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Birth Name: ๆธก่พบ่ฌ™ / Ken Watanabe

Age: 61, born 21 October 1959

Born and residing in: Japan

Height: 6' 0"


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Description: Both of Ken Watanabe's parents were teachers: his mother taught general education and his dad taught calligraphy. He became interested in acting at the age of 24 when a director of England's National Theatre Company, where he was studying, told him that acting was his special gift. Ken is mostly known in Japan for playing samurais. He incorporates the samurai's values in his daily life by not amassing too many material possessions and by living his life with honor, pride and discipline. The Last Samurai, the film that introduced him to Western audiences, was his fourth film released in 2003, and he has also starred in roles as ... (more)
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My Favorite Performances - 2006 (50 person items)

" as General Kuribayashi in Letters from Iwo Jima"


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Disney Villains Dream Cast (49 movies items)

"Shan-Yu (Mulan)"


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My Favorite Performances - 2003 (50 person items)

" as Katsumoto in The Last Samurai"


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Green Lantern Dream Cast (11 movies items)

"Abin Sur!"


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Mulan Dream Cast (14 movies items)

"Shan-Yu!"


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