japanese people Famous Film Art Directors from Japan

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List of notable or famous film art directors from Japan, with bios and photos, including the top film art directors born in Japan and even some popular film art directors who immigrated to Japan. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Japanese film art directors then this list is the perfect resource for you. These film art directors are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known film art director from Japan is included when available.

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Akira Naitô was a film art director and production designer. ...more

Age: Died at 80 (1927-2007)

Birthplace: Kyoto, Keihanshin, Japan

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Alan E. Muraoka is a film art director and production designer. ...more

Age: 59

Birthplace: Tokyo, Japan

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Cocco is a female J-pop / folk rock singer. ...more

Age: 41

Birthplace: Japan, Naha

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Edwin "Eddie" Imazu was a Japanese-American art director and production designer, whose 50-year career in Hollywood included television and movie credits. A 1936 Academy Award co-nominee for best art direction on The Great Ziegfeld, Imazu worked with Hollywood luminaries including Spencer Tracy, John Wayne and Marlon Brando. He was born in Yamaguchi, Japan and died in Los Angeles, California. ...more

Age: Died at 82 (1897-1979)

Birthplace: Yamaguchi, Japan

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