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Shigeru Miyamato has been helping create games for Nintendo since 1981. In the late 1970s Nintendo was going bankrupt. Myamato then made two characters, Donkey Kong and Mario (then called Jumpman), for the game Donkey Kong (1981). He has been the supervisor of many games, like the Mario and Zelda games. See full bio »

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  Super Mario Bros. (characters) (announced)
 2018 The Fawful Movie (based on characters created by)
 2016 Legend of Zelda Abridged (TV Series) (characters - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (2016) ... (characters)
 2015 Mario Tennis: Ultra Smash (Video Game) (characters)
 2014 Pikmin (TV Series)
 2013 Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D (Video Game) (characters)
 2012 Pêpâ Mario: Sûpâ shîru (Video Game)
 2012 New Super Mario Bros. 2 (Video Game) (characters - uncredited)
 2012 Mario Tennis Open (Video Game) (characters)
 2011 Super Mario All Stars 6 - Trilogy Worlds (Video Game) (characters)
 2011 Zeruda no densetsu: Toki no okarina 3D (Video Game) (screenplay) / (story)
 2011 Super Mario 3D Land (Video Game)
 2010 Super Mario Bros. 4 (Video Game) (characters)
 2008 The Legend of Zelda: The Sage of Darkness (based on the video game by)
 2008 Dairantô Sumasshu Burazâzu ekkusu (Video Game) (characters)
 2007 Super Mario Galaxy (Video Game) (characters)
 2006 The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess (Video Game) (characters - uncredited)
 2005 Super Princess Peach (Video Game) (characters - uncredited)
 2005 Mario Tennis: Power Tour (Video Game) (characters)
 2004 Super Mario 64 DS (Video Game) (characters)
 2004 Mario Power Tennis (Video Game) (characters)
 2003 The Legend of Zelda: Collector's Edition (Video Game) (characters)
 2003 Super Mario Advance 4: Super Mario Bros. 3 (Video Game) (creator - uncredited)
 2003 Wario World (Video Game) (characters)
 2002 The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker (Video Game) (story)
 2002 Mario Party 4 (Video Game) (original characters)
 2002 Yoshi's Island: Super Mario Advance 3 (Video Game) (characters)
 2001 Super Mario World: Super Mario Advance 2 (Video Game) (characters)
 2001 Super Smash Bros. Melee (Video Game) (character design: Mario, Luigi, Link & Donkey Kong)
 2001 Wario Land 4 (Video Game) (characters)
 2001 Mario Kart: Super Circuit (Video Game) (characters - uncredited)
 2001 Dr. Mario 64 (Video Game) (character: "Mario")
 2001 Super Mario Advance (Video Game) (characters)
 2000 Mario Party 3 (Video Game) (original characters)
 2000/I Mario Tennis (Video Game) (characters)
 1997-2000 Donkey Kong Country (TV Series) (characters - 39 episodes)
- Just Kidding (2000) ... (characters)
- It's a Wonderful Life (2000) ... (characters)
- Best of Enemies (2000) ... (characters)
- Hunka Hunka Burnin' Bluster (2000) ... (characters)
- The Big Switch-a-Roo (2000) ... (characters)
 2000 Wario Land 3 (Video Game) (characters)
 1999 Mario Party 2 (Video Game) (original characters)
 1999 Donkey Kong 64 (Video Game) (characters)
 1999 Gêmu bôi gyararî 3 (Video Game) (original characters - uncredited)
 1999 Super Smash Bros. (Video Game) (character design: Mario, Luigi, Link & Donkey Kong)
 1998 Mario Party (Video Game) (character)
 1998 The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time (Video Game) (story & characters)
 1998 Wario Land II (Video Game) (characters)
 1997 Donkey Kong Land III (Video Game) (characters)
 1996 Donkey Kong Land 2 Commercial (Short) (characters)
 1996 Donkey Kong Land 2 France Commercial (Short) (characters)
 1996 Donkey Kong Country 3: Dixie Kong's Double Trouble! (Video Game) (original creator "Donkey Kong" - as S. Miyamoto)
 1996 Mario Teaches Typing 2 (Video Game) (characters)
 1996 Donkey Kong Land 2 (Video Game) (characters)
 1996 Tetris Attack (Video Game) (characters - uncredited)
 1996 Super Mario 64 (Video Game) (characters)
 1995 Donkey Kong Land Commercial (Short) (characters)
 1995 Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy's Kong Quest (Video Game) (original creator: Donkey Kong - as S. Miyamoto)
 1995 Mario Clash (Video Game) (characters)
 1995 Sûpâ Mario: Yosshî Airando (Video Game) (characters)
 1995 Mario's Tennis (Video Game) (characters)
 1995 Donkey Kong Land (Video Game) (characters)
 1994 Super Mario All-Stars + Super Mario World (Video Game) (characters)
 1994 Tetris & Dr. Mario (Video Game) (creator)
 1994 Mario's Early Years! Preschool Fun (Video Game) (characters - uncredited)
 1994 Donkey Kong Country (Video Game) (creator - as S Miyamoto)
 1994 Mario's Early Years! Fun with Letters (Video Game) (characters - uncredited)
 1994 Mario's Early Years! Fun with Numbers (Video Game) (characters - uncredited)
 1994 Wario Land: Super Mario Land 3 (Video Game) (characters)
 1993 Link: The Faces of Evil (Video Game) (characters - uncredited)
 1993 Super Mario All-Stars (Video Game) (characters)
 1993 The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening DX (Video Game) (characters - uncredited)
 1992 Mario Is Missing! (Video Game) (characters - uncredited)
 1992 Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins (Video Game) (characters)
 1991 Super Mario World (TV Series) (characters - 13 episodes)
- Mama Luigi (1991) ... (characters)
- A Little Learning (1991) ... (characters)
- The Yoshi Shuffle (1991) ... (characters)
- Rock TV (1991) ... (characters)
- Gopher Bash (1991) ... (characters)
 1991 The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past (Video Game) (characters - uncredited)
 1991 Mario Teaches Typing (Video Game) (characters)
 1990 The Adventures of Super Mario Bros. 3 (TV Series) (characters - 26 episodes)
- Super Koopa (1990) ... (characters)
- The Venice Menace (1990) ... (characters)
- True Colors (1990) ... (characters)
- Recycled Koopa (1990) ... (characters)
- Up, Up, and a Koopa (1990) ... (characters)
 1990 Super Mario World (Video Game) (characters)
 1989 Sûpâ Mario Rando (Video Game) (characters)
 1988 Super Mario Bros. 3 (Video Game) (characters)
 1988 Super Mario Bros. 2 (Video Game) (characters)
 1987 The Legend of Zelda 2: Rinku no bôken (Video Game) (characters - uncredited)
 1986 The Legend of Zelda NES Commercial (Short) (characters)
 1986 Super Mario Bros. 2 (Video Game) (characters)
 1986 The Hyrule fantasy: Zeruda no densetsu (Video Game) (characters - uncredited)
 1985 Donkey Kong Jr. Math (Video Game) (characters)
 1985 Super Mario Bros. (Video Game) (characters)
 1984 Mario Bros. Special (Video Game) (characters)
 1984 Donkey Kong 3 (Video Game) (characters)
 1983 Donkey Kong Jr./Jr. Sansû Lesson (Video Game) (characters)
 1983 Donkey Kong 3 (Video Game) (characters)
 1983/I Mario Bros. (Video Game) (characters)
 1983 Game & Watch: Mario's Cement Factory (Video Game) (character: Mario)
 1983 Mario's Cement Factory (Video Game) (characters)
 1983/II Mario Bros. (Video Game) (characters)
 1982/II Donkey Kong Jr. (Video Game) (characters)
 1982/I Donkey Kong Jr. (Video Game) (characters)
 1981 Donkey Kong (Video Game) (creator - uncredited)
 1980 Space Firebird (Video Game) (character design)
 1979 Space Fever (Video Game) (character design)
 1979 Space Fever High Splitter (Video Game) (character design)
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Personal Details

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 1 Interview | 1 Article | 1 Pictorial | 3 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

S. Miyahon | Miyahon | Kattobi Miyamoto | Mr. Miyamoto | S. Miyamoto | S Miyamoto

Height:

5' 5" (1.65 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

What if, on a crowded street, you look up and see something appear that should not, given what we know, be there. You either shake your head and dismiss it, or you accept that there is much more to the world than we think. Perhaps it really is a doorway to another place. If you choose to go inside you may find many unexpected things. See more »

Trivia:

Many of the things in his games were based on experiences from his childhood. For example, his game, The Legend of Zelda (1986), was inspired by his childhood, when he would explore different forests and caves. The chain chomps in Super Mario Bros. 3 (1988) were also inspired by a terrifying memory, where Miyamoto was walking home from school, when a big scary dog jumped at him, attached to a ... See more »

Trademark:

Frequently works with Koji Kondo See more »

Nickname:

The Godfather of Video Games See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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