Birth Place Matching "Yokohama, Japan" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
Actor | Mongol
Asano Tadanobu is a Japanese film actor. His father, an actors' agent, suggested he take on what became his first role, in the TV show "Kimpachi Sensei," at the age of 16. His film debut was in the 1990 Swimming Upstream (Swimming Upstream (1990)), though his first major critical success was in ...
Actress | The Innocents
British actress Pamela Franklin has worked with many notable actors and directors throughout her career. A somewhat underrated actress, she had a wide range of emotions that she brought to her many versatile characters. Franklin was born in Yokohama, Japan, and her father was an importer/exporter. ...
Takehito Koyasu was born on May 5, 1965 in Yokohama, Japan. He is an actor, known for Neon Genesis Evangelion: The End of Evangelion (1997), JoJo's Bizarre Adventure (2012) and Revolutionary Girl Utena (1997).
4. Setsuko Hara
Actress | Banshun
Setsuko Hara became one of Japan's best-loved stars over her 30-year film career. Her signature character type, variations on a daughter devoted to her parents and home, inspired the nickname that stayed with her until retirement: the Eternal Virgin. To some extent, reality mirrored her roles in ...
Actress | The Man in the High Castle
From Tokyo, Japan. Her father being a journalist, she had an international childhood living in Washington D.C., Brussels, and Tokyo. Mayumi Yoshida is known for her role as Crown Princess (The Man in The High Castle) which got her a nomination for Best Emerging Actor at UBCP Awards. Her other ...
Animation Department | Jûbê ninpûchô
Graduated from Yokohama High School in 1968. After a few years working as animator at Mushi Production Animation, the company went bankrupt in 1972 and he joined Madhouse Studio. In the 70s he was promoted to animation director and finally debuted as film director in 1984's "SF New Century Lensman"...
Robert Eddison was born on June 10, 1908 in Yokohama, Japan as Robert Leadam Eddison. He was an actor, known for Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989), The Eustace Diamonds (1959) and The Theban Plays by Sophocles (1986). He died on December 14, 1991 in London, England.
Actress | Ringu
Nanako Matsushima has starred in leading roles in Japan for over 20 years. She began her career as a fashion model while still in her teens. By 1996, she played the heroine in NHK Japan's serial TV drama "Himawari", catapulting her to stardom. Since then she has played leading roles in numerous hit...
11. Rina Hoshino
Actress | Pokémon: Detective Pikachu
Rina Hoshino is a bilingual Japanese-American actress, award-winning voiceover artist and singer. Born in Yokohama, Japan and having spent her adolescence in Seattle, Hoshino trained at The Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute in Los Angeles. Hoshino narrated Little Piyo's Adventure, a bilingual ...
12. Ryô Kase
Actor | Letters from Iwo Jima
Ryo Kase was born on November 9, 1974 in Kanagawa, Japan.
Shortly after birth his family moved to Washington, United States, where he spent most of his childhood.
Kase began his acting career in 2000 and gained his first starring role in Kazuyoshi Kumakiri's Antenna (2004). He then went on to work ...
13. Kimiko Yo
Actress | Okuribito
Yo Kimiko was born in Yokohama, a city just south of Tokyo to a Japanese mother and Taiwanese father on the 12th of May 1956. Her cousin was actress Bunjaku Han. She became active in front of the camera in 1987 and has been a feature of Japanese television and cinema ever since. She had begun ...
18. Crystal Kay
Soundtrack | He's Just Not That Into You
Half African-American and Korean, Crystal Kay became one of the youngest RIAJ Certified pop-artists in Japan at the age of 13. With over 3 Platinum Albums and 6 Gold Albums, Crystal Kay is one of the most successful non-group J-pop artists in Japan. Crystal Kay is a Universal Music Artist with ...
21. Tôru Furuya
Actor | Papurika
Tôru Furuya was born on July 31, 1953 in Isogo-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan. He is an actor, known for Paprika (2006), Sailor Moon (1992) and Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods (2013). He has been married to Satomi Majima since March 1985. They have one child. He was previously married to Mami Koyama.
23. Tomoya Nagase
Actor | Stranger: Mukô hadan
Tomoya Nagase's a Japanese singer and actor. He's the youngest member of TOKIO, a Johnny Entertainment musical group. He's the primary vocalist as well as a guitarist alongside TOKIO's leader, Shigeru Joshima. He's known as Nagase, Tomoya, Naga-kun, Tomo-kun, Baby or Tomobaby.
He was born in ...
24. Hana Kimura
Actress | Stardom Kyoto Max
Hana Kimura was a Japanese professional wrestler who worked for World Wonder Ring Stardom and previously Sendai Girls Pro Wrestling.
She was accepted in to the Wrestle-1 dojo after she passed an audition that took place in December of 2015. At the same month she was announced as a round girl of the ...
25. Masaru Emoto
Self | What If? The Movie
Dr. Masaru Emoto was a Japanese scientist who found ZamZam water structure and materials by NANO Technology and Messages of Water. He said that human consciousness has an effect on the molecular structure of water. Also, he found water could save events of around it into water memory . He was ...
29. Rina Takeda
Actress | Iya monogatari: Oku no hito
Takeda Rina was born in Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture. She claims she decided to become an actress at age six. She has an older and younger brother. The younger brother is actor Takeda kazuma who has found roles in Rina's movies. She became interested in karate through her father Takeda Takeshi. ...
31. Mao Inoue
Actress | Hana yori dango
Mao Inoue began her career as a child actress at 5 when encouraged by her mom and receiving a fan letter after her first year in show business. She hasn't stopped since. She was born in Yokohama, just west of Tokyo, in 1987. She gained national attention on Kids War from 1999 to 2003. She was the ...
33. Osamu Mukai
Actor | Naruto: Shippûden
Osamu Mukai was born on February 7, 1982 in Yokohama, Japan. He is an actor, known for Naruto: Shippûden (2007), Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown (2019) and S: Saigo no Keikan - Dakkan: Recovery of Our Future (2015). He has been married to Ryôko Kuninaka since December 28, 2014. They have one ...
34. Yuichi Nakamura
Actor | Kamen raidâ Den'ô
Yuichi Nakamura was born on October 8, 1987 in Yokohama, Japan. He is an actor, known for Kamen Rider Den-O (2007), Kamen Rider Super Den-O Trilogy: Episode Red - Zero's Star Twinkle (2010) and Kamen Rider Den-O: I'm Born! (2007).
44. John Wooldridge
Music Department | Appointment in London
The composer John Wooldridge, was a pupil of Sibelius and a contemporary and friend of William Walton. He spent the war in Bomber Command. His promising career ended in a fatal car accident at the age of 47 in 1958. He was married to the actress Margaretta Scott from 1948 and was the father of the ...
47. Hibari Misora
Actress | Sen-hime to Hideyori
Hibari Misora was born on May 29, 1937 in Yokohama, Japan as Kazue Kato. She was an actress, known for Lady Sen and Hideyori (1962), So Young, So Bright (1955) and Tsukigata Hanpeita (1952). She was married to Akira Kobayashi. She died on June 24, 1989.