Hiroshi Teshigahara, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Hiroshi Teshigahara

Japanese film director

Date of Birth: 28-Jan-1927

Place of Birth: Tokyo, Japan

Date of Death: 14-Apr-2001

Profession: screenwriter, writer, architect, painter, sculptor, film director, potter

Nationality: Japan

Zodiac Sign: Aquarius

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About Hiroshi Teshigahara

  • Hiroshi Teshigahara (???? ?, Teshigahara Hiroshi, January 28, 1927 – April 14, 2001) was a Japanese avant-garde filmmaker and artist.
  • He is best known for his films Woman in the Dunes (1964) and The Face of Another (1966).
  • He has been called "one of the most acclaimed Japanese directors of all time".
  • Teshigahara is the first person of Asian descent to be nominated for the Academy Award for Best Director, accomplishing this in 1964 for his work on Woman in the Dunes.
  • Apart from being a filmmaker, Teshigahara also practiced other arts, such as calligraphy, pottery, painting, opera and ikebana.

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