Birth Place Matching "Kobe, Japan" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Mako

Actor | Conan the Barbarian

Born in Japan, Mako was living there with his grandparents while his parents studied art in the United States, when Japan and the U.S. went to war in 1941. His parents remained in the U.S., working for the Office of War Information, and, at the cessation of the conflict, were granted U.S. residency...

2. Kiyoshi Kurosawa

Director | Tokyo Sonata

Kiyoshi Kurosawa was born on July 19, 1955 in Kobe, Japan. He is a director and writer, known for Tokyo Sonata (2008), Pulse (2001) and Journey to the Shore (2015).

3. Keiko Kitagawa

Actress | The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift

Keiko Kitagawa, very commonly known as Sailor Mars in the live action series of Sailor Moon, Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon (PGSM), is a seventeen magazine model turned actress and singer. Born on August 22nd 1986 in Hyogo Perfecture, Japan, Keiko has a lived an unexpected life. From growing up in ...

4. Michelle Ferre

Actress | Ngo si seoi

Michelle Ferre's first acting experience was opposite Jackie Chan in "Who am I?". Michelle is of French and Japanese origin, and is a former CNN correspondent in Japan, as well as being a former game show hostess.

5. Erika Toda

Actress | Death Note

Toda Erika was born in Kobe in central Japan on August 17th 1988. While her official first acting credit dates back to Audrey (Ôdorî ) in 2000 she truly began her career four years later. She used the intermediate period with gravure adult and other fashion modelling from age thirteen. She has been...

6. Kazuya Nakai

Actor | One Piece: Wan pîsu

Kazuya Nakai was born on November 25, 1967 in Kobe, Japan. He is an actor, known for Wan pîsu (1999), Tokusou Sentai Dekaranger (2004) and Uchu Sentai Kyuranger (2017).

7. Yoshi Oida

Actor | Silence

Yoshi Oida was born in 1933 in Kobe, Japan. He is known for his work on Silence (2016), Wasabi (2001) and Taxi 2 (2000).

8. Ayame Misaki

Actress | Jûden Sentai Kyôryûjâ tai Gôbasutâzu: Kyôryû Daisakusen! Saraba Eien no Tomo yo

Born Tsuzaki Ayame in Kobe, Japan. She is fourth of five sisters. Her family was affected by the earthquake of 1995 and lived in a shelter for a year. She became active in the entertainment industry initially as a gravure model and variety show participant before receiving credited roles on the ...

9. Kazuyuki Okitsu

Actor | JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Eyes of Heaven

Kazuyuki Okitsu was born on March 8, 1980 in Kobe, Japan. He is an actor, known for JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Eyes of Heaven (2015), JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: All-Star Battle (2013) and Overwatch (2016).

10. Tadao Takashima

Actor | Kingu Kongu tai Gojira

Tadao Takashima was born on July 27, 1930 in Kobe, Japan as Takao Takada. He was an actor, known for King Kong vs. Godzilla (1962), Son of Godzilla (1967) and Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla II (1993). He was married to Hanayo Sumi. He died on June 26, 2019 in Tokyo, Japan.

11. Shirow Masamune

Writer | Innocence

Well know for his beautiful and sensual female character designs in Japanese animations (anime), comics (manga), and illustrations.

12. Annu Mari

Actress | Koroshi no rakuin

Annu Mari was born on May 20, 1948 in Kobe, Japan as Vasanthidevi Sheth. She is an actress, known for Branded to Kill (1967), Ultraman: A Special Effects Fantasy Series (1966) and The Killing Bottle (1967).

13. Takashige Ichise

Producer | Honogurai mizu no soko kara

Takashige Ichise was born on January 18, 1961 in Kobe, Japan. He is a producer and writer, known for Dark Water (2002), Shutter (2008) and The Grudge (2004).

14. Toshio Masuda

Director | Shaso

Toshio Masuda was born on October 5, 1927 in Kobe, Japan. He is a director and writer, known for Shaso (1989), Tora! Tora! Tora! (1970) and 203 kochi (1980).

15. Yûjirô Ishihara

Actor | Arashi o yobu otoko

Yûjirô Ishihara was born on December 28, 1934 in Kobe, Japan. He was an actor and producer, known for Man Who Causes a Storm (1957), Arcadia of My Youth (1982) and The Eagle and the Hawk (1957). He was married to Mie Kitahara. He died on July 17, 1987 in Shinanomachi, Tokyo, Japan.

16. Kichijirô Ueda

Actor | Rashômon

Kichijirô Ueda was born on March 10, 1904 in Kobe, Hyogo Prefecture, Japan as Masajiro Ueda. He is known for his work on Rashomon (1950), Seven Samurai (1954) and The Hidden Fortress (1958). He died on November 3, 1972 in Chofu, Tokyo, Japan.

17. Ryôta Takeuchi

Actor | Overwatch

Ryôta Takeuchi was born on September 22, 1982 in Kobe, Hyogo, Japan. He is an actor, known for Overwatch (2016), Naruto Shippûden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 3 (2013) and 7th Dragon 2020-II (2013).

18. Hizuru Takachiho

Actress | Haitoku no mesu

Hizuru Takachiho was born on October 10, 1932 in Kobe, Japan. She is an actress, known for Haitoku no mesu (1961), Zero Focus (1961) and Mitsu-kubi-tou (1956).

19. Minako Kotobuki

Actress | Dôbutsu Sentai Jûôjâ

Minako Kotobuki was born on September 17, 1991 in Kobe, Hyogo, Japan. She is an actress, known for Doubutsu Sentai Zyuohger (2016), Final Fantasy XIII (2009) and Doubutsu Sentai Zyuohger vs. Ninninger the Movie: Super Sentai's Message from the Future (2017).

20. Yûya Uchida

Actor | Komikku zasshi nanka iranai!

Yûya Uchida was born on November 17, 1939 in Kobe, Japan. He was an actor and writer, known for Comic Magazine (1986), Black Rain (1989) and Mosquito on the Tenth Floor (1983). He was married to Kirin Kiki. He died on March 17, 2019 in Tokyo, Japan.

21. Yûko Miyamura

Actress | Batoru rowaiaru

Yûko Miyamura was born on December 4, 1972 in Kobe, Japan. She is an actress, known for Battle Royale (2000), Neon Genesis Evangelion: The End of Evangelion (1997) and Outlaw Star (1998). She has been married to Takayuki Seki since March 2004. She was previously married to D. Nakatani.

22. Hisaya Itô

Actor | Kaijû sôshingeki

Hisaya Itô was born on August 7, 1938 in Kobe, Japan. He is an actor, known for Destroy All Monsters (1968), Ghidorah, the Three-Headed Monster (1964) and Chushingura (1962).

23. Toshi Ichiyanagi

Composer | Saraba natsu no hikari

Toshi Ichiyanagi was born on February 4, 1933 in Kobe, Japan. He is known for his work on Farewell to the Summer Light (1968), Flux Concert (1979) and Sain (1963). He was previously married to Yoko Ono.

24. Asakazu Nakai

Cinematographer | Ran

Asakazu Nakai was born on August 29, 1901 in Kobe, Japan. He is known for his work on Ran (1985), Stray Dog (1949) and Seven Samurai (1954). He died on February 28, 1988.

25. Mirai Moriyama

Actor | Ikari

Mirai Moriyama was born on August 20, 1984 in Kobe, Japan. He is an actor, known for Rage (2016), Crying Out Love in the Center of the World (2004) and The Drudgery Train (2012).

27. Yoshifumi Tajima

Actor | Kakushi-toride no san-akunin

Yoshifumi Tajima was born on August 4, 1918 in Kobe, Japan. His career in movies debuted in 1956, starring in a movie produced by Daiei Studios (known for making its "Gamera" movies) and directed by Ishirô Honda called Yakan chûgaku (1956). He joined Toho Studios the same year, playing "Izeki...

28. Hidenobu Kiuchi

Actor | Monster

Hidenobu Kiuchi was born on February 5, 1969 in Kobe, Japan. He is an actor, known for Monster (2004), Darker Than Black: Gemini of the Meteor (2007) and Resonance of Fate (2010).

29. Tai Katô

Assistant Director | Rashômon

30. Shintarô Ishihara

Writer | L'amour à vingt ans

Shintarô Ishihara was born on September 30, 1932 in Kobe, Japan. He is a writer and actor, known for Love at Twenty (1962), The Young Beast (1958) and I Am Waiting (1957).

31. Kyôko Hikami

Actress | Gekijô-ban poketto monsutâ - Myûtsû no gyakushû

Kyôko Hikami was born on January 11, 1969 in Kobe, Japan. She is an actress, known for Pokémon: The First Movie - Mewtwo Strikes Back (1998), Witch Hunter Robin (2002) and Psychic Force (1995).

32. Nao Asuka

Actress | Lost in Translation

Nao Asuka was born on September 18, 1961 in Kobe, Hyogo, Japan as Kazuko Nishizumi. She is an actress, known for Lost in Translation (2003), The Little Girl Who Conquered Time (1983) and Lonelyheart (1985).

33. Ayumi Tsunematsu

Actress | Uchû Sentai Kyurenjâ

Ayumi Tsunematsu was born on September 26, 1981 in Kobe, Japan. She is an actress, known for Uchu Sentai Kyuranger (2017), D.Gray-man (2006) and Mobile Suit Gundam 00: A Wakening of the Trailblazer (2010).

34. Seishi Yokomizo

Writer | Inugami-ke no nazo: Akuma wa odoru

Seishi Yokomizo was born on May 25, 1902 in Kobe, Japan as Masashi Yokomizo. He was a writer and actor, known for Inugami-ke no nazo: Akuma wa odoru (1954), Yokomizo Seishi shirîzu (1977) and Mitsu-kubi-tou (1956). He died on December 28, 1981.

35. Yûharu Atsuta

Cinematographer | Akibiyori

Yûharu Atsuta was born in 1905 in Kobe, Japan. He is known for his work on Late Autumn (1960), An Autumn Afternoon (1962) and Home Sweet Home (1951). He died in 1993 in Japan.

36. Ai Maeda

Actress | Batoru rowaiaru II: Chinkonka

Ai Maeda was born on April 19, 1975 in Kobe, Japan. She is an actress, known for Battle Royale II (2003), Death Note: The Last Name (2006) and Digimon Adventure (1999).

37. Mame Yamada

Actor | Tôkyô zankoku keisatsu

Mame Yamada was born on July 28, 1965 in Kobe, Japan as Hiromi Yamada. He is an actor, known for Tokyo Gore Police (2008), Strange Circus (2005) and The Big Tits Dragon (2010).

38. Ryûhei Ueshima

Actor | Eito renjâ

Ryûhei Ueshima was born on January 20, 1961 in Kobe, Japan. He is an actor, known for The Eight Rangers (2012), Shaolin Grandma (2008) and Ueshima jên (2009).

39. Gina Fratini

Costume Designer | Stop the World: I Want to Get Off

Gina Fratini was born on September 22, 1931 in Kobe, Japan as Georgina Carolin Eve Butler. She is a costume designer, known for Stop the World: I Want to Get Off (1966), Wheel of Fortune (1988) and He Said, She Said (1971). She was previously married to Jimmy Logan, Renato Candido Attilio Fratini ...

40. Kazuya Ichijô

Actor | Cowboy Bebop: Tengoku no tobira

Kazuya Ichijô was born on March 11, 1966 in Kobe, Japan. He is an actor, known for Cowboy Bebop: The Movie (2001), The King of Fighters: Neowave (2004) and The King of Fighters 2000 (2000).

41. Gorô Mutsumi

Actor | Gojira tai Mekagojira

Gorô Mutsumi was born on September 11, 1934 in Kobe, Japan as Kiyoji Nakanishi. He is an actor, known for Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla (1974), Terror of Mechagodzilla (1975) and Space Adventure Cobra (1982).

42. Takashi Matsuyama

Production Designer | Shichinin no samurai

Takashi Matsuyama was born on September 22, 1908 in Kobe, Japan. He was a production designer and art director, known for Seven Samurai (1954), Rashomon (1950) and Stray Dog (1949). He died on July 14, 1977.

43. Yûzô Hayakawa

Actor | Chojin sentai Jettoman

Yûzô Hayakawa was born on January 25, 1925 in Kobe, Hyogo, Japan. He was an actor, known for Choujin Sentai Jetman (1991), Gamera vs. Barugon (1966) and Chouriki Sentai Ohranger (1995). He died on August 28, 2010 in Tokyo, Japan.

44. Eiji Takagi

Actor | Kono taiyô - Dai ippen

Eiji Takagi was born in 1896 in Kobe, Japan. He is an actor, known for Kono taiyô - Dai ippen (1930), Kono taiyô - Dai sampen (1930) and Kono taiyô - dainihen Tamie no maki (1930).

45. Chieko Murata

Actress | Inazuma

Chieko Murata was born on February 28, 1915 in Kobe, Japan. She is an actress, known for Inazuma (1952), Yatarô gasa: zenkôhen (1952) and Ikari no umi (1944).

46. Masuo Amada

Actor | Cowboy Bebop: Tengoku no tobira

Masuo Amada was born on January 20, 1958 in Kobe, Japan. He is an actor, known for Cowboy Bebop: The Movie (2001), Ran (1985) and Berserk (1997).

47. Ryôtarô Sugi

Actor | Ôedo sôsamô

Ryôtarô Sugi was born on August 14, 1944 in Kobe, Japan as Katsuhiko Yamada. He is an actor, known for Ôedo sôsamô (1970), The Ramen Girl (2008) and Kurenai no nagareboshi (1967). He is married to Natsuko Godai.

49. Takayuki Inoue

Composer | Kataku no hito

Takayuki Inoue was born on March 15, 1941 in Kobe, Japan. He is an actor and composer, known for House on Fire (1986), Women Who Do Not Divorce (1986) and Capone Cries a Lot (1985).

50. Jun Hashimoto

Actor | Shin Gojira

Jun Hashimoto was born on February 25, 1964 in Kobe, Hyogo, Japan. He is an actor, known for Shin Godzilla (2016), Fatal Fury: Mark of the Wolves (1999) and The King of Fighters 2000 (2000).


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