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.



Credits

Godzilla: King of Monsters (2019)
Dr. Ishiro Serizawa
Thor: Ragnarok (2017)
Asgardian Noble
Transformers: The Last Knight (2017)
Drift (voice)
Rage (2016)
Yohei Maki
The Sea of Trees (2016)
Takumi Nakamura
Hakugin Jack (2014)
倉田 玲司
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)
Saito
Shanghai (2010)
Tanaka
Cirque du Freak: The Vampire's Assistant (2009)
Mr. Tall
The Unbroken (2009)
恩地元
Earth (2007)
Narrator
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
Year One in the North (2005)
Komatsubara Hideaki
The Last Samurai (2003)
Katsumoto
T.R.Y. (2003)
Masanobu Azuma
Dawn of a New Day: The Man Behind VHS (2002)
Okubo
Drowning Fish (2001)
Miyota
Zawa-zawa Shimokita-sawa (2000)
Ishida
Space Travelers (2000)
Sakamaki ("Crusher")
Ganryujima: Kojiro and Musashi (1992)
Kojiro
Oda Nobunaga (1992)
Karate Warrior (1987)
Maestro Kimura
Chronicle of the Town Magistrate (1987)
Mochizuki Koheita
Commando Invasion (1987)
The Sea and Poison (1986)
Tampopo (1985)
Gun
Kekkon Annai Mystery (1985)
MacArthur's Children (1984)
Tetsuo Nakai
Above the War (1989)
Director
Above the War (1989)
Screenplay
Passage to Hell (1988)
Director
Sando and the Diplomat's Daughter (1988)
Director