ACTOR

Hiroyuki Sanada

1960 - Today

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Hiroyuki Sanada (真田 広之, Sanada Hiroyuki, born Hiroyuki Shimosawa (下澤 廣之, Shimosawa Hiroyuki); 12 October 1960) is a Japanese actor. He is known for his role as Tasogare Seibei (The Twilight Samurai). His role as 'The Fool' in the Shakespeare play King Lear gave him notable theatrical notice in the United Kingdom. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hiroyuki Sanada has received more than 4,071,977 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Hiroyuki Sanada is the 1,142nd most popular actor (down from 1,021st in 2019), the 483rd most popular biography from Japan (down from 464th in 2019) and the 11th most popular Japanese Actor.

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  • 4.1M

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  • 66.66

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 32

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.80

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.89

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among ACTORS

Among actors, Hiroyuki Sanada ranks 1,142 out of 10,030Before him are Diane Kruger, Mary Steenburgen, Matthew Broderick, Louise Brooks, Gabriel Macht, and Martin Lawrence. After him are Jim Caviezel, Thomas Kretschmann, Jaclyn Smith, Bob Gunton, Conrad Veidt, and Bridget Fonda.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1960, Hiroyuki Sanada ranks 53Before him are Fayez al-Sarraj, José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero, Neil Gaiman, Brian Cowen, Sarah Brightman, and Rafael Benítez. After him are Barham Salih, Nassim Nicholas Taleb, Anne Parillaud, Gary Lineker, Gia Carangi, and Damon Wayans.

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In Japan

Among people born in Japan, Hiroyuki Sanada ranks 483 out of 5,560Before him are Nobuyuki Oishi (1939), Yoshijirō Umezu (1882), Emperor Montoku (827), Takahashi Korekiyo (1854), Shigeyoshi Suzuki (1902), and Kusunoki Masashige (1294). After him are Yamamoto Gonnohyōe (1852), Dom Justo Takayama (1552), Fumihiko Maki (1928), Akiyuki Nosaka (1930), Masaaki Hatsumi (1931), and Ii Naomasa (1561).

Among ACTORS In Japan

Among actors born in Japan, Hiroyuki Sanada ranks 11Before him are Takashi Shimura (1905), Sonny Chiba (1939), Setsuko Hara (1920), Tatsuya Nakadai (1932), Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa (1950), and Hibari Misora (1937). After him are Machiko Kyō (1924), Ken Takakura (1931), Akiko Wakabayashi (1941), Victoria Principal (1950), Sessue Hayakawa (1886), and Momoko Kōchi (1932).

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