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


23 names.


1. Kenji Mizoguchi

Director | Ugetsu monogatari

Coming from a lower class family Mizoguchi entered the production company Nikkatsu as an actor specialized in female roles. Later he became an assistant director and made his first film in 1922. Although he filmed almost 90 movies in the silent era, only his last 12 productions are really known ...

2. Yoshihiro Nishimura

Make Up Department | Tôkyô zankoku keisatsu

Yoshihiro Nishimura was born on April 1, 1967 in Asakusa, Tokyo, Japan. He is known for his work on Tokyo Gore Police (2008), Meatball Machine Kodoku (2017) and The ABCs of Death (2012).

3. Daisuke Katô

Actor | Shichinin no samurai

Daisuke Katô was born on February 18, 1910 in Asakusa, Tokyo, Japan. He was an actor and director, known for Seven Samurai (1954), Yojimbo (1961) and Rashomon (1950). He died on July 31, 1975.

4. Yoshitarô Nomura

Director | Suna no utsuwa

Yoshitarô Nomura was born on April 23, 1919 in Asakusa, Tokyo, Japan. He was a director and writer, known for The Castle of Sand (1974), Suspicion (1982) and The Demon (1978). He died on April 8, 2005 in Tokyo.

5. Chôko Iida

Actress | Nagaya shinshiroku

Chouko Iida was born in 1897, in the old downtown of Tokyo, Asakusa.After dropping out of high school and working as a clerk at the Matsuzakaya Department Store, she joined the Nakamura Matsugoro Acting Company. In 1922, Iida entered Shochiku Kamata Productions. Her acting was soon recognized by a ...

6. Atsushi Watanabe

Actor | Yôjinbô

Atsushi Watanabe was born on April 9, 1898 in Asakusa, Tokyo, Japan. He was an actor, known for Yojimbo (1961), Seven Samurai (1954) and Ikiru (1952). He died on February 27, 1977.

7. Sadako Sawamura

Actress | Taiyô to bara

Sadako Sawamura was born on November 11, 1908 in Asakusa, Tokyo, Japan. She was an actress, known for The Rose on His Arm (1956), A Wife's Heart (1956) and Street of Shame (1956). She was married to Kamatari Fujiwara and Yasuhiko Ôhashi. She died on August 16, 1996.

8. Sônosuke Sawamura

Actor | Zatôichi kenka-tabi

Sônosuke Sawamura was born on July 1, 1918 in Asakusa, Tokyo, Japan as Keinosuke Itô. He was an actor, known for Zatoichi on the Road (1963), Samurai III: Duel at Ganryu Island (1956) and Gigantis, the Fire Monster (1959). He died on November 3, 1978.

9. Sanae Takasugi

Actress | Tonari no Yae-chan

Sanae Takasugi was born on October 8, 1918 in Asakusa, Tokyo, Japan. She was an actress, known for Tonari no Yae-chan (1934), Yama wa yuyakê (1934) and Hotaru no hikari (1938). She died on November 26, 1995.

10. Tsutomu Shibayama

Director | Nintama Rantarô

After graduating in Tokyo, he joined Toei Doga in 1963. In 1965 he was promoted from inbetweener and animator to director of animation with the TV Series "Obake no Qtaro" ("Ghost Qtaro"). In 1966 he left Toei and joined A Pro. (later Shin'Ei Doga). His first TV series in the company was "Pa-man" (...

11. Junko Matsui

Actress | Mikkame no onna

Junko Matsui was born on December 7, 1906 in Asakusa, Tokyo, Japan. She is an actress, known for Mikkame no onna (1928), Onatsu Seijûro (1926) and Fubuki no ato (1927).

12. Mantarô Ushio

Actor | Jinsei gekijô

Mantarô Ushio was born on February 4, 1909 in Asakusa, Tokyo, Japan as Sakujirô Shibata. He was an actor, known for Jinsei gekijô (1936), Hanayahanaru shôtai (1968) and Sexy sign suki suki suki (1960). He died on April 8, 2000.

13. Noburô Ôfuji

Director | Kuronyago

Noburô Ôfuji (June 1, 1900 - July 28, 1961) was a Japanese film director and animator. One of the most notable auteurs of anime of the first half of the 20th century (one of the industry's most prestigious awards, the Mainichi Film Awards' Ôfuji Noburô Award, is named after him), he worked ...

14. Yaeko Mizukawa

Actress | Tsurukawa no kojiro

Yaeko Mizukawa was born on February 15, 1918 in Asakusa, Tokyo, Japan. She is an actress, known for Tsurukawa no kojiro (1936), Kurenai taro torimonoocho odoru issunboshi (1936) and Tairiku wa hohoemu (1940).

15. Mitsuyo Mizushima

Actress | Daigaku no âkanbô

Mitsuyo Mizushima was born on March 31, 1921 in Asakusa, Tokyo, Japan. She is an actress, known for Daigaku no âkanbô (1935), Maihime no koyomi (1935) and Boku no haru (1936).

16. Hisao Kubota

Actor | Kyôdai

Hisao Kubota was born on July 7, 1909 in Asakusa, Tokyo, Japan. He is an actor, known for Kyôdai (1923), Haha o yobu koe (1925) and Musasabî no sankichi (1927).

17. Mitsue Hisamatsu

Actress | Torako

Mitsue Hisamatsu was born on August 13, 1914 in Asakusa, Tokyo, Japan. She is an actress, known for Torako (1935), Gionshigure (1933) and Ono ga tsumi tamakî (1933).

18. Taichi Yamada

Writer | Shonen jidai

Taichi Yamada was born on June 6, 1934 in Asakusa, Tokyo, Japan as Taichi Ishizaka. He is a writer, known for Childhood Days (1990), Final Take: The Golden Age of Movies (1986) and 8 Man (1992).

19. Michitarô Mizushima

Actor | Seishun jazu musume

Michitarô Mizushima was born on January 20, 1912 in Asakusa, Tokyo, Japan. He was an actor, known for Seishun jazu musume (1953), Kai-denpa no senritsu - Dai ippen: Ningen tank shutsugen hen (1939) and Kai dempa satsujin kôsen - Dai ippen: Ningen tanku shutsugen (1936). He died on March 23, ...

20. Kan Hayashi

Actor | Bijo to ekitai ningen

Kan Hayashi was born in 1894 in Asakusa, Tokyo, Japan. He is an actor, known for The H-Man (1958), Aa bakudan (1964) and Procurer of Hell (1961).

21. Yuzuru Kume

Actor | Genroku Chûshingura

Yuzuru Kume was born in 1897 in Asakusa, Tokyo, Japan. He is an actor, known for The 47 Ronin (1941), Son'nô jôi (1927) and Ûeno no kane (1925).

22. Kunitarô Sawamura

Actor | Jigokumon

Kunitarô Sawamura was born on June 1, 1905 in Asakusa, Tokyo, Japan as Tomoichi Katô. He was an actor, known for Gate of Hell (1953), Kurama Tengu (1938) and Akôjô (1952). He died on November 26, 1974 in Tokyo.

23. Kikusaburô Kawai

Actor | Aiyoku

Kikusaburô Kawai was born in 1908 in Asakusa, Tokyo, Japan. He is an actor, known for Aiyoku (1929), Kochiyama to jikâzamûri (1929) and Bînan hikenshî (1930).


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