Hayakawa is buried in the Chokeiji Temple Cemetary in Toyama, Japan.
Hayakawa co-starred with Audrey Hepburn, Anthony Perkins, and Lee J. Cobb in the 1958 jungle romance Green Mansions.
Hayakawa guest starred in an episode of Wagon Train entitled The Sakae Ito Story.
Hayakawa guest starred in an episode of Route 66 entitled Two Strangers and an Old Enemy.
Hayakawa won the NBR Award for Best Supporting Actor in 1957 for his performance in Bridge on the River Kwai.
Hayakawa was nominated for a Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actor in 1957 for his performance in Bridge on the River Kwai.
Hayakawa has a star on the Hollywood
Walk of Fame. It is located at 1645 Vine Street.
Hayakawa's final screen "appearance" was a voice role in the 1966 animated feature The Daydreamer.
Hayakawa co-starred with Humphrey Bogart in the 1949 film Tokyo Joe.
Hayakawa co-starred with Jerry Lewis and Shirley MacLaine in the 1958 film The Geisha Boy.
Hayakawa was paid a salary of $200,000.00 to appear in a 1919 film entitled The Tong Man.
Hayakawa was signed to a motion picture contract in 1913 by producer Thomas Ince who noticed him while he was performing in a traveling Japanese stage company.
Hayakawa became a Zen Buddhist priest after his retirement from acting in 1966.
Hayakawa played a pirate chief in the classic 1960 Disney film Swiss Family Robinson.
Hayakawa received an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor in 1957 for Bridge on the River Kwai.
Hayakawa made his talking picture debut in 1931's Daughter of the Dragon but because of his heavy accent got poor reviews.
Hayakawa established his own production company called Haworth Pictures in 1919.
1915's The Cheat, directed by Cecil B. DeMille, made Hayakawa a silent screen superstar.
Hayakawa was married to actress Tsuru Aoki from 1914 until her death in 1961. She co-starred in many of his silent films.
Hayakawa originally wanted to become a naval officer but was refused due to hearing problems.
Hayakawa was the son of a provincial governor and a member of the Samurai class.
His birthname was Kintaro Hayakawa.