Japanese directorDied when: 82 years 92 days (987 months)
Star Sign: Capricorn
Nobuhiko Obayashi (大林 宣彦, Ōbayashi Nobuhiko, 9 January 1938 – 10 April 2020) was a Japanese director, screenwriter and editor of films and television advertisements.
He began his filmmaking career as a pioneer of Japanese experimental films before transitioning to directing more mainstream media, and his resulting filmography as a director spanned almost 60 years.
He is best known as the director of the 1977 horror film House, which has garnered a cult following.He was notable for his distinct surreal filmmaking style, as well as the anti-war themes commonly embedded in his films.