Film directorDied when: 92 years 85 days (1106 months)
Star Sign: Scorpio
Kon Ichikawa (市川 崑, Ichikawa Kon, 20 November 1915 – 13 February 2008) was a Japanese film director and screenwriter.His work displays a vast range in genre and style, from the anti-war films The Burmese Harp (1956) and Fires on the Plain (1959), to the documentary Tokyo Olympiad (1965), which won two BAFTA Film Awards, and the 19th-century revenge drama An Actor's Revenge (1963).
His film Odd Obsession (1959) won the Jury Prize at the 1960 Cannes Film Festival.
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