Ken Takakura

Active - 1958 - 2012  |   Born - Feb 16, 1931   |   Died - Nov 10, 2014   |   Genres - Crime, Drama, Action, Thriller

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Biography by Sandra Brennan

Japanese star Ken Takakura made his feature-film debut in Too Late the Hero (1970). In 1989, he launched an international career in films such as Black Rain and Mr. Baseball (1990). He slowed his film career down in the '90s, making his final film, Dearest in 2012. He died in 2014 at age 83.

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