|Birth Day||March 23, 1910|
|Birth Place||Tokyo, Japan|
|Age||110 YEARS OLD|
|Died On||Sep 6, 1998 (age 88)|
While growing up, he studied calligraphy and Kendo swordsmanship.
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.
He married Yoko Yaguchi on May 21, 1945 and they had two children together.
His favorite actor was Toshiro Mifune, who appeared in most of his films.