Hideo Nakata
Date of Birth
Jul 19, 1961


The most phenomenally successful Japanese horror film ever produced, Hideo Nakata's Ringu spawned no less than a television series, two sequels, and an American remake during the four short years following it's original release. In addition to igniting a trend of what many now refer to as "J-horror," Ringu propelled Nakata and such contemporaries as Kiyoshi Kurasawa (Kairo (2001), Korei (2000)) to...