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Yuya Yagira (柳楽 優弥, Yagira Yūya, born March 26, 1990) is a Japanese actor. In 2004 he became the youngest winner of the Best Actor
Actor
award[1] in the history of the Cannes Film Festival
Cannes Film Festival
for his portrayal of 12-year-old Akira in the highly acclaimed Nobody Knows.[2]

Contents

1 Career 2 Personal life 3 Filmography

3.1 Films 3.2 Television

4 Awards 5 References 6 External links

Career[edit] Yagira was 12 and not a professional actor when filming began on Nobody Knows in 2002.[3] He then immediately went on to television projects and other films. He co-starred with Eriko Sato in Akane Yamada's All to the Sea which was released in 2010[4] and co-starred with Kie Kitano
Kie Kitano
in Taro Hyugaji's Under the Nagasaki Sky, released in 2013.[5] Personal life[edit] He was hospitalized on August 29, 2008 for a drug overdose, with early reports calling it a suicide attempt.[6][7] Yagira later denied that he had been trying to kill himself, noting that he was the one who called an ambulance after he began feeling ill from taking the pills.  According to his blog:

"The incident followed an argument with my family. In a fit of anger I took a larger than usual dosage of my prescription tranquilizers. As a result I felt ill and asked for an ambulance to be called."[6] —  Japan
Japan
Zone 1 September 2008

On January 15, 2010, Yuya Yagira married TV personality Ellie Toyota at Tokyo's Meiji Shrine. They had registered their marriage on January 14.[8] Filmography[edit] Films[edit]

Nobody Knows (2004) Shining Boy and Little Randy (2005) Sugar and Spice (2006) The Bandage Club (2007) The Shock Labyrinth 3D
The Shock Labyrinth 3D
(2009) All to the Sea (2010) Under the Nagasaki Sky (2013) Unforgiven (2013) Crows Explode
Crows Explode
(2014) Destruction Babies (2016) Hentai Kamen: Abnormal Crisis (2016) Pink and Gray
Pink and Gray
(2016) Gin Tama (2017), Toshiro Hijikata Chiri Tsubaki (2018) Turquoise no Sora no Shita de (2018)

Television[edit]

Kunimitsu no Matsuri (KTV, 2003), Shinsaku Sakagami Denchi ga Kireru Made (TV Asahi, 2004), Daichi Takano Tokyo23: Survival City (WOWOW, 2010), Noboru Arai[9] Lady: Saigo no Hanzai Profile, Episode 4, 5 (TBS, 2011), Satoshi Tatsumi[10] Galileo XX (Fuji TV, 2013), Kento Tōma[11] Aoi Honō
Aoi Honō
(TV Tokyo, 2014), Moyuru Honoo[12] Nobunaga Concerto, Episode 1 (Fuji TV, 2014), Oda Nobuyuki[13] Masshiro
Masshiro
(TBS, 2015), Kōtarō Nakano[14] Mare (NHK, 2015), Daisuke Ikehata[15] Onna jōshu Naotora (NHK, 2017), Ryūun-maru Frankenstein's Love (NTV, 2017), Seiya Inaniwa

Awards[edit]

2004: 57th Cannes Film Festival
Cannes Film Festival
- Best Actor
Actor
for Nobody Knows[16] 2004: 90th Kinema Junpo
Kinema Junpo
Award - Best New Actor
Actor
for Nobody Knows 2004: Yokohama Film Festival - Best New Actor
Actor
for Nobody Knows 2016: Drama Academy Awards - Best Supporting Actor
Actor
for We're Millennials. Got a problem? 2017: 90th Kinema Junpo
Kinema Junpo
Award - Best Actor
Actor
for Destruction Babies 2017: Yokohama Film Festival - Best Actor
Actor
for Destruction Babies

References[edit]

^ "Japanese teenager wins best actor award at Cannes". The Japan Times. 24 May 2004.  ^ Bradshaw, Peter (5 November 2004). "Nobody Knows - Reviews - guardian.co.uk". The Guardian.  ^ King, Susan (9 February 2005). "Hidden neglect brought to light". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 2011-06-02.  ^ Schilling, Mark (22 January 2010). "'Subete wa Umi ni Naru'". The Japan
Japan
Times.  ^ Young, Deborah (23 June 2013). "Under the Nagasaki Sky (Nagasaki no sora): Shanghai Review". The Hollywood Reporter.  ^ a b "Yagira Yuya Denies Suicide
Suicide
Attempt". Japan
Japan
Zone - Entertainment. Japan
Japan
Zone. 1 September 2008. Retrieved 16 February 2012.  ^ "Yuuya Yagira Denies Alleged Suicide
Suicide
Attempt Reports". Anime News Network. 2008-09-02. Retrieved 2008-09-02.  ^ "Yagira Yuya, Ellie Toyota Wed". Japan
Japan
Zone - Entertainment News. Japan
Japan
Zone. 15 January 2010. Retrieved 16 February 2012.  ^ ミッドナイト☆ドラマ「TOKYO23 ~サバイバルシティ」|WOWOWオンライン (in Japanese). WOWOW
WOWOW
INC. Retrieved 2015-05-12.  ^ "Episode 5 on Official website" (in Japanese). Tokyo
Tokyo
Broadcasting System Television, Inc. Retrieved 2015-05-12.  ^ "Galileo Official website" (in Japanese). Fuji Television
Fuji Television
Network, Inc. Retrieved 2015-05-12.  ^ "College Life Manga Aoi Honō
Aoi Honō
Gets Live-Action Show". Anime News Network. 4 May 2014. Retrieved 5 May 2014.  ^ 「信長協奏曲」に藤木直人、濱田岳、夏帆、柳楽優弥ら 総勢11名の豪華キャスト発表! (in Japanese). IID Inc. Retrieved 2015-05-12.  ^ " Masshiro
Masshiro
Official website" (in Japanese). Tokyo
Tokyo
Broadcasting System Television, Inc. Retrieved 2015-05-12.  ^ "Mare Official website" (in Japanese). NHK. Archived from the original on 2015-05-10. Retrieved 2015-05-12.  ^ "Festival de Cannes: Nobody Knows". festival-cannes.com. Retrieved 11 November 2009. 

External links[edit]

Official website Yuya Yagira on IMDb

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Cannes Film Festival
Cannes Film Festival
Best Actor
Actor
Award

1946-1975

Ray Milland
Ray Milland
(1946) Edward G. Robinson
Edward G. Robinson
(1949) Michael Redgrave
Michael Redgrave
(1951) Marlon Brando
Marlon Brando
(1952) Charles Vanel
Charles Vanel
(1953) Spencer Tracy/cast of Bolshaya Semya (1955) John Kitzmiller
John Kitzmiller
(1957) Paul Newman
Paul Newman
(1958) Bradford Dillman/Dean Stockwell/ Orson Welles
Orson Welles
(1959) Anthony Perkins
Anthony Perkins
(1961) Dean Stockwell/Jason Robards/Ralph Richardson/ Murray Melvin
Murray Melvin
(1962) Richard Harris
Richard Harris
(1963) Antal Páger/ Saro Urzì
Saro Urzì
(1964) Terence Stamp
Terence Stamp
(1965) Per Oscarsson
Per Oscarsson
(1966) Oded Kotler
Oded Kotler
(1967) Jean-Louis Trintignant
Jean-Louis Trintignant
(1969) Marcello Mastroianni
Marcello Mastroianni
(1970) Riccardo Cucciolla
Riccardo Cucciolla
(1971) Jean Yanne (1972) Giancarlo Giannini
Giancarlo Giannini
(1973) Jack Nicholson
Jack Nicholson
(1974) Vittorio Gassman
Vittorio Gassman
(1975)

1976-2000

José Luis Gómez
José Luis Gómez
(1976) Fernando Rey
Fernando Rey
(1977) Jon Voight
Jon Voight
(1978) Jack Lemmon
Jack Lemmon
(1979) Michel Piccoli
Michel Piccoli
(1980) Ugo Tognazzi
Ugo Tognazzi
(1981) Jack Lemmon
Jack Lemmon
(1982) Gian Maria Volontè
Gian Maria Volontè
(1983) Alfredo Landa/ Francisco Rabal
Francisco Rabal
(1984) William Hurt
William Hurt
(1985) Michel Blanc/ Bob Hoskins
Bob Hoskins
(1986) Marcello Mastroianni
Marcello Mastroianni
(1987) Forest Whitaker
Forest Whitaker
(1988) James Spader
James Spader
(1989) Gérard Depardieu
Gérard Depardieu
(1990) John Turturro
John Turturro
(1991) Tim Robbins
Tim Robbins
(1992) David Thewlis
David Thewlis
(1993) Ge You (1994) Jonathan Pryce
Jonathan Pryce
(1995) Pascal Duquenne/ Daniel Auteuil
Daniel Auteuil
(1996) Sean Penn
Sean Penn
(1997) Peter Mullan
Peter Mullan
(1998) Emmanuel Schotte (1999) Tony Leung Chiu-wai
Tony Leung Chiu-wai
(2000)

2001-present

Benoît Magimel
Benoît Magimel
(2001) Olivier Gourmet
Olivier Gourmet
(2002) Muzaffer Ozdemir/Emin Toprak (2003) Yūya Yagira (2004) Tommy Lee Jones
Tommy Lee Jones
(2005) Jamel Debbouze/Samy Naceri/Roschdy Zem/Sami Bouajila/Bernard Blancan (2006) Konstantin Lavronenko (2007) Benicio del Toro
Benicio del Toro
(2008) Christoph Waltz
Christoph Waltz
(2009) Javier Bardem/ Elio Germano
Elio Germano
(2010) Jean Dujardin
Jean Dujardin
(2011) Mads Mikkelsen
Mads Mikkelsen
(2012) Bruce Dern
Bruce Dern
(2013) Timothy Spall
Timothy Spall
(2014) Vincent Lindon
Vincent Lindon
(2015) Shahab Hosseini
Shahab Hosseini
(2016) Joaquin Phoenix
Joaquin Phoenix
(2017)

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Yokohama Film Festival Best Actor

Ken Ogata (1980) Masato Furuoya (1981) Toshiyuki Nagashima (1982) Ryudo Uzaki (1983) Yusaku Matsuda (1984) Takeshi Kaga (1985) Minori Terada (1986) Koichi Iwaki (1987) Saburō Tokitō (1988) Hiroyuki Sanada
Hiroyuki Sanada
(1989) Ryo Ishibashi (1990) Masato Furuoya (1991) Hidekazu Akai (1992) Masahiro Motoki (1993) Hiroyuki Sanada
Hiroyuki Sanada
(1994) Eiji Okuda
Eiji Okuda
(1995) Etsushi Toyokawa (1996) Kōji Yakusho
Kōji Yakusho
/ Tadanobu Asano
Tadanobu Asano
(1997) Yoshio Harada (1998) Kiichi Nakai / Claude Maki (1999) Ken Takakura
Ken Takakura
(2000) Tadanobu Asano
Tadanobu Asano
(2001) Yōsuke Kubozuka (2002) Kyōzō Nagatsuka / Seiichi Tanabe (2003) Satoshi Tsumabuki
Satoshi Tsumabuki
(2004) Kōji Yakusho
Kōji Yakusho
(2005) Joe Odagiri
Joe Odagiri
(2006) Teruyuki Kagawa
Teruyuki Kagawa
(2007) Ryo Kase (2008) Kaoru Kobayashi (2009) Masato Sakai (2010) Etsushi Toyokawa (2011) Eita (2012) Hiroshi Abe (2013) Masaharu Fukuyama
Masaharu Fukuyama
(2014) Gō Ayano (2015) Kiyohiko Shibukawa / Masatoshi Nagase
Masatoshi Nagase
(2016) Tomokazu Miura
Tomokazu Miura
/ Yūya Yagira (2017) Sosuke Ikematsu
Sosuke Ikematsu
(2018)

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The Television Drama Academy Award Best Supporting Actor
Actor
Award

1st - 10th

1. Gorō Kishitani 2. Mikihisa Azuma 3. Gorō Kishitani 4. Katsunori Takahashi 5. Masahiko Nishimura 6. Kōji Imada 7. Shingo Katori 8. Masahiko Nishimura 9. Yutaka Takenouchi
Yutaka Takenouchi
10. Kōji Tamaki

11th - 20th

11. Yutaka Takenouchi
Yutaka Takenouchi
12. Atsuro Watabe 13. Masaaki Uchino 14. Masato Hagiwara 15. Mansai Nomura 16. Hideaki Takizawa 17. Gorō Kishitani 18. Takaya Kamikawa 19. Mitsuru Fukikoshi 20. Atsuro Watabe

21st - 30th

21. Masanori Ishii 22. Kippei Shiina 23. Takao Osawa
Takao Osawa
24. Atsuro Watabe 25. Yōsuke Kubozuka 26. Shingo Katori 27. Shinichi Tsutsumi 28. Yōsuke Kubozuka 29. Shingo Katori 30. Hiroshi Abe

31st - 40th

31. Kippei Shiina 32. Naohito Fujiki 33. Jun Matsumoto 34. Satoshi Tsumabuki
Satoshi Tsumabuki
35. Koichi Domoto 36. Shinichi Tsutsumi 37. Arata Furuta
Arata Furuta
38. Mirai Moriyama 39. Kazuki Kitamura 40. Ken Watanabe

41st - 50th

41. Ryusei Saito 42. Hiroshi Abe 43. Koji Yamamoto 44. Kazuya Kamenashi 45. Toshiyuki Nishida 46. Atsushi Itō 47. Jun Matsumoto 48. Tetsuya Takeda 49. Hideaki Itō 50. Koki Tanaka

51st - 60th

51. Shinichi Tsutsumi 52. Kin'ya Kitaōji 53. Kazuki Kitamura 54. Toma Ikuta 55. Yo Oizumi 56. Ryuhei Matsuda
Ryuhei Matsuda
57. Ryo Nishikido 58. Hayato Ichihara 59. Ken Ogata 60. Takeru Satoh

61st - 70th

61. Yutaka Takenouchi
Yutaka Takenouchi
62. Masato Sakai 63. Masaaki Uchino 64. Mitsuhiro Oikawa 65. Arata 66. Osamu Mukai 67. Teruyuki Kagawa
Teruyuki Kagawa
68. Masanobu Takashima 69. Masaaki Uchino 70. Shunsuke Kazama

71st - 80th

71. Hiroki Hasegawa
Hiroki Hasegawa
72. Eita 73. Kōichi Satō 74. Yukiya Kitamura 75. Kiichi Nakai 76. Kōtarō Yoshida 77. Ryunosuke Kamiki 78. Teruyuki Kagawa
Teruyuki Kagawa
79. Masaki Okada
Masaki Okada
80. Masahiro Higashide

81st - 90th

81. Masaki Suda 82. Kōtarō Yoshida 83. Masataka Kubota 84. Hiroki Hasegawa
Hiroki Hasegawa
85. Ryohei Suzuki 86. Issey Takahashi 87. Kōji Kikkawa 88. Hiroshi Tamaki
Hiroshi Tamaki
89. Yūya Yagira 90. Toshiaki Karasawa

91st - 100th

91. Gen Hoshino
Gen Hoshino
92. Tadanobu Asano
Tadanobu Asano
93. Masahiro Higashide
Masahiro Higashide
94. Ryoma Takeuchi 95. Issey Takahashi

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WorldCat Identities VIAF: 119105819 LCCN: no2009064159 ISNI: 0000 0001 1497 4955 GND: 142052841 BNF: cb16603544r (data) NDL: 01163921

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