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Biography:
Birth Name: Ken Watanabe
Born: 10/21/1959
Birth Place: Koide, Niigata, JP

Watanabe was born on October 21, 1959 and grew up in the small mountain village of Niigata, Japan. His father and mother were both teachers: his dad taught calligraphy (a skill Watanabe learned) and his mom general education. Watanabe spent his childhood exploring and skiing the surrounding mountains of his village with older brother, Jun. Watanabe attempted to play the trumpet, but his musical abilities were limited. At the very least, Watanabe discovered a zeal for performing. The failed musician eventually turned to acting when he joined the theater troop En in 1982 and made his stage debut in "Shitaya Mannen-cho Monogatari", for which he received good notices. Watanabe then appeared on t... Continue Bio >>

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