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Akira Kurosawa

Akira KurosawaBorn: 23-Mar-1910
Birthplace: Tokyo, Japan
Died: 6-Sep-1998
Location of death: Tokyo, Japan
Cause of death: Stroke
Remains: Buried, Anyo-ji Temple Cemetery, Kamakura, Japan

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: Asian
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Film Director, Author

Nationality: Japan
Executive summary: Yojimbo

Father: Isamu (d. 8-Feb-1948)
Mother: Shima (d. 4-Nov-1952)
Brother: Masayasu
Brother: Heigo (d. 1933 suicide)
Sister: Momoyo (d. 1920)
Wife: Yoko Yaguchi (m. 21-May-1945, d. 1-Feb-1985)
Son: Hisao (b. 20-Dec-1945)
Daughter: Kazuko (b. 29-Apr-1954)

    High School: Keika-Gakuen Chugaku

    French Legion of Honor 1984
    Kyoto Prize 1994
    Oscar (honorary) 1989
    Suicide Attempt 22-Dec-1971
    Japanese Ancestry
    Risk Factors: Depression

    FILMOGRAPHY AS DIRECTOR
    Madadayo (17-Apr-1993)
    Rhapsody in August (May-1991)
    Dreams (11-May-1990)
    Ran (25-Sep-1985)
    Kagemusha (26-Apr-1980)
    Dersu Uzala (Jul-1975)
    Dodesukaden (31-Oct-1970)
    Red Beard (4-Mar-1965)
    High and Low (1-Mar-1963)
    Sanjuro (1-Jan-1962)
    Yojimbo (25-Apr-1961)
    The Bad Sleep Well (4-Sep-1960)
    The Hidden Fortress (28-Dec-1958)
    The Lower Depths (17-Sep-1957)
    Throne of Blood (15-Jan-1957)
    I Live in Fear (22-Nov-1955)
    The Seven Samurai (26-Apr-1954)
    Ikiru (9-Oct-1952)
    The Idiot (23-May-1951)
    Rashômon (25-Aug-1950)
    Scandal (30-Apr-1950)
    Stray Dog (17-Oct-1949)
    Drunken Angel (27-Apr-1948)
    No Regrets for Our Youth (29-Oct-1946)
    The Men Who Tread on the Tiger's Tail (1945)
    Sanshiro Sugata (25-Mar-1943)



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