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Kenji Misumi (I) (1921–1975)

Kenji Misumi was born on March 2, 1921 in Kyoto, Japan. Misumi was the illegitimate child of a geisha mother and originally wanted to be a painter, but his father disapproved. Kenji attended Ritsumeikan University in Kyoto, Japan. During this time Misumi met future Daiei studio head Kan Kikuchi, who gave Misumi a business card for a prominent ... See full bio »

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Shogun Assassin Director
(1980)
The Last Samurai Director
(1974)
(1962)
(1968)

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 1974 Zatôichi monogatari (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Traveling Alone (1974)
 1973 Mute Samurai (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1973 Hissatsu shiokinin (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1967 Namida gawa
 1967 Yuki no mosho
 1965 Ken ki
 1964 Ken
 1963 Nyokei kazoku
 1962 Budda
 1962 Kiru
 1962 Onnakeizu
 1961 Buddha
 1960 Satan's Sword
 1960 Joyô
 1959 Kagerô-gasa
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Japanese director, noted for his period dramas. Educated at Ritsumeikan University in Kyoto. See more »

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