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Ken Watanabe

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Ken Watanabe (born October 21, 1959) is a Japanese stage, film, and television actor. To English-speaking audiences he is known for playing tragic hero characters, such as General Tadamichi Kuribayashi in Letters from Iwo Jima and Lord Katsumoto Moritsugu in The Last Samurai, for which he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. Among other awards, he has won the Japan Academy Prize for Best Actor twice, in 2007 for Memories of Tomorrow and in 2010 for Shizumanu Taiyō. He is also known for his roles in director Christopher Nolan's Hollywood blockbusters Batman Begins and Inception. Description above from the Wikipedia article Ken Watanabe, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Oct 21, 1959 In Koide, Niigata, Japan
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie MacArthur's Children 1984-06-23
Latest Project:
Movie Godzilla II: Rey de los monstruos 2019-03-20
Known For
Poster of 坂の上の雲
Poster of 砂の器
Poster of 池袋ウエストゲートパーク
Poster of Commando Invasion
Movie Godzilla II: Rey de los monstruos Dr. Ishiro Serizawa 2019-03-20
Movie Isla de perros Head Surgeon (voice) 2018-03-23
Movie Transformers: El último caballero Drift (voice) 2017-08-04
Movie Thor: Ragnarok Asgardian Noble 2017-10-25
Movie El bosque de los sueños Takumi Nakamura 2016-04-27
Movie Ikari Yohei Maki 2016-09-17
Movie Godzilla Dr. Ishiro Serizawa 2014-05-14
Movie Transformers: La era de la extinción Drift (voice) 2014-06-25
Movie Snow Jack Reiji Kurata 2014-08-02
Movie Unforgiven Jubee Kamata 2013-09-13
Movie Hayabusa: The Long Voyage Home Junichiro Kawaguchi 2012-02-11
Movie Shanghai Tanaka 2010-06-10
Movie Origen Saito 2010-07-14
Movie A School Behind Bars 2010-10-10
Movie 沈まぬ太陽 Hajime Onchi 2009-10-23
Movie El circo de los extraños Mr. Tall 2009-10-23
Series 坂の上の雲 Unknown 2009-11-29
Movie Tierra Narrator 2007-04-22
Movie Memories of Tomorrow Masayuki Saeki 2006-05-13
Movie Cartas desde Iwo Jima General Tadamichi Kuribayashi 2006-12-19
Movie Year One in the North Komatsubara Hideaki 2005-01-14
Movie Batman Begins Decoy Ra's al Ghul 2005-06-10
Movie Memorias de una geisha The Chairman 2005-12-06
Series 砂の器 2004-01-18
Movie T.R.Y. Masanobu Azuma 2003-01-11
Movie El último samurái Katsumoto 2003-12-05
Movie Dawn of a New Day: The Man Behind VHS Okubo 2002-06-16
Movie Drowning Fish Miyota 2001-02-03
Series 池袋ウエストゲートパーク Yokoyama 2000-04-03
Movie Zawa-zawa Shimokita-sawa Ishida 2000-07-07
Movie Space Travelers Sakamaki ("Crusher") 2000-04-08
Movie Oda Nobunaga 1992-01-05
Movie Ganryujima: Kojiro and Musashi Kojiro 1992-02-09
Movie El último soldado americano Father 1988-06-05
Movie Commando Invasion 1987-01-01
Movie Karate Kimura Maestro Kimura 1987-08-07
Series 独眼竜政宗 伊達政宗 1987-01-04
Movie Ninja Force II Yoshiro 1986-06-10
Movie The Sea and Poison 1986-10-17
Movie Tampopo Gun 1985-11-23
Movie Kekkon Annai Mystery 1985-06-15
Movie MacArthur's Children Tetsuo Nakai 1984-06-23
Movie Ninja's Force 1984-09-07