Ken Takakura

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Birthday
16, 1931
Birthplace
Japan
Death Date
Nov 10, 2014 (83)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
16, 1931
Birthplace
Japan
Death Date
Nov 10, 2014 (83)

About

Japanese actor who became known as the Clint Eastwood of Japan after playing roles in films such as Brutal Tales of Chivalry in 1965. He received Blue Ribbon Awards in 1977 and 1999.

Before Fame

He graduated from Meiji University and decided to audition in 1955 at the Toei Film Company, which launched his acting career.

Trivia

His birth name is Goichi Oda.

Family Life

He was married to Chiemi Eri from 1959 to 1971.

Associated With

He starred in Ridley Scott's film Black Rain in 1989.

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