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Nationality  Japanese
Parents  Hiroshi Kanagawa
Role  Playwright

Name  Hiro Kanagawa
Occupation  Voice actor and actor
Hiro Kanagawa Caprica The Imperfections of Memory

Full Name  Hironobu Kanagawa
Born  October 13, 1963 (age 52) (1963-10-13) Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan
Alma mater  Middlebury College Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture Tyler School of Art at Temple University Simon Fraser University
Books  The Patron Saint of Stanley Park
Movies and TV shows  The King of Fighters, Grave Halloween, Caprica, Fantastic Four: World's G, Elektra
Similar People  Steven R Monroe, Jason Bourque, Rob Bowman, Gordon Chan, Jim Cliffe

Education  Simon Fraser University

Hiro Kanagawa, born Hironobu Kanagawa (金川 弘敦, Kanagawa Hironobu, October 13, 1963), is a Japanese playwright and actor based in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Kanagawa has written plays, including Tiger of Malaya and The Patron Saint of Stanley Park. He played Hachiro Otomo on NBC's Heroes Reborn.

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Hiro Kanagawa All Photos from The Day the Earth Stood Still

Early life and education

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Kanagawa was born in Sapporo, Hokkaidō, Japan and grew up in Guelph, Ontario; Sterling Heights, Michigan; and Tokyo. After graduating from International Christian University High School, he left Japan for Middlebury College, the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, the Tyler School of Art at Temple University, and Simon Fraser University. He has lived in Vancouver since 1990.

Career

Kanagawa is perhaps best known as Principal Kwan from the TV series Smallville. His most notable anime role is Gihren Zabi from Mobile Suit Gundam. He was also the voice of Mister Fantastic on Fantastic Four: World's Greatest Heroes. Kanagawa has the distinction of having played three different characters in the TV series The X-Files, appearing independently in seasons 2, 4 and 10. Besides acting, Kanagawa is also a playwright and screenwriter, and teaches Creative Writing in the English Department at Capilano University.

References

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