Akira Yamaoka

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Birthday
6, 1968
Birthplace
Japan
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
6, 1968 (age 50)
Birthplace
Japan

About

Famous for composing the music in the Silent Hill horror video game series and accompanying film, this Japanese sound designer, producer, and songwriter also worked on such games as Shadows of the Damned and Sparkster.

Before Fame

After graduating from Tokyo Art College, he began working for Konami Digital Entertainment.

Trivia

In 2009, he ended his sixteen-year career at Konami and worked on video games for the Grasshopper Manufacture company.

Family Life

He grew up in Japan's Niigata Prefecture.

Associated With

He was greatly influenced by the music of Nine Inch Nails vocalist and songwriter Trent Reznor.