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
Pivotal figure in the 1970s explosion of martial arts cinema as lethal "fists for hire" trouble shooter, Takuma (Terry) Tsurugi, starring in the phenomenally popular and ultra violent "The Street Fighter" series of action films. Sonny Chiba wasn't a graceful, fluid fighter like screen icon Bruce Lee...
3. 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 | 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...
8. Yû Aoi
Actress | Hura gâru
Aoi Yu, born Natsui Yu in Kasuga, Fukuoka, which is a de facto suburb of Fukuoka City, is a Japanese actress, voice actress, model and TV personality who has become a beloved tour de force in Japan and beyond. In 1999, at the age of 14, she made her stage debut as Polly in the musical production of...
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...
14. 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 ...
15. Rena Tanaka
Actress | Ganbatte ikimasshoi
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...
16. Miyuki Matsunaga
Miyuki Matsunaga is a Japanese actress, voice artist, singer, performing artist based in Los Angeles. She is the owner of WAVE studio for ballet, dance, yoga, music, voice training, fitness and wellness healing.
Miyuki created her signature performing art GETA DANCE ART (wikipedia) ...
17. 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 ...
27. 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), Space Battleship Yamato (1974) and Farewell to Space Battleship Yamato: Warriors of Love (1978). He is married to ...
28. Yukari Tamura
Actress | Steins;Gate
Yukari Tamura was born on February 27, 1976 in Fukuoka, Japan. She is an actress, known for Steins;Gate (2011), Kaizoku Sentai Gokaiger (2011) and Tokumei Sentai Go-Busters vs. Kaizoku Sentai Gokaiger: The Movie (2013).
32. 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).
33. Mio Takaki
Actress | Urutoraman Tiga
Mio Takaki was born on December 31, 1960 in Fukuoka, Japan as Yukari Sadaya. She is an actress, known for Ultraman: Tiga (1996), Ultraman Tiga: The Final Odyssey (2000) and Ultraman Tiga & Ultraman Dyna: Warriors of the Star of Light (1998). She has been married to Takashi Kutara since 2013.
37. Denjirô Ôkôchi
Actor | Sugata Sanshirô
Denjirô Ôkôchi was born on February 5, 1898 in Iwaya-mura, Chikujo-gun, Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan as Masuo Oobe. He was an actor and writer, known for Sanshiro Sugata (1943), Oatsurae Jirôkichi koshi (1931) and Chuji tabi nikki: Koshu tate hen (1927). He died on July 19, 1962.
39. 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 ...
44. Masao Kusakari
Actor | Fukkatsu no hi
Masao Kusakari was born in Fukuoka Prefecture on the southern island of Kyushu, Japan to an American father and a Japanese mother. Because of his heritage, he was taller than the average Japanese of the time and he was considered stunningly good looking. As a result, his debut into the public eye ...
46. Momo Asakura
Actress | Hai-Furi
Momo Asakura was born on June 25, 1994 in Fukuoka, Japan. She is an actress, known for High School Fleet (2016), Sword Art Online (2012) and Magia Record: Puella Magi Madoka Magica Side Story (2020).
Music Department | Taiyô no uta
Drive thirty minutes north from Fukuoka City off the Fukuoka Highway and near the city lies the unassuming town of Koga. Yui Yoshioka was born here. Here lived a shy girl with her mother who played alone and liked to listen to music and sing. Her parents had divorced and her father has died since. ...