Kenichi Matsuyama

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Movie Actor
Date of Birth March 5, 1985
Place of Birth Mutsu, Japan
Age 35 years old
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Kenichi Matsuyama

Kenichi Matsuyama is a Japanese actor. He is known for his affinity for strange character roles, and he is best known internationally for playing L in the 2006 films Death Note, Death Note 2: The Last Name and L: Change the World in 2008, as well as voicing Gelus in the Death Note animated adaptation. He was cast to play lead character Toru Watanabe in the film adaptation of Haruki Murakami's novel Norwegian Wood, which was released in December 2010.

Native name: 松山 ケンイチ
Born: March 05, 1985, Mutsu, Aomori, Japan
Nationality: Japanese
Occupation: Actor
Years active: 2001–present
Children: 3
Website: Kenichi Matsuyama's Official site
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About Kenichi Matsuyama

Japanese actor who starred as L in the films Death Note and L: Change the World. He won a 2010 Nikkan Sports Film Award for Best Actor for his performance in Norwegian Wood.

Before Fame

He made his acting debut in 2002 on an episode of Gokusen.


He won the Best Actor Award at the Nikkan Sports Film Awards and Mainichi Film Awards in 2010.

Family Life

He married actress Koyuki Kato on April 1, 2011. The couple have three children together.


He married model and actress Koyuki, who starred with him in Lone Ninja.

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