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Jimmy T. Murakami (1933–2014)

Jimmy T. Murakami was born on June 5, 1933 in San Jose, California, USA as Teruaki Murakami. He is known for his work on Heavy Metal (1981), The Snowman (1982) and When the Wind Blows (1986). He was married to Ethna Murakami. He died on February 16, 2014 in Dublin, Ireland. See full bio »

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(age 80) in Dublin, Ireland

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Known For

Heavy Metal
Heavy Metal Director
(1981)
The Snowman
The Snowman Director
(1982)
When the Wind Blows
(1986)
Battle Beyond the Stars
(1980)

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 1998 The Animal Train (TV Short)
 1998 The Easter Story Keepers (Video)
 1995-1997 The Story Keepers (TV Series) (supervising director - 13 episodes)
- To the Ends of the Earth (1997) ... (supervising director)
- Tried & True (1997) ... (supervising director)
- Caught at the Crossroads (1997) ... (supervising director)
- Tricked by a Traitor (1997) ... (supervising director)
- Trapped! (1997) ... (supervising director)
 1993 Opéra imaginaire (TV Movie) (segment "Pêcheurs de perles")
 1992 Het lustige kapoentje (Short)
 1990 Dream Express (Short)
 1982 The Snowman (Short) (supervising director)
 1981 Heavy Metal (segment director: "Soft Landing")
 1980 Humanoids from the Deep (uncredited)
 1979 Death of a Bullet (Short)
 1975 Passing (Short)
 1974 The Mad Magazine TV Special (TV Movie) (as Jimmy Murakami)
 1969 The Good Friend (Short) (as Jimmy Teru Murakami)
 1967 Breath (Short) (as Jimmy Teru Murakami)
 1967 George... the People (Short)
 1965 Charley (TV Movie) (as Teru Murakami)
 1964 The Insects (Short) (as Teru Murakami)
 1964 The Top (Short) (as Teru Murakami)
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Other Works:

Directed the music video "King Of The Mountain" by Kate Bush [2005] See more »

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Alternate Names:

Jimmy Teru Murakami | Jimmy Murakami | Jim Murakami | Teru Murakami | Jimmy T. Murikami
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