Popular Asian actor, born October 11, 1973 in Taipei, Taiwan, to a Taiwanese mother and a Japanese father. He's starred in many movies in many different countries due to his fluency in Mandarin, Japanese,Cantonese,and Taiwanese. He also speaks English, as he attended New York Film school for a while, but unfortunately has not starred in any American films yet.He has been called the 'Asian Johnny Depp' for his sometimes quirky choice of film and TV roles and his former teen-idol status (he began his career as a pop singer).In America, he is probably best remembered as Jin in 'House of Flying Daggers'.Also starred in 'Chungking Express'.
Takeshi Kaneshiro is a very talented actor, as well as an extremely handsome man. :)
by Nastina August 13, 2005