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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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Born:
Oct 21, 1959 In Koide, Niigata, Japan
Movie/TV Credits:
38
First Appeared:
In the movie 瀬戸内少年野球団 1984-06-23
Latest Project:
Pelicula Thor: Ragnarok 2017-10-25
Known For
Poster of El circo de los extraños
Poster of Ganryujima: Kojiro and Musashi
Poster of Commando Invasion
Poster of The Sea and Poison
Filmography
Pelicula Thor: Ragnarok Asgardian Noble 2017-10-25
Pelicula Transformers: El último caballero Drift (voice) 2017-06-16
Pelicula El bosque de los sueños Takumi Nakamura 2016-04-27
Pelicula Ikari Yohei Maki 2016-09-17
Pelicula Godzilla Dr. Ishiro Serizawa 2014-05-14
Pelicula 白銀ジャック 倉田 玲司 2014-08-02
Pelicula Transformers: La era de la extinción Drift (voice) 2014-06-25
Pelicula 許されざる者 Jubee Kamata 2013-09-13
Pelicula はやぶさ 遥かなる帰還 Junichiro Kawaguchi 2012-02-11
Pelicula Shanghai Tanaka 2010-06-10
Pelicula 塀の中の中学校 2010-10-10
Pelicula Origen Saito 2010-07-14
Pelicula El circo de los extraños Mr. Tall 2009-10-23
Pelicula 沈まぬ太陽 恩地元 2009-10-23
Series 坂の上の雲 Unknown 2009-11-29
Pelicula Tierra Narrator 2007-04-22
Pelicula 明日の記憶 Masayuki Saeki 2006-05-13
Pelicula Cartas desde Iwo Jima General Tadamichi Kuribayashi 2006-12-19
Pelicula 北の零年 Komatsubara Hideaki 2005-01-14
Pelicula Memorias de una geisha The Chairman 2005-12-06
Pelicula Batman Begins Ra's Al Ghul 2005-06-10
Series 砂の器 2004-01-18
Pelicula トライ Masanobu Azuma 2003-01-11
Pelicula El último samurái Katsumoto 2003-12-05
Pelicula 陽はまた昇る Okubo 2002-06-16
Pelicula 溺れる魚 Miyota 2001-02-03
Pelicula スペーストラベラーズ Sakamaki ("Crusher") 2000-04-08
Series 池袋ウエストゲートパーク Yokoyama 2000-04-03
Pelicula ざわざわ下北沢 Ishida 2000-07-07
Pelicula Ganryujima: Kojiro and Musashi Kojiro 1992-02-09
Pelicula Commando Invasion 1987-01-01
Pelicula Karate Kimura Maestro Kimura 1987-08-07
Pelicula Double Edge Yoshiro 1986-06-10
Pelicula The Sea and Poison 1986-10-17
Pelicula Tampopo Gun 1985-11-23
Pelicula 結婚案内ミステリー 1985-06-15
Pelicula 瀬戸内少年野球団 Tetsuo Nakai 1984-06-23
Pelicula Ninja's Force 1984-09-07