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Ishirô Honda (Ishiro Honda)

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Biography

Yamagata, Japan
Influential Japanese film director born May 7th, 1911, often credited as being the father of Godzilla. His name is a combination of "I" (or Ino), meaning "boar" and "shirô," meaning fourth boy in the family. Originally, the young Honda had aspirations of becoming an artist. However, as he moved into his teens, it was cinema that became his number-one interest.

He attended Nippon University studying art, but was drafted by the Japanese military and spent nearly eight years in uniform. Read more...

Actor

Directing

Writing