Hiroyuki Sanada

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Quick Facts

Date of Birth October 12, 1960 (age 53)
Nationality Japanese
Profession Actor
Working for Movies, TV Shows
Ethnicity Mixed-White
Marital Status Married
Spouse Satomi Tezuka (Ex-Wife)
Married on m. 1990–1997
Children(s) N/A(Kids)
Qualification Graduation
Education at Nihon University
Net Worth(s) N/A
Name on Birth Hiroyuki Sanada
Divorce Yes
Height 1.70 m
Weight N/A
Twitter @HiroSanadaFans
Age N/A

Hiroyuki Sanada is an Japanese born Hollywood actor. Some of his notable roles are in movies The Wolverine in 2013 47 Ronin in 2013 The Last Samurai in 2003 Helix Since 2014 and Rush Hour 3 in 2007 He was born on October 12, 1960 in Tokyo, Japan as Hiroyuki Shimosawa. His personal details about his parents are not available. He spent his childhood in Japanwith his family developing his martial art training.  Sanada began his martial art training at age 11 with actor and martial arts star Sonny Chiba's Japan Action Club where he developed good all-round martial arts ability, and soon became Chiba's protégé. In 1982, Sanada san graduated from Nihon University of Art, majoring in Film.

He then appeared in a famous action film titled Shogun's Ninja with Sonny Chiba. His career took off in the 80's, with more and more dramatic roles. He appears in a tragic love tale Dotonborigawa (Lover's Lost) and Mahjong Horoki (Mahjong Vagrant Life); and in several Hong Kong features, including the famous Royal Warriors with Michelle Yeoh. Sanada san also released several albums in the 80's and toured Japan in rock concerts. Over the years, Sanada san is recognized as an "actor's actor", with various roles in movies, T.V. dramas, notably a favorite movie among his legion of fans, Shinjuku Zame (Detective Zame); and the drama Hero Interview, Tabloid, Konna Koi no Hanashi and many others. In 2000, the Royal Shakespeare Company cast him as "The Fool" in King Lear, alongside the great Sir Nigel Hawthorne. For his performance and his bringing his cultural heritage and diversity to the London stage he was awarded an MBE (Member of the British Empire) from the Queen of England. He had also played Hamlet previously in Japan and London. Sanada san is the recipient of five Japan Academy Awards, most recently for his portrayal of a widowed father in Tasogare Seibei (The Twilight Samurai). The movie was nominated for Best Foreign Language Film at the American Academy Awards (2004), but alas, didn't win. Sanada san stars as "Ujio" in The Last Samurai. It is this movie that has gained him accolades internationally, and new fans worldwide. Sanada joined the cast of the ABC show Lost in 2010 during its sixth and final season. He portrayed Dogen, a high-ranking member of "The Others". In March 2011 he was named to the Keanu Reeves–lead cast of 47 Ronin, the first English-language adaptation of the Chushingura legend, Japan's most famous tale of samurai loyalty and revengeSanada san is currently in China filming Wu Ji, The Promise.  

Moving on to his personal life he was married to Satomi Tezuka on 1990 but due to personal reasons they got divorced on1997. They together have 2 children. His shirtless hot pictures can be found on the web if we search about him. He has great height and stands 5 Feet 7 Inches tall. He has well balanced body weight too. He is now 53 years old. He belongs to Japanese nationality and he is of Asian ethnicity. As his religion he is a Buddhist.

It has been several years that he has been working as a actor which has earned him a lot of name and fame. Although this action hero net worth hasn’t been disclosed has has earned millions of net worth from his profession. He has achieved a lot in his life from his skills and talent. Order of the British Empire, Japan Academy Prize for Outstanding Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role, Mainichi Film Concours Award for Best Actor, Kinema Junpo Award for Best Actor, Nikkan Sports Film Award for Best Actor are the awards he has won from his talented acting.there are no rumors about him in the public he is living a busy life with succeeding career.

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