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