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Ken Watanabe

Born on October 21, 1959 in Niigata, Japan
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Despite the fact that veteran Japanese actor Ken Watanabe has been appearing in films since the early '80s (foreign film buffs may remember him from a supporting role in the 1985 art-house "noodle Western" Tampopo), it wasn't until his breakthrough ... Read Full Biography
Year Award Category Movie Result
2003 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Supporting Actor The Last Samurai Nominated
2003 Hollywood Foreign Press Association Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture The Last Samurai Nominated
2003 Screen Actors Guild Best Supporting Actor The Last Samurai Nominated


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