Actors Famous Film Actors From Okinawa Prefecture

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List of famous movie actors & actresses who were born in Okinawa Prefecture, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Some of these celebrities weren't necessarily born in Okinawa Prefecture, as in some cases Okinawa Prefecture may only be their hometown and not necessarily their birthplace. If you're from Okinawa Prefecture then your city's claim to fame might be that the actors and actresses listed below are from there as well. There may be a lot of famous athletes, musicians and other famous people that were born in Okinawa Prefecture, but this list highlights only names of actors and actresses.

Examples include Tamlyn Tomita and Meisa Kuroki.

This list answers the questions, "Which actors are from Okinawa Prefecture?" and "Which famous actors were born in Okinawa Prefecture?"

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Akira Lane is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Film Actors From Okinawa Prefecture
age 37 Akira Lane is an actress.

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Ben Shepherd is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Film Actors From Okinawa Prefecture
age 50 Hunter Benedict "Ben" Shepherd is an American musician best known for playing bass in the rock band Soundgarden since 1990.

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Brian Tee is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Film Actors From Okinawa Prefecture
age 41 Brian Tee is an American actor, best known for his role as D.K. in The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift.

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Cocco is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Film Actors From Okinawa Prefecture
age 41 Cocco is a female J-pop / folk rock singer.

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Eric A. Stillwell is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Film Actors From Okinawa Prefecture
age 56 Eric A. Stillwell is a producer and writer who has worked on a number of television series, made-for-television movies, and motion pictures, including numerous Star Trek series and motion ...more

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Erika Oda is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Film Actors From Okinawa Prefecture
Erika Oda age 39 Erika Oda is an actress.

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Eriko Imai is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Film Actors From Okinawa Prefecture
age 35 Eriko Imai is a Japanese pop artist. She made her debut in the early 1990s as part of the group Speed which disbanded in March 2000. Eriko began her work away from Speed during 1998, performing ...more

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Gackt is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Film Actors From Okinawa Prefecture
age 45 Gackt Camui, better known by his stage name Gackt, is a Japanese musician, singer, songwriter, actor and author. He has been active since 1994, first as the frontman of the short-lived ...more

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Gori is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Film Actors From Okinawa Prefecture
age 46 Toshiyuki Teruya, better known as Gori or Gorie or Gorie Matsuura, is a Ryukyuan comedian, variety show host, voice actor, film director, and musician. He is a member of the owarai group Garage ...more

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Hikari Mitsushima is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Film Actors From Okinawa Prefecture
age 33 Hikari Mitsushima is a Japanese film actress and singer.

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Hiroki Kawata is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Film Actors From Okinawa Prefecture
Hiroki Kawata age 45 Hiroki Kawata is an actor.

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Hiroko Shimabukuro is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Film Actors From Okinawa Prefecture
age 34 Hiroko Shimabukuro, best known mononymously as Hiro, is a Japanese singer. She debuted as a member of the popular girl group Speed in 1996. In 1998, Hiro released her first solo song, ...more

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Hitoe Arakaki is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Film Actors From Okinawa Prefecture
age 37 Hitoe Arakaki is the oldest member of the Japanese pop group Speed, which disbanded in 2000 and reformed in 2009. She was born in Okinawa, Japan, and is also known purely by her first name, ...more

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J.C. Bonnin is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Film Actors From Okinawa Prefecture
age 50 Juan Carlos Bonnin was a popular Filipino matinee idol in the 1980s. He is best remembered for his roles in the movies Bagets, Ninja Kids, and Kamagong. In fact, Bagets created a cult following ...more

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James Carroll Jordan is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Film Actors From Okinawa Prefecture
age 68 James Carroll Jordan is an actor.

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Jason Mckee is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Film Actors From Okinawa Prefecture
age 37 Jason Mckee is a film editor, director, producer, actor and visual effects artist.

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Jon Kabira is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Film Actors From Okinawa Prefecture
age 60 Jon Kabira is a Japanese freelance presenter, tarento, radio personality, narrator who is affiliated with Sony Music Artists. He is very popular in Japan having participated in various TV ...more

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Julia Pomeroy is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Film Actors From Okinawa Prefecture
Julia Pomeroy is an American actress and author. She first came into the public eye after appearing alongside Matt Dillon in the 1979 cult film Over The Edge. She played "Julia", the ...more

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Katsuo Tokashiki is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Film Actors From Okinawa Prefecture
age 58 Katsuo Tokashiki is a Japanese former WBA Light flyweight champion. He currently works as an actor and television persona, and runs own boxing gym in Tokyo, Japan.

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Ken Gushi is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Film Actors From Okinawa Prefecture
Ken Gushi age 32 Kenshiro "Ken" Gushi is one of Japan's top competitors in the sport of drifting. Born in Okinawa, Japan, but raised in Los Angeles, he was taught by his father Tsukasa Gushi at the age ...more

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Kenji Ebisawa is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Film Actors From Okinawa Prefecture
age 32 Kenji Ebisawa is a Japanese actor, best known for the role of Gunpei Ishihara/Go-on Black in the 2008 tokusatsu series Engine Sentai Go-onger.

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Kenji Haga is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Film Actors From Okinawa Prefecture
age 57 Kenji Haga is a mixed-race entertainment talent, actor and businessperson from Okinawa, Okinawa. Haga was born to an American father and a Japanese mother.

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Kenta Miyake is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Film Actors From Okinawa Prefecture
age 41 Kenta Miyake is a Japanese voice actor who is affiliated with 81 Produce. He is known for his unusually low voice. After the death of Hirotaka Suzuoki in 2006, Kenta took over the role of ...more

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Leisha Hailey is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Film Actors From Okinawa Prefecture
age 47 Leisha Hailey is an American actress and musician most widely known for playing Alice Pieszecki in the Showtime Networks production The L Word. Hailey first came to the public's attention as a ...more

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Maakii is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Film Actors From Okinawa Prefecture
age 31 Maki Onaga is an actress.

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Manami Higa is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Film Actors From Okinawa Prefecture
Manami Higa age 32 Manami Higa is a Japanese actress. Higa's mother was a model. She graduated from Okinawa Prefectural Central High School. She got famous as an actress when she was selected in an audition of ...more

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Masane Tsukayama is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Film Actors From Okinawa Prefecture
age 74 Masane Tsukayama is a Japanese actor, voice actor, and narrator from Naha, Okinawa.

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Meisa Kuroki is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Film Actors From Okinawa Prefecture
age 30 Satsuki Shimabukuro, better known by her stage name Meisa Kuroki, is a Japanese actress, model and singer born in Nago, Okinawa, Japan. She is represented by the agency Sweet Power and is signed ...more

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Merle Dandridge is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Film Actors From Okinawa Prefecture
age 40 Merle Dandridge is an American actress who was born in Okinawa, Japan. Dandridge is primarily a stage actress, but has had several roles in television. She has gained a wider audience as the ...more

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Michiko Ameku is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Film Actors From Okinawa Prefecture
Michiko Ameku age 55 Michiko Ameku is an actress.

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Morio Higaonna is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Film Actors From Okinawa Prefecture
Morio Higaonna age 80 Morio Higaonna is a prominent Okinawan karate practitioner who is the founder and Chief Instructor of the International Okinawan Goju-ryu Karate-do Federation. He is a holder of the highest rank ...more

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Namie Amuro is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Film Actors From Okinawa Prefecture
age 41 Namie Amuro is a Japanese pop/R&B singer, dancer, fashion model and actress. She was, at the height of her popularity, referred to as "Teen Queen", "Queen of J-Pop" or ...more

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Patricia Mizen is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Film Actors From Okinawa Prefecture
Patricia Mizen Patricia Mizen is an actress.

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Rachelle Roderick is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Film Actors From Okinawa Prefecture
Rachelle Roderick Rachelle Roderick is an actress.

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Rino Nakasone Razalan is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Film Actors From Okinawa Prefecture
age 39 Rino Nakasone is a dance and former member of the dance group Harajuku Girls.

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Ryoko Kuninaka is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Film Actors From Okinawa Prefecture
age 39 Ryoko Kuninaka is a Japanese actress and singer. She hails from Naha City in Okinawa, Japan and currently works for Vision Factory.

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Sasa Handa is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Film Actors From Okinawa Prefecture
Sasa Handa age 33 Sasa Handa is a Japanese model, actress and former AV Idol who was born on April 18, 1985 in Okinawa, Japan. She has also used the name Chieri Haruyama.

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Shinnosuke Mitsushima is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Film Actors From Okinawa Prefecture
Shinnosuke Mitsushima age 29 Shin'nosuke Mitsushima is a film actor.

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Shintarô Yamada is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Film Actors From Okinawa Prefecture
Shintarô Yamada age 32 Shintarô Yamada is a Japanese fashion model, actor and singer.

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Takako Uehara is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Film Actors From Okinawa Prefecture
age 35 Takako Uehara is a Jpop singer, actress, and former radio host. She is a member of the group Speed. Uehara was born in Okinawa, Japan.

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Tamlyn Tomita is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Film Actors From Okinawa Prefecture
age 52 Tamlyn Naomi Tomita is a Japanese-born American actress and singer. She made her screen debut in The Karate Kid, Part II, and later was leading and supporting roles in films Come See the ...more

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Tarusuke Shingaki is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Film Actors From Okinawa Prefecture
age 42 Tarusuke Shingaki is a voice actor.

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Yoshika Maedomari is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Film Actors From Okinawa Prefecture
Yoshika Maedomari age 46 Yoshika Maedomari is a professional wrestler.

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Yu Yamada is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Film Actors From Okinawa Prefecture
age 34 Yu Yamada is a Japanese model, actress, and singer best known from her modeling work with CanCam magazine. Shintaro Yamada is her brother.

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Yui Aragaki is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Film Actors From Okinawa Prefecture
age 30 Yui Aragaki is a Japanese idol, model, actress, singer and occasional radio show host. She is particularly recognized for her beauty and her movie projects.

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Yukie Nakama is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Film Actors From Okinawa Prefecture
age 39 Yukie Nakama is a Japanese actress, singer and former idol.

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Yuko Gibu is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Film Actors From Okinawa Prefecture
Yuko Gibu age 37 Yuko Gibu is a Japanese voice actress.