Osamu Takizawa (滝沢 修 Takizawa Osamu , 13 November 1906 – 22 June 2000 ) was a Japanese actor. He was born in Ushigome, Tokyo, Japan. Starting at the Tsukiji Little Theater, Takizawa participated in a number of theatrical troupes before forming Gekidan Mingei with Jūkichi Uno. His was praised for his performance in Death of a Salesman and also directed a version of The Diary of Anne Frank. Perhaps his most notable film role was in Fires on the Plain. Description above from the Wikipedia article Osamu Takizawa , licensed under CC-BY-SA,full list of contributors on Wikipedia.