Kimura Takuya

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

Drama & Films

Drama

Year
Title
#
Role
Rating
2017
10
Okita Kazuaki Main Role
7.6
2015
10
Ieji Hisashi Main Role
8.0
2014
11
Kuryu Kohei Main Role
8.2
2014
2
Miyamoto Musashi/Shinmen Takezo Main Role
8.1
2013
10
Matsushima Reiji / Ando Lloyd Main Role
7.7
2012
10
Kindaichi Fumio Main Role
7.9
2011
10
Kuramochi Takeshi Main Role
8.6
2010
8
Hazuki Rensuke Main Role
6.6
2009
8
Tsukumo Ryusuke Main Role
8.3
2008
10
Asakura Keita Main Role
8.0
2007
10
Manpyo Teppei Main Role
8.3
2006
1
Kuryu Kouhei Main Role
7.7
2006
11
Emperor genyoku Guest Role
7.2
2005
11
Kanzaki Jiro Main Role
7.8
2004
11
Satonaka Halu / Haru Main Role
8.4
2003
10
Shinkai Hajime Main Role
7.9
2002
11
Katase Ryo Main Role
7.8
2001
1
Horibi Yasube Supporting Role
8.0
2001
11
Kuryu Kohei Main Role
8.0
2001
1
Lead role in BLACK ROOM Main Role
7.8
2000
11
voice of Crow Supporting Role
6.7
2000
11
(Ep.11) Guest Role
8.1
2000
11
Okishima Shuji Main Role
7.9
1999
1
Himself Supporting Role
8.4
1998
12
Ito Naoki Main Role
7.6
1998
1
Oda Nobunaga Main Role
7.6
1997
11
Katagiri Teppei Main Role
7.6
1997
11
Yukio Main Role
7.3
1997
11
Guest Role
6.8
1997
1
Kurosawa Riki Main Role
6.9
1996
10
Takakura Kakeru Main Role
6.1
1996
11
Hidetoshi Sena Main Role
8.1
1996
10
Hayashi Isao (Ep.17) Guest Role
8.5
1995
11
Ogami Kazuma Main Role
7.4
1995
1
Matsudaira Motoyasu Main Role
6.8
1994
10
Takeshi Ueda Main Role
7.4
1993
11
Toride Osamu Main Role
7.0
1993
2
Kawabata Yasunari Main Role
6.5
1992
5
Masato Katase Main Role
5.9

Films

Year
Title
Role
Rating
2018
Mogami Takeshi Main Role
N/A
2017
Manji Main Role
9.0
2015
Kuryu Kohei Main Role
7.9
2010
Kodai Susumu Main Role
7.2
2008
Shitao Main Role
5.9
2007
Kuryuu Kouhei Main Role
7.9
2006
Mimura Shinnojo Main Role
7.9
2004
Tak / Wang Jing-wen's Boyfriend Supporting Role
7.7
2001
Yasube Horibe Main Role
7.4
1999
Muragi Takuya and Takuya Kimura Main Role
8.0
1995
Junichiro Ueda Main Role
N/A
1994
Yoshiharu Kubo Main Role
7.2
1990
Hekiro Main Role
8.0

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    Jessica 12 days ago - edited

    Loved him at all times!!

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    Anniee 28 days ago - edited

    I'm a bit late to join his fans' club, but I'm so glad I get to know him. He is an amazing actor. Love him to bits, ❤️

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    Erica 28 days ago

    King of J-Drama!! He is one of my favourite actor, of all times!! ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️ ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️

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    J-DRAMASROCK Apr 16, 2017

    My bae....<3 One of my fav actors of all times.

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    reikableu Apr 7, 2017

    I wish I had known about him earlier. I just "met" him about 3-5 months ago. I soooo love him.

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    Mikoto Apr 6, 2017

    LOVE HIM SO MUCH, FAMILY FAVOURITE.

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    KenWong Mar 31, 2017

    Long Vacation rating is higher than any drama back in 1990s. Descendant from the sun, copied some of the scenes too. J-Drama was the first to have the best Romance and Love Genre in Asia.

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    Shizuka Feb 26, 2017

    One of my favourite actors. He is the "King of J-Drama". ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️
    ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️
    ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️

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    katrina21 Nov 13, 2016

    happy birthday

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    katrina21 Nov 13, 2015

    happy birthday :D

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    japanesedrama Nov 13, 2015

    Happy Birthday Captain ♥

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    VladimirS Oct 30, 2015

    Favorite actor

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    BeKaiLLe Aug 9, 2015

    So i watched this guy in Hero and whaaat!!? it was awesome.

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    Jesse Jul 22, 2015

    just saw you in I'm Home, you did awesome job! keep it up, KimuTaku!

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    pinoy4ever Dec 6, 2014

    my favorite japanese actor...

Details

  • Name:

    Kimura Takuya
  • Native name:

    木村拓哉
  • Also Known as:

    KimuTaku;きむら たくや;Takuya Kimura
  • Nationality:

    Japanese
  • Gender:

    Male
  • Born:

    November 13, 1972
  • Age:

    44