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List of film actors and actresses from Japan, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Japan has produced some very talented actors and actresses in the last century, many of who have gone on to star in comedies, dramas, horror movies and more. These Japanese actors specialize in film, television or even theater, so they're not all necessarily movie stars. These are some of the best Japanese actors the country has ever seen, so if you're a native of Japan and an aspiring actor/actress then these are people you should look up to.

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This list answers the questions, "Who are the best Japanese actors?" and "Which movies stars are from Japan?"

You can click on the names of these legendary movie stars of Japan in order to get more information about each one. If you're a film buff use this list of talented Japanese film actors to find some new movies you haven't already seen.

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Mai Nakahara is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Actors From Japan
Mai Nakahara age 34

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Ai Kago is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Actors From Japan
Ai Kago age 29

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Ai Kato is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Actors From Japan
Ai Kato age 34

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Ai Kobayashi is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Actors From Japan
Ai Kobayashi age 43

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Ai Maeda is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Actors From Japan
Ai Maeda age 33

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Ai Otsuka is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Actors From Japan
Ai Otsuka age 34

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Ai Takahashi is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Actors From Japan
Ai Takahashi age 30

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Akemi Okamura is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Actors From Japan
Akemi Okamura age 48

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Aki Maeda is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Actors From Japan
Aki Maeda age 31

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Akifumi Miura is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Actors From Japan
Akifumi Miura age 35

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Akiji Kobayashi is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Actors From Japan
Akiji Kobayashi Died at 66 (1930-1996)

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Akiko Kobayashi is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Actors From Japan

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Akiko Wakabayashi is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Actors From Japan

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Akio Ohtsuka is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Actors From Japan
Akio Ohtsuka age 57

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Akio Suyama is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Actors From Japan
Akio Suyama age 48

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Akira Emoto is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Actors From Japan
Akira Emoto age 67

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Akira Kamiya is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Actors From Japan
Akira Kamiya age 70

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Akira Kobayashi is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Actors From Japan

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Akira Nakao is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Actors From Japan
Akira Nakao age 74

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Akira Otaka is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Actors From Japan
Akira Otaka age 59

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Akira Terao is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Actors From Japan
Akira Terao age 68

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Alisa Durbrow is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Actors From Japan
Alisa Durbrow age 27

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Ami Kawai is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Actors From Japan
Ami Kawai age 48

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Anna Nagata is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Actors From Japan
Anna Nagata age 35

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Anna Tsuchiya is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Actors From Japan
Anna Tsuchiya age 33

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Anne Suzuki is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Actors From Japan
Anne Suzuki age 29

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Anzu Nagai is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Actors From Japan
Anzu Nagai age 24

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Aoi Miyazaki is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Actors From Japan
Aoi Miyazaki age 31

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Aoi Teshima is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Actors From Japan
Aoi Teshima age 29

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Arata Iura is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Actors From Japan
Arata Iura age 42

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Asahi Uchida is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Actors From Japan
Asahi Uchida age 33

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Asaka Seto is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Actors From Japan
Asaka Seto age 40

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Asako Kishi is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Actors From Japan
Asako Kishi age 93

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Atsuko Asano is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Actors From Japan
Atsuko Asano age 56

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Atsuko Tanaka is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Actors From Japan
Atsuko Tanaka age 54

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Atsushi Itō is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Actors From Japan
Atsushi Itō age 33

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Atsushi Sakurai is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Actors From Japan

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Aya Hisakawa is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Actors From Japan
Aya Hisakawa age 48

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Aya Matsuura is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Actors From Japan
Aya Matsuura age 30

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Aya Okamoto is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Actors From Japan
Aya Okamoto age 34

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Aya Sugimoto is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Actors From Japan
Aya Sugimoto age 48

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Aya Ueto is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Actors From Japan
Aya Ueto age 31

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Ayako Fujitani is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Actors From Japan

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Ayako Kawasumi is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Actors From Japan

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Ayumi Hamasaki is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Actors From Japan

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Ayumi Ishida is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Actors From Japan
Ayumi Ishida age 69

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Ayumi Ito is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Actors From Japan
Ayumi Ito age 36

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Banjō Ginga is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Actors From Japan
Banjō Ginga age 68

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Bin Shimada is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Actors From Japan
Bin Shimada age 62

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Bunta Sugawara is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Actors From Japan