BirthdaySeptember 16, 1957

Celebrity biographies

  1. About Hideo Higashikokubaru

    Full name: Hideo Higashikokubaru
    Also known as: Hideo Higashikokubaru, Higashikokubaru, Hideo
    Education: Senshu University
    Professions: Japanese actor-politician

  2. Hideo Higashikokubaru Measurements

    Height: 5' 7¾" (1.72 m)

  3. Hideo Higashikokubaru Biography

    Hideo Higashikokubaru (東国原 英夫, Higashikokubaru Hideo), born September 16, 1957 as in Miyakonojo, Miyazaki Prefecture, Japan, is a Japanese politician. He originally rose to fame as a comedian under the stage name Sonomanma Higashi (そのまんま東, literally "Higashi without change" or "simply Higashi"), and was known for his role in the popular game show Takeshi's Castle.He served as the Governor of Miyazaki Prefecture from 2007 to 2011, resigining to run against incumbent Shintarō Ishihara for Governor of Tokyo in the 2011 election, where he came in second. He was elected to the House of Representatives in the general election of 2012, but resigned in December 2013.

  4. Hideo Higashikokubaru Family

    Spouse: Kazuko Kato

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