Birth Place Matching "Fukuoka, Japan" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
Actress | Dallas
Victoria Principal is the elder of two daughters born to Bertha Ree (Veal) and Victor R. Principal. Her paternal grandparents were Italian, while her mother's family was from Gordon, Georgia, and South Carolina. Her father, a United States Air Force sergeant, was often transferred to different duty...
Actor | Kill Bill: Vol. 1
Sonny Chiba was born as Sadao Maeda in Fukuoka, Japan on January 22, 1939. His father was a military test pilot. During his youth, he had an interest in both theater & gymnastics. He was talented enough to make the Japanese Olympic Team until a chronic back injury ended his career. However, he took...
4. Ken Takakura
Actor | Black Rain
Ken Takakura was a Japanese actor best known for his brooding style and the stoic, honorable presence he brought to his roles.
Known as the "Clint Eastwood" of Japan, Takakura gained his streetwise swagger and tough guy persona watching yakuza turf battles over the lucrative black market and ...
Actor | Letters from Iwo Jima
Ihara Tsuyoshi was born on November 6, 1963, in Kokura, Kyushu. He grew up in Osaka, and after graduating high school, he joined JAC (Japan Action Club) which is headed by Shin'ichi Chiba (aka Chiba Shinichi), which is a company of stunt and action actors. He made his debut in 1983 in a stage drama...
Director | Yoake tsugeru Rû no uta
He cites various animated works as an influence: the works of animators Tex Avery and Irene Starewicz, the Japanese animated features Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves (1971) and Hakkenden shin sho (1990), the adventure series Lupin the 3rd (1971), the psychedelic sci-fantasy films Yellow Submarine (...
Actor | Ôdishon
Ishibashi Ryo (Ryo Ishibashi) was born on July 20, 1956, in Fukuoka City, Kyushu, Japan. Being a multi-talented star, and an international celebrity, Ryo Ishibashi has starred in many TV programs, and movies both within his native Japan, and abroad. He began his celebrity career when he started his...
11. Ken'ichi Ogata
Actor | Inuyasha
Ken'ichi Ogata was born on March 29, 1942 in Fukuoka, Japan. He is an actor, known for Inuyasha (2000), Farewell to Space Battleship Yamato: Warriors of Love (1978) and Space Battleship Yamato II (1978).
14. Misa Uehara
Actress | Kakushi-toride no san-akunin
The very brief acting career of Misa Uehara might've never been were it not for the stubbornness of the man who directed her in her screen debut. When it came time to cast the role of Princess Yukihime for Akira Kurosawa's samurai adventure picture The Hidden Fortress (1958), hundreds of ...
15. Yukari Ôshima
Actress | Lik wong
Daughter of a Chinese woman, who spent her childhood in Nishi Ku (Fukuoka City). When she was in elementary school, her parents divorced and she went to live with her mother, who ran a little restaurant. Being a child she practiced karate in junior high school, represented Kyushu in several ...
18. Rena Tanaka
Actress | Omotenashi
Originally from Kurume in Fukuoka, Japan, Rena began her career as a model and actor, appearing in local television commercials before getting her big break at the age of 17 when she was cast as the lead role in the movie "Ganbatte Ikimashou" in 1997. The following year, Rena won several awards for...
19. Mio Takaki
Actress | Ultraman Tiga: The Final Odyssey
Mio Takaki was born on December 31, 1960 in Fukuoka, Japan as Yukari Sadaya. She is an actress, known for Ultraman Tiga: The Final Odyssey (2000), Ultraman: Tiga (1996) and Ultraman Tiga & Ultraman Dyna: Warriors of the Star of Light (1998). She has been married to Takashi Kutara since 2013.
24. Mizuki Yamamoto
Actress | Kuroshitsuji
Mizuki Yamamoto was born in Fukuoka on July 18, 1991. She began working as a model in 2009, modeling exclusively for CanCam Magazine. She won the Tokyo Supermodel Contest later that year and made her television debut in 2011 in Fuji TV's serial drama Shiawase Ni Naroyo ('Let's Become Happy'). The ...
26. Leiji Matsumoto
Leiji Matsumoto was born on January 25, 1938 in Fukuoka, Japan as Akira Matsumoto. He is a writer and director, known for Captain Harlock and the Queen of a Thousand Years (1985), Farewell to Space Battleship Yamato: Warriors of Love (1978) and Space Battleship Yamato (1974). He is married to ...
29. Yukari Tamura
Actress | Steins;Gate
Yukari Tamura was born on February 27, 1976 in Fukuoka, Japan. She is known for her work on Steins;Gate (2011), Tokumei Sentai Go-Busters vs. Kaizoku Sentai Gokaiger: The Movie (2013) and Project X Zone (2012).
31. Miyuki Matsunaga
Miyuki Matsunaga is a Japanese actress, voice artist, singer, performing artist based in Los Angeles. She is the founder-CEO of a Non-Profit organization, WAVE STUDIO, for Japanese community in the US and Japan, and teaches classes of yoga, singing, dance, kids ballet, acting, art ...
33. Mahiro Takasugi
Actor | Kamen raidâ Gaimu
Mahiro Takasugi was born on July 4, 1996 in Fukuoka, Japan. He is an actor, known for Kamen Rider Gaim (2013), Kamen Rider Movie War Full Throttle: Kamen Rider vs. Kamen Rider Drive & Gaim (2014) and Kamen Rider Gaim: Great Soccer Battle! Golden Fruits Cup! (2014).
39. Kenji Hamada
Actor | Enjin sentai Gôonjâ
Kenji Hamada was born on April 12, 1972 in Fukuoka, Japan. He is an actor, known for Engine Sentai Go-onger (2008), Kamen Rider Movie War Mega Max: Kamen Rider vs. Kamen Rider Fourze & OOO (2011) and Kamen Rider Movie War Core: Kamen Rider vs. Kamen Rider OOO & W Featuring Skull (2010). He ...
46. Kenji Utsumi
Born in August of 1937, Japanese actor from Kitakyushu, Kenji Utsumi, is affiliated with the independent animation studio Ken Production. He is married to fellow voice actress Michiko Nomura and has received a lifetime achievement award at the third Seiyu Awards.
He is best known for his roles in ...
47. Yûji Ueda
Yûji Ueda was born on June 15, 1967 in Fukuoka, Japan. He is an actor and director, known for Pokémon: The First Movie - Mewtwo Strikes Back (1998), Rurouni Kenshin (1996) and Ghost in the Shell (1995). He is married to Omi Minami.
48. Yô Yoshida
Actress | Birigyaru
Fukuoka born Yoshida Yo entered the acting profession in her mid-20s, but has since managed to garner both silver screen and television roles, appear on stage (where she got her start), in radio drama as well as win several awards, among others an award at the International Drama Festival in Tokyo ...