Find out more about the greatest Japanese Film & Theater Personalities, including Hayao Miyazaki, Maria Ozawa, Akira Kurosawa, Ken Watanabe and Takami Akai.
Hayao MiyazakiHayao Miyazaki

05 January 1941

Hiroyuki SanadaHiroyuki Sanada

12 October 1960

Akira KurosawaAkira Kurosawa

23 March 1910

Yukio MishimaYukio Mishima

14 January 1925

Ken WatanabeKen Watanabe

21 October 1959

Richard T. JonesRichard T. Jones

16 January 1972

Rinko KikuchiRinko Kikuchi

06 January 1981

Ayako FujitaniAyako Fujitani

07 December 1979

Kento YamazakiKento Yamazaki

07 September 1994

Takeshi KaneshiroTakeshi Kaneshiro

11 October 1973

Reina TriendlReina Triendl

23 January 1992

Kiko MizuharaKiko Mizuhara

15 October 1990

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Miyuki SawashiroMiyuki Sawashiro

02 June 1985

Rila FukushimaRila Fukushima

16 January 1989

Satomi IshiharaSatomi Ishihara

24 December 1986

KoyukiKoyuki

18 December 1976

Masaki SudaMasaki Suda

21 February 1993

Tomohisa YamashitaTomohisa Yamashita

09 April 1985

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Haruka AyaseHaruka Ayase

24 March 1985

Mako IwamatsuMako Iwamatsu

10 December 1933

Sota FukushiSota Fukushi

30 May 1993

Kenichi MatsuyamaKenichi Matsuyama

05 March 1985

Ryunosuke KamikiRyunosuke Kamiki

19 May 1993

Erika SawajiriErika Sawajiri

08 April 1986

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Naoko MoriNaoko Mori

29 November 1971

Kazunari NinomiyaKazunari Ninomiya

17 June 1983

Ken YamamuraKen Yamamura

21 January 1986

Akihiro HagaAkihiro Haga

26 January 1981

Empress MichikoEmpress Michiko

20 October 1934

Cary-Hiroyuki TagawaCary-Hiroyuki Tagawa

27 September 1950

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Makoto ShinkaiMakoto Shinkai

09 February 1973

Osamu TezukaOsamu Tezuka

03 November 1928

Maria OzawaMaria Ozawa

08 January 1986

Liv UllmannLiv Ullmann

16 December 1938

Toshiro MifuneToshiro Mifune

01 April 1920

Takeshi KitanoTakeshi Kitano

18 January 1947

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Satoshi KonSatoshi Kon

12 October 1963

Antonio InokiAntonio Inoki

20 February 1943

Nobuhiko OkamotoNobuhiko Okamoto

24 October 1986

Mamoru MiyanoMamoru Miyano

08 June 1983

Masi OkaMasi Oka

27 December 1974

Ayumi HamasakiAyumi Hamasaki

02 October 1978

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Sessue HayakawaSessue Hayakawa

10 June 1889

Sada AbeSada Abe

28 May 1905

Eleanor MatsuuraEleanor Matsuura

Takehito KoyasuTakehito Koyasu

05 May 1967

Mamoru HosodaMamoru Hosoda

19 September 1967

Sola AoiSola Aoi

11 November 1983

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Tomokazu SugitaTomokazu Sugita

11 October 1980

Shun OguriShun Oguri

26 December 1982

Sonny ChibaSonny Chiba

23 January 1939

Chiaki KuriyamaChiaki Kuriyama

10 October 1984

Isao TakahataIsao Takahata

29 October 1935

Tadanobu AsanoTadanobu Asano

27 November 1973

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Hideaki AnnoHideaki Anno

22 May 1960

Takashi MiikeTakashi Miike

24 August 1960

Masaaki YuasaMasaaki Yuasa

16 March 1965

Takeru SatohTakeru Satoh

21 March 1989

Akiho YoshizawaAkiho Yoshizawa

03 March 1984

Keiko KitagawaKeiko Kitagawa

22 August 1986

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Sho KosugiSho Kosugi

17 June 1948

Miyoshi UmekiMiyoshi Umeki

08 May 1929

Yuma AsamiYuma Asami

24 March 1987

Mie HamaMie Hama

20 November 1943

Hiro KanagawaHiro Kanagawa

13 October 1963

Mamoru OshiiMamoru Oshii

08 August 1951

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Haruma MiuraHaruma Miura

05 April 1990

Akira FuseAkira Fuse

18 December 1947

Aino KishiAino Kishi

01 February 1988

Tina YuzukiTina Yuzuki

29 October 1986

Tetsuya KakiharaTetsuya Kakihara

24 December 1982

Sion SonoSion Sono

20 December 1961

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Tatsuya FujiwaraTatsuya Fujiwara

15 May 1982

Atsuko IkedaAtsuko Ikeda

07 March 1931

Ken ShimizuKen Shimizu

01 September 1979

Riyo MoriRiyo Mori

24 December 1986

Masakatsu FunakiMasakatsu Funaki

13 March 1969

Kenji MizoguchiKenji Mizoguchi

16 May 1898

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Kyoko FukadaKyoko Fukada

02 November 1982

Shigesato ItoiShigesato Itoi

10 November 1948

Meisa KurokiMeisa Kuroki

28 May 1988