Hiroyuki Sanada

Birthday:

10/12/1960

Place of birth:

Shinagawa - Tokyo:

Biography:

Hiroyuki Sanada 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.



Credits

Life (2017)
Sho Murakami
Mr. Holmes (2015)
Tamiki Umezaki
Minions (2015)
Sumo (voice)
The Railway Man (2013)
Nagase
47 Ronin (2013)
Kuranosuke Ôishi
The Wolverine (2013)
Shingen
The City of Your Final Destination (2009)
Pete
Speed Racer (2008)
Mr. Musha
Rush Hour 3 (2007)
Kenji
Sunshine (2007)
Kaneda
The Promise (2005)
General Guangming
The White Countess (2005)
Matsuda
Aegis (2005)
Hisashi Sengoku
The Last Samurai (2003)
Ujio
The Twilight Samurai (2002)
Seibei Iguchi
Vengeance for Sale (2001)
Sukeroku Sukedachiya
All About Our House (2001)
Bartender
First Love (2000)
Shinichirô Fujiki
Round About Midnight (1999)
Koji
Tadon and Chikuwa (1998)
Murder on D Street (1998)
Rasen (1998)
Ryûji Takayama
Ringu (1998)
Ryuji Takayama
East Meets West (1995)
Kamijo Kenkichi
Sharaku (1995)
The Abe Clan (1995)
Hero Interview (1994)
The City That Never Sleeps: Shinjuku Shark (1993)
Detective Same
Oda Nobunaga (1992)
Tugumi (1990)
Let's Go to the Hospital (1990)
Remains: Beautiful Heroes (1990)
Shingo's Ten Duels (1990)
Aoi Shingo
Why Do I Choose? (1989)
Sure Death 4: Revenge (1987)
Royal Warriors (1986)
Yamamoto
The Dagger of Kamui (1985)
Jirô
Mahjong Horoki (1984)
Bouya Tetsu
Legend of the Eight Samurai (1983)
Inue Shinbei Masashi
Kabamaru the Ninja Boy (1983)
Shizune Mejiro
Ninja Wars (1982)
Jotaro Fuefuki
Fall Guy (1982)
Actor
Ninja in the Dragon's Den (1982)
Jin-wu
Dotonbori River (1982)
Kunihiko Yasuoka
Roaring Fire (1982)
Joji
The Blazing Valiant (1981)
Joe
Samurai Reincarnation (1981)
Kirimaru Iga
Space Ninja: Sword of the Space Ark (1981)
Shogun's Ninja (1980)
Momochi Takamaru
The Terrible Couple (1980)
G.I. Samurai (1979)
Takeda Katsuyori
Message from Space (1978)
Shiro
The Shogun's Samurai (1978)
Hayate
The Executioner (1974)
Game of Chance (1965)
The Catcher Was a Spy ()
Kawabata