Hiroyuki Sanada

  • Birth Name: Hiroyuki Shimosawa
  • Birth Place: Tokyo, Japan
  • Profession: Actor
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Fast Facts

  • Began his film career at age 5.
  • Toured with the Royal Shakespeare Company in a 1999 production of King Lear, with Nigel Hawthorne playing the title role.
  • Won a Japanese Academy Award for his work in The Twilight Samurai (2002).
  • Received an honorary MBE (Member of the Order of the British Empire) in 2002.
  • Has a black belt in karate.

Relationships

  • Satomi Tezuka — Wife

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  • Birth Name: Hiroyuki Shimosawa
  • Birth Place: Tokyo, Japan
  • Profession: Actor