December 13, 1982
|Spouse(s)||Kaela Kimura (2010–present)|
Eita (瑛太?, born December 13, 1982) is a Japanese actor from Tokyo. His birth name is Eita Nagayama (永山 瑛太 Nagayama Eita?). He has appeared in many Japanese television dramas and movies; most notable is the TV series Water Boys. He also appeared in Summer Time Machine Blues and Tokyo Friends: The Movie.
In 2009, Eita was cast in his first theatrical role playing a human in a romantic relationship with a female ghost. Not long after in August 2009, it was announced that Eita had been cast as the lead in the play Tokyo Gekko Makyoku, playing a mysterious character living in the early Shōwa era. It was his first time playing the lead in a theatrical production.
On June 1, 2010, it was announced that Eita would marry singer Kaela Kimura, who was already five months pregnant, that summer after becoming engaged in late 2009. Eita and Kimura announced that they submitted their marriage registration on September 1, 2010.
- Aoi Haru (2002)
- 9 Souls (2003)
- Azumi (2003)
- Omohi no Tama~Nenju (2003)
- Believer (2004)
- Densha Otoko (2005)
- Summer Time Machine Blues (2005)
- Hanging Garden (2005)
- Su-ki-da (2005)
- Memories of Matsuko (2006)
- Tokyo Friends: The Movie (2006)
- Dororo (2007)
- Tonari-machi Sensō (2007)
- Ahiru to Kamo no Coin Locker (2007)
- Giniro no Season (2007)
- Yomei Ikkagetsu no Hanayome (2009)
- Gama no Abura (2009)
- Dear Doctor (2009)
- Nakumonka (2009)
- Nodame Cantabile: The Movie I (2009)
- Nodame Cantabile: The Movie II (2010)
- Tada's Do-It-All House (2011)
- Someday (2011)
- Hara-Kiri: Death of a Samurai (2011)
- Wild 7 (2011)
- Bokutachi Kyuukou A Ressha de Ikou (2012)
- Monsters Club (2012)
- Planes (2013) (voice-over for Dane Cook)
- Sayonara, Ozu-sensei as Tsuyoshi Mikami (2001)
- Lunch no Joō as Noboru Sakai (2002)
- Remote as Keisuke Sawamura (2002)
- Shiritsu Tantei Hamamaiku as Chihiro Kurusu (2002)
- Itsumo Futari de as Kohei Morinaga (2003)
- Kimi wa Petto as Junpei Horibe (2003)
- Otoko-yu (2003)
- Water Boys as Masatoshi Tanaka (2003)
- Otoko-yu 2 as Eiichi Koike (2003)
- Hatsukoi.com as Kohei Mizuchima (2004)
- Hatachi ~1983-nen ni Umarete~ as Daisuke Nakashima (2004)
- Orange Days as Keita Yashima (2004)
- Medaka as Taku Sakuragi (2005)
- Minna Mukashi wa Kodomo Datta as Masaki Sagami (2005)
- Water Boys 2005 Natsu as Masatoshi Tanaka (2005)
- Tokyo Friends as Ryūji Shintani (2005)
- Unfair as Kazuyuki Ando (2006)
- Suppli as Satoshi Ogiwara (2006)
- Nodame Cantabile as Ryutaro Mine (2006)
- Atsuhime as Naogoro/Komatsu Tatewaki (2008)
- Rosu Taimu Raifu (2008)
- Last Friends as Takeru Mizushima (2008)
- Tokyo Daikushu (2008)
- Voice as Kaji Daiki(2009)
- Sunao ni Narenakute as Keisuke Nakajima (2010)
- Soredemo, Ikite Yuku (2011)
- Lucky Seven as Nitta Teru (2012)
- Lucky Seven (SP) (2013)
- Saikou no Rikon (2013)
- Mahoro Ekimae Bangaichi (2013)
- Kyokuhoku Rhapsody (2013)
- Wakamonotachi (2014)
|2009||2009 Elan d'or Awards||Newcomer Award||Won|
|5th Annual TV Navi Drama Awards||Best Supporting Actor||Last Friends||Won|
|17th Hashida Awards||Best Newcomer||Won|
|34th Hochi Film Awards||Best Supporting Actor||Dear Doctor||Won|
|2010||52nd Blue Ribbon Awards||Best Supporting Actor||Won|
|2011||70th Television Drama Academy Awards||Best Actor||Soredemo, Ikite Yuku||Won|
|2012||72nd Television Drama Academy Awards||Best Supporting Actor||Lucky Seven||Won|
|2013||76th Television Drama Academy Awards||Best Actor||Saikou no Rikon||Won|
|International Drama Festival in TOKYO||Best Actor||Won|
- "Eita tries out theater in "Botan Doro"". Tokyograph. 2009-03-11. Retrieved 2010-02-23.
- "Eita's first starring role on stage". Tokyograph. 2009-08-06. Retrieved 2010-02-23.
- "Oricon Style - Kaela Kimura is 5 months pregnant - got engaged to Eita late last year" (in Japanese). Oricon. 2010-06-01. Retrieved 2010-06-02.
- "2010/06/01 - From Kaela Kimura to all fans" (in Japanese). kaela-web.com. 2010-06-01. Retrieved 2010-06-02.[dead link]
- "Eita, Kaela Kimura tie the knot". Tokyograph. 2010-09-01. Retrieved 2010-09-02.
- "Eita, Juri Ueno team up again for "Twitter drama"". Tokyograph. 2010-02-23. Retrieved 2010-02-23.
- "2009 Elan d'or Awards". Tokyograph. 2009-02-06. Retrieved 2010-02-23.
- ""Maou" voted TVnavi's Drama of the Year". Tokyograph. 2009-03-22. Retrieved 2010-02-23.
- "Eita, Juri, Meisa win Hashida Awards". Tokyograph. 2009-04-09. Retrieved 2010-02-23.
- "34th Hochi Film Awards". Tokyograph. 2009-11-28. Retrieved 2010-01-28.
- ""Tsurugidake" wins 52nd Blue Ribbon Awards". Tokyograph. 2010-01-28. Retrieved 2010-01-28.