Takeshi Kitano

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Birthday
18, 1947
Birthplace
Tokyo, Japan
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
18, 1947 (age 72)
Birthplace
Tokyo, Japan

About

Filmmaker whose best known films include Brother, Fireworks, Kikujiro and The Blind Swordsman: Zatoichi.

Before Fame

He briefly worked as an elevator operator after dropping out of college.

Trivia

He has made cameos as gangsters and other crude characters in his films.

Family Life

He married Mikiko Kitano in 1978. The couple had two children together, including a daughter who appeared in some of his movies.

Associated With

He has received comparisons to iconic filmmaker Akira Kurosawa.