Tetsurô Tanba

About Tetsurô Tanba

Who is it?: Actor, Writer, Producer
Birth Day: July 17, 1922
Birth Place:  Tokyo, Japan, Japan
Native name: 丹波 哲郎
Occupation: Actor
Years active: 1952–2006
Known for: You Only Live Twice as Tiger Tanaka
Height: 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)

Tetsurô Tanba

Tetsurô Tanba was born on July 17, 1922 in  Tokyo, Japan, Japan, is Actor, Writer, Producer. Tetsurô Tanba was born on July 17, 1922 in Tokyo, Japan as Shozaburo Tanba. He was an actor and writer, known for You Only Live Twice (1967), Sanbiki no samurai (1964) and The 7th Dawn (1964). He was married to Hoki. He died on September 24, 2006 in Tokyo.
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As per our current Database, Tetsurô Tanba has been died on September 24, 2006(2006-09-24) (aged 84)\nTokyo, Japan.

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When Tetsurô Tanba die, Tetsurô Tanba was 84 years old.

Popular As Tetsurô Tanba
Occupation Actor
Age 84 years old
Zodiac Sign Leo
Born July 17, 1922 ( Tokyo, Japan, Japan)
Birthday July 17
Town/City  Tokyo, Japan, Japan
Nationality Japan

🌙 Zodiac

Tetsurô Tanba’s zodiac sign is Leo. According to astrologers, people born under the sign of Leo are natural born leaders. They are dramatic, creative, self-confident, dominant and extremely difficult to resist, able to achieve anything they want to in any area of life they commit to. There is a specific strength to a Leo and their "king of the jungle" status. Leo often has many friends for they are generous and loyal. Self-confident and attractive, this is a Sun sign capable of uniting different groups of people and leading them as one towards a shared cause, and their healthy sense of humor makes collaboration with other people even easier.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

Tetsurô Tanba was born in the Year of the Dog. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Dog are loyal, faithful, honest, distrustful, often guilty of telling white lies, temperamental, prone to mood swings, dogmatic, and sensitive. Dogs excel in business but have trouble finding mates. Compatible with Tiger or Horse.

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Tamba is perhaps best known by Western audiences for his role as Tiger Tanaka in the 1967 James Bond film You Only Live Twice (he was dubbed by Robert Rietti). By then, he had among other roles appeared in two films by Director Masaki Kobayashi: Harakiri and Kwaidan. He also portrayed the lead character in the police dramas Key Hunter and G-Men '75, the latter of which remains his best-known role in Japan.


In February 2005, Tamba was hospitalized for influenza and appendicitis. He lost weight drastically and his health degenerated. On September 24, 2006, he died in Tokyo at the age of 84 of pneumonia.

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