Ken Watanabe

Watanabe at the New York premiere of ''[[Memories of Tomorrow]]'' in May 2007 is a Japanese actor. To English-speaking audiences, he is known for playing tragic hero characters, such as General Tadamichi Kuribayashi in ''Letters from Iwo Jima'' and Lord Katsumoto Moritsugu in ''The Last Samurai'', for which he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. Among other awards, he has won the Japan Academy Prize for Best Actor twice, in 2007 for ''Memories of Tomorrow'' and in 2010 for ''Shizumanu Taiyō''. He is also known for his roles in Christopher Nolan's films ''Batman Begins'' and ''Inception''.

In 2014, he starred in the reboot ''Godzilla'' as Dr. Ishiro Serizawa, a role he reprised in the sequel, ''Godzilla: King of the Monsters''. He lent his voice to the fourth and fifth installments of the ''Transformers'' franchise respectively, ''Transformers: Age of Extinction'' and ''Transformers: The Last Knight'', as Decepticon turned Autobot Drift.

He made his Broadway debut in April 2015 in Lincoln Center Theater's revival production of ''The King and I'' in the title role. In 2015, Watanabe received his first Tony Award nomination for Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Musical at the 69th Tony Awards for his role as The King. He is the first Japanese actor to be nominated in this category. Watanabe reprised his role at the London Palladium in June 2018. Provided by Wikipedia
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Published 2018
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Published 2004
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Published 2010
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Published 2006
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Published 2014
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Published 2007
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Published 2014
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