Hiroyuki Sanada

Hiroyuki Sanada

actor, producer, music department

Hiroyuki Sanada was born on Oct 12, 1960 in Japan. Hiroyuki Sanada's big-screen debut came with Zoku rokyoku komori uta directed by Ryûichi Takamori in 1967, strarring Endo Kenichi (as Hiroyuki Shimozawa). Hiroyuki Sanada is known for Bullet Train directed by David Leitch, Brad Pitt stars as Ladybug and Joey King as Prince. Hiroyuki Sanada has got 17 awards and 5 nominations so far. The most recent award Hiroyuki Sanada achieved is Blue Ribbon Awards. The upcoming new movie Hiroyuki Sanada plays is John Wick: Chapter 4 which will be released on Mar 24, 2023.

Hiroyuki Sanada was born on October 12, 1960 in Tokyo. He made his film debut when he was 5 in Rokyoku komori-uta (1965) (Shin'ichi Chiba played the lead role.) His father died when he was 11. He joined Japan Action Club, organized & run by Sonny Chiba, when he was 12. He 1st became famous as an action star for his role in Shogun Samourai (1978) but is now known as one of the most talented actors in Japan. From 1999-2000, he played the fool in an English-language production of "King Lear" w/ members of the Royal Shakespeare Co as the 1st Japanese actor to act w/ the RSC. He received an honorary MBE (Member of the British Empire) for this work. He & Satomi Tezuka split after 7 years in 1997.

  • Birthday

    Oct 12, 1960
  • Place of Birth

    Tokyo, Japan
  • Also known

    Duke Sanada, Hiroyuki Shimosawa, Hiroyuki Shimozawa, Henry Sanada, Harry Sanada, 真田廣之, 真田広之, 사나다 히로유키

Known For


17 wins & 5 nominations

Blue Ribbon Awards
Best Actor
Winner - Blue Ribbon Award
Best Actor
Winner - Blue Ribbon Award
Bokura wa minna ikiteiru (1993)
Awards of the Japanese Academy
Best Actor
Winner - Award of the Japanese Academy
Makai tenshô (1981)
Winner - Newcomer of the Year
Makai tenshôHoero tekkenBôkensha kamikaze (0)
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Movies & TV Shows

TV Shows