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. Masaki Kobayashi

Director | Seppuku

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

4. Miyoshi Umeki

Actress | Sayonara

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 ...

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), Puella Magi Madoka Magica the Movie Part III: Rebellion (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. 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.

8. 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 Rashomon (1950), The Bad Sleep Well (1960) and The Idiot (1951). He died on October 7, 1973.

9. Tomomi Mochizuki

Director | Serafimu kôru

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

10. 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 Z: Battle of Gods (2013) and Dragon Ball (1986). She was married to Keiichi Nanba. She died on November 16, 2017 in Chûô-ku, Tokyo, Japan.

11. Yô Ôizumi

Actor | Omoide no Mânî

Yô Ôizumi was born on April 3, 1973 in Ebetsu, Hokkaido, Japan. He is an actor and writer, known for When Marnie Was There (2014), Spirited Away (2001) and I Am a Hero (2015). He has been married to Kumiko Nakajima since May 2, 2009.

12. 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).

13. Monkey Punch

Writer | Rupan sansei: Dead or Alive

Monkey Punch was born on May 26, 1937 in Hamanaka, Hokkaido, Japan as Kazuhiko Katô. He was a writer, known for Lupin III: Dead or Alive (1996), Lupin III: Burning Memory - Tokyo Crisis (1998) and Lupin the 3rd: The Mystery of Mamo (1978). He died on April 11, 2019 in Sakura, Chiba, Japan.

14. Tôma Ikuta

Actor | Ningen shikkaku

Tôma Ikuta was born on October 7, 1984 in Noboribetsu, Hokkaido, Japan. He is an actor, known for The Fallen Angel (2010), Dogwood Tree (2010) and The Brain Man (2013).

15. Miho Nikaido

Actress | Chain

Miho Nikaido was born on April 3, 1966 in Hokkaido, Japan. She is an actress and producer, known for Chain (2004), Henry Fool (1997) and Fay Grim (2006).

16. 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 ...

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), The Quiz Show (2008) and N43° (2009).

18. Akira Ifukube

Composer | Gojira

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 ...

19. 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 Super Smash Bros. Brawl (2008). He died on April 9, 2012 in Hachiôji, Tokyo, Japan.

20. 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 Lupin the 3rd: Castle of Cagliostro (1979). He was married to Kachiko Hino. He died on March 5, 2013 ...

21. 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) and Akujo gundan (1981).

22. Naoko Matsui

Actress | Virtua Fighter

Naoko Matsui was born on April 4, 1961 in Hakodate, Hokkaido, Japan as Naoko Ogawa. She is an actress, known for Virtua Fighter (1995), Silent Möbius (1991) and Silent Möbius (1998).

23. Satoru Iwata

Producer | Super Mario Sunshine

Satoru Iwata was born on December 6, 1959 in Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan. He is known for his work on Super Mario Sunshine (2002), The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess (2006) and Metroid Prime (2002). He was married to Kayoko Iwata. He died on July 11, 2015 in Kyoto, Japan.

24. 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), High and Low (1963) and Tampopo (1985). He died on July 5, 1991.

25. Takahiro Nishijima

Actor | Ai no mukidashi

Takahiro Nishijima was born on September 30, 1986 in Hokkaido, Japan. He is an actor and director, known for Love Exposure (2008), OK? ~ Kimi ni okuru 24-jikan (2017) and Themis (2011).

26. 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 Vampire Girl vs. Frankenstein Girl (2009), Homura and Hanaoni (2010).

28. Atsushi Yamatoya

Writer | Kôya no Dacchi waifu

Atsushi Yamatoya was born on June 19, 1936 in Mikasa, Hokkaido, Japan. He was a writer and actor, known for Dutch Wife in the Desert (1967), Uragiri no kisetsu (1966) and Ke no haeta kenjû (1968). He died on January 16, 1993 in Tokyo, Japan.

29. Noriko Honma

Actress | Rashômon

Noriko Honma was born on November 29, 1911 in Yubari, Hokkaido, Japan. She was an actress and manager, known for Rashomon (1950), Yojimbo (1961) and Seven Samurai (1954). She died on April 12, 2009 in Tokyo, Japan.

30. 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...

31. Hatsunori Hasegawa

Actor | Urutoraman Eiteî

Hatsunori Hasegawa was born on June 21, 1955 in Hokkaido, Japan. He is an actor, known for Ultraman 80 (1980), Ultraman Zero: The Revenge of Belial (2010) and Gamera: Guardian of the Universe (1995).

32. 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 Endless Waltz (1995), Ôte (1991) and Yumeji (1991). She has been married to Mitsuru Fukikoshi since 2012.

33. Asami Morikawa

Actress | Muremure joshidaisei

Asami Morikawa was born on November 18, 1958 in Hakodate, Hokkaido, Japan. She is an actress, known for Muremure joshidaisei (1977), Jokosei torio seikan shiken (1977) and Junko wananaku (1978).

34. 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.

35. Miyuki Nakajima

Actress | Mamiya kyodai

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

36. 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 The Flavor of Green Tea Over Rice (1952). He died on September 22, 1982 in Japan.

37. Masayoshi Nogami

Director | Aru ai no owari ni

Masayoshi Nogami was born on March 2, 1940 in Shiranuka-gun, Hokkaido Prefecture, Japan. He was an actor and director. He died on December 22, 2010 in Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan.

38. Ai Matsubara

Actress | Hausu

Ai Matsubara was born on December 9, 1955 in Hokkaido, Japan. She is known for her work on House (1977), The Visitor in the Eye (1977) and Shogun (1980).

39. 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), Woman of the Ghostly Lantern (1961) and Sangyo supai (1968). He died on September 23, 2000 in Kyoto, Japan.

40. 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), ...

42. 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), RoboGeisha (2009) and Yakuza Weapon (2011).

43. Ichirô Nakatani

Actor | Yôjinbô

Ichirô Nakatani was born on October 15, 1930 in Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan as Masaaki Nakamura. He was an actor, known for Yojimbo (1961), Harakiri (1962) and The Sword of Doom (1966). He died on April 1, 2004 in Tokyo, Japan.

44. 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).

45. Tomohiro Nishimura

Actor | Tonari no Totoro

Tomohiro Nishimura was born on February 2, 1961 in Asahikawa, Hokkaido, Japan. He is known for his work on My Neighbor Totoro (1988), Growlanser: Wayfarer of Time (2012) and Mobile Suit Gundam F91 (1991).

47. 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 Ultraman Leo (1974), Ultraman Taro (1973) and Urutora sebun (1967). He is married to Emi Kanako.

48. Masahiro Kobayashi

Actor | Fainaru fantajî sebun adobento chirudoren

Masahiro Kobayashi was born on May 16, 1971 in Hokkaido, Japan. He is an actor, known for Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children (2005), Godzilla, Mothra and King Ghidorah: Giant Monsters All-Out Attack (2001) and GTO: Great Teacher Onizuka (1998).

49. Shinji Takeda

Actor | Gohatto

Shinji Takeda was born on December 18, 1972 in Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan. He is an actor, known for Taboo (1999), Pulse (2001) and Chromartie High - The Movie (2005).

50. Kô Nishimura

Actor | Warui yatsu hodo yoku nemuru

Kô Nishimura was born on January 25, 1923 in Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan. He was an actor, known for The Bad Sleep Well (1960), Yojimbo (1961) and High and Low (1963). He died on April 29, 1997 in Tokyo, Japan.


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