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Creator / Hiroyuki Sanada

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Hiroyuki Sanada, MBE (真田 広之 Sanada Hiroyuki, born Hiroyuki Shimosawa (下澤 廣之 Shimosawa Hiroyuki) on 12 October 1960 in Tokyo, Japan) is a Japanese character-actor.

No matter the project, you can pretty much depend on Sanada to bring a certain gravitas and respectibility, likely due to his Shakespearian background. He's Big in Japan, not inaccurately described by Damon Lindelof as "Japan's Harrison Ford". He's also a contemporary and old friend to Jackie Chan, and does a lot of his own choreography and stuntwork in his films.

Most recently, he's made a home on Western television by starring in shows such as Helix and Extant.

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