Takuya Kimura is a Japanese singer and actor. He is a member of the Japanese idol group SMAP. Most of the TV dramas he starred in produced high ratings in Japan. He has become one of the most well-known and successful actors/singers/entertainers in Japan and Asia. Joined Johnny's Office in November 1987 as a Johnny Junior after one of his relatives sent in the application. Consequently chosen to become a member of new group SMAP in April 1988. The year 1993 can be considered to be a breakthrough year for Kimura and SMAP. After years of starring in low-budget dramas, Kimura played a leading role in the teen drama Asunaro Hakusho.The series quickly became a hit. In November 1999, he became the first Asian star to become a spokesperson for Levis Jeans Company In 1999 he ended the nine-year relationship with his longtime girlfriend Kaorin. The next year on November 23, he announced he was going to marry Shizuka Kudo, another Japanese pop idol. They married on December 5, 2000. His first daughter, Kokomi, was born on May 1, 2001 and his second daughter, Mitsuki, was born on February 5, 2003. Currently, holds the top three spots for most watched Japanese TV drama of all time, with "Hero", "Beautiful Life" and "Good Luck!" ranked respectively. Each of these three dramas scored a viewership rating of over 30% for its pilot. In addition, he also made Japanese TV drama history, when all 11 episodes of "Hero" received over 30% of viewership. Became the first male star to advertise lipsticks for the Kanebo Testimo II range, in February 1996. The brand's sales figures nearly tripled within a single month, since the launch of the campaign. One of the most charismatic members of the pop group Smap, he retains favorite status among teen girls and young women even though he is married. (The youth culture in Japan is such that unattached idols are believed to 'belong' to everyone; once the person is married, or 'taken,' their popularity frequently dwindles.) Source: Wikipedia, IMDb

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[add roles]Dramas

Year Title # of Epis. Role Rating
2014 Miyamoto Musashi 2 Main Role Miyamoto Musashi/Shinmen Takezo 7.67
2013 Ando Lloyd - A.I. Knows Love ? 10 Main Role Matsushima Reiji / Ando Lloyd 7.62
2012 Priceless 10 Main Role Kindaichi Fumio 7.81
2011 Nankyoku Tairiku ~Kami no Ryouiki ni Idomunda Otoko to Inu no Monogatari~ 10 Main Role Kuramochi Takeshi 8.57
2010 Tsuki no Koibito 8 Main Role Hazuki Rensuke 6.59
2009 MR. BRAIN 8 Main Role Tsukumo Ryusuke 8.29
2008 CHANGE 10 Main Role Asakura Keita 7.86
2007 The Grand Tribe 10 Main Role Manpyo Teppei 8.30
2006 HERO SP 1 Main Role Kuryuu Kouhei 7.55
2006 Saiyuuki 11 Guest Role Emperor genyoku 7.13
2005 Engine 11 Main Role Kanzaki Jiro 7.72
2004 Pride 11 Main Role Satonaka Haru / Halu 8.38
2003 Good Luck!! 10 Main Role Shinkai Hajime 7.74
2002 One Million Stars Falling from the Sky 11 Main Role Katase Ryo 7.68
2001 HERO 11 Main Role Kuryu Kohei 7.81
2001 Yonimo Kimyona Monogatari - SMAP Special Edition 1 Main Role Lead role in BLACK ROOM 8.00
2000 Food Fight 11 Supporting Role voice of Crow 6.62
2000 Beautiful Life 11 Main Role Okishima Shuji 7.71
1998 A Sleeping Forest 12 Main Role Ito Naoki 7.52
1998 Oda Nobunaga 1 Main Role Oda Nobunaga 8.25
1997 Love Generation 11 Main Role Katagiri Teppei 7.50
1997 Gift 11 Main Role Yukio 7.26
1997 Ii Hito 11 Guest Role 6.90
1997 Boku ga Boku de Aru Tame ni 1 Main Role Kurosawa Riki 7.00
1996 Concerto 10 Main Role Takakura Kakeru 5.89
1996 Long Vacation 11 Main Role Hidetoshi Sena 7.80
1995 Jinsei wa Jojo da 11 Main Role Ogami Kazuma 7.50
1995 Kimi wa Toki no Kanata e 1 Main Role Matsudaira Motoyasu 8.00
1994 Wakamono no Subete 10 Main Role Takeshi Ueda 7.67
1994 Furuhata Ninzaburo 42 Guest Role S2:Ep17: as Hayashi Isa & Ep 26: as Kimura Takuya/SMAP 9.43
1993 Ordinary People 11 Main Role Osamu 7.02
1993 Izu no Odorikko 2 Main Role Kawabata Yasunari 7.00
1992 Sono Toki, Heart wa Nusumareta 5 Main Role Masato Katase 5.67

[add roles]Films

Year Title Role Rating
2010 Space Battleship Yamato Main Role Kodai Susumu 7.13
2008 I Come With the Rain Main Role Shitao 5.94
2007 Hero Main Role Kuryuu Kouhei 7.69
2006 Love and Honor Main Role Mimura Shinnojo 7.79
2004 2046 Supporting Role Tak / Wang Jing-wen's Boyfriend 7.48
2001 Chushingura 1/47 Main Role Yasube Horibe 7.63
1999 Konya wa Eigyouchu Main Role Muragi Takuya and Takuya Kimura 8.00
1994 Shoot Main Role Yoshiharu Kubo 7.20
1990 Otouto Main Role Hekiro 8.00

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Kimura Takuya

Kimura Takuya


  • Name: Kimura Takuya
  • Native name: 木村拓哉
  • Also Known as: KimuTaku;きむら たくや;Takuya Kimura

Personal Details

  • Gender: Male
  • Birthday: November 13, 1972
  • Age: 41
  • Nationality: Japanese