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Hiroyuki Sanada

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.


Birthday    :   1960-10-12
Place Of Birth    :   Shinagawa, Tokyo, Japan
Alternate Name    :   Duke Sanada
Known Movie/TV Credits    :   Unknown
Last Appeared In    :   Unknown

Filmography

MOVIES
John Wick: Chapter 4 Shimazu 2023-03-22
Bullet Train The Elder 2022-07-03
Marvel Studios Assembled: The Making of Hawkeye Akihiko (archive footage) 2022-02-09
Army of Thieves Bly Tanaka (archive footage) 2021-10-27
Army of the Dead Bly Tanaka 2021-05-14
Mortal Kombat Hanzo Hasashi / Scorpion 2021-04-07
Minamata Mitsuo Yamazaki 2020-03-13
Avengers: Endgame Akihiko 2019-04-24
The Catcher Was a Spy Kawabata 2018-06-22
Life Sho Murakami 2017-03-22
Mr. Holmes Tamiki Umezaki 2015-06-19
Minions Sumo (voice) 2015-06-17
47 Ronin Kuranosuke Ôishi 2013-12-06
The Wolverine: Path of a Ronin Self 2013-12-03
The Railway Man Nagase 2013-12-02
The Wolverine Shingen Harada / Lord Shingen 2013-07-23
The City of Your Final Destination Pete 2009-03-21
Speed Racer Mr. Musha 2008-05-07
Rush Hour 3 Kenji 2007-08-08
Sunshine Kaneda 2007-04-05
The Promise General Guangming 2005-12-15
The White Countess Matsuda 2005-10-30
Aegis Hisashi Sengoku 2005-07-30
The Last Samurai Ujio 2003-12-05
The Twilight Samurai Seibei Iguchi 2002-11-02
Vengeance for Sale Sukeroku Sukedachiya 2002-02-16
Onmyoji: The Yin Yang Master Dōson 2001-10-06
All About Our House Bartender 2001-06-09
First Love Shinichirô Fujiki 2000-04-01
Round About Midnight Koji 1999-11-06
Ringu 2 Ryuji Takayama 1999-01-23
Tadon and Chikuwa 1998-12-05
Murder on D Street Seiichiro Fukiya 1998-05-16
Spiral Ryûji Takayama 1998-01-31
Ringu Ryuji Takayama 1998-01-30
The Abe Clan Emoto Matashichiro 1995-11-24
East Meets West Kamijo Kenkichi 1995-08-12
Sharaku 1995-06-02
Crest of Betrayal Takuminokami Asano 1994-10-22
Hero Interview Jinta Todoroki 1994-09-03
Uneasy Encounters 1994-04-23
The City That Never Sleeps: Shinjuku Shark Detective Same 1993-10-08
We Are Not Alone 1993-03-13
Yamai wa kikara: Byôin e ikô 2 1992-12-19
Succession Masakazu Yoshinari 1992-08-29
Oda Nobunaga 1992-01-05
Tsugumi Kyoichi Takahashi 1990-10-20
Let's Go to the Hospital 1990-04-07
Yellow Fangs Eiji 1990-02-10
Shingo's Ten Duels Aoi Shingo 1990-01-01
Why Do I Choose? 1989-08-26
Kaito Ruby Toru Hayashi 1988-11-12
Sure Death 4 Ukyo 1987-06-06
Royal Warriors Peter Yamamoto 1986-06-26
Cabaret Tanokura 1986-04-26
Inuji ni seshi mono 1986-04-19
House on Fire Chuya Nakahara 1986-04-12
The Dagger of Kamui Jirô 1985-01-01
Mahjong Horoki Bouya Tetsu 1984-10-10
Kotaro, An Audacious Karate Boy Date Yoshioka 1984-08-04
The Street of Desire Joji Tanaka 1984-04-14
Legend of the Eight Samurai Inue Shinbei Masashi 1983-12-10
Kabamaru the Ninja Boy Shizune Mejiro 1983-08-06
Ninja Wars Jotaro Fuefuki 1982-12-18
Fall Guy Actor 1982-10-09
Ninja In The Dragon's Den Genbu 1982-06-23
Lovers Lost Kunihiko Yasuoka 1982-06-12
Roaring Fire Joji 1982-05-22
The Blazing Valiant Joe 1981-12-19
Kamikaze, the Adventurer Akira Hoshino 1981-11-07
Samurai Reincarnation Kirimaru Iga 1981-06-06
Space Ninja: Sword of the Space Ark 1981-01-01
Shogun's Ninja Momochi Takamaru 1980-11-15
Dreamy Fifteen 1980-07-26
G.I. Samurai Takeda Katsuyori 1979-09-17
The Shogun Assassins Monk Miyoshi Isa 1979-09-01
Message from Space: Galactic Wars The Movie Gen Hayato / Maboroshi 1978-07-22
Message from Space Shiro Hongo 1978-04-29
Shogun's Samurai Hayate 1978-01-21
The Executioner 1974-08-10
Game of Chance 3 1967-10-21
Game of Chance 2 1967-04-01
Game of Chance Kenichi Endo 1966-10-22
Tv Series
Hawkeye Akihiko (archive footage) (uncredited) 2021-11-24
Westworld Musashi 2016-10-02
Extant Hideki Yasumoto 2014-07-09
The Last Ship Takehaya 2014-06-22
Helix Dr. Hiroshi Hataki 2014-01-10
Revenge Satoshi Takeda 2011-09-21
Lost Dogen 2004-09-22
Unmarried Family 2001-07-05
Tabloid 1998-10-14
こんな恋のはなし 1997-07-03
A Story of Love 1997-07-03
Shin Hanshichi torimono chô Hanshichi 1997-04-04
Hideyoshi Ishida Mitsunari 1996-01-07
Why I borrowed money from her Kunihiko Yamanobe 1994-10-14
Lieutenant Ninzaburo Furuhata 由良一夫 1994-04-13
High School Teacher Hamura Takao 1993-01-08
高校教師 Hamura Takao 1993-01-08
Taiheiki Takauji Ashikaga 1991-01-06
織田信長 1989-01-01
ニューヨーク恋物語 1988-10-13
徳川家康 1988-01-01
Masamune Shogun 1987-01-04
ふぞろいの林檎たち 本田 修一 1983-05-27
Yagyu Jubei Secret Quest Matahira 1982-10-19
Yagyu's Secret Quest Matabei 1980-10-14
Shadow Warriors 1980-04-01
Message from Space: Galactic Wars Ayato 1978-07-08
Shōgun Lord Yoshii Toranaga