Eiji Tsuburaya

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Birthday
10, 1901
Birthplace
Japan
Death Date
Jan 25, 1970 (68)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
10, 1901
Birthplace
Japan
Death Date
Jan 25, 1970 (68)

About

Japanese special effects artist best known for being one of the creators of the Godzilla franchise. He was also a cameraman who made the first use of the camera crane in a Japanese film.

Before Fame

He attended the Nippon Flying school at Haneda before landing a job with the Utsumi toy company.

Trivia

He directed propaganda films for the Japanese government during World War II.

Family Life

He was married to Masano Araki from 1930 until his death in 1970. He had children named Hajime, Akira and Noboru.

Associated With

He created the first Godzilla film with director Ishiro Honda in 1954.