Ken Sano (佐野 健 is a Sano Ken)Japanese director and screenwriter. Beginning to work for Toho in at least 1954, he served as a frequent assistant director on the company's films between the 1950s and 60s, including those of the tokusatsu genre and the Akira Kurosawa-directed I Live in Fear, Throne of Blood and The Hidden Fortress. He worked in his last credited role on the 1967 film, Green Light to Joy.
Selected filmography[edit | edit source]
Assistant director[edit | edit source]
- Mothra (1961) [with Hiroyasu Sunahara, Hiroshi Haryu, Teruyoshi Nakano]
- Gorath (1962) [with Katsumune Ishida, Masashi Matsumoto]
1st assistant director[edit | edit source]
- Dogora (1964)
- Ghidorah, the Three-Headed Monster (1964)
- Ebirah, Horror of the Deep (1966)
- King Kong Escapes (1967)
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