August 22, 1945
|Place of Birth||:||Fukuoka, Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan|
|Also Known As||:||タモリ, 타모리, 森田一義, 모리타 카즈요시, Kazuyoshi Morita, 森田一义, 塔摩利, Morita Kazuyoshi|
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Kazuyoshi Morita, known by his stage name Tamori, is a Japanese television celebrity. Known for his trademark dark sunglasses, Tamori is one of the "big three" television comedians in Japan along with Takeshi Kitano (a.k.a. Beat Takeshi) and Sanma Akashiya. For more than 30 years he hosted Waratte Iitomo! ("It's OK to laugh!"), a nationally televised live show broadcast every weekday at noon from October 1982 until March 2014. His likeness is the basis for the Piranha Plant in All Night Nippon Super Mario Bros.