Japanese Actorsby treasureplanet-997-192782 | created - 27 Jun 2011 | updated - 05 Jan 2014 | Public
Actor | Batoru rowaiaru
Masanobu Andô was born on May 19, 1975 in Kanagawa, Japan. He is an actor, known for Battle Royale (2000), Kids Return (1996) and Sukiyaki Western Django (2007). He has been married to unknown since 2014. They have one child.
In 1996, He debuted in "Kid's Return" by director Takeshi Kitano. Since, works focusing on the motion-picture.
2. Hiroshi Abe
Actor | Gojira ni-sen mireniamu
He's been worked as a fashion model, two years later appeared in the first movie. The past ten years, he performance outstanding in many movies, including many comedies.
Actor | Mongol
Asano Tadanobu is a Japanese film actor. His father, an actors' agent, suggested he take on what became his first role, in the TV show "Kimpachi Sensei," at the age of 16. His film debut was in the 1990 Swimming Upstream (Bataashi kingyo (1990)), though his first major critical success was in ...
Actor | Kamikaze takushî
Mickey Curtis was born on July 23, 1938 in Tokyo, Japan as Brian Kachisu. He is an actor, known for Kamikaze Taxi (1995), Cowboy Bebop: The Movie (2001) and Gunhed (1989). He was previously married to Mari Yoshimura.
In postwar Japan, he was performing musical activities for soldier. 60s, "rockabilly music" became popularity and he became a popular person as the central figure. And he appeared on a variety program and many movies. Although it was appearing on the movie as a supporting actor in recent years, he will star in 2012 as the comedy which used robotics as the motif .
Actor | Tsumetai nettaigyo
He appeared on the variety program and made his entertainment world debut. Then, he converted to the actor. He played the position of the "good-natured uncle" style on the movie in many cases. But he performed the role of a murderous fiend enthusiastically on a certain movie, and got high evaluation in 2011.
Actor | Dia dokutâ
Eita was born on December 13, 1982 in Tokyo, Japan as Eita Nagayama. He is an actor, known for Dear Doctor (2009), No More Cry (2009) and April Bride (2009). He has been married to Kaela Kimura since September 1, 2010. They have two children.
A Japanese actor. Born in Niigata. He started the career as a model. He is appearing on many movies regardless of starring or a supporting actor. On the movie of Director Miwa Nishikawa the "Dear doctor", he played the sensitive young doctor. He married Kimura kaera, a Japanese singer. He is good at board game Othello.
8. Tôru Emori
Actor | Tôkyô goddofâzâzu
imagine "Japanese Jeremy Irons".
Actor | Letters from Iwo Jima
Ihara Tsuyoshi was born on November 6, 1963, in Kokura, Kyushu. He grew up in Osaka, and after graduating high school, he joined JAC (Japan Action Club) which is headed by Shin'ichi Chiba (aka Chiba Shinichi), which is a company of stunt and action actors. He made his debut in 1983 in a stage drama...
16. Togo Igawa
Togo Igawa is an actor/director living in England. In 1968 he joined the Theatre Centre 68 (precursor of the Black Tent Theatre), and went on to tour throughout Japan, performing in more than 120 cities. In 1983 he moved to England. In 1986, the opening season for the Swan Theatre in Stratford-upon...
18. Ryo Ishibashi
Actor | Ôdishon
Ishibashi Ryo (Ryo Ishibashi) was born on July 20, 1956, in Fukuoka City, Kyushu, Japan. Being a multi-talented star, and an international celebrity, Ryo Ishibashi has starred in many TV programs, and movies both within his native Japan, and abroad. He began his celebrity career when he started his...
23. Ryûnosuke Kamiki
Actor | Kimi no na wa.
Ryûnosuke Kamiki was born in Fujimi, Japan. He was diagnosed with a rare disease soon after he was born and was lucky enough to become one of the 1% who survived the disease. To celebrate this miracle, his mother decided to register him as a child actor in an agency to record his growth. He acted ...
Actor | Chung Hing sam lam
The 1/2 Taiwanese and 1/2 Japanese Takeshi Kaneshiro may have started out as a puerile teen idol in the Chinese entertainment scene, but he's since become a proper film star in his own right. Whether by his own design or not, the boyishness that marked his first steps into showbiz has evolved into ...
26. Ryô Kase
Actor | Letters from Iwo Jima
Ryo Kase was born on November 9, 1974 in Kanagawa, Japan.
Shortly after birth his family moved to Washington, United States, where he spent most of his childhood.
Kase began his acting career in 2000 and gained his first starring role in Kazuyoshi Kumakiri's Antenna (2004). He then went on to work ...
30. Yuki Matsuzaki
Actor | Letters from Iwo Jima
Hollywood-based actor Yuki Matsuzaki, born in Miyazaki, Japan began acting at the age of 7 in a small theatrical group that performed for children. He performed over 50 shows in local theaters until he was 18. Upon graduating high school, he decided to dedicate his life to acting and moved to New ...
34. Masahiro Motoki
Actor | Okuribito
Masahiro Motoki was born on December 21, 1965 in Okegawa, Saitama, Japan as Masahiro Uchida. He is an actor, known for Departures (2008), The Bird People in China (1998) and Sumo Do, Sumo Don't (1992). He has been married to Yayako Uchida since July 1995. They have three children.
36. Tatsuya Nakadai
Actor | Seppuku
Japanese leading man, an important star and one of the handful of Japanese actors well known outside Japan. Nakadai was a tall handsome clerk in a Tokyo shop when director Masaki Kobayashi encountered him and cast him in The Thick-Walled Room (1956). Nakadai was subsequently cast in the lead role in...
44. Joe Odagiri
Actor | Shinobi
Joe Odagiri was born on February 16, 1976 in Tsuyama City, Okayama, Japan. He is an actor and director, known for Shinobi: Heart Under Blade (2005), They Say Nothing Stays the Same (2019) and Adrift in Tokyo (2007). He has been married to Yû Kashii since February 16, 2008.
48. Hiroyuki Sanada
Actor | Tasogare Seibei
Hiroyuki Sanada was born on the 12th of October, 1960 in Tokyo. He made his film debut when he was 5 in Game of Chance (1965) (Shin'ichi Chiba played the lead role.) Sanada's father died when he was 11. Sanada joined Japan Action Club, organized and run by Sonny Chiba, when he was 12. Sanada first ...
51. Kôichi Satô
Kôichi Satô was born on December 10, 1960 in Tokyo, Japan. He is an actor, known for Crest of Betrayal (1994), When the Last Sword Is Drawn (2002) and The Gate of Youth (1981). He has been married to Hirota Ayako since 1993. They have one child.
53. Jô Shishido
Actor | Yajû no seishun
Jô Shishido or Joe Shishido a.k.a. Joe The Ace (esu no Jô) owing to his role in 1961's Fast-Draw Guy entered acting following an audition for the Nikkatsu Studio and being one of the few to be picked and offered a contract via its New Face contest. Having signed with Nikkatsu in 1954 he began ...
54. Kippei Shîna
Actor | Autoreiji
An actor's actor whose versatility allows him to deftly assume a wide range of characters, Shiina's first true breakthrough performance was in the 1993 film A Night in Nude (1993) opposite 'Jinpachi Netzu'. His portrayal of a young yakuza enamored with his boss led to a Best New Actor Award at the ...
Actor | GTO: Great Teacher Onizuka
Takashi Sorimachi was born on December 19, 1973 in Saitama, Japan as Takashi Noguchi. He is an actor, known for GTO: Great Teacher Onizuka (1998), GTO (1999) and Genghis Khan: To the Ends of the Earth and Sea (2007). He has been married to Nanako Matsushima since February 21, 2001. They have two ...
58. Bunta Sugawara
Actor | Sen to Chihiro no kamikakushi
Bunta Sugawara was born on August 16, 1933 in Sendai, Miyagi, Japan. He was an actor, known for Spirited Away (2001), Tales from Earthsea (2006) and The Man Who Stole the Sun (1979). He was married to Fumiko. He died on November 28, 2014 in Tokyo, Japan.
61. Ken Takakura
Actor | Black Rain
Ken Takakura was a Japanese actor best known for his brooding style and the stoic, honorable presence he brought to his roles.
Known as the "Clint Eastwood" of Japan, Takakura gained his streetwise swagger and tough guy persona watching yakuza turf battles over the lucrative black market and ...
66. Susumu Terajima
Actor | Brother
Susumu Terajima is a Japanese actor. He is best known for his portrayal of Yakuza figures, most notably in the films of Takeshi Kitano. He is normally cast in supporting roles.
Terajima was born in Tokyo, Japan, where he still resides. He made his acting debut in 1986's A-Homance, and has been ...
67. Akira Terao
Actor | Ran
Akira Terao is the son of the famous actor Jukichi Uno. After graduating from Bunka Gakuin University, he formed a rock band "The Savage" which experienced brief success thanks to their hit 'Itsumademo, Itsumademo'. In 1967, Kei Kuma hired him to play alongside his father in his film 'Tunnel of ...
Actor | Always san-chôme no yûhi
Tsutsumi Shinichi is known primarily as a stage actor. It appears after Yamato nadeshiko (2000) he has gained much attention in Japan, though his performance in _"Pure" (1996)_, in 1996, garnered good attention for his sensitive portrayal of the orphaned journalist Sawatari Toru. Tsutsumi trained ...
71. Ken Watanabe
Actor | The Last Samurai
Ken Watanabe was born on October 21, 1959 in Uonuma, Niigata Prefecture, Japan. Both of his parents were teachers: his mother taught general education and his dad taught calligraphy. He became interested in acting at the age of 24, when a director of England's National Theatre Company, where he was...
72. Kôji Yakusho
Actor | Jûsan-nin no shikaku
Yakusho Koji is an acclaimed and famed Japanese actors who has appeared in many notable films, including Tampopo, Unagi and Babel, but may be best known internationally for his role in Shall We Dance, which at the time of its release was Asia's biggest film export. He was born in the southern city ...
73. Takayuki Yamada
Actor | Jûsan-nin no shikaku
Japanese actor, born on 20th October 1983, teen heartthrob Yamada Takayuki, first started out co-starring in a handful of Jdoramas before making a big splash on Waterboys (2003). He followed with Fireboys (2004), his award winning performance in Crying Out Love, in the Center of the World (2004), ...