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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.

List features Sayaka Aida, Sessue Hayakawa and more actors.

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 37

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Ai Kago is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Actors From Japan
Ai Kago age 30

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Ai Kato is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Actors From Japan
Ai Kato age 35

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Ai Kobayashi is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Actors From Japan
Ai Kobayashi age 44

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Ai Maeda is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Actors From Japan
Ai Maeda age 34

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Ai Otsuka is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Actors From Japan
Ai Otsuka age 35

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Ai Takahashi is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Actors From Japan
Ai Takahashi age 31

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Akemi Okamura is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Actors From Japan
Akemi Okamura age 49

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Aki Maeda is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Actors From Japan
Aki Maeda age 32

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Akifumi Miura is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Actors From Japan
Akifumi Miura age 36

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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 58

26 Actors Who Stay in Character Off Camera

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Akio Suyama is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Actors From Japan
Akio Suyama age 49

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Akira Emoto is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Actors From Japan
Akira Emoto age 69

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Akira Kamiya is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Actors From Japan
Akira Kamiya age 71

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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 75

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Akira Otaka is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Actors From Japan
Akira Otaka age 60

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Akira Terao is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Actors From Japan
Akira Terao age 70

Celebrities Nobody Cares About Anymore

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Alisa Durbrow is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Actors From Japan
Alisa Durbrow age 29

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Ami Kawai is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Actors From Japan
Ami Kawai age 50

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Anna Nagata is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Actors From Japan
Anna Nagata age 36

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Anna Tsuchiya is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Actors From Japan
Anna Tsuchiya age 34

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Anne Suzuki is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Actors From Japan
Anne Suzuki age 30

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Anzu Nagai is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Actors From Japan
Anzu Nagai age 25

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Aoi Miyazaki is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Actors From Japan
Aoi Miyazaki age 32

15 Celebrities Who Were Outed

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Aoi Teshima is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Actors From Japan
Aoi Teshima age 30

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Arata Iura is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Actors From Japan
Arata Iura age 43

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Asahi Uchida is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Actors From Japan
Asahi Uchida age 35

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Asaka Seto is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Actors From Japan
Asaka Seto age 41

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Asako Kishi is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Actors From Japan
Asako Kishi age 94

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Atsuko Asano is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Actors From Japan
Atsuko Asano age 57

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Atsuko Tanaka is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Actors From Japan
Atsuko Tanaka age 55

Celebrities Who Weren't Born Where You Think

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Atsushi Itō is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Actors From Japan
Atsushi Itō age 34

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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 49

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Aya Matsuura is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Actors From Japan
Aya Matsuura age 31

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Aya Okamoto is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Actors From Japan
Aya Okamoto age 35

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Aya Sugimoto is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Actors From Japan
Aya Sugimoto age 49

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Aya Ueto is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Actors From Japan
Aya Ueto age 32

Famous People Who Have Been Reported Missing

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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 70

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Ayumi Ito is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Actors From Japan
Ayumi Ito age 37

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Banjō Ginga is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Actors From Japan
Banjō Ginga age 69

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Bin Shimada is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Actors From Japan
Bin Shimada age 63

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