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Akira Yoshimura (II)

Akira Yoshimura is a production designer and art director, known for Saturday Night Live (1975), Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (2009) and Today (1952). See full bio »

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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 3 wins & 18 nominations. See more awards »

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Saturday Night Live
Saturday Night Live Production Designer
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon Production Designer
Today Production Designer
Saturday Night Live 25
Saturday Night Live 25 Production Designer


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 2016 Goodnight, Sweet Prince (TV Special)
 2014 SNL Sports Spectacular (TV Movie)
 2013 Saturday Night Live: Halloween (TV Special)
 2009-2011 Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (57 episodes)
- Episode #3.65 (2011)
- Episode #3.60 (2011)
- Episode #3.59 (2011)
- Episode #3.55 (2011)
- Episode #3.49 (2011)
 2009-2011 The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (TV Series) (28 episodes)
- Episode #7.104 (2011)
- Episode #7.97 (2011)
- Episode #7.88 (2011)
- Episode #7.78 (2011)
- Episode #7.76 (2010)
 2009 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Episode #17.91 (2009)
 1999 Saturday Night Live 25 (TV Special documentary)
 1996 Access Hollywood (TV Series)
 1995 Dana Carvey: Critics' Choice (TV Special documentary)
 1992 The Dennis Miller Show (TV Series)
 1986 The Jay Leno Special (TV Movie)
 1984 The Dining Room (TV Movie)
 1968 Heitai gokudo
 1966 Kyôdai jingi
 1952 Today (TV Series)
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Show Show Art department (4 credits)
Show Show Actor (1 credit)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (2 credits)
Show Show Self (1 credit)
Show Show Archive footage (8 credits)

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Alternate Names:

Akita 'Bud' Yoshimura | Akita Yoshimura

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