Shidô Nakamura

About Shidô Nakamura

Who is it?: Actor, Director
Birth Day: September 14, 1972
Birth Place:  Tokyo, Japan, Japan
Native name: 二代目中村獅童
Occupation: Kabuki and film actor.
Notable credit(s): Ryuk in Death Note, Dragon in Ping Pong

Shidô Nakamura

Shidô Nakamura was born on September 14, 1972 in  Tokyo, Japan, Japan, is Actor, Director. Shidô Nakamura was born on September 14, 1972 in Tokyo, Japan as Mikihiko Ogawa. He is an actor and director, known for Hoac Nguyen Giap (2006), Death Note (2006) and Letters from Iwo Jima (2006). He was previously married to Yûko Takeuchi.
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Currently, Shidô Nakamura is 51 years, 9 months and 3 days old. Shidô Nakamura will celebrate 52rd birthday on a Saturday 14th of September 2024. Below we countdown to Shidô Nakamura upcoming birthday.

Popular As Shidô Nakamura
Occupation Actor
Age 51 years old
Zodiac Sign Libra
Born September 14, 1972 ( Tokyo, Japan, Japan)
Birthday September 14
Town/City  Tokyo, Japan, Japan
Nationality Japan

🌙 Zodiac

Shidô Nakamura’s zodiac sign is Libra. According to astrologers, People born under the sign of Libra are peaceful, fair, and they hate being alone. Partnership is very important for them, as their mirror and someone giving them the ability to be the mirror themselves. These individuals are fascinated by balance and symmetry, they are in a constant chase for justice and equality, realizing through life that the only thing that should be truly important to themselves in their own inner core of personality. This is someone ready to do nearly anything to avoid conflict, keeping the peace whenever possible

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

Shidô Nakamura was born in the Year of the Rat. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Rat are quick-witted, clever, charming, sharp and funny. They have excellent taste, are a good friend and are generous and loyal to others considered part of its pack. Motivated by money, can be greedy, is ever curious, seeks knowledge and welcomes challenges. Compatible with Dragon or Monkey.



In the Hong Kong/China martial arts movie Fearless starring international kung fu star Jet Li, and set in 1910s Imperial China, Nakamura plays a Japanese sword expert who is Jet Li's final opponent. He also has a choice role in Clint Eastwood's Letters from Iwo Jima.


Born in Tokyo, the son of kabuki actor Nakamura Shidō I, young Nakamura made his kabuki debut at the age of eight. He took the name Shidō the following year, following his father's retirement. Twenty-one years later, despite being a relative latecomer to the silver screen, the 30-year-old Kabuki actor was in his first film, Ping Pong (2002), in which he portrayed a skin-headed, demonically intense table-tennis champion nicknamed Dragon. His film debut won Nakamura a Best Newcomer award at the 2003 Japanese Academy Awards. Since then, Nakamura has starred in a string of high-profile movies as well as TV dramas.


Nakamura came to international attention in 2004 after starring in the highly successful romance movie Ima, Ai ni Yukimasu (Be With You) with Yūko Takeuchi, the two stars playing a couple separated by death. The two married for a short time after filming was complete, from May 10, 2005 until they divorced on February 29, 2008.

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