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


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1. Satoshi Kon

Writer | Tôkyô goddofâzâzu

Satoshi Kon was born in 1963. He studied at the Musashino College of the Arts. He began his career as a Manga artist. He then moved to animation and worked as a background artist on many films (including Roujin Z (1991) by 'Katsuhiro Otomo'). Then, in 1995, he wrote an episode of the anthology film ...

2. Tura Satana

Actress | Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill!

Tura Satana started exotic dancing when she was only 13 years old. She integrated acrobatics, humor, and sensual beauty to her dancing art form. As a dancer, she started doing guest appearances in films such as Our Man Flint (1966) and Who's Been Sleeping in My Bed? (1963) and made several films ...

3. Miyoshi Umeki

Actress | Flower Drum Song

Although she projected the typical Japanese female stereotype of humbleness, delicacy and subservience in most of her prime film and stage roles, beguiling, tiny-framed Miyoshi Umeki was nevertheless an assertive scene-stealer. This docile and deceptive-looking talent with the cropped hair and ...

4. Masaki Kobayashi

Director | Ningen no jôken

Masaki Kobayashi was born on February 14, 1916 in Hokkaido, Japan. He was a director and writer, known for The Human Condition III: A Soldier's Prayer (1961), The Human Condition I: No Greater Love (1959) and Harakiri (1962). He died on October 4, 1996 in Tokyo, Japan.

5. Yoshitsugu Matsuoka

Actor | Sword Art Online

Yoshitsugu Matsuoka was born on September 17, 1986 in Hokkaido, Japan. He is an actor, known for Sword Art Online (2012), Gekijouban Mahou shojo Madoka magika Shinpen: Hangyaku no monogatari (2013) and Puella Magi Madoka Magica the Movie Part 1: Beginnings (2012).

6. Minoru Chiaki

Actor | Shichinin no samurai

Japanese character actor equally adept at comic or seriously unsavory roles. Chiaki graduated from the University of Chuo with degrees in economics and commerce, but almost immediately found that his interest lay more with the theatre. In 1937, he began to study with the Shin-Tsukiji Gekidan ("The ...

7. Hideko Takamine

Actress | Ukigumo

Next to Hara Setsuko and Tanaka Kinuyo Takamine Hideko remains one of Japan's most admired and prolific actresses. Born as Hirayama Hideko in Hakodate, Hokkaido in northern Japan in 1924 she became a child actress for Shochiku Studio at age five appearing in the film Haha. She would go on to work ...

8. Nobuko Miyamoto

Actress | Marusa no onna

Wife of quirky Japanese director, Jûzô Itami, and star of most of his movies. In late 1997 her husband comitted suicide, over a magazine's allegations of him having an extra-marital affair.

9. Hiromi Tsuru

Actress | Trigun

Hiromi Tsuru was born on March 29, 1960 in Chitose, Hokkaidô, Japan. She was an actress, known for Trigun (1998), Dragon Ball (1986) and Dragon Ball Z: Doragon bôru Z - Fukkatsu no 'F' (2015). She was married to Keiichi Nanba. She died on November 16, 2017 in Chûô-ku, Tokyo, Japan.

10. Masayuki Mori

Actor | Rashômon

Masayuki Mori was born on January 13, 1911 in Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan as Yukimitsu Arishima. He was an actor, known for Rashômon (1950), Ukigumo (1955) and The Bad Sleep Well (1960). He died on October 7, 1973.

11. Yô Ôizumi

Actor | Sen to Chihiro no kamikakushi

Yô Ôizumi was born on April 3, 1973 in Ebetsu, Hokkaido, Japan. He is an actor and writer, known for Spirited Away (2001), Howl's Moving Castle (2004) and Fullmetal Alchemist (2017). He has been married to Kumiko Nakajima since May 2, 2009.

12. Miho Nikaido

Actress | Fay Grim

Miho Nikaido was born on April 3, 1966 in Hokkaido, Japan. She is an actress and producer, known for Fay Grim (2006), Tokyo Decadence (1992) and Henry Fool (1997).

13. Tôma Ikuta

Actor | Ningen shikkaku

Tôma Ikuta was born on October 7, 1984 in Noboribetsu, Hokkaido, Japan. He is an actor, known for Ningen shikkaku (2010), Hanamizuki (2010) and Nô Otoko (2013).

15. Akira Ifukube

Soundtrack | Ready Player One

Akira Ifukube was born on May 31, 1914 in Hokkaido, Japan. He was the third son of a chief constable (his grandfather was a priest of Shin-to) and spent a majority of his childhood in areas with a mixed Japanese and Ainu population. Therefore, Ifukube was strongly influenced by their musical ...

16. Takeshi Aono

Actor | Jûbê ninpûchô

Takeshi Aono was born on June 19, 1936 in Asahikawa, Hokkaido, Japan. He was an actor, known for Ninja Scroll (1993), Vampire Hunter D: Bloodlust (2000) and Dairantô Sumasshu Burazâzu ekkusu (2008). He died on April 9, 2012 in Hachiôji, Tokyo, Japan.

17. Shigeyuki Totsugi

Actor | Sen to Chihiro no kamikakushi

Shigeyuki Totsugi was born on November 7, 1973 in Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan as Shigeyuki Satô. He is an actor and director, known for Spirited Away (2001), N43° (2009) and The Quiz Show (2008).

18. Fumiyo Kohinata

Actor | Autoreiji: Biyondo

Fumiyo Kohinata was born on January 23, 1954 in Mikasa, Hokkaido, Japan. He is an actor, known for Beyond Outrage (2012), Fullmetal Alchemist (2017) and Audition (1999).

19. Gorô Naya

Actor | Kaze no tani no Naushika

Gorô Naya was born on November 17, 1929 in Hakodate, Hokkaido, Japan. He was an actor, known for Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind (1984), Lupin III: Burning Memory - Tokyo Crisis (1998) and Rupan sansei: Kariosutoro no shiro (1979). He was married to Kachiko Hino. He died on March 5, 2013 in...

20. Kayoko Moriyama

Actress | Ore no kokyô wa western

Kayoko Moriyama was born on March 23, 1940 in Hakodate, Hokkaido, Japan. She was an actress, known for Ore no kokyô wa western (1960), Ten Dark Women (1961) and Kanashiki 60 sai (1961). She died on March 6, 2019 in Tokyo, Japan.

21. Nobuo Nakamura

Actor | Tôkyô monogatari

Nobuo Nakamura was born on September 14, 1908 in Otaru, Hokkaido, Japan. He was an actor, known for Tokyo Story (1953), Tampopo (1985) and Late Autumn (1960). He died on July 5, 1991.

22. Satoru Iwata

Producer | Metroid Prime 3: Corruption

Satoru Iwata was born on December 6, 1959 in Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan. He is known for his work on Metroid Prime 3: Corruption (2007), The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess (2006) and The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds (2013). He was married to Kayoko Iwata. He died on July 11, 2015 in ...

23. Takahiro Nishijima

Actor | Ai no mukidashi

Takahiro Nishijima was born on September 30, 1986 in Hokkaido, Japan. He is an actor, known for Ai no mukidashi (2008), Sayonara itsuka (2010) and Himizu (2011).

24. Masaru Konuma

Director | Nagisa

Masaru Konuma was born on December 30, 1937 in Otaru, Hokkaido, Japan. He is a director and assistant director, known for Nagisa (2000), Akujo gundan (1981) and Hana to hebi (1974).

25. Shin Saburi

Actor | Shikko yuyo

Shin Saburi was born on February 12, 1909 in Hokkaido, Japan. He was an actor and director, known for Shikko yuyo (1950), The Fossil (1974) and Flavor of Green Tea Over Rice (1952). He died on September 22, 1982 in Japan.

26. Ai Matsubara

Actress | Hausu

Ai Matsubara was born on December 9, 1955 in Hokkaido, Japan. She is known for her work on Hausu (1977), Hitomi no naka no houmonsha (1977) and Shogun (1980).

27. Noriko Honma

Actress | Rashômon

Noriko Honma was born on November 29, 1910 in Yubari, Hokkaido, Japan. She is an actress and manager, known for Rashômon (1950), Yojimbo (1961) and Seven Samurai (1954).

28. Monkey Punch

Writer | Rupan sansei: Dead or Alive

Monkey Punch was born on May 26, 1937 in Hamanaka, Hokkaido, Japan as Kazuhiko Katô. He is a writer and director, known for Rupan sansei: Dead or Alive (1996), Lupin III: Burning Memory - Tokyo Crisis (1998) and Rupan sansei (1978).

29. Leona Hirota

Actress | Endoresu warutsu

Leona Hirota was born on March 7, 1963 in Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan as Kumi Hirota. She is an actress and director, known for Endoresu warutsu (1995), Yumeji (1991) and Ôte (1991). She has been married to Mitsuru Fukikoshi since 2012.

31. Masaru Satô

Composer | Yôjinbô

The youngest of six brothers, all of them music lovers, Masaru Sato decided early in life that he wanted to be a composer. His models were two other composers born, as he was, on the northernmost Japanese island of Hokkaido: Akira Ifukube and Fumio Hayasaka. "To me", Sato said, "they were like gods...

32. Chikara Hashimoto

Actor | Jing wu men

Chikara Hashimoto was born on October 20, 1933 in Hokkaido, Japan. He was an actor, known for Fist of Fury (1972), Gamera vs. Viras (1968) and Fukushû no kiba (1965). He died on October 11, 2017 in Japan.

33. Yoshikazu Yasuhiko

Animation Department | Venus Senki

Yoshikazu Yasuhiko was born in December 1947 in Hokkaido, Japan. He is known for his work on Venus Wars (1989), Crusher Joe: The Movie (1983) and Arion (1986).

34. Cay Izumi

Actress | Tôkyô zankoku keisatsu

Cay Izumi was born on December 30, 1986 in Hokkaido, Japan. She is known for her work on Tokyo Gore Police (2008), Robo-geisha (2009) and Gokudô heiki (2011).

35. Kan Shimozawa

Writer | Zatôichi

Kan Shimozawa graduated from the Department of Law of the University of Meiji. Then he decided to be a journalist and joined reputed Yomiuri Shinbun and later Tokyo Gendai. In the 20s he began to write novels and focused in period aventure dramas. From 1931 his novels were converted into movies (...

36. Eiichi Kudô

Director | Yaju-deka

Eiichi Kudô was born on July 17, 1929 in Tomakomai, Hokkaido, Japan. He was a director and actor, known for Yaju-deka (1982), Case of Umon: Woman of the Magic Lantern (1961) and Jûsan-nin no shikaku (1963). He died on September 23, 2000 in Kyoto, Japan.

37. Yukie Kawamura

Actress | Kyûketsu Shôjo tai Shôjo Furanken

Yukie Kawamura was born on January 23, 1986 in Hokkaido, Japan. She is an actress, known for Kyûketsu Shôjo tai Shôjo Furanken (2009), Homura and Hanaoni (2010).

38. Tomomi Mochizuki

Director | Serafimu kôru

Tomomi Mochizuki was born on December 31, 1958 in Hokkaido, Japan. He is a director and writer, known for Serafimu kôru (1999), Dirty Pair Flash (1995) and Ranma ½ (1989).

39. Miyuki Nakajima

Actress | Mamiya kyodai

Miyuki Nakajima was born on February 23, 1952 in Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan.

40. Kôji Moritsugu

Actor | Urutoraman Reo

Kôji Moritsugu was born on March 15, 1943 in Hokkaido, Japan as Kouzou Moritsugu. He is an actor, known for Urutoraman Reo (1974), Urutora sebun (1967) and Urutoraman Mebiusu ando Urutora kyôdai (2006). He is married to Emi Kanako.

41. Kô Nishimura

Actor | Yôjinbô

Kô Nishimura was born on January 25, 1923 in Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan. He was an actor, known for Yojimbo (1961), Akai satsui (1964) and Matagi (1982). He died on April 29, 1997 in Tokyo, Japan.

42. Kôgo Noda

Writer | Banshun

Kôgo Noda is most famously know for working alongside Yasujiro Ozu in the writing of his screenplays for some of his most famous movies. Noda was born on November 19, 1893 and died at age 74 on September 23, 1968. He co-wrote some of Yasujiro's most famous films, for example: Tokyo Story (1953), ...

43. Atsushi Yamatoya

Writer | Ke no haeta kenjû

Atsushi Yamatoya was born on June 19, 1936 in Mikasa, Hokkaido, Japan. He was a writer and actor, known for Ke no haeta kenjû (1968), Dutch Wife in the Desert (1967) and Branded to Kill (1967). He died on January 16, 1993 in Tokyo, Japan.

44. Shinji Takeda

Actor | Gohatto

Shinji Takeda was born on December 18, 1972 in Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan. He is an actor, known for Taboo (1999), Kairo (2001) and Devilman Volume 3: Devilman Apocalypse (2000).

45. Tomomi Miyashita

Actress | Kokuriko-zaka kara

Tomomi Miyashita was born on April 30, 1982 in Hokkaido, Japan. She is an actress, known for From Up on Poppy Hill (2011), Kamen raidâ Kiba (2008) and Yûrei vs. uchûjin 03 (2007). She has been married to Mitsuomi Takahashi since January 1, 2014.

46. Shichirô Kobayashi

Art Director | Venus Senki

Shichirô Kobayashi was born on August 30, 1932 in Hokkaido, Japan. He is known for his work on Venus Wars (1989), Revolutionary Girl Utena: The Movie (1999) and Urusei Yatsura 2: Beautiful Dreamer (1984).

48. Hatsunori Hasegawa

Actor | Urutoraman Eiteî

Hatsunori Hasegawa was born on June 21, 1955 in Hokkaido, Japan. He is an actor, known for Urutoraman Eiteî (1980), Urutoraman zero the mubi: Cho kessen! Beriaru ginga teikoku (2010) and Gamera daikaijû kuchu kessen (1995).

49. Keiko Takahashi

Actress | Fumiko no umi

Keiko Takahashi was born on January 22, 1955 in Shibecha-cho, Kawakami-gun, Hokkaido Prefecture, Japan. She is an actress and producer, known for Fumiko no umi (2007), Masho no natsu - 'Yotsuya kaidan' yori (1981) and Asobi (1971). She has been married to Banmei Takahashi since June 8, 1982. They ...

50. Shûji Kataoka

Writer | Chikatetsu renzoku reipu: Aijin-gari

Shûji Kataoka was born on November 23, 1950 in Hokkaido, Japan. He is a writer and director, known for Subway Serial Rape: Lover Hunting (1988), Ryôjoku! Hakui o hagu (1990) and Kôkyû soap technique: Kyûkyoku no kairaku (1991).


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