Tadanobu Asano

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Tadanobu Asano is a Japanese American actor  who is noted for his roles in Electric Dragon 80.000 V as Dragon Eye Morrison, in Ichi the Killer as Kakihara, in Bright Future as Mamoru Arita, in Zatoichi as Hattori Genosuke, in Last Life in the Universe as Kenji, in Survive Style 5+ as Aman, in The Taste of Tea as Ayano, in Mongol as Temudjin, and in the film Thor as Hogun, based on the Marvel Comics character. He was born on November 27, 1973 in Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan as Tadanobu Sat?. He was born to his parents his father artist Yukihisa Sat? and his mother Junko. He was born and raised in Japan with his older brother Kujun Sat?. They both up grew up being involved in music and acting. They grew up with proper care and lots of love from their mom.

Described by some as a cross between Johnny Depp and Toshirô Mifune, Asano Tadanobu is certainly the hippest, if not the single most important, Japanese film actor working today. His father who was an actors' agent, suggested he take on what became his first role, in the TV show "Kimpachi Sensei," at the age of 16. His film debut was in the 1990 Swimming Upstream Bataashi Kingyo in 1990, though his first major critical success was in Shunji Iwai's Fried Dragon Fish in 1993. His first critical success in the West was in Hirokazu Koreeda's Maborosi in 1995, in which he played a man who inexplicably throws himself in front of a train, widowing his wife and orphaning his infant son. His best known works internationally are the samurai films Gohatto in 1999 and The Blind Swordsman: Zatoichi in 2003. It was on the set of Iwai's _Picnic in 1996 that he met and fell in love with J-Pop idol Chara. He has directed commercial TV spots for Chara. Hesistant to identify himself as an actor, he most readily describes himself as a vocalist, referring to Mach 1.67, the band he has with director Gakuryu Ishii. He's also an artist, and sometimes works as a model, most notably for the Japanese designers Takeo Kikuchi and Jun Takahashi.

Moving on to his personal life he was married to Chara on March 1995 but due to personal reasons they got divorced on 2009. 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 8 Inches tall. He has well balanced body weight too. He is now 40 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 an 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. Most Popular Performer award at the 1997 Japanese Academy Awards for Acri and the Upstream Prize for Best Actor at the 2003 Venice Film Festival for his role in Last Life in the Universe 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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