I present to you good people, Sessue Hayakawa, silent film movie stud. First off, just look at this guy. Yum. He was a Japanese immigrant and one of the few Asian actors to reach fame in Hollywood. He is actually *the* original heartthrob of cinema, making all the ladies swoon (and its not hard to see why). From wikipedia: His popularity, sex appeal and extravagant lifestyle (such as hosting wild parties and driving a gold-plated Pierce-Arrow) caused tension within American society resul

I present to you good people, Sessue Hayakawa, silent film movie stud. First off, just look at this guy. Yum. He was a Japanese immigrant and one of the few Asian actors to reach fame in Hollywood. He is actually *the* original heartthrob of cinema, making all the ladies swoon (and its not hard to see why). From wikipedia: His popularity, sex appeal and extravagant lifestyle (such as hosting wild parties and driving a gold-plated Pierce-Arrow) caused tension within American society resul

Anna May Wong, pictured here alongside co-star Sessue Hayakawa, in 1931’s Daughter of The Dragon

Anna May Wong, pictured here alongside co-star Sessue Hayakawa, in 1931’s Daughter of The Dragon

The Dapper Hollywood Film Star Sessue Hayakawa in the 19-teens, who in a time more enlightened than our own rivaled Douglas Fairbanks at the box office. He went on to form his own production company, becoming one of the highest paid figures during its silent era.

The Dapper Hollywood Film Star Sessue Hayakawa in the 19-teens, who in a time more enlightened than our own rivaled Douglas Fairbanks at the box office. He went on to form his own production company, becoming one of the highest paid figures during its silent era.

[BORN] Sessue Hayakawa: 早川 雪洲 / Born: Kintarô Hayakawa, June 10, 1889 in Nanaura, Chiba, Japan / Died: November 23, 1973 (age 84) in Tokyo, Japan #actor

[BORN] Sessue Hayakawa: 早川 雪洲 / Born: Kintarô Hayakawa, June 10, 1889 in Nanaura, Chiba, Japan / Died: November 23, 1973 (age 84) in Tokyo, Japan #actor

Directed by David Lean.  With William Holden, Alec Guinness, Jack Hawkins, Sessue Hayakawa. After settling his differences with a Japanese PoW camp commander, a British colonel co-operates to oversee his men's construction of a railway bridge for their captors - while oblivious to a plan by the Allies to destroy it.

Directed by David Lean. With William Holden, Alec Guinness, Jack Hawkins, Sessue Hayakawa. After settling his differences with a Japanese PoW camp commander, a British colonel co-operates to oversee his men's construction of a railway bridge for their captors - while oblivious to a plan by the Allies to destroy it.

Sessue Hayakawa (known as the Japanese Rudolph Valentino), Sessue Hayakawa (早川 雪洲 Hayakawa Sesshū, June 10, 1889 – November 23, 1973) was a Japanese actor who starred in Japanese, American, French, German, and British films.Hayakawa was one of the biggest stars in Hollywood during the silent era of the 1910s and 1920s

Sessue Hayakawa (known as the Japanese Rudolph Valentino), Sessue Hayakawa (早川 雪洲 Hayakawa Sesshū, June 10, 1889 – November 23, 1973) was a Japanese actor who starred in Japanese, American, French, German, and British films.Hayakawa was one of the biggest stars in Hollywood during the silent era of the 1910s and 1920s

"The bridge of the river Kwaï" (Le pont de la rivière Kwaï) de David Lean, 1957 avec Alec Guiness, William Holden, Jack Hawkins, Sessue Hayakawa;..

"The bridge of the river Kwaï" (Le pont de la rivière Kwaï) de David Lean, 1957 avec Alec Guiness, William Holden, Jack Hawkins, Sessue Hayakawa;..

Sessue Hayakawa 早川 雪洲 (1889 – 1973) was a Japanese actor who starred in American silent films (as part of a career that spanned from 1914-1967).   "His 'broodingly handsome' good looks and typecasting as a sinister villain with sexual dominance made him a heartthrob among American women, and the first male sex symbol of Hollywood, several years in advance of Rudolph Valentino. " - Today he is chiefly remembered as Colonel Saito in "The Bridge on the River Kwai"

Sessue Hayakawa 早川 雪洲 (1889 – 1973) was a Japanese actor who starred in American silent films (as part of a career that spanned from 1914-1967). "His 'broodingly handsome' good looks and typecasting as a sinister villain with sexual dominance made him a heartthrob among American women, and the first male sex symbol of Hollywood, several years in advance of Rudolph Valentino. " - Today he is chiefly remembered as Colonel Saito in "The Bridge on the River Kwai"

Sessue Hayakawa (known as the Japanese Rudolph Valentino), Sessue Hayakawa (早川 雪洲 Hayakawa Sesshū, June 10, 1889 – November 23, 1973) was a Japanese actor who starred in Japanese, American, French, German, and British films.Hayakawa was one of the biggest stars in Hollywood during the silent era of the 1910s and 1920s

Sessue Hayakawa (known as the Japanese Rudolph Valentino), Sessue Hayakawa (早川 雪洲 Hayakawa Sesshū, June 10, 1889 – November 23, 1973) was a Japanese actor who starred in Japanese, American, French, German, and British films.Hayakawa was one of the biggest stars in Hollywood during the silent era of the 1910s and 1920s

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