Japán színészek/színésznők

by Usagi Miyamoto | created - 10 May 2013 | updated - 19 Aug 2013 | Public

1. Hiroshi Abe

Actor | Gojira ni-sen mireniamu

Hiroshi Abe was born on June 22, 1964 in Kanagawa, Japan. He is an actor, known for Godzilla 2000 (1999), Terumae romae (2012) and Still Walking (2008).

2. Juri Ueno

Actress | Suwingu gâruzu

Juri Ueno was born on May 25, 1986 in Kakogawa, Japan. She is an actress, known for Suwingu gâruzu (2004), Chirusoku no natsu (2003) and Joze to tora to sakana tachi (2003). She has been married to Sho Wada since May 26, 2016.

3. Aya Ueto

Actress | Azumi

Born in Tokyo, Japan in 1985, Aya Ueto received her first break in August 1997 when, at the age of 11, she won the Special Jury Prize at the 7th All-Japan Bishoujo Contest. After this initial success, she tried her hand at both acting and singing, appearing in various minor TV drama roles, as well ...

4. Misaki Itô

Actress | Ju-on

Misaki Itô was born on May 26, 1977 in Iwaki, Fukushima, Japan as Tomoko Anzai. She is an actress, known for Ju-on: The Grudge (2002), Umineko (2004) and James Bond 007: Everything or Nothing (2003).

5. Mirai Moriyama

Actor | Sekai no chûshin de, ai o sakebu

Mirai Moriyama was born on August 20, 1984 in Kobe, Japan. He is an actor, known for Sekai no chûshin de, ai o sakebu (2004), Ikari (2016) and Kueki ressha (2012).

6. Mikako Tabe

Actress | Hinokio

The Tokyo-born Tabe Mikako, who has two older brothers, is an actress with roles on stage and the big and small screens. She began her career in 2002 at the age of thirteen by signing with a management office. She took up the role of Marina Moon in the Sailor Moon musicals. She was in movies by ...

7. Shun Oguri

Actor | Kurôzu zero

Shun Oguri was born on December 26, 1982 in Tokyo, Japan. He is an actor and director, known for Kurôzu zero (2007), Harlock: Space Pirate (2013) and Gintama (2017). He has been married to Yû Yamada since March 14, 2012.

8. Eita

Actor | Dia dokutâ

Eita was born on December 13, 1982 in Tokyo, Japan as Eita Nagayama. He is an actor, known for Dia dokutâ (2009), Dororo (2007) and Nakumonka (2009). He has been married to Kaela Kimura since September 1, 2010. They have two children.

9. Yû Aoi

Actress | Hura gâru

Aoi Yu, born Natsui Yu in Kasuga, Fukuoka, which is a de facto suburb of Fukuoka City, is a Japanese actress, voice actress, model and TV personality who has become a beloved tour de force in Japan and beyond. In 1999, at the age of 14, she made her stage debut as Polly in the musical production of...

10. Maki Horikita

Actress | Always san-chôme no yûhi

Horikita Maki (born Marina Hara) was born in Tokyo the eldest of three sisters in 1988. She was a tomboy growing up and by the time of her retirement also had short hair as she was older. In-between she was an attractive actress, model and corporate product endorser with longer hair between 2003 ...

11. Kyoko Fukada

Actress | Yattâman

Fukada Kyoko was born in Kita Ward, Tokyo, Japan. She is an actress and singer. She has a younger sister and graduated from Horikoshi High School in in Nakano in 2000. The school is famous for its elite clientele and a number of graduates who went on to become celebrities. Fukada debuted in 1997 ...

12. Mao Inoue

Actress | Hana yori dango

Encouraged by her mother to start and a fan letter after her first year in the business, Mao Inoue began her career as a child actress at age five and has not stopped since. Mao was born in Yokohama, Kanagawa, just west of Tokyo, in 1987. She gained national Japanese attention on Kids War from 1999...

13. Atsushi Itô

Actor | Ao no toki

Atsushi Itô was born on November 25, 1983 in Chiba, Japan. He is an actor, known for Ao no toki (2001), Mibu gishi den (2002) and Odoru daisousasen the Final: Aratanaru kibou (2012).

14. Kazuya Kamenashi

Actor | Ore ore

Kazuya Kamenashi was born on February 23, 1986 in Tokyo, Japan. He is an actor, known for Ore ore (2013), Joker Game (2015) and P to JK (2017).

15. Erika Toda

Actress | Death Note

Toda Erika was born in Kobe in central Japan on August 17th 1988. While her official first acting credit dates back to Audrey (Ôdorî ) in 2000 she truly began her career four years later. She used the intermediate period with gravure adult and other fashion modelling from age thirteen. She has been...

16. Tomohisa Yamashita

Actor | Ashita no Jô

Tomohisa Yamashita was born on April 9, 1985 in Funabashi, Japan as Tomohisa Aoki. He is an actor, known for Ashita no Jô (2011), Stand Up!! (2003) and Terra Formars (2016).

17. Miho Kanno

Actress | Dolls

Saitama Prefecture is next door to Tokyo and also is where Kanno Miho was born. The actress attended Shukutoku Daigaku and studied Communications, but did not graduate. When at junior High school in 1992 she auditioned for an idol group on TV, which was her foray to becoming famous. She began ...

18. Aoi Miyazaki

Actress | Ookami kodomo no Ame to Yuki

Miyazaki Aoi is a former child actor whose professional career started at age four in advertisements, commercials and as an extra. She was born in Tokyo in 1985. Her serial and feature film debuts came in 1999 when she was fourteen. In that year she starred in her film debut Ano Natsu No Hi and ...

19. Yukie Nakama

Actress | Shinobi

Nakama Yukie is a Japanese actress born on October 30, 1979 in Urasoe City, Okinawa, Japan. She is one of the rare few young Japanese celebrities that have been able to break free from their teeny-bopper image and emerge as one of the country's most popular and well-respected actresses.

She appeared...

20. Ai Ohtsuka

Actress | Tokyo Friends: The Movie

Ai Ohtsuka was born on September 9, 1982 in Osaka, Japan. She is an actress, known for Tokyo Friends: The Movie (2006), Hana yori dango (2005) and Kirawareru yûki (2017). She has been married to Kazuto Ohtsuki since June 25, 2010.

21. Yûsuke Santamaria

Actor | Kôshônin: Mashita Masayoshi

Yûsuke Santamaria was born on March 12, 1971 in Oita, Oita, Japan as Yusuke Nakayama. He is an actor and director, known for Kôshônin: Mashita Masayoshi (2005), Odoru daisosasen (1998) and R246 Story (2008).

22. Hitomi Satô

Actress | Baunsu ko gaurusu

Hitomi Satô was born on October 10, 1979 in Aichi, Japan. She is known for her work on Baunsu ko gaurusu (1997), Ringu (1998) and Ringu 2 (1999).

23. Akiko Yada

Actress | Rasen

Akiko Yada was born on December 23, 1978 in Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan. She is an actress, known for Rasen (1999), Kurosufaia (2000) and Ringu: Saishûshô (1999). She was previously married to Manabu Oshio.

24. Tsuyoshi Kusanagi

Actor | Nihon chinbotsu

Tsuyoshi Kusanagi was born on July 9, 1974 in Saitama, Japan. He is an actor, known for Nihon chinbotsu (2006), Ballad: Na mo naki koi no uta (2009) and Messengers (1999).

25. Megumi Satô

Actress | L: Change the World

Megumi Satô was born on November 17, 1984 in Tokyo, Japan. She is an actress, known for L: Change the World (2008), Boku no kanojo wa saibôgu (2008) and Hana yori dango (2005).

26. Tetsuya Takeda

Actor | Shiawase no kiiroi hankachi

Tetsuya Takeda was born on April 11, 1949 in Fukuoka, Japan. He is an actor and writer, known for The Yellow Handkerchief (1977), Keiji monogatari (1982) and Bakumatsu seishun graffiti: Ronin Sakamoto Ryoma (1986).

27. Hiroshi Tamaki

Actor | Rokkazu

Hiroshi Tamaki was born on January 14, 1980 in Nagoya, Japan. He is an actor, known for Rokkazu (2003), Tada, kimi wo aishiteru (2006) and Waterboys (2001).

28. Anna Tsuchiya

Actress | Shimotsuma monogatari

Anna Tsuchiya was born on March 11, 1984 in Tokyo, Japan as Anna Marie Heider Tsuchiya. She was previously married to Joshua.

29. Misa Uehara

Actress | Ju-on

Misa Uehara was born on December 21, 1983 in Maibara, Japan as Tsuguki Hori. She is an actress, known for Ju-on: The Grudge (2002), Tada, kimi wo aishiteru (2006) and Nagai nagai satsujin (2007).

30. Saki Aibu

Actress | Doraemon: Nobita no shin makai daibôken

Saki Aibu was born on June 20, 1985 in Hyogo, Japan as Aibu-Saki. She is an actress, known for Doraemon: Nobita no shin makai daibôken (2007), Professor Layton and the Last Specter (2009) and Death Game Park (2010).

31. Miki Maya

Actress | Yôgisha X no kenshin

Miki Maya was born on January 31, 1964 in Hiroshima, Japan as Miki Sato. She is an actress, known for Yôgisha X no kenshin (2008), Zettai kareshi (2008) and Sousa chizu no onna (2012). She has been married to Kazuhiro Nishijima since December 22, 2008.

32. Tetta Sugimoto

Actor | Okuribito

Tetta Sugimoto was born on July 21, 1965 in Chigasaki, Kanagawa, Japan. He is an actor, known for Departures (2008), Hakujasho (1983) and Samurai Resurrection (2003).

33. Lisa Kudô

Actress | Sleeping Flower

Lisa Kudô is an actress and cinematographer, known for Sleeping Flower (2005), Rabu retâ: Sôrenka (2006) and Love.Com: The Movie (2006).

34. Osamu Mukai

Actor | Naruto: Shippûden

Osamu Mukai was born on February 7, 1982 in Kanagawa, Japan. He is an actor, known for Naruto: Shippûden (2007), S: Saigo no Keikan - Dakkan: Recovery of Our Future (2015) and Nobunaga Concerto (2014). He has been married to Ryôko Kuninaka since December 28, 2014. They have one child.

35. Kimiko Yo

Actress | Okuribito

Kimiko Yo was born on May 12, 1956 in Yokohama, Japan. She is an actress, known for Departures (2008), Dia dokutâ (2009) and Gakko III (1998).

36. Ranran Suzuki

Actress | Love Letter

Ranran Suzuki was born on August 4, 1975 in Tokyo, Japan. She is an actress, known for Love Letter (1995), Toki o kakeru shôjo (1994) and Aishiteiru to ittekure (1995).

37. Yoshiyoshi Arakawa

Actor | Kiraware Matsuko no isshô

Yoshiyoshi Arakawa was born on January 18, 1974 in Saga, Japan as Yoshitomo Arakawa. He is an actor, known for Kiraware Matsuko no isshô (2006), Survive Style 5+ (2004) and Pinpon (2002).

38. Naoto Takenaka

Actor | Muno no hito

Naoto Takenaka was born on March 20, 1956 in Yokohama, Japan. He is an actor and director, known for Muno no hito (1991), 119 (1994) and Rendan (2001).

39. Shô Sakurai

Actor | Yattâman

Shô Sakurai was born on January 25, 1982 in Tokyo, Japan. He is an actor, known for Yattâman (2009), Nazotoki wa dinâ no ato de (2013) and Kisarazu Cat's Eye: Nihon Series (2003).

40. Ken Utsui

Actor | Sûpâ jaiantsu

Ken Utsui was born on October 24, 1931 in Tokyo, Japan. He was an actor, known for Sûpâ jaiantsu (1957), Zoku sûpâ jaiantsu - Dokuga Ôkoku (1959) and Zoku sûpâ jaiantsu - Akuma no keshin (1959). He was married to Fumie Kase and Yurie. He died on March 14, ...

41. Mana Ashida

Actress | Pacific Rim

When three-years old Nishinomiya (known for its baseball affinity and stadium), Hyogo Prefecture-born Mana's mother thought her becoming an actress would be fun and guided her into the vocation. That was 2007. Her first role came about in 2009. She was in the serial Mother on Nippon Television ...

42. Rina Uchiyama

Actress | Musashi

Rina Uchiyama was born on November 7, 1981 in Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan. She is an actress, known for Musashi (2003), Shinku (2005) and Sousa chizu no onna (2012).

43. Toshirô Mifune

Actor | Yôjinbô

Toshiro Mifune achieved more worldwide fame than any other Japanese actor of his century. He was born in Tsingtao, China, to Japanese parents and grew up in Dalian. He did not set foot in Japan until he was 21. His father was an importer and a commercial photographer, and young Toshiro worked in ...

44. Takeshi Kitano

Actor | Zatôichi

Takeshi Kitano originally studied to become an engineer, but was thrown out of school for rebellious behavior. He learned comedy, singing and dancing from famed comedian Senzaburô Fukami. Working as a lift boy on a nightclub with such features as comic sketches and striptease dancing, Kitano saw ...

45. Juri Ueno

Actress | Suwingu gâruzu

Juri Ueno was born on May 25, 1986 in Kakogawa, Japan. She is an actress, known for Suwingu gâruzu (2004), Chirusoku no natsu (2003) and Joze to tora to sakana tachi (2003). She has been married to Sho Wada since May 26, 2016.