Iconic Japanese director of 30 films, including the classic influential features Rashomon (1950) and Seven Samurai (1954). He is regarded as one of history’s most important filmmakers.
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|FULL NAME:||Akira Kurosawa|
|BIRTH DATE:||March 23, 1910|
|AGE:||110 years old|
Akira Kurosawa is a Director. He married Yoko Yaguchi on May 21, 1945 and they had two children together. While growing up, he studied calligraphy and Kendo swordsmanship.
DID YOU KNOW His 1958 film Hidden Fortress was a key influence on George Lucas ‘ Star Wars saga. The characters R2D2 and C3PO were direct translations of the two bumbling stars in his film.
FACT His favorite actor was Toshiro Mifune, who appeared in most of his films.
Currently, Akira Kurosawa is 110 years old. He will celebrate his 111th birthday on a Wednesday, March 23rd. Below we countdown to his upcoming birthday.
Akira Kurosawa’s zodiac sign is Aries. According to astrologers, Aries’ life pursuit is the thrill of the moment and a secret desire to lead the way for others. People of this zodiac sign like taking on leadership roles, physical challenges, individual sports and dislike inactivity, delays, and work that does not use one’s talents. The strengths of this sign are: courageous, determined, confident, enthusiastic, optimistic, honest, passionate, while weaknesses can be to be impatient, moody, short-tempered, impulsive and aggressive. The greatest overall compatibility with Aries are Libra and Leo.
Akira Kurosawa was born in the Year of the Dog. People born under this sign are fiercely loyal and can always keep a secret. They’re not afraid of the hardships in life, but they also tend to worry too much sometimes. This year is the year of the .
DID YOU KNOW Life expectancy in United States is about 79 years.
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