Suzuki Matsuo

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Suzuki Matsuo
松尾スズキ
Born (1962-12-15) 15 December 1962 (age 56)
OccupationTheatre director, actor, novelist, screenwriter

Suzuki Matsuo (松尾 スズキ, Matsuo Suzuki, born 15 December 1962) is a Japanese theatre director, actor, novelist, and screenwriter.

Career[edit]

Born in Kitakyushu, Fukuoka, Matsuo started his own theatre troupe, Otona Keikaku, in 1988 and was joined by such talent as Kankuro Kudo and Sadao Abe.[1] He won the Kishida Prize for Drama in 1997 for Fankī! Uchū wa mieru tokoro made shika nai.[2] In addition to acting and directing, he also writes, and won the Japan Academy Prize for Screenplay of the Year in 2008 for Tokyo Tower: Mom and Me, and Sometimes Dad.[3] As a novelist, he has twice been nominated for the Akutagawa Prize.[4]

Selected filmography[edit]

As director[edit]

As actor[edit]

Film[edit]

Television[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kangaete iru koto o subete butsukenakya akan to omotta". Excite Books (in Japanese). Retrieved 24 August 2013.
  2. ^ 岸田國士戯曲賞/受賞作一覧 (in Japanese). Hakusuisha. Retrieved 24 August 2013.
  3. ^ "Dai 31-kai Nihon Akademī Shō Yūshū Sakuhin". Japan Academy Prize Association. Retrieved 24 August 2013.
  4. ^ 第142回芥川賞・直木賞候補作決まる~松尾スズキさん2度目のノミネート (in Japanese). Oricon. Retrieved 24 August 2013.

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