Eiji Tsuburaya
Date of Birth
Jul 07, 1901
Birth Place:
Sukagawa City, Fukushima Prefecture, Japan

Biography

Born in 1901 in Sukagawa City, Fukushima Prefecture, Japan, Eiji Tsuburaya lost his mother when he was three years old and was raised by his father and an extended family who included his grandmother. By age ten, he'd become fascinated by movies and, according to a well-known story, he pilfered money from his father's store to buy a second-hand movie projector that he had seen. But, realizing that...