Masaki Kobayashi

About Masaki Kobayashi

Birth Day: February 14, 1916
Birth Place: Tokyo, Japan

Masaki Kobayashi

Masaki Kobayashi was born on February 14, 1916 in Tokyo, Japan. Japanese film director of the critically acclaimed The Human Condition, a trilogy that was nine hours in total length.
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As per our current Database, Masaki Kobayashi has been died on Oct 4, 1996 (age 80).

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When Masaki Kobayashi die, Masaki Kobayashi was 80 years old.

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Occupation Director
Age 80 years old
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Born February 14, 1916 (Tokyo, Japan)
Birthday February 14
Town/City Tokyo, Japan
Nationality Japan

🌙 Zodiac

Masaki Kobayashi’s zodiac sign is Aquarius. According to astrologers, the presence of Aries always marks the beginning of something energetic and turbulent. They are continuously looking for dynamic, speed and competition, always being the first in everything - from work to social gatherings. Thanks to its ruling planet Mars and the fact it belongs to the element of Fire (just like Leo and Sagittarius), Aries is one of the most active zodiac signs. It is in their nature to take action, sometimes before they think about it well.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

Masaki Kobayashi was born in the Year of the Dragon. A powerful sign, those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Dragon are energetic and warm-hearted, charismatic, lucky at love and egotistic. They’re natural born leaders, good at giving orders and doing what’s necessary to remain on top. Compatible with Monkey and Rat.

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Japanese film Director of the critically acclaimed The Human Condition, a trilogy that was nine hours in total length.

Before Fame

He worked as an apprentice Director at Shochiku Studios.


He directed Kwaidan in 1965, which was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film. His film Harakiri won the Jury Prize at the 1963 Cannes Film Festival.

Family Life

He was born in Tokyo.

Associated With

He was considered to direct Tora! Tora! Tora! after Akira Kurosawa dropped out of the film.

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