Takuya Kimura

Kimura Takuya

  • Name: Kimura Takuya
  • Native name: 木村拓哉
  • Also Known as: KimuTaku, Takuya Kimura, きむら たくや, キムタク
  • Nationality: Japanese
  • Gender: Male
  • Born: November 13, 1972
  • Age: 51
Kimura Takuya is a Japanese actor, entertainer, singer, and voice actor born in Tokyo. He is represented by Johnny's. He was a member of the male idol group SMAP from 1988 until they disbanded in 2016 and is currently a solo artist. He is known by the nickname "Kimutaku".

After joining Johnny's in November 1987, he became a member of "Skate Boys". The following April, he was one of the chosen juniors to form the idol group SMAP. They went on to debut in September 1991. His first lead role in "Asunaro Hakusho" in 1993 as an actor as well as his subsequent appearance in "Wakamono no Subete" in 1994 resulted in him gaining a lot of attention as an actor. He appeared in the movie "Shoot!" in 1994 and won the Nikkan Sports Film Award and the Elan d'Or Award for Newcomers.

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.

In December of 2018, he opened a Weibo account that resulted in more than 290,000 followers on the first day. In May 2020, his Instagram account was opened and netted more than 1 million followers on the first day. He began his solo artist activities in 2019 and released his first album "Go with the Flow" through Victor Entertainment in 2020.

Currently, he holds the top three spots for the 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. He also currently holds the record for starring in the most "Getsu 9" dramas as of 2017.

He has been married to singer Kudo Shizuka since December 5, 2000. He has two children with her, the models Cocomi and Koki. His younger brother, Kimura Shunsaku, was a member of Japan's National American Football Team.
(Source: Wikipedia, IMDb) Edit Biography
Drama
Year Title # Role Rating
2023 Kazama Kimichika: Kyojo Zero
Japanese Drama, 2023, 11 eps
Kazama Kimichika (Main Role)
11
Kazama Kimichika
Main Role
7.7
2022 Mirai e no 10 Count
Japanese Drama, 2022, 9 eps
Kirisawa Shogo (Main Role)
9
Main Role
7.8
2020 BG: Personal Bodyguard Season 2
Japanese Drama, 2020, 7 eps
Shimazaki Akira (Main Role)
7
Shimazaki Akira
Main Role
7.8
2019 Grand Maison Tokyo
Japanese Drama, 2019, 11 eps
Obana Natsuki (Main Role)
11
Main Role
8.3
2018 Jimmy
Japanese Drama, 2018, 9 eps
[Yoshimoto comedian] (Ep. 3) (Guest Role)
9
[Yoshimoto comedian] (Ep. 3)
Guest Role
7.5
2018 BG: Personal Bodyguard
Japanese Drama, 2018, 9 eps
Shimazaki Akira (Main Role)
9
Shimazaki Akira
Main Role
7.8
2017 A Life
Japanese Drama, 2017, 10 eps
Okita Kazuaki (Main Role)
10
Main Role
7.6
2015 I'm Home
Japanese Drama, 2015, 10 eps
Ieji Hisashi (Main Role)
10
Main Role
7.8
2014 Hero Season 2
Japanese Drama, 2014, 11 eps
Kuryu Kohei (Main Role)
11
Kuryu Kohei
Main Role
8.0
2013 Ando Lloyd - A.I. Knows Love ?
Japanese Drama, 2013, 10 eps
Matsushima Reiji | Ando Lloyd (Main Role)
10
Matsushima Reiji | Ando Lloyd
Main Role
7.6
2012 Priceless
Japanese Drama, 2012, 10 eps
Kindaichi Fumio (Main Role)
10
Main Role
7.9
2011 Nankyoku Tairiku
Japanese Drama, 2011, 10 eps
Kuramochi Takeshi (Main Role)
10
Main Role
8.2
2010 Tsuki no Koibito
Japanese Drama, 2010, 8 eps
Hazuki Rensuke (Main Role)
8
Main Role
6.8
2009 Kochikame
Japanese Drama, 2009, 8 eps
[Mysterious man] (Ep. 8) (Guest Role)
8
[Mysterious man] (Ep. 8)
Guest Role
6.7
2009 Mr. Brain
Japanese Drama, 2009, 8 eps
Tsukumo Ryusuke (Main Role)
8
Main Role
8.1
2008 CHANGE
Japanese Drama, 2008, 10 eps
Asakura Keita (Main Role)
10
Main Role
7.9
2007 Karei naru Ichizoku
Japanese Drama, 2007, 10 eps
Manpyo Teppei (Main Role)
10
Main Role
8.0
2006 Saiyuuki
Japanese Drama, 2006, 11 eps
Emperor Genyoku (Guest Role)
11
Emperor Genyoku
Guest Role
7.2
2005 Engine
Japanese Drama, 2005, 11 eps
Kanzaki Jiro (Main Role)
11
Main Role
7.9
2004 Pride
Japanese Drama, 2004, 11 eps
Satonaka Halu / Haru (Main Role)
11
Main Role
8.3
2003 Good Luck!!
Japanese Drama, 2003, 10 eps
Shinkai Hajime (Main Role)
10
Main Role
7.9
2002 Sora Kara Furu Ichioku no Hoshi
Japanese Drama, 2002, 11 eps
Katase Ryo (Main Role)
11
Main Role
7.9
2001 Hero
Japanese Drama, 2001, 11 eps
Kuryu Kohei (Main Role)
11
Kuryu Kohei
Main Role
8.0
2000 Food Fight
Japanese Drama, 2000, 11 eps
[Voice of Crow] (Support Role)
11
[Voice of Crow]
Support Role
7.3
2000 Densetsu no Kyoshi
Japanese Drama, 2000, 11 eps
Mizutani Yoji (Ep.11) (Guest Role)
11
Mizutani Yoji (Ep.11)
Guest Role
7.7
2000 Beautiful Life
Japanese Drama, 2000, 11 eps
Okishima Shuji (Main Role)
11
Main Role
7.9
1998 A Sleeping Forest
Japanese Drama, 1998, 12 eps
Ito Naoki (Main Role)
12
Main Role
7.6
1997 Love Generation
Japanese Drama, 1997, 11 eps
Katagiri Teppei (Main Role)
11
Main Role
7.6
1997 Gift
Japanese Drama, 1997, 11 eps
Hayasaka Yukio (Main Role)
11
Hayasaka Yukio
Main Role
7.5
1997 Ii Hito
Japanese Drama, 1997, 11 eps
(Ep.8) (Guest Role)
11
(Ep.8)
Guest Role
7.4
1996 Kyosokyoku
Japanese Drama, 1996, 10 eps
Takakura Kakeru (Main Role)
10
Main Role
7.0
1996 Long Vacation
Japanese Drama, 1996, 11 eps
Sena Hidetoshi (Main Role)
11
Main Role
8.2
1996 Furuhata Ninzaburo Season 2
Japanese Drama, 1996, 10 eps
Hayashi Isao (Ep.17) (Guest Role)
10
Hayashi Isao (Ep.17)
Guest Role
8.2
1995 Jinsei wa Jojo da
Japanese Drama, 1995, 11 eps
Ogami Kazuma (Main Role)
11
Main Role
7.6
1994 Wakamono no Subete
Japanese Drama, 1994, 10 eps
Takeshi Ueda (Main Role)
10
Main Role
7.4
1993 Asunaro Hakusho
Japanese Drama, 1993, 11 eps
Toride Osamu (Main Role)
11
Main Role
7.3
1992 Sono Toki, Heart wa Nusumareta
Japanese Drama, 1992, 5 eps
Katase Masato (Main Role)
5
Main Role
7.0
1988 Dangerous Boy 3
Japanese Drama, 1988, 23 eps
(Main Role)
23
Main Role
7.0
Movie
Year Title Role Rating
TBA Kyojo: The Movie
Japanese Movie, 0000,
Kazama Kimichika (Main Role)
Kazama Kimichika
Main Role
0.0
2023 The Legend & Butterfly
Japanese Movie, 2023,
Oda Nobunaga (Main Role)
Oda Nobunaga
Main Role
7.6
2021 Masquerade Night
Japanese Movie, 2021,
Nitta Kosuke (Main Role)
Nitta Kosuke
Main Role
7.6
2019 Masquerade Hotel
Japanese Movie, 2019,
Nitta Kosuke (Main Role)
Nitta Kosuke
Main Role
7.7
2018 Killing for the Prosecution
Japanese Movie, 2018,
Mogami Takeshi (Main Role)
Main Role
7.4
2017 Blade of the Immortal
Japanese Movie, 2017,
Manji (Main Role)
Main Role
7.5
2015 Hero
Japanese Movie, 2015,
Kuryu Kohei (Main Role)
Main Role
7.7
2010 Space Battleship Yamato
Japanese Movie, 2010,
Kodai Susumu (Main Role)
Main Role
7.2
2008 I Come With the Rain
Hong Kong Movie, 2008,
Shitao (Main Role)
Main Role
6.5
2007 Hero
Japanese Movie, 2007,
Kuryu Kohei (Main Role)
Kuryu Kohei
Main Role
7.8
2006 Love and Honor
Japanese Movie, 2006,
Mimura Shinnojo (Main Role)
Main Role
7.7
2004 2046
Hong Kong Movie, 2004,
Tak [Wang Jing Wen's boyfriend] (Support Role)
Tak [Wang Jing Wen's boyfriend]
Support Role
7.8
1995 Fly Boys, Fly!
Japanese Movie, 1995,
Junichiro Ueda (Main Role)
Main Role
7.1
1994 Shoot
Japanese Movie, 1994,
Yoshiharu Kubo (Main Role)
Main Role
7.0
1990 Otouto
Japanese Movie, 1990,
Hekiro (Main Role)
Main Role
7.7
Special
Year Title # Role Rating
2023 Kazama Kimichika: Kyojo Zero Tokubetsuhen
Japanese Special, 2023, 1 eps
Kazama Kimichika (Main Role)
1
Kazama Kimichika
Main Role
7.2
2022 ProPilot2.0 Talk
Japanese Special, 2022, 1 eps
(Main Role)
1
Main Role
0.0
2021 Kyojo 2
Japanese Special, 2021, 2 eps
Kazama Kimichika (Main Role)
2
Kazama Kimichika
Main Role
7.8
2020 Kyojo
Japanese Special, 2020, 2 eps
Kazama Kimichika (Main Role)
2
Main Role
8.0
2014 Miyamoto Musashi
Japanese Special, 2014, 2 eps
2
Main Role
7.7
2008 Yo nimo Kimyo na Monogatari: 2008 SMAP Special
Japanese Special, 2008, 1 eps
{BLACK ROOM} Yunomoto Naoki (Main Role)
1
{BLACK ROOM} Yunomoto Naoki
Main Role
7.8
2006 Hero SP
Japanese Special, 2006, 1 eps
Kuryu Kouhei (Main Role)
1
Main Role
7.6
2004 X'SMAP Tora To Lion To Gonin No Otoko
Japanese Special, 2004, 1 eps
(Main Role)
1
Main Role
6.8
2001 Chushingura 1/47
Japanese Special, 2001, 1 eps
Yasube Horibe (Main Role)
1
Main Role
7.5
2001 Food Fight Special: Hong Kong Shitou Hen
Japanese Special, 2001, 1 eps
Kyutaro [Voice] (Support Role)
1
Kyutaro [Voice]
Support Role
0.0
2001 Yo nimo Kimyo na Monogatari: 2001 SMAP Special
Japanese Special, 2001, 1 eps
1
Main Role
7.7
1999 Konya wa Eigyouchu
Japanese Special, 1999, 1 eps
1
Main Role
7.4
1999 Yo nimo Kimyo na Monogatari: 1999 Spring Special
Japanese Special, 1999, 1 eps
{Paparazzi} Kimio (Main Role)
1
{Paparazzi} Kimio
Main Role
0.0
1999 Furuhata Ninzaburo Vs. SMAP
Japanese Special, 1999, 1 eps
Himself (Guest Role)
1
Himself
Guest Role
8.1
1998 Oda Nobunaga
Japanese Special, 1998, 1 eps
Oda Nobunaga (Main Role)
1
Oda Nobunaga
Main Role
7.3
1997 Boku ga Boku de Aru Tame ni
Japanese Special, 1997, 1 eps
Kurosawa Riki (Main Role)
1
Main Role
7.2
1995 Kimi wa Toki no Kanata e
Japanese Special, 1995, 1 eps
Matsudaira Motoyasu (Main Role)
1
Main Role
6.5
1995 Yo nimo Kimyo na Monogatari: 1995 Spring Special
Japanese Special, 1995, 1 eps
{Toilet no Rakugaki} Oshimoto (Main Role)
1
{Toilet no Rakugaki} Oshimoto
Main Role
0.0
1994 Saikai
Japanese Special, 1994, 1 eps
(Support Role)
1
Support Role
0.0
1994 Kimi ni Tsutaetai 11: Saikai
Japanese Special, 1994, 1 eps
(Support Role)
1
Support Role
0.0
1994 Kimi ni Tsutaetai: Onna x 5 = Aitsu
Japanese Special, 1994, 1 eps
(Main Role)
1
Main Role
0.0
1993 Izu no Odorikko
Japanese Special, 1993, 2 eps
Kawabata Yasunari (Main Role)
2
Main Role
6.0
TV Show
Year Title # Role Rating
2022 VS Damashii Gradation
Japanese TV Show, 2022, 44 eps
(Ep. 21) (Guest)
44
(Ep. 21)
Guest
0.0
2022 Talk Queens
Japanese TV Show, 2022, 120 eps
(Ep. 54-55) (Guest)
120
(Ep. 54-55)
Guest
0.0
2021 Shukan Sanma to Matsuko
Japanese TV Show, 2021, 100 eps
(Ep. 18) (Guest)
100
(Ep. 18)
Guest
0.0
2021 Sore Snow Man ni Yarasete Kudasai
Japanese TV Show, 2021, 86 eps
(Guest)
86
Guest
8.8
2021 VS Damashii
Japanese TV Show, 2021, 58 eps
(Ep. 1, 36, 41) (Guest)
58
(Ep. 1, 36, 41)
Guest
8.3
2019 Tokyo Friend Park Special 2019
Japanese TV Show, 2019, 1 eps
(Guest)
1
Guest
9.0
2018 Kimura-saaan!
Japanese TV Show, 2018, 250 eps
(Main Host)
250
Main Host
8.6
2015 Datsuryoku News Network
Japanese TV Show, 2015, 350 eps
(Ep. 153) (Guest)
350
(Ep. 153)
Guest
7.0
2015 Nichiyobi no Hatsumimi Gaku
Japanese TV Show, 2015, 0 eps
(Guest)
0
Guest
0.0
2015 Yoru no Chimata wo Haikaisuru
Japanese TV Show, 2015, 285 eps
(Ep. 98-99, 130-131) (Guest)
285
(Ep. 98-99, 130-131)
Guest
0.0
2014 KinKi Kids no BunBuBoon
Japanese TV Show, 2014, 224 eps
(Ep.300) (Guest)
224
(Ep.300)
Guest
8.6
2014 Sakurai Ariyoshi the Yakai
Japanese TV Show, 2014, 500 eps
(Ep. 229, 232, 233, 257, 286, 321, 322, 332) (Guest)
500
(Ep. 229, 232, 233, 257, 286, 321, 322, 332)
Guest
7.9
2013 Ninosan
Japanese TV Show, 2013, 550 eps
(Ep. 245-246) (Guest)
550
(Ep. 245-246)
Guest
8.4
2013 Kisumai Busaiku!?
Japanese TV Show, 2013, 0 eps
(Ep. 3x14-15) (Guest)
0
(Ep. 3x14-15)
Guest
0.0
2012 Ningen Kansatsu Variety Monitoring
Japanese TV Show, 2012, 400 eps
(Ep. 101, 163, 175-176, 210, 273-275, 319, 322) (Guest)
400
(Ep. 101, 163, 175-176, 210, 273-275, 319, 322)
Guest
8.0
2009 Kizuna Shokudo
Japanese TV Show, 2009, 50 eps
[Costumer] (May 23, 2009 - July 11, 2009) (Regular Member)
50
[Costumer] (May 23, 2009 - July 11, 2009)
Regular Member
0.0
2009 A-Studio+
Japanese TV Show, 2009, 810 eps
(Ep. 7, 231, 704) (Guest)
810
(Ep. 7, 231, 704)
Guest
10.0
2008 Shabekuri 007
Japanese TV Show, 2008, 600 eps
(Ep. 533) (Guest)
600
(Ep. 533)
Guest
8.3
2008 Vs Arashi
Japanese TV Show, 2008, 561 eps
(Ep. 512) (Guest)
561
(Ep. 512)
Guest
8.5
2003 Santaku
Japanese TV Show, 2003, 16 eps
(Main Host)
16
Main Host
10.0
2000 The Shonen Club
Japanese TV Show, 2000, 0 eps
(Guest)
0
Guest
0.0
1996 Utaban
Japanese TV Show, 1996, 658 eps
(Guest)
658
Guest
8.7
1996 SmapXSmap
Japanese TV Show, 1996, 920 eps
(Main Host)
920
Main Host
8.4
1996 King's Brunch
Japanese TV Show, 1996, 1214 eps
(20090516, 0523, 0606) (Guest)
1214
(20090516, 0523, 0606)
Guest
0.0
1994 Tokyo Friends Park II
Japanese TV Show, 1994, 0 eps
(Guest)
0
Guest
0.0
1991 I Love SMAP!
Japanese TV Show, 1991, 0 eps
(Main Host)
0
Main Host
0.0
1986 MUSIC STATION
Japanese TV Show, 1986, 1328 eps
[Performer] (Guest)
1328
[Performer]
Guest
8.1
1951 Kouhaku Uta Gassen
Japanese TV Show, 1951, 73 eps
[Supporter] (Ep. 39-40) | (Ep. 42-51, 53-54, 56-66) (Guest)
73
[Supporter] (Ep. 39-40) | (Ep. 42-51, 53-54, 56-66)
Guest
7.8
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Kimura Takuya

Takuya Kimura
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  • First Name: Takuya
  • Family Name: Kimura
  • Native name: 木村拓哉
  • Also Known as: KimuTaku, Takuya Kimura, きむら たくや, キムタク
  • Nationality: Japanese
  • Gender: Male
  • Born: November 13, 1972
  • Age: 51

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