Ken Watanabe

Oct 21, 1959
Koide (now Uonuma), Niigata prefecture

Bio: Breakout role in Japan came with the popular 1985 comedy Tompopo (Dandelion). Was diagnosed with leukemia in 1989 but continued to act while undergoing chemotherapy; suffered a relapse in 1994 that kept him in the hospital for more than a year. Made his American film debut in the 2003 epic The Last Samurai. In 2005, began treatment for hepatitis C,… More


Ken Watanabe Videos

1 minutes 17 seconds
The Vampire's Assistant
2 minutes 17 seconds
The Last Samurai
2 minutes 21 seconds
Memoirs Of A Geisha
3 minutes 37 seconds
Batman Begins
2 minutes 19 seconds

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