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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:
Movie 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
Movie Thor: Ragnarok Asgardian Noble 2017-10-25
Movie Transformers: El último caballero Drift (voice) 2017-06-16
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 白銀ジャック 倉田 玲司 2014-08-02
Movie Transformers: La era de la extinción Drift (voice) 2014-06-25
Movie 許されざる者 Jubee Kamata 2013-09-13
Movie はやぶさ 遥かなる帰還 Junichiro Kawaguchi 2012-02-11
Movie Shanghai Tanaka 2010-06-10
Movie 塀の中の中学校 2010-10-10
Movie Origen Saito 2010-07-14
Movie El circo de los extraños Mr. Tall 2009-10-23
Movie 沈まぬ太陽 恩地元 2009-10-23
Series 坂の上の雲 Unknown 2009-11-29
Movie Tierra Narrator 2007-04-22
Movie 明日の記憶 Masayuki Saeki 2006-05-13
Movie Cartas desde Iwo Jima General Tadamichi Kuribayashi 2006-12-19
Movie 北の零年 Komatsubara Hideaki 2005-01-14
Movie Memorias de una geisha The Chairman 2005-12-06
Movie Batman Begins Ra's Al Ghul 2005-06-10
Series 砂の器 2004-01-18
Movie トライ Masanobu Azuma 2003-01-11
Movie El último samurái Katsumoto 2003-12-05
Movie 陽はまた昇る Okubo 2002-06-16
Movie 溺れる魚 Miyota 2001-02-03
Movie 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
Movie ざわざわ下北沢 Ishida 2000-07-07
Movie Ganryujima: Kojiro and Musashi Kojiro 1992-02-09
Movie Commando Invasion 1987-01-01
Movie Karate Kimura Maestro Kimura 1987-08-07
Movie Double Edge Yoshiro 1986-06-10
Movie The Sea and Poison 1986-10-17
Movie Tampopo Gun 1985-11-23
Movie 結婚案内ミステリー 1985-06-15
Movie 瀬戸内少年野球団 Tetsuo Nakai 1984-06-23
Movie Ninja's Force 1984-09-07