Takanori Iwata

Name in Native Language: "岩田 剛典" (Japanese/JA)
Actor | * 03/06/1989 (32) | Aichi Prefecture (Japan)
Takanori Iwata (岩田 剛典, Iwata Takanori, born 6 March 1989, in Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture, Japan) is a Japanese dancer and actor. He is a performer of J-Pop dance and vocal group Sandaime J Soul Brothers and Exile. As a member of Sandaime J Soul Brothers, he has received the Japan Record Awards twice. He earned his first leading role as an actor in the film Shokubutsu Zukan ("Evergreen Love") in 2016, which won him the "Newcomer of the Year Award" at the 40th Japan Academy Film Prize. Since then, he has appeared in many more television dramas and films. In 2019, he starred as Junichi Wakamiya, the Japanese version of Dr. Watson, in Fuji TV's drama Sherlock: Untold Stories. Takanori Iwata is a graduate of Keio University. His nickname is Gun-chan (がんちゃん, Gan-chan). ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Action | Drama | Kids & Family

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Awards & Nominations for Takanori Iwata

Yūjirō Ishihara Newcomer Award

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Movies with Takanori Iwata as Actor(12)

as Morinori Tokito2020 Living In Your Sky
as Makoto Sakuraba2020 AI Amok
as Yu Himuro2019 Almost a Miracle
as Rin2018 Vision
as Itsuki Ayukawa2018 Perfect World
as Cobra2016 HiGH&LOW The Movie
as Cobra2016 Road To High & Low
as Itsuki2016 Evergreen Love
as Hiroki Shibata2014 Crows Explode

TV Shows/Series with Takanori Iwata as Actor(5)

as Junichi Wakamiya2019 Sherlock: Untold Stories
as Harutaro Saeki (Choko)2015 Wild Heroes
as Eito Sakuraba2014 Dear Sister

Additional Information

Official websites:
Full Name: Takanori Iwata
Citizenship: Japan
Born: Monday, 03/06 1989 (March) in Aichi Prefecture (Japan) (current age: 32 years + 100 days)
Zodiac sign: Pisces (Chinese zodiac sign: Snake)
Educated at: Keio University
Member of: Exile
Record Label: Rhythm Zone
Other names for Takanori Iwata (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"いわた たかのり" (Kana/Japanese)
Takanori Iwata frequently works together with these people:
Masayasu Yagi (5x, Cast)
Kanta Sato (4x, Actor)
Hiroomi Tosaka (4x, Cast)
Taichi Saotome (4x, Actor)
Takahiro (4x, Cast)
Nobuyuki Suzuki (4x, Actor)
Nozomi Bando (4x, Cast)
Fujiko Kojima (3x, Actress)
Tatsuya Nakamura (3x, Actor)
Elly (3x, Cast)
Keiko Horiuchi (2x, Actress)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:198802, Added: 07/21/2018, Last updated: 05/22/2021