Born: Tokyo, Japan
, born in Tokyo on 26 September 1946, is a Japanese actor who works primarily in British films and television. In recent years he has had roles in major motion pictures such as Revolver, Memoirs of a Geisha and The Last Samurai. He has also appeared in the Israeli movie A Matter of Size and the Thomas & Friends movies Hero of the Rails and Misty Island Rescue in 2010. Additionally Igawa provides the voice for the character Professor Moshimo on the cartoon series Robotboy and the voice for the character Hiro, who first appeared in Hero of the Rails, in Thomas and Friends. He appears in 2011's Johnny English Reborn, the sequel to Johnny English, as English's Tibetan guru, and is in the 2012 film Gambit playing businessman Takagawa. Igawa voiced the main villain Colonel Lee in the video game Crysis Warhead and the Yakuza character Jiro in the video game Payday 2.
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