Hiroyuki Sanada
Hiroyuki Sanada

Gender

Male

Known Credits

18

Hiroyuki Sanada

Date of Birth: Oct 12, 1960

Birthplace: 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.

Known For

Filmography

Life

Life

as Sho Kendo

2017

Minions

Minions

as Sumo (voice)

2015

Mr. Holmes

Mr. Holmes

as Tamiki Umezaki

2015

The Railway Man

The Railway Man

as Nagase

2013

47 Ronin

47 Ronin

as Kuranosuke Ôishi

2013

The Wolverine

The Wolverine

as Shingen

2013

Speed Racer

Speed Racer

as Mr. Musha

2008

Rush Hour 3

Rush Hour 3

as Kenji

2007

The White Countess

The White Countess

as Matsuda

2005

Rasen

Rasen

as Ryûji Takayama

1998

Ring

Ring

as Ryuji Takayama

1986

Shogun's Ninja

Shogun's Ninja

as Momochi Takamaru

1980

Tugumi

Tugumi

as

1970

The Last Ship

The Last Ship

as Takehaya

1969