52 wins & 40 nominations.
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Toru Hirose (voice, as Beat Takeshi)
Teruo Sugino (as Bîto Takeshi)
Beat Takeshi / Mr. Kitano (as Beat Takeshi)
(as 'Bîto' Takeshi)
(as Beat Takeshi)
Aniki Yamamoto (as 'Beat' Takeshi)
Captain Toshizo Hijikata (as 'Beat' Takeshi)
Kikujiro (as Beat Takeshi)
Yoshitaka Nishi (as Beat Takeshi)
Ichiro Kyoya (as Beat Takeshi)
Shoji Sugimoto, Hitman (as 'Beat' Takeshi)
Yajima (as Beat Takeshi)
He was the namesake and host of Takeshi's Castle, a silly 80s Japanese game show on which contestants are painfully eliminated through barely possible stunts and events, most taking place above pools of mud. It provides the archive footage that gets English voiceovers for the MXC TV series.
1 Biographical Movie |
1 Print Biography |
5 Interviews |
8 Articles |
1 Pictorial |
3 Magazine Cover Photos |
'Beat' Takeshi Kitano | 'Beat' Takeshi | 'Bîto' Takeshi | Beat Takeshi | Bito Takeshi | Bîto Takeshi | Takeshi
5' 5" (1.65 m)
Did You Know?
[on Akira Kurosawa] ...the ideal definition of cinema: a succession of perfect images. And Kurosawa is the only director who has attained that.
Often appears on Japanese variety shows.
Goes under the stage name of Beat Takeshi
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