Japanese Male Actors to rememberby intoclaustrophobia | created - 19 Oct 2014 | updated - 10 Dec 2016 | Public
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1. Chishû Ryû
Actor | Tôkyô monogatari
What an amazing career! Few can boast a longer one (64 years of activity). Few have been able to have to relate to three generations. And it is pretty sure that no one can compare with him in terms of faithfulness to a director: Chishu Ryu indeed appeared in no fewer than fifty-two out of ...
(May 13, 1904 - March 16, 1993) Tokyo Story, Late Spring, Dreams, Ososhiki, Akahige, Sanma no aji, Late Autumn, Rickshaw man
Actor | Shichinin no samurai
Japanese character actor Takashi Shimura was one of the finest film actors of the 20th century and a leading member of the "stock company" of master director Akira Kurosawa. A native of southern Japan, Shimura was a descendant of the samurai warrior class. Following university training, he founded ...
(March 12, 1905 - February 11, 1982) Seven Samurai, Ikiru, Akahige, Kagemusha, Kaidan, Yojimbo, Rashomon, Scandal
Actor | Yôjinbô
Toshiro Mifune achieved more worldwide fame than any other Japanese actor of his century. He was born in Tsingtao, China, to Japanese parents and grew up in Dalian. He did not set foot in Japan until he was 21. His father was an importer and a commercial photographer, and young Toshiro worked in ...
(April 1, 1920 - December 24, 1997) Seven samurai, Shogun, Akahige, Scandal, Rashomon, The Rickshaw man, Yojimbo, Throne of Blood, Samurai Rebellion, Life of Oharu
4. 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 ...
(February 16, 1931 - November 10, 2014) Riding Alone for Thousands of Miles
Actor | Zatôichi to Yôjinbô
Shintarô Katsu was born on November 29, 1931 in Fukagawa, Tokyo, Japan as Toshio Okumura. He was an actor and director, known for Zatoichi Meets Yojimbo (1970), Zatoichi Meets the One-Armed Swordsman (1971) and Kaoyaku (1971). He was married to Tamao Nakamura. He died on June 21, 1997 in Kashiwa, ...
(November 29, 1931 - June 21, 1997) Zatoichi monogatari
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...
(December 13, 1932) Ran, Harakiri, Ame agaru, Yojimbo, Kagemusha, Zatoichi, Kaidan, Samurai Rebellion
7. Jûzô Itami
Writer | Osôshiki
A tragic end belies a life led with purpose. The son of a successful filmmaker, Juzo Itami made his name acting in television and films before making a late career shift into screenwriting and directing at age 50. Known to choose the subjects of his films through everyday observations, he often ...
(May 15, 1933 - December 20, 1997) Lady Snowblood II
Actor | Kagemusha
(December 2, 1936) Okuribito, Ososhiki; Sekai no shushin de, ai wo sakebu; Marusa no onna, Go, Tampopo, Akahige
9. Ken Ogata
Actor | Hokusai manga
Ken Ogata was born on July 20, 1937 in Tokyo, Japan as Akinobu Ogata. He is known for his work on Edo Porn (1981), The Catch (1983) and The Ballad of Narayama (1983). He died on October 5, 2008 in Tsurumi, Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan.
(July 20, 1937 - October 5, 2008) Zatoichi, Mishima, Gonin 2, Izo
10. Renji Ishibashi
Actor | Rônin-gai
(August 9, 1941) Audition, Dead or Alive I, Outrage, Parade, Tokyo!, Closed Note, Sukiyaki Western Django, Hero, For those we love, Shinobi, Izo, One missed call, Gozu, The Bird People of China, Big bang love, Umi wa miteita, Ryomaden
11. Takeshi Kitano
Actor | Zatôichi
Takeshi Kitano originally studied to become an engineer, but was thrown out of school for rebellious behavior. He learned comedy, singing and dancing from famed comedian Senzaburô Fukami. Working as a lift boy on a nightclub with such features as comic sketches and striptease dancing, Kitano saw ...
(January 18, 1947) Takeshis`, Zatoichi, Brother, Sonatine, Violent Cop, Aquilles to Kame, Outrage, Glory to the Filmmaker!, Izo, Battle Royale I, Battle Royale II, Gohatto, Hana-bi, Kikujiro no natsu, Gonin, Boiling Point, Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence
12. 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 ...
(May 18, 1947) Ame agaru, Satorare, Madadayo, Dreams, Ran
13. Akira Emoto
Actor | Zatôichi
(November 3, 1948) Ryusei no Kizuna, Unagi, Unmei no Hito, Akunin, Ichi, Ikigami, Tokyo Tower, Nihon chinbotsu, Doppelganger, Zatoichi, Waterboys, Kaza-hana, Love Letter, Shall we dance?
Actor | Tsumetai nettaigyo
(January 23, 1950) Shinya Shokudo, Cold Fish
15. Kaoru Kobayashi
Actor | Sorekara
(September 4, 1951) Carnation, Dr. Kotô Shinryôjo, Osôshiki
16. Ren Osugi
Actor | Hana-bi
Ren Osugi was born on September 27, 1951 in Komatsushima, Japan as Takashi Osugi. He was an actor and producer, known for Fireworks (1997), Audition (1999) and Inu hashiru (1998). He died on February 21, 2018 in Japan.
(September 27, 1951) MPD Psycho, Peter no soretsu, Oyaji no senaka, Aquilles and the tortoise, Glory to the filmmaker!, Takeshis', About love, Dolls, The twilight samurai, Persona, Dead or alive II, Brother, Monday, Dead or Alive I, Himitsu, Audition, Uzumaki, Nihon Kuroshakai, Love Letter, Cure, Kids Return, Hana-bi, Maboroshi no hikari, Shall we dance?, Shinjuku Kuro Shakai, Sonatine
17. Tomokazu Miura
Actor | Shiosai
Tomokazu Miura was born on January 28, 1952 in Enzan, Yamanashi, Japan as Minoru Miura. He is an actor and writer, known for Shiosai (1975), M/Other (1999) and Always: Sunset on Third Street 2 (2007). He has been married to Momoe Yamaguchi since November 19, 1980. They have two children.
(January 28, 1952) Outrage, N no tameni, Ryusei no Kizuna, Adrift in Tokyo, Tokyo Dogs; Sekai no chuchin de, ai wo sakebu; Cha no aji, Rampo
18. Fumiyo Kohinata
Actor | Autoreiji: Biyondo
(January 23, 1954) Oyaji no senaka, Big Money, Akumu-chan, Outrage:Beyond, JIN, Outrage, Ototo, Goemon, K-20, The Magic Hour, Hero, Niji no megami, Udon, Always san chome no yuhi, 69, Kaza-hana, Ringu 2, Dark Water, Hospitality Department, Orange Days
19. Jun Kunimura
Actor | Kill Bill: Vol. 1
(November 16, 1955) Oyaji no senaka, Alice no toge; Soshite, chichi ni naru to; My darling is a foreigner, K-20: Kaijin nijû mensô den, Ando natsu, Team Batista no eiko, Nihon Chinbotsu, Vital, 69, Ichi the Killer, Audition, Hard Boiled, Dr. Koto Shinryojo
20. 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 ...
(January 1, 1956) Doppelganger, Unagi, The Cure, Onaji no senaka, 13 Assassins, Shall we dance?, Tokyo Sonata, Memoirs of a Geisha, Kairo, Eureka, Bounce Kogals, Tampopo,
21. Naoto Takenaka
Actor | Muno no hito
(March 20, 1956) Shall we dance?, Rampo, By player, Nodame Cantabile, Judge!, XXXHOLiC, Tokyo!, Swing girls, Waterboys, Azumi, Ping Pong, The Happiness of the Katakuris, Agitator, Akakage, Nihon Kuroshakai
22. 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...
(July 20, 1956) Audition, Moon Child, Ryomaden
23. 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...
(October 21, 1959) Oyaji no senaka, Tampopo, Welcome back Mr. McDonalds, Memoirs of a Geisha, Ikebukuro West Gate Park
24. Toshirô Yanagiba
Actor | Space Battleship Yamato
(January 3, 1961) Odoru Daisousasen, Unmei no Hito; Sore wa, totsuzen, arashi no you ni; Hachiko monogatari
Actor | Êsu o nerae!
(April 1, 1961) Hula Girls, Ryomaden (Satsuma, Saigo), Oyaji no senaka, Nobuta wo produce
26. Shô Aikawa
Actor | Zebraman
(May 24, 1961) Rainy Dog, Dead or Alive I, Dead or Alive II, Kairo, Gozu, Unagi, Ley Lines
27. Ken'ichi Endô
Actor | Serbuan Maut 2: Berandal
(June 28, 1961) Visitor Q, Crows Zero
28. Kiichi Nakai
Actor | Mibu gishi den
Kiichi Nakai was born on September 18, 1961 in Tokyo, Japan. He is an actor, known for When the Last Sword Is Drawn (2002), 47 Ronin (1994) and Warriors of Heaven and Earth (2003). He has been married to Mayu Yoshitani since September 2000.
(September 18, 1961) Priceless, Saigo kara nibanme no koi
Actor | Shurayukihime
(January 19, 1963) Shinya Shokudo, Unmei no hito, Mr. Brain, Instant Numa, Crows II, K-20: Kaijin nijû mensô den...
30. Lily Franky
Actor | Manbiki kazoku
(November 4, 1963) Soshite, chichi ni naru; Lucky Seven, Ryomaden, All around us
31. 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 ...
(November 12, 1963) Hana-bi, Ryusei no Kizuna, Ichi the Killer, After Life, Brother, Zatoichi, Moonchild, Air doll, Goemon, Aquilles and the Tortoise, The magic hour, Still Walking, Glory to the Filmmaker!, Tokyo Tower, Hula Girls, Funky Forest, Takeshis', The taste of tea, Izo, Nobody Knows, Gohatto, Distance, Monday, Dead or Alive I, Gonin 2, Kids Return, Sonatine, A scene at the sea, Ran, Violent Cop
32. Riki Takeuchi
Actor | Dead or Alive: Hanzaisha
(January 4, 1964) Dead or Alive I, Dead or Alive II, Last life in the universe, Gokusen: the movie, Sukeban Deka, Battle Royale II, Ichi
33. Hiroshi Abe
Actor | Gojira ni-sen mireniamu
(June 22, 1964) At home dad, Team Batista no eiko (movie), Still walking
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 ...
(July 7, 1964) Risk no kamisama, Always san-chôme no yûhi, One missed call, Maiko haaan, Monday, Our little sister
35. 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 ...
(July 14, 1964) Outrage, Shinjuku Triad Society, Rinne, Shinobi, Akakage, Gonin, Kaza-hana
36. Masahiro Kômoto
Actor | Supêsutoraberâzu
(June 26, 1965) Memories of Matsuko, The Magic Hour, Carnation, Smile, 'Linda, linda, linda', JIN
37. Tetta Sugimoto
Actor | Okuribito
(July 21, 1965) Ichi, Ryomaden, Okuribito, Unmei no hito, Outrage, Tokyo Dogs, Mr. Brain, Osen, Dororo, Rinne, Sekai no chushin de ai wo sakebu, Waterboys, Sukeban Deka, All about Lily chou-chou, I give my first love to you
38. Tôru Nakamura
Actor | Bi bappu haisukuru
(September 5, 1965) Team Batista, Tokyo Dogs
39. Arata Furuta
Actor | Jûsan-nin no shikaku
Arata Furuta was born on December 3, 1965 in Hyogo, Japan as Takefumi Furuta. He is an actor, known for 13 Assassins (2010), Harlock: Space Pirate (2013) and Samurai Resurrection (2003). He is married to Yayoi Nishihaa. They have one child.
(December 3, 1965) Seaside Motel, Hero, Tiger & Dragon
40. Teruyuki Kagawa
Actor | Out
(December 7, 1965) Tokyo Sonata, Rurouni Kenshin, Priceless, Dear Doctor, Mr. Brain, The magic hour, Tokyo!, Sukiyaki Western Django, Hero, Rampo, Hanzawa Naoki, Ryomaden
41. 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.
(December 21, 1965) Okuribito, The bird people of China, Style!, The last night in Shanghai, Unmei no hito, Gonin
42. Yûji Oda
Actor | Odoru daisosasen
Oda Yuji's career in Japanese entertainment began in the late 80s when he released two record singles that went largely unnoticed. He also played supporting roles in a few films and tv shows. Yuji began to garner attention when he appeared in a 1989 tv romantic comedy called "Mama Haha Boogie", ...
(December 13, 1967) Odoru Daisousasen, Jodan ja nai!
43. Yôsuke Eguchi
Actor | Rurôni Kenshin: Kyôto taika-hen
Yôsuke Eguchi was born on December 31, 1967 in Tokyo, Japan. He is an actor, known for Rurouni Kenshin Part II: Kyoto Inferno (2014), Rurouni Kenshin Part I: Origins (2012) and Goemon (2009). He has been married to Chisato Moritaka since June 1999. They have two children.
(December 31, 1967) Goemon, Hitotsu yane no shita, Rurouni Kenshin
44. Takao Ohsawa
Actor | Ookami kodomo no Ame to Yuki
(March 11, 1968) JIN, JIN 2, Goemon, Ichi
Actor | Soshite chichi ni naru
Fukuyama Masaharu is a musician, singer-songwriter, music producer, actor, radio personality and photographer from Japan. In 1987 at the age of 18, he left his hometown Nagasaki for Tokyo. The next year, artist management and entertainment company Amuse Inc. celebrated their 10th anniversary with ...
(February 6, 1969) Like Father, Like Son; Hitotsu Yane no Shita 1, Midsummer Equation, Galileo 1 and 2, Ryomaden, Rurouni Kenshin 3
46. Kazuki Kitamura
Actor | Kill Bill: Vol. 1
(July 17, 1969) Hirugao, Sky High, Galileo I, Galileo II, Midsummer Equation, Azumi, Ley Lines
47. Mitsuhiro Oikawa
Actor | Bokudake ga inai machi
Mitsuhiro Oikawa was born on October 24, 1969 in Tokyo, Japan. He is an actor, known for Erased (2016), Super Hero War GP: Kamen Rider #3 (2015) and Cutie Honey: Live Action (2004). He has been married to Rei Dan since July 27, 2011.
(October 24, 1969) Hanzawa Naoki, Izo, Nodame Cantabile, Nihon chinbotsu
48. Taizô Harada
Actor | Atsuhime
(March 24, 1970) Big Money, Ryomaden (Shinsengumi)
49. Sadao Abe
Actor | Maiko haaaan!!!
(April 13, 1970) Tiger & Dragon, Ikebukuro West Gate Park, Odoru Daisousasen, Uzumaki, Kamikaze Girls, Maiko Haaaan!!!, After Life, The Apology King
Hidetaka Yoshioka was born on August 12, 1970 in Saitama, Japan. He is an actor and writer, known for Otoko wa tsurai yo: Boku no ojisan (1989), Always: Sunset on Third Street (2005) and Always: Sunset on Third Street 2 (2007). He was previously married to Yuki Uchida.
(August 12, 1970) Wakamonotachi, The little house, Always san-chome no yuuhi, Dr. Koto Shinryojo, Umi wa miteita, Ame agaru, Madadayo, Rapsody in August
Actor | Reisei to jônetsu no aida
(January 2, 1971) Rondo, Long Vacation, Nishino Yukihiko no Koi to Boken, The Apology King
52. Kôtarô Yoshida
Actor | Makai tenshô: The Armageddon
(January 26, 1971) Ouroboros, Karamazov no kyodai, Hanzawa Naoki
Actor | Kôshônin: Mashita Masayoshi
Yûsuke Santamaria was born on March 12, 1971 in Oita, Oita, Japan as Yusuke Nakayama. He is an actor and director, known for Negotiator: Mashita Masayoshi (2005), Bayside Shakedown (1998) and R246 Story (2008).
(March 12, 1971) Udon, Binbo Danshi, Odoru Daisousasen"
Soundtrack | Gokusen
(July 24, 1971) Gokusen
55. Masato Hagiwara
Actor | Kyôso tanjô
(August 21, 1971) Cure
56. Nao Ohmori
Actor | Koroshiya 1
Nao Ohmori was born on February 19, 1972 in Tokyo, Japan. He is an actor, known for Ichi the Killer (2001), From Up on Poppy Hill (2011) and Akame 48 Waterfalls (2003). He has been married to Yuriko Ono since March 14, 2012.
(February 19, 1972) Ichi the Killer, Ryomaden, Unmei no Hito, Fish Story, Aquilles and the tortoise, Tokyo!; Sekai no chushin de, ai wo sakebu; Dolls, Monday, Boku to kanojo to kanojo no ikiru michi, Dr. Shinryojo, Always san chome no yuuhi, Tokyo Playboy Club
57. Shôsuke Tanihara
Actor | Gokudô sengokushi: Fudô
Shôsuke Tanihara was born on July 8, 1972 in Kanagawa, Japan. He is an actor, known for Fudoh: The New Generation (1996), Hana yori dango (1995) and Godzilla: Final Wars (2004). He has been married to Emi Miyake since March 14, 2007. They have three children.
(July 8, 1972) Ryomaden, Lucky Seven (TV Detective), Nodame Cantabile, The magic hour, Sky High, Love Shuffle, Pride
58. Naohito Fujiki
Actor | G@me
(July 19, 1972) Slow Dance, Priceless, Proposal Daisakusen
59. Shidô Nakamura
Actor | Huo yuanjia
Shidô Nakamura was born on September 14, 1972 in Tokyo, Japan as Mikihiko Ogawa. He is an actor and director, known for Fearless (2006), Letters from Iwo Jima (2006) and Death Note (2006). He was previously married to Yûko Takeuchi.
(September 14, 1972) Ichi, Ima ai ni yukimasu
60. Takuya Kimura
Actor | 2046
Takuya Kimura was born on November 13, 1972 in Tokyo, Japan. He is an actor, known for 2046 (2004), Love and Honour (2006) and Space Battleship Yamato (2010). He has been married to Kudo, Shizuka since 2000. They have two children.
(November 13, 1972) Hero, 2046, Beautiful Life, Mr. Brain, Priceless, Pride
61. Yô Ôizumi
Actor | Omoide no Mânî
Yô Ôizumi was born on April 3, 1973 in Ebetsu, Hokkaido, Japan. He is an actor and writer, known for When Marnie Was There (2014), Spirited Away (2001) and Howl's Moving Castle (2004). He has been married to Kumiko Nakajima since May 2, 2009.
(April 3, 1973) Lucky Seven, Oyaji no senaka
Actor | Moon Child
Gackt was born Gakuto Oshiro in Okinawa, Japan. His father was a music teacher, and his mother also a teacher. He is the second of three children, with an older sister and younger brother.
His musical education began early, and he started learning classical music theory and piano from the age of ...
(July 4, 1973) Moon Child, Akumu-chan, Mr. Brain
Actor | Shi mian mai fu
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 ...
(October 11, 1973) Red Cliff, K-20, Returner, House of Flying Daggers, Kamisama mou sukoshi dake, Fallen Angels, Chungking Express, Lavender
64. Masato Sakai
Actor | Kuraimâzu hai
Masato Sakai was born on October 14, 1973 in Miyazaki, Japan. He is an actor, known for Climbers High (2008), After School (2008) and The Two in Tracksuits (2008). He has been married to Miho Kanno since April 2, 2013. They have one child.
(October 14, 1973) Hanzawa Naoki, Sukiyaki Western Django, Sky High
65. Tadanobu Asano
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 ...
(November 27, 1973) Ichi the Killer, Zatoichi, Lupin III, Kiki's delivery service, Tokyo Zombie, Funky Forest, The taste of tea, Takeshis', Café Lumière, Kaza-hana, Distance, Gohatto, Swallowtail Butterfly, Picnic, Maboroshi
66. Arata Iura
Actor | Kûki ningyô
(September 15, 1974) After Life, Ping pong, Rich Man Poor Woman
67. Ryo 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 ...
(November 9, 1974) Funky Forest, 69, Judge!, Tokyo!, Like someone in love, Instanto Numa, Restless, Outrage, Arifureta kiseki, All around us
68. Masanobu Andô
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.
(May 19, 1975) 69, Sukiyaki Western Django, Strawberry Shortcakes, Kids Return, Big Bang Love, Petal Dance
69. Hideaki Itô
Actor | Brave Hearts: Umizaru
Hideaki Ito was born in 1975 in Gifu, Japan. His father was an official in the Japan Self Defense Force and his mother is a housewife. As a child, he became very sick and was hospitalized for about three years. During this time he said that he wanted to become a pilot because he felt isolated in ...
(August 3, 1975) Buzzer beat (Kawasaki coach), First kiss, Onmyouji, Sukiyaki Western Django, Odoru Daisousasen
70. 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), Adrift in Tokyo (2007) and Azumi (2003). He has been married to Yû Kashii since February 16, 2008.
(February 16, 1976) Shinobi, Adrift in Tokyo, Air doll, Dream (Korean Movie), Tokyo Tower, Azumi, Satorare, Shinya Shokudo, Alice no toge
71. Yûsuke Iseya
Actor | Blindness
(May 29, 1976) Rurouni Kenshin, Ryomaden, 13 assassins, Closed Note, Sukiyaki Western Django, Distance, After Life, Densen Uta
72. Ken'ichi Takitô
(November 2, 1976) Rurouni Kenshin II and III (Hoji, Juppon Gatana), Hanzawa Naoki, Ouroboros, Karamazov no kyodai
73. Kôtarô Koizumi
(July 10, 1978) Peter no soretsu, Carnation
74. Gô Morita
Actor | Himeanôru
(February 20, 1979) Lunch Queen, Risk no Kamisama"
75. Yôsuke Kubozuka
Actor | Silence
Yôsuke Kubozuka was born on May 7, 1979 in Yokosuka, Japan. He is an actor, known for Silence (2016), Go (2001) and Samurai Resurrection (2003). He has been married to Pinky since December 16, 2015. He was previously married to Non Chan.
(May 7, 1979) Ichi, Go, Ikebukuro West Gate Park, For those we love, Ping-pong, Himizu
76. Hiroshi Tamaki
Actor | Rokkazu
Hiroshi Tamaki was born on January 14, 1980 in Nagoya, Japan. He is an actor, known for Rokkazu (2003), Taira no Kiyomori (2012) and MW (2009). He has been married to Haruka Kinami since June 26, 2018.
(January 14, 1980) Nodame Cantabile, Tada kimi wo aishi teru, Love shuffle, Guilty: Akuma to keiyakushi ta onna
77. Munetaka Aoki
Actor | Rurôni Kenshin: Kyôto taika-hen
Munetaka Aoki was born on March 14, 1980 in Yao, Osaka, Japan. He is an actor, known for Rurouni Kenshin Part II: Kyoto Inferno (2014), Silence (2016) and Rurouni Kenshin Part I: Origins (2012). He has been married to Yûka since June 27, 2016.
(March 14, 1980) Ryomaden, Rurouni Kenshin (Sanosuke), Ichimei, Battle Royale II
78. Jun'ichi Okada
Actor | Kokuriko-zaka kara
He's a singer of the Jpop group V6 (6 members) since 1995 at the age of 14 years (the year of creation). This group are two subgroups: 20th Century (the seniors of them) and Coming Century (the juniors, and Okada's subgroup). He's the most younger of them. He's too a three martial arts instructor, ...
(November 18, 1980) Tokyo Tower, Tiger & Dragon
Actor | Ikari
(December 13, 1980) Akunin, Wakamonotachi 2014, 69, Tokyo Family, Judge!, Dororo, Ikebukuro West Gate Park, The Little House, Orange Days, Slow Dance
80. Gen Hoshino
Actor | Jigoku de naze warui
(January 28, 1981) Akihabara@deep, Tiger & Dragon, Water Boys, 69
81. Jun Kaname
Actor | Casshern
(February 21, 1981) Unubore Deka, Ryusei no kizuna, Goemon, K-20, Untouchable, Boku to kanojo to kanojo no ikiru michi, Udon, Ryomaden
82. Shûgo Oshinari
Actor | Batoru rowaiaru II: Chinkonka
(March 5, 1981) All about Lily Chou-chou, Battle Royale 2: Requiem, Returner, Smile, Aoi haru, Sayonara kabukichou, hana yori dango
83. Nobuaki Kaneko
Actor | Tôkyô Mukokuseki Shôjo
(June 5, 1981) Crows II, Buzzer Beat, Shinjuku swan, Risou no musuko
84. Takumi Saitoh
Actor | Blank 13
Saitoh Takumi, born in Tokyo. He started modeling and became actor, filmmaker and photographer. Saitoh is not only an acknowledged actor but a well-known director, making his directorial debut with the short, "Sakurairo" in 2012. In 2014 "Hannbun no Sekai" won the Identity Award at the ...
(August 22, 1981) 13 assassins, Hirugao, Hana-kimi, Karamazov no kyodai, Sukitomo
85. Gô Ayano
Actor | Ikari
(January 26, 1982) Carnation, Lupin III, Saigo no Rikkon, S-Saigo no Keikan, Rich Man Poor Woman, Ouroboros, Usagi Drop, Crows, Love Exposure, Yokomichi Yonosuke
86. Osamu Mukai
Actor | Naruto: Shippûden
Osamu Mukai was born on February 7, 1982 in Kanagawa, Japan. He is an actor, known for Naruto: Shippûden (2007), S: Saigo no Keikan - Dakkan: Recovery of Our Future (2015) and The Fable (2019). He has been married to Ryôko Kuninaka since December 28, 2014. They have one child.
(February 7, 1982) Osen, Hachimitsu to Kuroba, Nobunaga no Concerto, S-Saigo no keikan
87. Tsuyoshi Abe
Actor | Tau man ji D
(February 13, 1982) Hana yori dango
88. Tatsuya Fujiwara
Actor | Batoru rowaiaru
(May 15, 1982) Battle Royale, Parade, Rurouni Kenshin
89. Masaki Nishina
Masaki Nishina was born on September 2, 1982 in Kyoto, Japan. He is an actor, known for Ultraman Mebius and Ultra Brothers (2006), Shinobi: Heart Under Blade (2005) and Devilman (2004). He was previously married to Hanako Takigawa.
(September 2, 1982) Shinobi
90. Hiroki Narimiya
Actor | Gyakuten saiban
(September 14, 1982) Tokyo Dogs, Orange Days, Hachimitsu to Kuroba, Last Quarter, Gokusen, Nana 2, Gokusen: The Movie, Azumi, Nana
(October 27, 1982) Tiger & Dragon, Stand Up!!, Tokyo Dogs, Ikebukuro West Gate Park, Onmyouji, Gokusen, The Longest Night in Shanghai, About Love
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.
(December 13, 1982) Last Friends, Wakamonotachi 2014, Dear Doctor, Saikou no Rikkon, Lucky Seven, Nodame Cantabile, Memories of Matsuko, Orange Days
93. Shun Oguri
Actor | Kyaputen Hârokku
Shun Oguri was born on December 26, 1982 in Tokyo, Japan. He is an actor and director, known for Harlock: Space Pirate (2013), Crows Zero (2007) and Lupin the 3rd (2014). He has been married to Yû Yamada since March 14, 2012.
(December 26, 1982) Hana yori dango, Binbo Danshi, Crows Zero, Hana Kimi, Lupin III, Oyaji no senaka, Kitsutsuki to ame, Tokyo Dogs, Gokusen, Crows Zero 2, Sukiyaki Western Django, Rinne, Densha Otoko, Azumi, Ikebukuro West Gate Park, Nobunaga no Concerto, Rich Man Poor Woman
94. Ryûhei Matsuda
Actor | Fune wo amu
The uniquely beautiful and talented Ryuhei Matsuda was born May 9, 1983, in Tokyo, to Miyuki Matsuda and Yûsaku Matsuda. Six years later, Ryuhei's life took a tragic turn when his father died from bladder cancer at the age of 40. Ryuhei and his mother persevered, and unlike most offspring of famous...
(May 9, 1983) Izo, Gohatto, Nightmare Detective, Big bang love, The Great Passage
Actor | Letters from Iwo Jima
(June 17, 1983) Ryusei no kizuna
96. Shunsuke Kazama
Actor | Kokuriko-zaka kara
(June 17, 1983) Akihabara@deep
97. Jun Matsumoto
Actor | Tokyo Tower
Matsumoto was born in Toshima, Tokyo, as the youngest child in his family. He has an older sister whose support of KinKi Kids influenced his decision to join Johnny & Associates in 1996. Thinking it might bode good luck, he sent his application to the agency on his elementary school graduation day ...
(August 30, 1983) Lucky seven, Hana yori dango
98. 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), ...
(October 20, 1983) 13 assassins, Byakuyakou, Crows Zero, Crows Zero II, Ikigami, Maiko-han; Sekai no chushin de, ai wo sakebu; Waterboys
99. Atsushi Itô
Actor | Ao no toki
(November 25, 1983) Fish Story, Densha Otoko, Team Batista