Takeshi Kaneshiro (金城 武, Kaneshiro Takeshi, born October 11, 1973) is a Japanese-Taiwanese actor and singer. He has worked with some of the most renowned directors in East Asia, namely, Wong Kar Wai (Chungking Express and Fallen Angels), Peter Chan (Perhaps Love and Wuxia), Zhang Yimou (House of Flying Daggers) and John Woo (Red Cliff and The Crossing I and II). Kaneshiro is also well known in the game industry for being the video game modeled character of Samanosuke Akechi in Onimusha series.
|Full name at birth||
full name at birth
|Claim to fame||
Jin in House of Flying Daggers (2004)
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11 October 1973
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Taipei, Republic of China (Taiwan)
5' 10" (178 cm)
154 lbs (69.9 kg)
His Baritone singing voice
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