Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa

1950 - Today

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Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa (Japanese: 田川 洋行, Tagawa Hiroyuki; born September 27, 1950) is a Japanese-Russian actor, producer, and martial artist. Often cast as villains, he is known for his film roles in The Last Emperor (1987), the James Bond film License to Kill (1989), American Me (1992), Rising Sun (1993), The Phantom (1996), Snow Falling on Cedars (1999), Pearl Harbor (2001), Planet of the Apes (also 2001), Memoirs of a Geisha (2005), Tekken (2009), 47 Ronin (2013), and Kubo and the Two Strings (2017). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa has received more than 2,913,946 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa is the 1,075th most popular actor (up from 1,167th in 2019), the 440th most popular biography from Japan (up from 525th in 2019) and the 9th most popular Japanese Actor.

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  • 30

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  • 4.56

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  • 3.17

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Among actors, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa ranks 1,075 out of 10,030Before him are Cyd Charisse, Holly Hunter, María Casares, John Barrymore, Katrina Kaif, and Ving Rhames. After him are Alfred Molina, Anne Meara, Clara Bow, Lilli Palmer, Dyanne Thorne, and Don Taylor.

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Among people born in 1950, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa ranks 73Before him are Laura Gemser, Yuki Fushimi, Bobby McFerrin, Håkan Nesser, David Graf, and Tsui Hark. After him are Abdurrahim El-Keib, Chung Sye-kyun, Nora Roberts, Eric Carr, Joe Perry, and Corinne Cléry.

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In Japan

Among people born in Japan, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa ranks 440 out of 5,560Before him are Shogo Kamo (1915), Emperor Go-Reizei (1025), Tetsu Katayama (1887), Ichirou Mizuki (1948), Enomoto Takeaki (1836), and Ryōji Noyori (1938). After him are Emperor Chūkyō (1218), Saitō Makoto (1858), Satoshi Ōmura (1935), Takeshi Kamo (1915), Takeo Fukuda (1905), and Kijūrō Shidehara (1872).

Among ACTORS In Japan

Among actors born in Japan, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa ranks 9Before him are Liv Ullmann (1938), Ken Watanabe (1959), Takashi Shimura (1905), Sonny Chiba (1939), Setsuko Hara (1920), and Tatsuya Nakadai (1932). After him are Hibari Misora (1937), Hiroyuki Sanada (1960), Machiko Kyō (1924), Ken Takakura (1931), Akiko Wakabayashi (1941), and Victoria Principal (1950).

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