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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-born American actor, film producer, and martial artist. Often cast as villains, he is known for his film roles in The Last Emperor (1987), the James Bond film Licence to Kill (1989), Showdown in Little Tokyo (1991), 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), Tekken 2: Kazuya's Revenge (2014), 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 3,075,339 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa is the 1,001st most popular actor (up from 1,075th in 2019), the 339th most popular biography from Japan (up from 440th in 2019) and the 9th most popular Japanese Actor.

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  • 32

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  • 5.18

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  • 3.13

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Among actors, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa ranks 1,001 out of 9,996Before him are Billy Dee Williams, Rosamund Pike, Idris Elba, Edwige Fenech, Ralph Macchio, and Luise Rainer. After him are Miou-Miou, Lucy Liu, Joe Mantegna, Victoria Abril, Adrienne Lecouvreur, and Henry Bergman.

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Among people born in 1950, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa ranks 67Before him are Roza Otunbayeva, Christina Onassis, Sônia Braga, David Graf, Eric Carr, and Marius Trésor. After him are Miou-Miou, Mark Blum, Chen Shui-bian, Mikhail Fradkov, Håkan Nesser, and Grigory Sokolov.

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In Japan

Among people born in Japan, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa ranks 339 out of 6,048Before him are Junji Nishikawa (1907), Kiyonosuke Marutani (null), Seishirō Itagaki (1885), Satoshi Nakamoto (1975), Masayoshi Son (1957), and Koji Miyata (1923). After him are Emperor Go-Toba (1180), Emperor Kōbun (648), Emperor Go-Kameyama (1347), Emperor Go-Nijō (1285), Emperor Sushun (520), and Ikkyū (1394).

Among ACTORS In Japan

Among actors born in Japan, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa ranks 9Before him are Liv Ullmann (1938), Sonny Chiba (1939), Ken Watanabe (1959), Takashi Shimura (1905), Hiroyuki Sanada (1960), and Setsuko Hara (1920). After him are Tatsuya Nakadai (1932), Masako Nozawa (1936), Ken Takakura (1931), Hibari Misora (1937), Machiko Kyō (1924), and Akiko Wakabayashi (1941).

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