Ken Watanabe (渡辺 謙, Watanabe Ken, 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...Wikipedia
Born: 21st October, 1959, Koide, Niigata, Japan
Height: 6' 0¾" (185 cm)
Claim to Fame: The Last Samurai
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Leonardo DiCaprio continues to film scenes for Christopher Nolan’s Inception along with Ken Watanabe and Ellen Page at LAX airport on Monday (October 26).
The 34-year-old actor goofed around with the crew and at one point even stuck his finger in his nose!
Leo may be teaming up with director Martin Scorsese next year for a new biopic about Frank Sinatra. Leo has worked with Martin before on movies such as Gangs of New York and the new upcoming drama Shutter Island and seems to be a strong contender for the role. Other actors rumored to also be vying for the... Read More
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A king's arrival is never silent, The king will rise
The world's most famous monster is pitted against malevolent creatures who, bolstered by humanity's scientific arrogance, threaten our very existence.
Children: son, actor Dai Watanabe (born August 1st 1984) and daughter, An Watanabe (born 1986).
One of eight actors of Asian descent nominated for an Academy Award in an acting category. The others are Miyoshi Umeki who won Best Supporting Actress nominated for Sayonara (1957), Sessue Hayakawa nominated for The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957), Mako nominated for The Sand Pebbles (1966), Ben Kingsley who won Best Actor for Gandhi (1982), Haing S. Ngor who won Best Supporting Actor for The Killing Fields (1984), Pat Morita nominated for The Karate Kid (1984), and Rinko Kikuchi nominated for Babel (2006).
I do pay attention to the way the script envisages the world and how that view is conveyed through the roles, as well as what the director wants to express.
She (Christine) chose not to play this year. Maybe because of all of the traveling and time away from school.