Born and raised in Tokyo and moving to the U.S. in 2001, Yoshi was previously a successful businessman in Tokyo, but he decided to become an actor inspired by renown actors such as Daniel Day-Lewis and Mifune Toshiro (with love of classic samurai films). Along with lead roles in independent films, he was cast in Clint Eastwood's Oscar-nominated ... See full bio »

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Godzilla Miscellaneous Crew
Letters from Iwo Jima Excavator #1
The Wolverine Miscellaneous Crew
47 Ronin Miscellaneous Crew


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 2017 Interface (TV Series)
 2016 Civilization VI (Video Game)
Hojo Tokimune (voice)
 2013 Grey Sheep
Mr. Kuroki
 2013 Evasion (Video short)
 2012 The Fifth Horseman (Short)
 2012 Ordinary Life (Short)
Manabu Yamada
 2011 Jon Benjamin Has a Van (TV Series)
News Anchor
- The Curse (2011) ... News Anchor
 2011/I Delivered
 2011 Takamine
Consular Official
 2010 Repercussions (Short)
Ryu Tanaka
 2010 The Making of 'Dreams and Shadows' (Video short)
 2009/I Sakura (Short)
Imperial Japanese Navy Officer
 2009 Dreams and Shadows
 2009 AmerAsian
 2008 War of the Wolves: Reunion (Short)
 2008 Monster (Video)
 2007 Good Soil (Short)
 2006 Letters from Iwo Jima
Excavator #1
 2006 Brokeback Karate (Short)
 2006 For Your Consideration
Ad Agent (uncredited)
 2006/I Babel
Japanese Man (uncredited)
 2005 Hit Me
Card Club Dealer (as Yoshinori Ando)
 2005 xXx: State of the Union
Zeke's Thief (uncredited)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (11 credits)
Show Show Casting director (1 credit)

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Yoshinori Ando


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