50 wins & 39 nominations.
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Toru Hirose (voice)
Teruo Sugino (as Bîto Takeshi)
Ten to sen
Jûtarô Torikai (as Beat Takeshi)
Beat Takeshi / Mr. Kitano (as Beat Takeshi)
(as 'Bîto' Takeshi)
(as Beat Takeshi)
Aniki Yamamoto (as 'Beat' Takeshi)
Captain Toshizo Hijikata (as 'Beat' Takeshi)
Kikujiro (as Beat Takeshi)
Yoshitaka Nishi (as Beat Takeshi)
Ichiro Kyoya (as Beat Takeshi)
Shoji Sugimoto, Hitman (as 'Beat' Takeshi)
Yajima (as Beat Takeshi)
He was the namesake and host of Takeshi's Castle, a silly 80s Japanese game show on which contestants are painfully eliminated through barely possible stunts and events, most taking place above pools of mud. It provides the archive footage that gets English voiceovers for the MXC TV series.
1 Biographical Movie |
1 Print Biography |
5 Interviews |
8 Articles |
1 Pictorial |
3 Magazine Cover Photos |
'Beat' Takeshi Kitano | 'Beat' Takeshi | 'Bîto' Takeshi | Beat Takeshi | Bito Takeshi | Bîto Takeshi | Takeshi
5' 5" (1.65 m)
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When I write a script, I have the entire film in my head, so when we start shooting, I just do it. Im more interested in the editing process, so I tend to shoot in a hurry. Maybe you don't always have enough footage, but how you play around with it, is what is interesting.
Directed a music video for his daughter, Shoko Kitano.
Serves as actor, writer, director and editor for his films