Birth Place Matching "Fukuoka, Japan" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
Actress | Dallas
Victoria Principal is the elder of two daughters born to Bertha Ree (Veal) and Victor R. Principal. Her paternal grandparents were Italian, while her mother's family was from Gordon, Georgia, and South Carolina. Her father, a United States Air Force sergeant, was often transferred to different duty...
Actor | Kill Bill: Vol. 1
Pivotal figure in the 1970s explosion of martial arts cinema as lethal "fists for hire" trouble shooter, Takuma (Terry) Tsurugi, starring in the phenomenally popular and ultra violent "The Street Fighter" series of action films. Sonny Chiba wasn't a graceful, fluid fighter like screen icon Bruce Lee...
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 ...
5. Yû Aoi
Actress | Hura gâru
Aoi Yu, born Natsui Yu in Kasuga, Fukuoka, which is a de facto suburb of Fukuoka City, is a Japanese actress, voice actress, model and TV personality who has become a beloved tour de force in Japan and beyond. In 1999, at the age of 14, she made her stage debut as Polly in the musical production of...
Actor | Jûsan-nin no shikaku
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...
Miyuki Matsunaga is a Japanese actress, voice artist, singer, performing artist based in Los Angeles. She is the owner of WAVE studio for ballet, dance, yoga, music, voice training, fitness and wellness healing.
Miyuki created her signature performing art GETA DANCE ART (wikipedia) ...
10. Mizuki Yamamoto
Actress | Kuroshitsuji
Mizuki Yamamoto was born in Fukuoka on July 18, 1991. She began working as a model in 2009, modeling exclusively for CanCam Magazine. She won the Tokyo Supermodel Contest later that year and made her television debut in 2011 in Fuji TV's serial drama Shiawase Ni Naroyo ('Let's Become Happy'). The ...
14. 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...
15. Yukari Ôshima
Actress | Lik wong
Daughter of a Chinese woman, who spent her childhood in Nishi Ku (Fukuoka City). When she was in elementary school, her parents divorced and she went to live with her mother, who ran a little restaurant. Being a child she practiced karate in junior high school, represented Kyushu in several ...
19. Rena Tanaka
Actress | Ganbatte ikimasshoi
Originally from Kurume in Fukuoka, Japan, Rena began her career as a model and actor, appearing in local television commercials before getting her big break at the age of 17 when she was cast as the lead role in the movie "Ganbatte Ikimashou" in 1997. The following year, Rena won several awards for...
24. Mio Takaki
Actress | Urutoraman Tiga
Mio Takaki was born on December 31, 1960 in Fukuoka, Japan as Yukari Sadaya. She is an actress, known for Ultraman: Tiga (1996), Ultraman Tiga: The Final Odyssey (2000) and Ultraman Tiga & Ultraman Dyna: Warriors of the Star of Light (1998). She has been married to Takashi Kutara since 2013.
27. Leiji Matsumoto
Leiji Matsumoto was born on January 25, 1938 in Fukuoka, Japan as Akira Matsumoto. He is a writer and director, known for Captain Harlock and the Queen of a Thousand Years (1985), Uchû senkan Yamato (1974) and Saraba uchû senkan Yamato: Ai no senshitachi (1978). He is married to Miyako ...
31. Motoyoshi Oda
Director | Tômei ningen
An English major who graduated from Waseda University, one of Japan's most prestigious, in 1935, Motoyoshi Oda was promptly accepted into the directors' program at Tokyo's P.C.L. (Photo Chemical Laboratories, a film company later incorporated into Toho Studios). He studied under director Kajiro ...
34. Masao Kusakari
Actor | Fukkatsu no hi
Masao Kusakari was born in Fukuoka Prefecture on the southern island of Kyushu, Japan to an American father and a Japanese mother. Because of his heritage, he was taller than the average Japanese of the time and he was considered stunningly good looking. As a result, his debut into the public eye ...
35. Kenji Utsumi
Actor | Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater
Born in August of 1937, Japanese actor from Kitakyushu, Kenji Utsumi, is affiliated with the independent animation studio Ken Production. He is married to fellow voice actress Michiko Nomura and has received a lifetime achievement award at the third Seiyu Awards.
He is best known for his roles in ...
39. Noriko Sakai
Actress | Mûnraito jerîfisshu
Fukuoka born Sakai Noriko initiated her career at age 15 in 1986. Her first single was called Otoko No Ko Ni Naritai ('I Want To Be A Boy') and was issued in February of 1987. Her music was classified as J-pop. She used the Nori-P (later also the name of a character she illustrated and marketed) ...
40. Denjirô Ôkôchi
Actor | Waga seishun ni kuinashi
Denjirô Ôkôchi was born on February 5, 1898 in Iwaya-mura, Chikujo-gun, Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan as Masuo Oobe. He was an actor and writer, known for No Regrets for Our Youth (1946), Sanshiro Sugata (1943) and The Men Who Tread on the Tiger's Tail (1945). He died on July 19, 1962.