Takeshi Kitano

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Kitano at the premiere of Ghost in the Shell, March 2017

Takeshi Kitano (北野 武 Kitano Takeshi; born 18 January 1947), also known as Beat Takeshi, is a Japanese comedian, television personality, director, actor, author, and screenwriter. He was born in Tokyo, Japan.[1]

Kitano is known for his roles as Outrage (2010) as Otomo and as Chief Daisuke Aramaki Ghost in the Shell (2017). He directed Violent Cop (1989) and Sonatine (1993). He won a Golden Lion in 1998.

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  1. ""Beat" Takeshi: The Hollywood Flashback Interview". thehollywoodinterview.blogspot.com. 2008-07-26. Retrieved 2015-12-13.

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