No photo available. Represent Kenshô Yamashita? Add or change photos at IMDbPro
Down 186,567 this week

Kenshô Yamashita (1944–2016)

Contribute to IMDb. Add a bio, trivia, and more.
Update information for Kenshô Yamashita »


(age 72) in Japan

Is Your Favorite TV Show Returning?

Keep track of the broadcast, cable, and streaming shows you love with our rundown of all this season's renewals, cancellations, and more.

Find out about your favorite TV series

On Amazon Video

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Kenshô Yamashita's work have you seen?

User Polls

Known For

The Makioka Sisters
The Makioka Sisters Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Terror of Mechagodzilla
Terror of Mechagodzilla Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Dai yûkai
Dai yûkai Second Unit Director or Assistant Director


Hide Hide Show Show Second Unit Director or Assistant Director (9 credits)
 1993 Last Song (assistant director)
 1991 Dai yûkai (assistant director)
 1983 The Makioka Sisters (assistant director)
 1979 The Last Game (chief assistant director)
 1977 Sugata Sanshiro (chief assistant director)
 1976 Tsuma to onna no aida (second assistant director)
 1975 Hi no ataru sakamichi (chief assistant director)
 1975 Terror of Mechagodzilla (chief assistant director)
 1971 Gekido no showashi: Okinawa kessen (assistant director)
Hide Hide Show Show Director (3 credits)

Did You Know?

Star Sign:


Message Boards

Discuss Kenshô Yamashita on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page