Hayao Miyazaki was born on January the 5th 1941. His career in animating in 1963 at the age of 22. He married his wife Akemi Ota in 1965. Hayao Miyazaki had his first son born in 1967 and second son in 1969. Hayao Miyazaki moved to a pro studio in 1971. In 1978 Hayao animated his first TV series, Future Boy Conan in 1978.
Hayao Miyazaki wo his first and only oscar in 2003 for Spirited Away. This was also the first oscar for any anime.