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)
Did You Know?
I wanted to make fun of my own jokes, and send them up. So I made up new routines which were more outrageous than the silliest ones I usually invent. I wanted to make myself ludicrous to the point where viewers would say, 'This guy's had it'. I enjoyed my self-mockery so much I totally lost myself in it.
Due to heavy damage suffered in a motorbike incident, he was subjected of an aestetic surgical action involving his entire face.
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