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Hiroyuki Sanada


Hiroyuki Sanada was born on the 12th of October, 1960 in Tokyo. He made his film debut when he was 5 in Game of Chance (1965) (Shin'ichi Chiba played the lead role.) Sanada's father died when he was 11. Sanada joined Japan Action Club, organized and run by Sonny Chiba, when he was 12. Sanada first became famous as an action star for his role in ... See full bio »

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 2015 Mr. Holmes (post-production)
Tamiki Umezaki
 2014 Extant (TV Series)
Hideki Yasumoto
- Ascension (2014) ... Hideki Yasumoto (credit only)
- Before the Blood (2014) ... Hideki Yasumoto (credit only)
 2013 47 Ronin
Ôishi
 2012 CR: The Last Samurai (Video Game)
Ujio
 2011-2012 Revenge (TV Series)
Satoshi Takeda
- Scandal (2012) ... Satoshi Takeda
- Chaos (2012) ... Satoshi Takeda
- Loyalty (2011) ... Satoshi Takeda
- Suspicion (2011) ... Satoshi Takeda
 2010 Lost (TV Series)
Dogen
- Sundown (2010) ... Dogen
- Lighthouse (2010) ... Dogen
- What Kate Does (2010) ... Dogen
- LA X - Part 2 (2010) ... Dogen
- LA X - Part 1 (2010) ... Dogen
 2007 Sunshine
Kaneda
 2005 The Promise
General Guangming
 2005 Aegis
Hisashi Sengoku
 2005 What's New, Scooby-Doo? (TV Series)
Wuu
- Block-Long Hong Kong Terror (2005) ... Wuu (voice, uncredited)
 2001 Hikon kazoku (TV Series)
Yousuke Matoba
 2001 Vengeance for Sale
Sukeroku Sukedachiya
 2001 All About Our House
Bartender
 2000 First Love
Shinichirô Fujiki
 1999 Round About Midnight
Koji
 1998 Tadon to chikuwa
Asami
 1998 Tabuloido (TV Series)
Toshihito Manabe
 1997 A Story of Love (TV Movie)
Shuichiro Harashima
 1997 Shin Hanshichi torimono chô (TV Series)
Hanshichi
 1995 Kinkyu yobidashi - Emâjenshî kôru
Hideyuki Harada
 1995 East Meets West
Kamijo Kenkichi
 1995 Sharaku
Tonbo
 1995 The Abe Clan (TV Movie)
 1994 Hero Interview
Jinta Todoroki
 1993 Nemuranai machi - Shinjuku same
Detective Same
 1993 Made in Japan
Keiichi Takahashi
 1992 Yamai wa kikara: Byôin e ikô 2
Ichiro Katakura
 1992 Keisho sakazuki
Masakazu Yoshinari
 1992 Oda Nobunaga (TV Movie)
 1991 Taiheiki (TV Series)
Takauji Ashikaga
 1990 Tugumi
Kyoichi Takahashi
 1990 Byôin e ikô
Kohei Shintani
 1990 Shingo juuban shoubu (TV Movie)
Aoi Shingo
 1989 Docchini suruno
Jun Yamamoto
 1988 Kaitô Ruby
Toru Hayashi
 1988 New York Koi Monogatari (TV Series)
Masahiro
- Episode #1.3 (1988) ... Masahiro
- Episode #1.2 (1988) ... Masahiro
- Episode #1.1 (1988) ... Masahiro
 1987 Sure Death Revenge
Ukyo
 1987 Dokugan-ryu Masamune (TV Series)
Matsudaira Tadateru (Ieyasu's 6th Son)
 1986 In the Line of Duty
Peter Yamamoto, Interpol Agent
 1986 Cabaret
Tanokura
 1986 Inujini sesi mono
Shigesa
 1986 House on Fire
Chuya Nakahara
 1985 Shadow Warriors IV (TV Series)
 1985 Kamui no ken
Jirô (voice)
 1984 Mahjong Horoki
Bouya Tetsu
 1984 Kotaro makari-toru!
Tatsuya Yoshioka
 1984 Super Electronic Bioman (TV Series)
Captain Ayate
- Jun yo (1984) ... Captain Ayate
 1984 The Street of Desire
Joji Tanaka
 1982 The Shadow Army 3 (TV Series)
 1982 The Ninja Wars
Jotaro Fuefuki (as Henry Sanada)
 1982 Fall Guy
Actor
 1982 Dôtonborigawa
Kunihiko Yasuoka
 1982 Roaring Fire
Joji / Toru
 1981 Message from Outer Space (TV Movie)
 1981 Moeru yusha
Joe
 1981 The Kamikaze Adventurers
Akira Hoshino
 1981 Samurai Reincarnation
Kirimaru Iga
 1980 Ninja bugeicho momochi sandayu
Momochi Takamaru
 1980 The Terrible Couple
Isozaki
 1979 Message from Space: Galactic Battle (TV Series)
Ayato
 1978 Yagyû ichizoku no inbô (TV Series)
 1978 Message from Space
Shiro
 1978 The Shogun's Samurai
Hayate (Fighter of Negoro Clan)
 1977 Shinkansen kouankan (TV Series)
 1974 Chokugeki! Jigoku-ken
Toga as a boy (as Hiroyuki Shimosawa)
 1969 Mito Kômon (TV Series)
Kanta
- Episode #1.25 (1969) ... Kanta (as Hiroyuki Shimosawa)
 1968 Ahirugaoka 77 (TV Series) (as Hiroyuki Shimozawa)
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Other Works:

TV commercial for Suntory (1998) See more »


Alternate Names:

Duke Sanada | Harry Sanada | Henry Sanada | Hiroyuki Shimosawa | Hiroyuki Shimozawa

Height:

5' 6" (1.68 m)
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Action is just one of my skills. See more »

Trivia:

Had to learn Mandarin for his role in Mo Gik (The Promise). See more »

Nickname:

Duke

Star Sign:

Libra

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