Hiroyuki Sanada


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Hiroyuki was born under the official name Shimosawa, Hiroyuki on October 12th, 1960. Known to his close friends as Duke, he has been a credited actor since the 1995 film East Meets West.

Hiroyuki Sanada is a dependable leading actor. He has starred in three films including the 2005 action film Bôkoku no îjisu as the character Hisashi Sengoku, the 2002 drama movie Tasogare Seibei playing Seibei Iguchi and the 1995 western release East Meets West cast as Kamijo Kenkichi.

Hiroyuki is a dependable supporting cast member. He has appeared in four films including: the 2015 crime film Mr. Holmes as the character Tamiki Umezaki, the 2013 action movie 47 Ronin playing Ôishi and the 2013 action release The Wolverine cast as Shingen.

His most commercially successful project to date has been the 2007 action film Rush Hour 3, which brought in $140,000,000 at the box office.


" If there is an action scene, I want to do everything myself.

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Graduate of Nihon University, Film Departmemt.
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