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Japanese actor Ken Watanabe, who has appeared in a number of American films including the 2003 period drama “The Last Samurai,” has split with his actress wife Kaho Minami, their agencies said Thursday.

The couple’s divorce came about a year after a magazine reported that the 58-year-old Watanabe had been cheating on the 54-year-old Minami, an allegation later admitted to by the actor.

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