Sayonara, KEN TAKAKURA

Rare it is that a Japanese actor, no matter how big a name back home, makes it as a star in Hollywood. Only two names that have accomplished this spring immediately to mind: Sessue Hayakawa, the mostly silent-era actor who became the first Japanese to find stardom in America; and Toshiro Mifune, director Akira Kurosawa’s go-to […]