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Hiroyuki Sanada

Hiroyuki Sanada is a Japanese actor from Tokyo. Before breaking in to the movie business, he trained at Sonny Chiba’s Japan Action Club hoping to one day become a martial arts action film star. Sanada appeared in many action films in the 70s and early 80s, but as it became clear he was actually a talented and well-rounded actor, he was able to branch out into all different types of roles in every genre. Today he is best known in the west for his involvement in big-budget Hollywood productions such as The Last Samurai and Rush Hour 3.

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Oct 12, 1960 In Shinagawa - Tokyo
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie The Executioner 1974-08-10
Latest Project:
Movie Avengers: Infinity War 2018-04-25
Known For
Poster of Lost
Movie Avengers: Infinity War 2018-04-25
Movie Life Sho Murakami 2017-03-22
Movie Mr. Holmes Tamiki Umezaki 2015-06-19
Movie Minions Sumo (voice) 2015-06-17
tv Extant Hideki Yasumoto 2014-07-09
tv The Last Ship Takehaya 2014-06-22
tv Helix Dr. Hiroshi Hataki 2014-01-10
Movie The Railway Man Nagase 2013-12-26
Movie 47 Ronin Kuranosuke Ôishi 2013-12-06
Movie The Wolverine Shingen 2013-07-23
tv Revenge Satoshi Takeda 2011-09-21
Movie The City of Your Final Destination Pete 2009-03-21
Movie Speed Racer Mr. Musha 2008-05-09
Movie Rush Hour 3 Kenji 2007-08-08
Movie Sunshine Kaneda 2007-04-05
Movie The Promise General Guangming 2005-12-15
Movie The White Countess Matsuda 2005-10-30
Movie Aegis Hisashi Sengoku 2005-07-30
tv Lost Unknown 2004-09-22
Movie The Last Samurai Ujio 2003-12-05
Movie The Twilight Samurai Seibei Iguchi 2002-11-02
Movie Vengeance for Sale Sukeroku Sukedachiya 2001-11-04
Movie All About Our House Bartender 2001-06-09
Movie First Love Shinichirô Fujiki 2000-04-01
Movie Round About Midnight Koji 1999-11-06
Movie Sure Death 4: Revenge 1987-06-06
Movie The Dagger of Kamui Jirô 1985-01-01
Movie Mahjong Horoki Bouya Tetsu 1984-10-10
Movie Legend of the Eight Samurai Inue Shinbei Masashi 1983-12-10
Movie Kabamaru the Ninja Boy Shizune Mejiro 1983-08-06
Movie Roaring Fire Joji 1982-05-22
Movie Ninja in the Dragon's Den Jin-wu 1982-06-23
Movie Dotonbori River Kunihiko Yasuoka 1982-06-12
Movie Fall Guy Actor 1982-10-09
Movie The Blazing Valiant Joe 1981-12-19
Movie Shogun's Ninja Momochi Takamaru 1980-11-15
Movie The Terrible Couple 1980-07-26
Movie G.I. Samurai Takeda Katsuyori 1979-09-17
Movie Message from Space Shiro 1978-04-29
Movie The Shogun's Samurai Hayate 1978-01-01
Movie The Executioner 1974-08-10