- Takeo Kimura
- Japan (Tokyo)
The oldest debut as a feature film director was achieved by Takeo Kimura (Japan) (b. 1 April 1918) who was aged 90 yr 207 days when the film "Dreaming Awake" was released on 18 October 2008. The Japanese title of the film is Yume no Manimani
Taeko Kimura has worked in the film industry since 1949, primarily as a Production Designer and Art Director.