Best Known For
Akira Kurosawa was the first Japanese film director to win international acclaim, with such films as Rashomon (1950), Ikiru (1952), and Ran (1985).
Think you know about Biography?
Answer questions and see how you rank against other players.Play Now
© 2013 A+E Networks. All rights reserved.
Included In These Groups
Explore our collection of Best Foreign Language Film Oscar winners, including Ang Lee, Vittorio de Sica, Akira Kurosawa, Federico Fellini, Jacques Tati, Ingmar Bergman, Luis Buñuel, François Truffaut and Roberto Benigni. See full biographies, photos and videos, only at Biography.com.
Best Foreign Language Film Oscar Winners 9 people in this group
Honorary Oscar Recipients 81 people in this group
Famous Arians 564 people in this group
profile name: Akira Kurosawa profile occupation:
Sign in with Facebook to see how you and your friends are connected to famous icons.