Ken Watanabe

Birthday:

10/21/1959

Place of birth:

Koide, Niigata, Japan:

Biography:

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.


Film Credits

Pokémon: Detective Pikachu (2019)
as Detective Yoshida
Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019)
as Dr. Ishiro Serizawa
Bel Canto (2018)
as Katsumi Hosokawa
Isle of Dogs (2018)
as Head Surgeon (voice)
Transformers: The Last Knight (2017)
as Drift (voice)
怒り (2016)
as Yohei Maki
The Sea of Trees (2016)
as Takumi Nakamura
白銀ジャック (2014)
as Reiji Kurata
Transformers: Age of Extinction (2014)
as Drift (voice)
Godzilla (2014)
as Dr. Ishiro Serizawa
許されざる者 (2013)
as Jubee Kamata
はやぶさ 遥かなる帰還 (2012)
as Junichiro Kawaguchi
塀の中の中学校 (2010)
as
Inception (2010)
as Saito
Shanghai (2010)
as Tanaka
沈まぬ太陽 (2009)
as Hajime Onchi
Cirque du Freak: The Vampire's Assistant (2009)
as Mr. Tall
Earth (2007)
as Narrator
Letters from Iwo Jima (2006)
as General Tadamichi Kuribayashi
明日の記憶 (2006)
as Masayuki Saeki
Memoirs of a Geisha (2005)
as The Chairman
Batman Begins (2005)
as Decoy Ra's al Ghul
Ashes and Snow (2005)
as Japanese Narrator (voice)
北の零年 (2005)
as Komatsubara Hideaki
The Last Samurai (2003)
as Katsumoto
トライ (2003)
as Masanobu Azuma
陽はまた昇る (2002)
as Okubo
溺れる魚 (2001)
as Miyota
ざわざわ下北沢 (2000)
as Ishida
スペーストラベラーズ (2000)
as Sakamaki ("Crusher")
Ganryujima: Kojiro and Musashi (1992)
as Kojiro
Oda Nobunaga (1992)
as
Commando Invasion (1987)
as
Machibugyo Nikki (1987)
as Mochizuki Koheita
The Sea and Poison (1986)
as
タンポポ (1985)
as Gun
結婚案内ミステリー (1985)
as
瀬戸内少年野球団 (1984)
as Tetsuo Nakai
Bruce's Fists Of Vengeance (1980)
as

Production Credits

Passage to Hell (1988)
Director
Sando and the Diplomat's Daughter (1988)
Director