Yukio Ninagawa Net Worth

Yukio Ninagawa Net Worth is
$1.9 Million

Yukio Ninagawa Biography

Yukio Ninagawa (?? ??, Ninagawa Yukio, born October 15, 1935 in Kawaguchi, Saitama) is a Japanese theatre director, particularly known for his Japanese language productions of Shakespeare plays and Greek tragedies. He has directed Hamlet differently six times.Although most famous abroad for his touring productions of European classics, Ninagawa has also directed works based on contemporary writing from Japan, including the Modern Noh plays of Yukio Mishima (which toured to New York's Lincoln Center in early summer 2005) and several other plays by Japanese dramatists, including Sh?ji Terayama and Kunio Shimizu. His production of Titus Andronicus was performed in England in June 2006, at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford and the Theatre Royal in Plymouth. In 2007 his company participated in the Barbican International Theatre Event (BITE) series at the Barbican Arts Centre in London, with their production of Coriolanus.

Known for movies

Quick Facts

Date Of BirthOctober 15, 1935
Place Of BirthKawaguchi, Saitama, Japan
ProfessionActor, Director, Writer
Star SignLibra

Interesting Facts

1He combined elements of Kabuki theater with Western realism to create original, critically-acclaimed productions of classic Greek and Shakespearean plays. He employed modern music, Buddhist imagery, and Japanese flora. He worked with the Royal Shakespeare Company, the Edinburgh Festival, and the New York Shakespeare Festival.
2He initially wanted to become an artist but failed the entrance exam for the Tokyo University of the Arts. When he was 20, he joined a theater company as a trainee actor. He eventually became interested in directing.
3Masterful theatre director, he became a member of the Shakespeare Globe Council and was made commander OBE in 2002.
4Parents of filmmaker Mika Ninagawa with Tomoko Mayama.

Nominated Awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2004Best FilmMar del Plata Film FestivalInternational CompetitionAo no hono-o (2003)



Kira kira hikaru1992
W no higeki1984Theatre director Abe
Les fruits de la passion1981uncredited
Daburu kuracchi1978
Daitokai - tatakai no hibi1976-1977TV Series
Ôedo sôsamô1973TV Series
Kyôfu gekijô umbalance1973TV Series
Arakajime ushinawareta koibitotchiyo1971
Juhyô no yoromeki1968Akira Sugino
Ohanahan1966TV Series
Silence Has No Wings1966
Assassination1964Shôhei Imuta
Kanojo to kare1963Balloon guy
Bushido1963Kamikaze pilot
The Inheritance1962


Hebi ni piasu2008
Warau Iemon2004
Ao no hono-o2003
Masho no natsu - 'Yotsuya kaidan' yori1981


Hebi ni piasu2008screenplay
Ao no hono-o2003screenplay


Bokura no jidai2011-2014TV SeriesHimself
Booked for Japan2012TV SeriesHimself
Tango with Ninagawa1991TV Movie documentaryHimself
L'héritage de la chouette1989TV Mini-Series documentary
Funeral Parade of Roses1969Himself

Archive Footage

Bokura no jidai2016TV SeriesHimself
Ashita Switch2012TV SeriesHimself

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