|Born||March 27, 1923
|Died||September 29, 1996(aged 73)|
|Literary movement||"Third Generation"|
|Spouse(s)||Junko Endo(wife, m. 1955)|
Shūsaku Endō (Japanese: 遠藤 周作 Endō Shūsaku, 27 March 1923 – 29 September 1996) was a Japanese writer known mainly for his novels. Endō is categorised as one of the "Third Generation" writers, the third major group of writers who appeared after World War II.