BirthdayFebruary 16, 1931
HoroscopeScorpio
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  1. About

    Ken Takakura was a Japanese actor who earned his fame through his brooding and stoic roles that he performed. He was also known as the first actor gaining Japan Academy Prize four times. He became internationally famous after starring in Ridley Scott's Black Rain (1989). 

  2. Before fame

    He entered Tochiku High School in nearby Yahata City. Around this time, he gained a role as an honorable old-school yakuza among the violent post-war gangs in the famous movie, Showa Zankyo-den (Remnants of Chivalry in the Showa Era). After graduating from Meiji University in Tokyo, Takakura took in an audition on impulse in 1955 at the Toei Film Company, where he made his debut with Denko Karate Uchi (Lightning Karate Blow) in 1956. 

  3. Personal life

    In 1959, he and singer Chiemi Eri were married but they ended their relationship in divorce in 1971. 

Actor Ken Takakura born on 16 02 1931 in . Until now, Ken Takakura's age is 83 year old and have Scorpio constellation. Count down 361 days will come next birthday of Ken Takakura !