Creator / Ken Watanabe

"If the script is good, the cast and director good, I'll go anywhere."

Ken Watanabe ((渡辺 謙, born October 21, 1959 in Koide, Niigata) is a Japanese actor.

Internationally, he is one of the best known current Japanese actors, due to his parts in films such as The Last Samurai, Letters from Iwo Jima, Inception, Memoirs of a Geisha.

Do not confuse with Akeno Watanabe.

Partial filmography:

Tropes to be found in his works:

  • Samurai: His most famous Japanese role was as Date Masamune in an NHK drama. And his most famous international role was also a samurai, Katsumoto in The Last Samurai.