Tadanobu Asano (Actor)

Tadanobu Asano

Tadanobu Asano is a Japanese actor from Yokohama Prefecture. His real name is Tadanobu Sato.

Asano also helps run talent office Anore Inc. alongside his father. Their current talent lineup includes established names like Rinko Kikuchi, Ryo Kase, and Hirofumi Arai.

Native name
浅野忠信 (ASANO Tadanobu)
Occupation
Actor
Nickname
Tad (in English-speaking countries)
Birthplace
Yokohama Prefecture
Born
November 27, 1973 (age 42)
Height
5' 10" (179 cm)
Blood type
A
Debuted
1990
Genres
Films, TV dramas, commercials
Office
Anore Inc.

History

Asano's father is a talent agent and got him a role in the TV drama “Kinpachi Sensei” at the age of 16. Since making his film debut in Swimming Upstream in 1990, Asano has established himself as one of Japan’s top film actors and has been involved in some of the most critically-acclaimed Japanese films of the past decade.

Filmography as actor

Year Movie Role
2015 Grasshopper Kujira
2015 Kishibe no Tabi Yusuke
2015 Parasyte - Part 2 Goto
2014 Parasyte - Part 1 Goto
2014 Lupin the 3rd (live-action) Koichi Zenigata
2014 My Man Jungo Kusarino
2014 Kiki’s Delivery Service Dr. Ishi, veterinarian
2013 47 Ronin Lord Kira
2013 The Kiyosu Conference Maeda Toshiie
2012 Fly With the Gold Kitagawa
2012 A Terminal Trust
2012 Dearest
2011 A Ghost of a Chance
2011 That’s the Way!! Fujio Akatsuka
2011 Moonlight Mask
2010 Wandering Home
2010 Vengeance Can Wait Hidenori
2009 Snow Prince
2009 Villon’s Wife Otani
2009 Redline Frisbee (voice)
2009 The Summit: A Chronicle of Stones Yoshitaro Shibazaki, survey team
2009 eatrip
2009 DumBeast Dekogawa
2008 Kabei: Our Mother Yamazaki Toru
2007 Sad Vacation Kenji Shiraishi
2007 Mongol: The Rise of Genghis Khan Temüjin
2006 Hana: The Tale of a Reluctant Samurai Kanazawa Jubei
2005 Tokyo Zombie Fujio
2005 Rampo Noir P.I. Kogoro Akechi / A man / Masaki
2005 Funky Forest: The First Contact Masaru Tanaka
2005 Takeshis’
2005 Eli, Eli, Lema Sabachthani?
2004 Survive Style 5+ Aman
2004 The Face of Jizo Kinoshita
2004 Vital
2004 The Taste of Tea Ayano Haruno, uncle
2003 Cafe Lumiere Hajime Takeuchi
2003 Dead End Run
2003 Zatoichi Hattori Genosuke
2003 Last Life in the Universe Kenji
2003 Bright Future Mamoru Arita
2002 Woman of Water
2001 Ichi the Killer Kakihara
2001 Distance Sakata
2001 Electric Dragon 80000V Dragon Eye Morrison
2000 Party 7 Okita Souji
2000 Gojoe: Spirit War Chronicle Shanao
1999 Taboo Samurai Hyozo Tashiro
1999 Gemini Revenger with Sword
1998 Shark Skin Man and Peach Hip Girl Kuroo Samehada
1998 Screwed Tsube
1996 Helpless Kenji Shiraishi
1996 PiCNiC Tsumuji
1995 Maborosi Ikuo
1993 Fried Dragon Fish Natsuro

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