Born and raised in Gifu, Japan, Yutaka Takeuchi
landed his first major role in the acclaimed feature film
"The Last Samurai" shortly after arriving on American
shores in May of 2000. Other roles soon followed,
including the opportunity to work with Clint Eastwood
in the acclaimed "Letters from Iwo Jima" and guest
starring spots on "Grey's Anatomy," “Chuck,” and in
the film "Battleship.” His commercial appearances
include UPS, United Airlines, Six Flags, IBM, KFC, GE Capital, and Pepsi, and he also appeared on stage in
an original play "The Waiting Room" at the Santa
Monica Playhouse November 2013.
Yutaka is currently in "USS Indianapolis: Men of Courage" and "Masterless." He is also developing a web series called “Piece of Mind,” which debuted in March 2014.