- Gender: Male
- Birthday: 1948-09-26
- Day of Death: 2019-01-29 ( 71 years old )
- Place of Birth: Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan
- Also Known As: 上垣保朗 / Yasurō Uegaki
Director. In 1971, he graduated from Kinki University’s Department of Business and Finance and joined Nikkatsu, where he studied under Akira Kato. Made his directorial debut in 1981 after serving as AD on numerous films.