Lily Franky

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Lily Franky
Lily Franky from "MIKO GIRL" at Opening Ceremony of the Tokyo International Film Festival 2017 (40170043902).jpg
at Opening Ceremony of the Tokyo International Film Festival, 2017.
Born Masaya Nakagawa
(1963-11-04) 4 November 1963 (age 54)
Fukuoka, Japan
Other names Elvis Woodstock
Occupation Actor, writer, illustrator, designer, musician, lyricist, photographer, essayist
Years active 1980s–present
Height 174 cm (5 ft 9 in)

Lily Franky (リリー・フランキー, rirī furankī, born Masaya Nakagawa; 4 November 1963) is a Japanese illustrator, writer and actor.[1] He has appeared in more than forty films since 2001.

Career[edit]

In 2016, Franky received the CUT ABOVE Award for Outstanding Performance in Film at JAPAN CUTS: Festival of New Japanese Film in New York.[2]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2001 Blind Beast vs. Dwarf
2008 All Around Us
2011 We Can't Change the World. But, We Wanna Build a School in Cambodia.
2013 Like Father, Like Son
The Devil's Path Sensei
Kiiroi Zou
2014 Kami-sama no Iu Toori
2015 Our Little Sister Sen-ichi Fukuda
Yakuza Apocalypse
The Boy and the Beast Hyakushūbō Voice
Three Stories of Love
Fires on the Plain
Bakuman Sasaki
2016 After the Storm Yamabe
Scoop!
Shell Collector Lead role
Himitsu – Top Secret
Blank13 Kōji's father
While the Women Are Sleeping Iizuka
Double Life Professor Shinohara
Satoshi: A Move for Tomorrow Nobuo Mori
My Dad and Mr. Ito Mr. Ito
Song of the Sea Conor / Mac Lir Voices; Japanese-language version[3]
2017 A Boy Who Wished to be Okuda Tamio And A Girl Who Drove All Men Crazy
A Beautiful Star Jūichirō Ōsugi Lead role
Perfect Revolution Kuma Lead role
The Detective Is in the Bar 3
2018 Miko-Girl
Sunny/32
Laplace's Witch
Shoplifters Osamu Shibata Lead role
Gun

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2010 Code Blue Season 2
2017 Silver and Gold Ginji Hirai
Hello Hari Nezumi Minami

Web[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2016 Crow's Blood Undertaker cameo

Awards[edit]

Year Award Category Work(s) Result
2009 51st Blue Ribbon Awards Best Newcomer All Around Us Won
18th Japanese Movie Critics Awards Best Newcomer Won
2013 26th Nikkan Sports Film Award Best Supporting Actor The Devil's Path and Like Father, Like Son Won
2014 87th Kinema Junpo Awards Best Supporting Actor Won
35th Yokohama Film Festival Best Supporting Actor Won
23rd Japanese Movie Critics Awards Best Supporting Actor Won
37th Japan Academy Prize Best Supporting Actor Like Father, Like Son Won
The Devil's Path Nominated
2016 41st Hochi Film Award Best Supporting Actor After the Storm, Scoop! and Satoshi: A Move for Tomorrow Nominated
29th Nikkan Sports Film Award Best Supporting Actor After the Storm and Scoop! Nominated
2017 59th Blue Ribbon Awards Best Supporting Actor Satoshi: A Move for Tomorrow and Scoop! Won
40th Japan Academy Prize Best Supporting Actor Scoop! Nominated

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