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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

Age: 55
Born: 21st October, 1959, Koide, Niigata, Japan
Height: 6' 0¾" (185 cm)
Nationality: Japanese
Claim to Fame: The Last Samurai

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Godzilla (2014)

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.

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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).


Instead, I found someone with an almost mythic character and I knew I had found the Chairman.


She (Christine) chose not to play this year. Maybe because of all of the traveling and time away from school.


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billybobzany - He raelly has the most extraordinary eyes, totally hot (3 years ago)
lucie_alie - hot,smart and with lovely smile,this is Ken (7 years ago)

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