1.67 m)
Junichi Kajioka was born in Japan and has acted in TV dramas, video movies, commercial theatre, dance theatre and musicals in Tokyo. In 1995 he went to China and made his film debut in the award-winning film Devils on the Doorstep (2000), (aka "Guizi lai le"), directed by Wen Jiang while he was studying at the Central Academy of Drama in Beijing, China. In this film, he played a Japanese sergeant as well as working as a script translator, location interpreter and bilingual production assistant. He has also played various historical figures in Central Chinese Television (CCTV) drama series, such as Monk Fusho in "Jianzhen Dongdu" (2007), and Aritomo Yamagata in "Taiwan 1895" (2008) in the leading roles. He was one of the pioneer Japanese actors who went to China to study drama and to work in the Chinese Film and TV industry. He recently appeared in City of Life and Death (2009), directed by Chuan Lu and attended its premiere tour in China and Hong Kong. He resides in London and is working in the UK, Japan and China.
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