Takeshi Kitano Biography (1948-)



Born January 18, 1948, in Tokyo, Japan; children: Shoko. Career: Director, screenwriter, editor, novelist, artist, and actor. Comedian, 1972; filmdirector, 1978--; previously worked as an elevator boy. Awards, Honors: Five Continents Award, European Film Award, Golden Lion, Venice Film Festival, 1997, Cesar Award nomination, best foreign film, 1998, Independent SpiritAward nomination and Chicago Film Critics Association Award nomination, bestforeign film, 1999, for Hana-bi; Golden Palm Award nomination, CannesFilm Festival, 1999, for Kikujiro no natsu..

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American
Gender
Male
Occupation
Director, screenwriter, editor, novelist, artist, actor
Birth Details
January 18, 1948
Tokyo, Japan

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