Norio Tsuruta

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  • Birth Place: Tokyo, Japan
  • Profession: Director, Screenwriter, Producer
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Fast Facts

  • Often called "The Father of Japanese Horror" because of his early-'90s straight-to-video series Scary True Stories, which influenced the creators of Ringu (1998) and Ju-on: The Grudge (2003).
  • First theatrically released film was the fourth entry in the popular Ringu series, Ringu 0: Bâsudei (Birthday) (2000).
  • First English-language project was "Dream Cruise," a second-season episode of the Showtime anthology series Masters of Horror.

College

  • Wako University, Tokyo, Japan (BA in Economics)

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  • Birth Place: Tokyo, Japan
  • Profession: Director, Screenwriter, Producer

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