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David Sakurai

David Sakurai was born on July 19, 1979 in Copenhagen, Denmark. At the age of 18, he moved to Japan where he received his theatrical training and honed his skills in the indie film scene in Tokyo. After relocating back to Denmark in 2008, Sakurai proved himself a strong, versatile actor having been cast in a variety of drama, comedy, and action. His... See full bio »
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Known For

Liza, a rókatündér
Kraftidioten Kineseren - Takashi Claus Nielsen
Echoes of a Ronin
Lilyhammer Tensing


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 2017/II Housewife (filming)
  Le Accelerator (completed)
Le Accelerator
 2016 Karate Kill
Japanese Swordsman
 2016/II X (Short)
Kung Fu Gangster
 2015 Rockford Kabine: The Death Provider (Short)
Le Accelerator
 2015 Liza, a rókatündér
Tomy Tani
 2014 Dark Samurai
 2014 Lilyhammer (TV Series)
- Loose Ends (2014) ... Tensing (as David Ken Sakurai)
- The Mind Is Like a Monkey (2014) ... Tensing
 2014/XIV One (Short)
Johnny Tokyo
 2014 Echoes of a Ronin (Short)
 2014 Kraftidioten
Kineseren - Takashi Claus Nielsen
 2013 Detektiverne
Sony Kazu
 2013 Europamestrene (TV Series)
Mr. Wong
- Episode #1.2 (2013) ... Mr. Wong (voice)
 2012 Hitman: Absolution (Video Game)
Various characters (voice, uncredited)
 2012 Supernatural Tales (Video)
Bastian (segment "Emma")
 2012/III Emma (Short)
 2010 Love Is Vengeance (Short)
 2010 Tony Venganza (Video)
 2010 Wasteland Tales (Video)
The Stranger (segments "Eastern Army" & "I Barbari Dei Cph")
 2010 Eastern Army (Short)
 2009 No Right Turn
 2007/I Fighter
Tournament Fighter
 2007 Næste skridt
Japansk turist
 2006 Skyggen af tvivl (Short)
 2006 Bag Full of Pain (Short)
Johnny Tokyo
Airport security
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Performed motion capture action for the video-game Hitman Absolution See more »

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2 Interviews | 1 Article | 1 Pictorial | See more »

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David Ken Sakurai


5' 10¾" (1.8 m)

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Heavily influenced by cult classic heroes such as Bruce Lee, Fred Williamson, and Charles Bronson. See more »

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