Here are 8 famous actors from Japan were born in 1901:
Tsumasaburō Bandō (December 13, 1901 Nihonbashi-July 7, 1953 Kyoto) also known as Denkichi Tamura, Bantsuma, Bandō Tsumasaburō, Chôjirô Hayashi, Tsumasaburō “Bantsuma” Bandō, Tamura Denkichi, Shuntaro Okayama or Okayama Shuntaro was a Japanese actor and entrepreneur. He had five children, Takahiro Tamura, Ryō Tamura, Masakazu Tamura, Toshima Tamura and Yasuhiro Minakami.
Koji Shima (February 16, 1901 Nagasaki-September 10, 1986) a.k.a. Ma Shan Shih, Shih Ma Shan, Kôji Shima, Shi Ma Shan, Takehiko Kagoshima, Shima Koji or Kagoshima Takehiko was a Japanese screenwriter, film director and actor. He had one child, Akihiko Katayama.
Mitsusaburô Ramon (October 10, 1901 Osaka-) also known as Mitsusaburō Ramon is a Japanese actor.
Sadao Maruyama (May 31, 1901 Ehime Prefecture-August 16, 1945 Hiroshima) was a Japanese actor.
Kan'emon Nakamura (February 2, 1901 Tokyo-September 21, 1982) a.k.a. Kan'emon Nakamura, Umenosuke Nakamura, Ganemon Nakamura, Kinjiro Mitsui, Mitsui Kinjiro, Nakamura Kanemon or Kanemon Nakamura was a Japanese actor. He had one child, Umenosuke Nakamura.
Kingorō Yanagiya (March 13, 1901 Shiba, Minato, Tokyo-October 22, 1972 Tokyo) otherwise known as Keinosuke Yamashita was a Japanese actor.
Michiyoshi Tamura (August 4, 1901 Tokyo City-) also known as 田村 道美, たむら みちよし or Tamura Michiyoshi is a Japanese film producer and actor. His child is called Wakaba Irie.
Tokuji Kobayashi (March 10, 1901 Okayama Prefecture-June 11, 1964) a.k.a. Kobayashi Tokuji was a Japanese actor.