Yoshirō Muraki, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Yoshirō Muraki

Japanese production designer

Date of Birth: 15-Aug-1924

Place of Birth: Tokyo, Japan

Date of Death: 26-Oct-2009

Profession: art director, costume designer, scenographer

Nationality: Japan

Zodiac Sign: Leo

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About Yoshirō Muraki

  • Yoshiro Muraki (?? ???, Muraki Yoshiro, August 15, 1924 – October 26, 2009) was a Japanese production designer, art director, and costume designer.
  • He was nominated three times for the Academy Award for Best Art Direction for his work in the films Tora! Tora! Tora! (1970), Kagemusha (1980), and Ran (1985).
  • He was also nominated for the Academy Award for Best Costume Design for his work in Yojimbo (1961).
  • He is most well known for his collaborations with director Akira Kurosawa, having done work on all of Kurosawa's films from Record of a Living Being (1955) onward, with the exception of Dersu Uzala (1975). He was married to Shinobu Muraki.

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