Takeshi Kitano

About Takeshi Kitano

Birth Day: January 18, 1947
Birth Place: Tokyo, Japan

Takeshi Kitano

Takeshi Kitano was born on January 18, 1947 in Tokyo, Japan. Filmmaker whose best known films include Brother, Fireworks, Kikujiro and The Blind Swordsman: Zatoichi.
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Occupation Director
Age 77 years old
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Born January 18, 1947 (Tokyo, Japan)
Birthday January 18
Town/City Tokyo, Japan
Nationality Japan

🌙 Zodiac

Takeshi Kitano’s zodiac sign is Capricorn. According to astrologers, Capricorn is a sign that represents time and responsibility, and its representatives are traditional and often very serious by nature. These individuals possess an inner state of independence that enables significant progress both in their personal and professional lives. They are masters of self-control and have the ability to lead the way, make solid and realistic plans, and manage many people who work for them at any time. They will learn from their mistakes and get to the top based solely on their experience and expertise.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

Takeshi Kitano was born in the Year of the Pig. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Pig are extremely nice, good-mannered and tasteful. They’re perfectionists who enjoy finer things but are not perceived as snobs. They enjoy helping others and are good companions until someone close crosses them, then look out! They’re intelligent, always seeking more knowledge, and exclusive. Compatible with Rabbit or Goat.

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Filmmaker whose best known films include Brother, Fireworks, Kikujiro and The Blind Swordsman: Zatoichi.

Before Fame

He briefly worked as an elevator operator after dropping out of college.


He has made cameos as Gangsters and other crude characters in his films.

Family Life

He married Mikiko Kitano in 1978. The couple had two children together, including a daughter who appeared in some of his movies.

Associated With

He has received comparisons to iconic filmmaker Akira Kurosawa.

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