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Ken Watanabe

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...

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Oct 21, 1959 In Uonuma, Japan
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Batman Begins 2005-06-15
Latest Project:
Movie Inception 2010-07-16

Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 9 wins & 19 nominations.

Known For
Movie Inception Saito 2010-07-16
Movie Batman Begins Ra's Al Ghul 2005-06-15