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Shigeru Miyamoto

Shigeru Miyamato has been helping create games for Nintendo since 1981. In the late 1970s Nintendo was going bankrupt. Myamato then made two characters, Donkey Kong and Mario (then called Jumpman), for the game Donkey Kong (1981). He has been the supervisor of many games, like the Mario and Zelda games. See full bio »

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 2016 Super Mario Run (Video Game) (producer)
 2016 Super Mario Maker for Nintendo 3DS (Video Game) (general producer)
 2016 Star Fox Zero (Video Game) (producer)
 2016 Star Fox Zero: The Battle Begins (Video short) (executive producer)
 2015 The Legend of Zelda: Tri Force Heroes (Video Game) (general producer)
 2015 Super Mario Maker (Video Game) (general producer)
 2014 Mario Kart 8 (Video Game) (general producer)
 2014 Pikmin (TV Series) (producer)
 2013 Zeruda no densetsu: Kamigami no toraifôsu 2 (Video Game) (general producer)
 2013 Pikmin 3 (Video Game) (general producer)
 2012 New Sûpâ Mario burazâzu U (Video Game) (general producer)
 2012 New Super Mario Bros. 2 (Video Game) (general producer)
 2011 Mario Kart 7 (Video Game) (general producer)
 2011 Zeruda no densetsu: Sukaiwôdo sôdo (Video Game) (general producer)
 2011 Star Fox 64 3D (Video Game) (producer)
 2011 Super Mario 3D Land (Video Game) (general producer)
 2010 Super Mario Galaxy 2 (Video Game) (producer)
 2009 Zeruda no densetsu: Daichi no kiseki (Video Game) (general producer)
 2009 New Super Mario Bros. Wii (Video Game) (general producer)
 2009 Active Health with Carol Vorderman (Video Game) (producer)
 2009 Mario & Ruîji RPG 3!!! (Video Game) (senior producer)
 2008 Animal Crossing: City Folk (Video Game) (producer)
 2008 Mario Kart Wii (Video Game) (general producer)
 2007 Link's Crossbow Training (Video Game) (producer)
 2007 Super Mario Galaxy (Video Game) (producer)
 2007 Metroid Prime 3: Corruption (Video Game) (producer)
 2007 Zeruda no densetsu: Mugen no sunadokei (Video Game) (executive producer)
 2007 Mario Strikers Charged (Video Game) (producer)
 2007 Super Paper Mario (Video Game) (producer)
 2006 Wii Sports (Video Game) (general producer)
 2006 Zeruda no densetsu Towairaito purinsesu (Video Game) (producer)
 2006 Star Fox Command (Video Game) (general producer)
 2006 Metroid Prime: Hunters (Video Game) (executive producer)
 2005 Mario & Luigi: Partners in Time (Video Game) (producer)
 2005 Mario Kart DS (Video Game) (general producer)
 2005 Geist (Video Game) (senior producer)
 2005 Erekutoropurankuton (Video Game) (producer)
 2005 Star Fox: Assault (Video Game) (producer)
 2004 Donkey Kong Jungle Beat (Video Game) (general producer)
 2004 Super Mario 64 DS (Video Game) (producer)
 2004 Zeruda no densetsu: Fushigi no bôshi (Video Game) (executive producer) / (general producer)
 2004 Pikmin 2 (Video Game) (producer)
 2004 Mario Pinball Land (Video Game) (producer)
 2004 Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door (Video Game) (producer)
 2004 Mario vs. Donkey Kong (Video Game) (producer)
 2004 Hoshi no Kâbî: Kagami no Daimeikyuu (Video Game) (producer)
 2004 Zeruda no densetsu: 4 tsu no tsurugi + (Video Game) (producer)
 2004 Custom Robo: Battle Revolution (Video Game) (producer)
 2003 1080: Avalanche (Video Game) (producer)
 2003 Pokémon Colosseum (Video Game) (producer)
 2003 Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga (Video Game) (producer)
 2003 Mario Kart: Double Dash!! (Video Game) (producer)
 2003 F-Zero GX (Video Game) (producer)
 2003 Kirby Air Ride (Video Game) (producer)
 2003 GiFTPiA (Video Game) (executive producer)
 2002 The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker (Video Game) (producer)
 2002 Metroid Prime (Video Game) (producer)
 2002 Star Fox Adventures (Video Game) (producer - as S. Miyamoto)
 2002 Super Mario Sunshine (Video Game) (producer)
 2002 Eternal Darkness: Sanity's Requiem (Video Game) (producer)
 2001 Super Mario World: Super Mario Advance 2 (Video Game) (producer)
 2001 Super Smash Bros. Melee (Video Game) (producer)
 2001 Pikimin (Video Game) (producer)
 2001 Luigi's Mansion (Video Game) (producer)
 2001 Wave Race: Blue Storm (Video Game) (producer)
 2001 Mario Kart: Super Circuit (Video Game) (producer)
 2001 Dobutsu no mori (Video Game) (executive producer)
 2001 Super Mario Advance (Video Game) (producer - uncredited)
 2001 The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Ages (Video Game) (executive producer)
 2001 The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Seasons (Video Game) (executive producer)
 2000 Pokemon: Crystal Version (Video Game) (producer)
 2000 Pokémon: Stadium 2 (Video Game) (producer)
 2000 The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask (Video Game) (executive producer)
 2000 Paper Mario (Video Game) (producer)
 1999 Donkey Kong 64 (Video Game) (producer - uncredited)
 1999 Pokémon Gold Version (Video Game) (producer)
 1999 Pokémon: Stadium (Video Game) (producer)
 1999 Pokémon Snap (Video Game) (producer)
 1999 Super Smash Bros. (Video Game) (producer)
 1998 F-Zero X (Video Game) (producer)
 1998 Poketto Monsutâ Pikachû (Video Game) (producer)
 1998 The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time (Video Game) (producer)
 1998 1080° Snowboarding (Video Game) (producer)
 1997 Diddy Kong Racing (Video Game) (producer - as Mr. Miyamoto)
 1997 GoldenEye (Video Game) (producer)
 1997 Star Fox 64 (Video Game) (producer)
 1996 PilotWings 64 (Video Game) (producer)
 1996 Wave Race 64: Kawasaki Jet Ski (Video Game) (producer)
 1996 Mario Kart 64 (Video Game) (producer)
 1996 Poketto Monsutâ Ao (Video Game) (producer)
 1996 Super Mario 64 (Video Game) (producer)
 1996 Kirby's Block Ball (Video Game) (producer)
 1996 Kirby Super Star (Video Game) (producer)
 1996 Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars (Video Game) (producer)
 1996 Poketto Monsutâ Aka (Video Game) (producer)
 1996 Poketto Monsutâ Midori (Video Game) (producer)
 1995 Sûpâ Mario: Yosshî Airando (Video Game) (producer)
 1994 Killer Instinct (Video Game) (producer)
 1994 Kirby Bowl (Video Game) (producer)
 1994 EarthBound (Video Game) (producer)
 1994 Donkey Kong (Video Game) (producer)
 1994 Stunt Race FX (Video Game) (producer)
 1993 The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening DX (Video Game) (producer) / (producer: original version)
 1993 Hoshi no Kirby: Yume no izumi no monogatari (Video Game) (producer)
 1993 Star Fox (Video Game) (producer)
 1992 PilotWings (Video Game) (producer)
 1992 Super Mario Kart (Video Game) (producer)
 1992 Mario Paint (Video Game) (producer)
 1991 Yoshi (Video Game) (producer - uncredited)
 1991 Zeruda no densetsu: Kamigami no toraifôsu (Video Game) (producer)
 1990 F-Zero (Video Game) (producer)
 1990 Super Mario World (Video Game) (producer)
 1988 Super Mario Bros. 3 (Video Game) (producer - uncredited)
 1988 Super Mario Bros. 2 (Video Game) (producer - uncredited)
 1988 Famicom Grand Prix II: 3D Hot Rally (Video Game) (producer - as Kattobi Miyamoto)
 1987 Yume Koujou: Doki Doki Panic (Video Game) (producer - as Miyahon)
 1987 The Legend of Zelda 2: Rinku no bôken (Video Game) (producer - as Miyahon)
 1986 Puroresu (Video Game) (producer)
 1986 Metoroido (Video Game) (producer)
 1986 Volley Ball (Video Game) (producer)
 1986 Gumshoe (Video Game) (producer)
 1986 Super Mario Bros. 2 (Video Game) (producer - uncredited)
 1986 The Hyrule fantasy: Zeruda no densetsu (Video Game) (producer - as S. Miyahon)
 1985 Mach Rider (Video Game) (producer)
 1985 Super Mario Bros. (Video Game) (producer - uncredited)
 1985 Soccer (Video Game) (producer)
 1985 Ice Climber (Video Game) (producer)
 1984 Clu Clu Land (Video Game) (producer)
 1984 Urban Champion (Video Game) (producer)
 1984 Hogan's Alley (Video Game) (producer)
 1984 Golf (Video Game) (producer)
 1984 Duck Hunt (Video Game) (producer)
 1984 Wild Gunman (Video Game) (producer)
 1984 Tennis (Video Game) (producer)
 1983 Baseball (Video Game) (producer)
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Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 1 Interview | 1 Article | 1 Pictorial | 3 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

S. Miyahon | Miyahon | Kattobi Miyamoto | Mr. Miyamoto | S. Miyamoto | S Miyamoto

Height:

5' 5" (1.65 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

My favorite video game character is not Mario, it's Pac-Man. See more »

Trivia:

Overseeing the production of Metroid Prime 2 and Metal Gear Solid : The Twin Snakes See more »

Trademark:

Frequently inserts his own game references in different games of his own creation.

Nickname:

The Godfather of Video Games See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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