Ken Watanabe



Place of birth:

Koide, Niigata, Japan:


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.


フクシマ50 (2020)
Pokémon: Detective Pikachu (2019)
Detective Yoshida
Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019)
Dr. Ishiro Serizawa
The King and I (2018)
The King of Siam
Bel Canto (2018)
Katsumi Hosokawa
Isle of Dogs (2018)
Head Surgeon (voice)
Transformers: The Last Knight (2017)
Drift (voice)
The Memories of Happiness (2017)
Taro Miura
Rage (2016)
Yohei Maki
The Sea of Trees (2016)
Takumi Nakamura
Snow Jack (2014)
Reiji Kurata
Transformers: Age of Extinction (2014)
Drift (voice)
Godzilla (2014)
Dr. Ishiro Serizawa
Unforgiven (2013)
Jubee Kamata
Hayabusa: The Long Voyage Home (2012)
Junichiro Kawaguchi
A School Behind Bars (2010)
Inception (2010)
Shanghai (2010)
The Unbroken (2009)
Hajime Onchi
Cirque du Freak: The Vampire's Assistant (2009)
Mr. Tall
Earth (2007)
Letters from Iwo Jima (2006)
General Tadamichi Kuribayashi
Memories of Tomorrow (2006)
Masayuki Saeki
Memoirs of a Geisha (2005)
The Chairman
Batman Begins (2005)
Ra's al Ghul
Ashes and Snow (2005)
Japanese Narrator (voice)
Year One in the North (2005)
Komatsubara Hideaki
The Last Samurai (2003)
T.R.Y. (2003)
Masanobu Azuma
Dawn of a New Day: The Man Behind VHS (2002)
Drowning Fish (2001)
Zawa-zawa Shimokita-sawa (2000)
Space Travelers (2000)
Sakamaki ("Crusher")
Ganryujima: Kojiro and Musashi (1992)
Oda Nobunaga (1992)
Commando Invasion (1987)
Chronicle of the Town Magistrate (1987)
Mochizuki Koheita
The Sea and Poison (1986)
Tampopo (1985)
Kekkon Annai Mystery (1985)
MacArthur's Children (1984)
Tetsuo Nakai
Bruce's Fists Of Vengeance (1980)