Ken Watanabe

Highest Rated:
100% Tampopo (1985)
Lowest Rated:
17% Transformers: Age of Extinction (2014)
Birthday:
Oct 21
Birthplace:
Koide (now Uonuma), Niigata prefecture
Bio:
In 1982, he made his first TV appearance in Michinaru Hanran (Unknown Rebellion), and his first appearance on TV as a samurai in Mibu no koiuta. He made his feature-film debut in 1984 with MacArthur's Children.

Watanabe is mostly known in Japan for playing samurai, as in the 1987…

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Filmography


MOVIES   

Rating Title Credit Box Office Year
Hi Wa Mata Noboru
  • Actor
-- 2014
74% Godzilla
  • Dr. Ishiro Seriwaza
$199.7M 2014
Silence
  • Actor
-- 2014
17% Transformers: Age of Extinction
  • Drift
$236.5M 2014
100% Yurusarezaru mono (Unforgiven)
  • Actor
-- 2013
Shanghai
  • Actor
-- 2010
86% Inception
  • Saito
$292.6M 2010
The Unbroken (shizumanu TaiyŰ)
  • Actor
-- 2009
38% Cirque du Freak: The Vampire's Assistant
  • Mr. Tall
$13.8M 2009
85% Memories of Tomorrow (Ashita no kioku)
  • Producer
  • Masayuki Saeki
-- 2007
Hoshi hitotsu no yoru
  • Actor
-- 2007
91% Letters from Iwo Jima
  • General Kuribayashi
$13.7M 2006
35% Memoirs of a Geisha
  • The Chairman
$57.0M 2005
Ashes and Snow
  • Actor
-- 2005
85% Batman Begins
  • Ra's Al Ghul
$205.2M 2005
65% The Last Samurai
  • Katsumoto
$111.1M 2003
Space Travelers (SupÍsutoraber‚zu)
  • Actor
-- 2000
88% Welcome Back Mr. McDonald
  • Truck Driver
-- 1999
Violent Zone
  • Old Mishima
-- 1989
Karate Warrior
  • Actor
-- 1988
Commando Invasion
  • Actor
-- 1987
The Sea and Poison (Umi to dokuyaku)
  • Actor
-- 1987
100% Tampopo
  • Gun
-- 1985
9 Deaths of the Ninja
  • Sensei
-- 1985
Bruce's Fists of Vengeance
  • Actor
-- 1984
Setouchi shonen yakyu dan (MacArthur's Children)
  • Tetsuo Nakai
-- 1984

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Quotes from Ken Watanabe's Characters

    1. Crosshairs: We'll let Prime figure this one out.
    2. Drift: Very wise.
    3. Crosshairs: There's no fragging way I'm staying down here with them. No way, no way!
    From Transformers: Age of Extinction. Submitted by Maddie E (15 days ago)
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