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Kane Kosugi

Born in California, he is half Japanese and half Chinese. He began his training in martial arts at the age of one and a half. Since moving to Japan at the age of 18, he has done numerous movies and TV shows becoming one of the nation's most popular and recognizable talents. He has worked with some of the action movie greats including Jackie Chan, ... See full bio »

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 2015 Zero Tolerance
 2013 Ninja: Shadow of a Tear
 2011 Choyleefut: Speed of Light
Ken / Takeda Shosa
 2009 Timeless (Short)
 2009 Ninja Masters
Song Li Shan - Ho Kwun's Partner
 2009 Baton
Satan (voice)
 2008 Fujiko F. Fujio's Parallel Space (TV Series)
- Nebumi Camera (2008)
 2004 Godzilla: Final Wars
M-Facility Soldier Katsunori Kazama
 2002 Muscle Heat
Joe Jinno
 1999 Street Fighter Alpha (Video)
Ryû (voice)
 1998 Who Am I?
Commando (as Kosugi Kane Takeshi)
 1997 Cat's Eye
 1996 Are You Happy? (TV Series)
 1995 Zero Woman
 1994 Super Sentai World (Short)
Ninja Black (voice)
 1993-1994 Ultraman: The Ultimate Hero (TV Series)
Kenichi Kai
- The Final Showdown? (Zeton) (1994) ... Kenichi Kai
- The DaDa Effect (DaDa) (1994) ... Kenichi Kai
- A Father's Love (Jamra) (1994) ... Kenichi Kai
- The Dark Past (Teresdon) (1994) ... Kenichi Kai
- Catch a Kemura by the Tail (Kemura) (1994) ... Kenichi Kai
 1993 The Fighting King
Ken Oshiro
 1991 Journey of Honor
 1988 Black Eagle
Brian Tani
 1985 Pray for Death
Takeshi Saito
 1984 The Master (TV Series)
 1983 Revenge of the Ninja
Kane Osaki
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Alternate Names:

Caine Kosugi | Kane Takeshi Kosugi | Kosugi Kane Takeshi


6' (1.83 m)

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