Akira Kurosawa Rank
About Akira Kurosawa
Akira Kurosawa was a legendary Japanese filmmaker widely regarded as one of the most influential filmmakers of all time. In a career that spanned over half a century, he directed a total number of 30 films. Some of his most notable films include Drunken Angel, Seven Samurai, Kagemusha and Ran.
He started as an assistant director in 1936 and made his directorial debut in 1943 with the film Sanshiro Sugata.
On May 21, 1945, he married actress Yōko Yaguchi. The couple remained married until Yaguchi's death in 1985. They had two sons together.
In 1951, he won the Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival with the film Rashomon. His 1980 film Kagemusha won him the Palme d'Or. In 1990, he was given the Academy Award for Lifetime Achievement. He was posthumously declared as the "Asian of the Century" by American AsianWeek magazine and CNN.
Akira Kurosawa Rank
Famous quotes by Akira Kurosawa
Man is a genius when he is dreaming.Akira Kurosawa
Akira Kurosawa's Popularity
Akira Kurosawa was a famous Japanese director, who was born on March 23, 1910. As a person born on this date, Akira Kurosawa is listed in our database as the 26th most popular celebrity for the day (March 23) and the 4th most popular for the year (1910).
People born on March 23 fall under the Zodiac sign of Aries, the Ram. Akira Kurosawa is the 533rd most popular Aries.
Aside from information specific to Akira Kurosawa's birthday, Akira Kurosawa is the 16th most famous Japanese.
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