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Hiroyuki Sanada

Actor
Biography
Hiroyuki Sanada (真田 広之, Sanada Hiroyuki, born Hiroyuki Shimosawa (下澤 廣之, Shimosawa Hiroyuki); 12 October 1960) 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.

Personal Info

Occupation Actor
Place of Birth Shinagawa, Tokyo, Japan
Birthday 1960-10-12

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Filmography by Year

1
2024
1
2023
2
2022
3
2021
1
2020
1
2019
1
2018
1
2017
2
2015
1
2014
4
2013
1
2009
1
2008
2
2007
3
2005
1
2003
2
2002
3
2001
1
2000
2
1999
5
1998
3
1997
1
1996
3
1995
5
1994
4
1993
3
1992
1
1991
4
1990
2
1989
3
1988
2
1987
4
1986
1
1985
3
1984
3
1983
5
1982
5
1981
2
1980
2
1979
4
1978
1
1974
2
1967
1
1966

Filmography by Genre

Drama
36
Action
30
Comedy
13
Thriller
12
Adventure
11
Horror
11
Crime
10
Science Fiction
8
History
7
Fantasy
7
Mystery
4
War
4
Romance
4
Family
3
War & Politics
3
Sci-Fi & Fantasy
2
Animation
2
Music
1