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Birth Name: 北野武

Age: 70, born 18 January 1947

Born and residing in: Japan

Height: 5' 5"

Relationship Status: Married


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Description: Takeshi Kitano originally studied to become an engineer, but was thrown out of school for rebellious behavior. He learned comedy, singing and dancing from famed comedian Senzaburô Fukami. Working as a lift boy on a nightclub with such features as comic sketches and striptease dancing, Kitano saw his chance when a comedian suddenly fell ill, and he went on stage in the man's place. With a friend he formed the comic duo "The Two Beat" (his artist's name, "Beat Takeshi", comes from this period), which became very popular on Japanese television. Kitano soon embarked on an acting career, and when the director ... (more)
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Movies

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1. Battle Royale (2000)
Rating:
7.6
1715 Watched
2. Johnny Mnemonic (1995)
Rating:
5.5
671 Watched
3. Fireworks (1997)
Rating:
8.1
359 Watched
Rating:
7.2
478 Watched
Rating:
5.2
314 Watched




Movies directed by

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1. Fireworks (1997)
Rating:
8.1
359 Watched
Rating:
7.2
478 Watched
3. Dolls (2002)
Rating:
7.8
299 Watched
4. Kikujiro (1999)
Rating:
8
215 Watched
5. Brother (2000)
Rating:
7.1
237 Watched




Movies written by

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Top rated
Most recent
1. Fireworks (1997)
Rating:
8.1
359 Watched
Rating:
7.2
478 Watched
3. Dolls (2002)
Rating:
7.8
299 Watched
4. Kikujiro (1999)
Rating:
8
215 Watched
5. Brother (2000)
Rating:
7.1
237 Watched




TV

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Rating:
6.7
107 Watched
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7
55 Watched
Rating:
6.6
19 Watched
4. Smap×Smap (1996)
Rating:
8.8
8 Watched
Rating:
6.8
5 Watched




Music

Rating:
9
2 own




Books

1. Boy (2007)
Rating:
8
2 own





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