Toshiro Mifune - Japanese actor who appeared in almost 170 feature films. He is best known for his 16-film collaboration with filmmaker Akira Kurosawa, from 1948 to 1965, in works such as Rashomon, Seven Samurai, Throne of Blood, and Yojimbo.
Yojimbo (1961) - Yojimbo is a 1961 Jidaigeki Film Directed by Akira Kurosawa. It tells the story of a Ronin, portrayed by Toshirō Mifune, who arrives in a small town where competing crime lords vie for supremacy. The two bosses each try to hire the deadly newcomer as a Bodyguard, or Yojimbo in Japanese.