52 wins & 40 nominations.
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Toru Hirose (voice, as Beat Takeshi)
Teruo Sugino (as Bîto 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)
Did You Know?
My characters are oppressed, under pressure and irritated. And this impression probably affects the public, who walk out wondering, what next? Where do we go from here?
His Father's name was Kikujiro. Kitano admitted that his father spoke to him three times in his life. In 1979, Kitano's father passed away. In an rare interview, Kitano said that the last words of his father had been, "I'm sorry.".
Long still shots of characters, usually to introduce them
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