Yasujiro Ozu

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Birthday
12, 1903
Birthplace
Japan
Death Date
Dec 12, 1963 (60)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
12, 1903
Birthplace
Japan
Death Date
Dec 12, 1963 (60)

About

Motion picture director who originated during the silent film era and became most recognized for his works Late Spring and Tokyo Story.

Before Fame

He started directing in 1927 with a large portion of his earliest films not surviving. His earliest surviving film is called Student Romance: Days of Youth.

Trivia

A couple of his other notable films include the 1951 picture Early Summer and the 1959 movie Floating Weeds.

Family Life

He shares a grave with his mother.

Associated With

He directed Setsuko Hara in what is considered to be his masterpiece Tokyo Story.