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Birth Name: 北野武

Age: 73, 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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1. Battle Royale (2000)
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3. Fireworks (1997)
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8.1
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Movies directed by

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1. Fireworks (1997)
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8.1
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3. Dolls (2002)
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7.8
308 Watched
4. Kikujiro (1999)
Rating:
8
235 Watched
5. Sonatine (1993)
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7.8
230 Watched




Movies written by

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1. Fireworks (1997)
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8.1
382 Watched
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7.3
492 Watched
3. Dolls (2002)
Rating:
7.8
308 Watched
4. Kikujiro (1999)
Rating:
8
235 Watched
5. Sonatine (1993)
Rating:
7.8
230 Watched




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6.9
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Music

Rating:
9
2 own




Books

1. Boy (2007)
Rating:
8
2 own




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