|Born In :||Niigata Niigata Niigata Japan|
|Occupation(s) :||Composer guitarist sound designer sound director game producer|
Akira Yamaoka (山岡 晃, Yamaoka Akira, born February 6, 1968) is a Japanese video game composer, sound designer, guitarist, and producer, best known for composing various games in the Silent Hill series by Konami. He also once worked as a producer on the series, as well as serving as a composer and producer of the Silent Hill film and its sequel. Currently, he is the sound director at Grasshopper Manufacture.