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1. Kenji Mizoguchi Kenji Mizoguchi Director, Ugetsu Coming from a lower class family Mizoguchi entered the production company Nikkatsu as an actor specialized in female roles. Later he became an assistant director and made his first film in 1922. Although he filmed almost 90 movies in the silent era, only his last 12 productions are really known outside of Japan because they were especially produced for Venice (e.g...
2. Tomisaburô Wakayama Tomisaburô Wakayama Actor, Shogun Assassin
3. Satoru Iwata Satoru Iwata Producer, The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess
4. Teinosuke Kinugasa Teinosuke Kinugasa Director, Gate of Hell Former female impersonator who entered films in 1917 as an actor, turned to directing in 1922 and made some of the most formally brilliant Japanese films of the following decades. The few of Kinugasa's early works to have reached the West betray a highly mature, sophisticated talent. His best-known silent films are _Kurutta Ippeji (1926)_...
5. Hiroshi Shimizu Hiroshi Shimizu Director, Mr. Thank You
6. Eiichi Kudô Eiichi Kudô Director, Yaju-deka
7. Jun'ichirô Tanizaki Jun'ichirô Tanizaki Writer, The Makioka Sisters
8. Tatsuo Endô Tatsuo Endô Actor, Audition
9. Hiroshi Yamauchi Hiroshi Yamauchi Producer, The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time
10. Gannosuke Ashiya Gannosuke Ashiya Actor, Pom Poko
11. Kôsaku Yamashita Kôsaku Yamashita Director, Yogisha
12. Hiromichi Horikawa Hiromichi Horikawa Director, Kuroi gashû: Aru sarariman no shôgen
13. Matsunosuke Onoe Matsunosuke Onoe Actor, Gôketsu Jiraiya As a young actor in a small traveling Kabuki group, he was discovered by Makino Shozo and made his debut as the main character in Goban Tadanobu in 1909. Later he acted in parts both as a hero and kyokyaku (a professional gambler in the Edo period, often romanticized as a chivalrous 'Robin Hood' figure) one after another...
14. Kôkichi Takada Kôkichi Takada Actor, Zangiku monogatari Kokichi Takada was born Takeichi Kaijura in 1911. he began his film career with Shochiku Co. in 1926 and became a leading star in the mid-1930s. He oftend starred in historical films. Takada performed with a travelling trouope in post-war Japan before returning to the screen in 1954. He died in Kyoto of pneumonia at the age of 86 on May 19, 1998.
15. Kusuo Abe Kusuo Abe Actor, Ikiru
16. Sensaku Shigeyama Sensaku Shigeyama Actor, Kafuka: Inaka isha
17. Leon Roberts Leon Roberts Costume and Wardrobe Department, Rope
18. E. Barrington E. Barrington Writer, The Divine Lady
19. Isao Nagaoka Isao Nagaoka Production Manager, Day of Resurrection
20. Yutaka Abe Yutaka Abe Director, Taiyo no ko
21. Ken'ichi Yamamoto Ken'ichi Yamamoto Writer, Ask This of Rikyu
22. Kanjûrô Arashi Kanjûrô Arashi Actor, Zatoichi Meets Yojimbo
23. Satoshi Nishida Satoshi Nishida Actor, Harakiri
24. Ranko Sawa Ranko Sawa Actress, Japanese Girls at the Harbor Sawa was born in Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture, in 1903. In 1919 she joined the young girl's theater group of Takarazuka under the stage name of Izumi Ranko. After passing through Shochiku Kamata, Sawa joined Nikkatsu Mukojima in 1923. In 1924 she moved to Teikoku Cinema's Ashiya Studios, where she became a leading actress...
25. Yoichi Takabayashi Yoichi Takabayashi Director, Irezumi
26. Ryouhei Hirose Ryouhei Hirose Composer, Story of the Alps: My Annette
27. Shôzô Honda Shôzô Honda Cinematographer, Adventures of Zatoichi
28. Junji Kurata Junji Kurata Director, Legend of Dinosaurs and Monster Birds
29. Hideo Sakurai Hideo Sakurai Director, Kono sora no aru kagiri
30. Fujio Morita Fujio Morita Cinematographer, Rikyu
31. Mitsuko Sakai Mitsuko Sakai Actress, Tsukigata Hanpeita
32. Genken Nakaoka Genken Nakaoka Camera and Electrical Department, The Twilight Samurai
33. Tsumasaburô Bandô Tsumasaburô Bandô Actor, Inazuma sôshi
34. Katsumi Mizoguchi Katsumi Mizoguchi Writer, Return to Manhood
35. Keiichi Nomura Keiichi Nomura Director, Futari biyori
36. Akira Naitô Akira Naitô Art Director, Lone Wolf and Cub: Sword of Vengeance
37. Arthur Siteman Arthur Siteman Production Manager, The Big Sky
38. Yoshiyuki Dokenya Yoshiyuki Dokenya Self, Quiz! Shinsukekun
39. Akinari Ueda Akinari Ueda Writer, Ugetsu
40. Takashi Kanda Takashi Kanda Actor, Prince of Space
41. Minoru Inuzuka Minoru Inuzuka Writer, The Tale of Zatoichi
41 names.