Hiroyuki Sanada

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Birthday
12, 1960
Birthplace
Tokyo, Japan
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthplace
Tokyo, Japan

About

Tokyo-born actor who played a variety of samurai characters in Japanese productions and played Dogen on several episodes of Lost. He also stars in Rush Hour 3 and he voices Sumo Villain in the 2015 film Minions.

Before Fame

At age eleven he began training with martial arts star and his mentor Sonny Chiba.

Trivia

He had a small voice part on an episode of the What's New, Scooby-Doo cartoon series.

Family Life

He got married to Satomi Tezuk in 1990; their relationship ended in 1997.

Associated With

He appeared in The Last Samurai with Ken Watanabe and Tom Cruise.