Takeshi Kaneshiro

1973 - Today

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Takeshi Kaneshiro (金城 武, Kaneshiro Takeshi, born October 11, 1973, in Taipei, Taiwan) is a Japanese-Taiwanese actor and singer. Beginning his career as a teen pop idol, he has since shifted his focus towards the film industry, where he achieved both commercial success and critical acclaim. He has worked with some of the most renowned directors in East Asia, namely, Wong Kar Wai (Chungking Express and Fallen Angels), Peter Chan (Perhaps Love and Wuxia), Zhang Yimou (House of Flying Daggers) and John Woo (Red Cliff and The Crossing I and II). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Takeshi Kaneshiro has received more than 1,555,041 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia. Takeshi Kaneshiro is the 745th most popular singer (down from 734th in 2019), the 13th most popular biography from Taiwan (down from 6th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Taiwanese Singer.

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  • 32

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  • 4.51

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  • 2.89

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Takeshi Kaneshiro ranks 745 out of 3,541Before him are Kevin Ayers, Jackie Wilson, Carmen McRae, Mike Love, Elvira de Hidalgo, and Jon Vickers. After him are Tanita Tikaram, Dead, Fish, Emmy Destinn, Graham Nash, and Patty Pravo.

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Among people born in 1973, Takeshi Kaneshiro ranks 80Before him are Rose McGowan, Portia de Rossi, Nasser Al-Khelaifi, Ioan Gruffudd, Neve Campbell, and Jan Ullrich. After him are Brandi Love, Edge, Brian Austin Green, Oliver Neuville, Nacho Vidal, and Ichiro Suzuki.

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In Taiwan

Among people born in Taiwan, Takeshi Kaneshiro ranks 13 out of 77Before him are Teruo Nakamura (1919), Zheng Keshuang (1670), Su Tseng-chang (1947), Terry Gou (1950), Brigitte Lin (1954), and Shu Qi (1976). After him are Chen Chien-jen (1951), Yang Chuan-kwang (1933), Wu Den-yih (1948), Han Kuo-yu (1957), Steve Chen (1978), and Sylvia Chang (1953).

Among SINGERS In Taiwan

Among singers born in Taiwan, Takeshi Kaneshiro ranks 2Before him are Teresa Teng (1953). After him are Sally Yeh (1961), Chou Tzu-yu (1999), A-Mei (1972), Hebe Tien (1983), Elva Hsiao (1979), and Aska Yang (1978).