|Native name 安藤 政信|
Name Masanobu Ando
|Occupation Actor, Director|
Known for Battle Royale
|Born May 19, 1975 (age 40) (1975-05-19) Kawasaki, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan|
TV shows When the Saints Go Marching In, Ao no Jidai, Tomodachi no Koibito
Awards Japan Academy Award for Newcomer of the Year
Movies Battle Royale, Kids Return, Warriors of the Rainbow, Gonin Saga, The Butcher - the Chef
Similar People Fumiyo Kohinata, Kei Tanaka, Ken Kaneko, Ryuhei Matsuda, Katsuhito Ishii
15 on screen deaths of masanobu ando
Masanobu Ando (安藤 政信, Andō Masanobu, born May 19, 1975) is a Japanese actor.
- 15 on screen deaths of masanobu ando
- Your eyes never age a tribute to masanobu ando
He has appeared in films such as Takeshi Kitano's Kids Return, Kinji Fukasaku's Battle Royale, Takashi Miike's Sukiyaki Western Django, and Chen Kaige's Forever Enthralled.
Your eyes never age a tribute to masanobu ando
Ando's career took off after starring in Takeshi Kitano's Kids Return, which is one of Kitano's most successful films in Japan, with his role as Shinji, a highschool student who gave up school and continued into Boxing with his best friend. He is most famous for his psychopath-killer role of Kazuo Kiriyama in Battle Royale, a 2000 blockbuster dystopia film, which managed to be one of the most famous blood and gore films of the decade.
He co-starred in Takashi Miike's Big Bang Love, Juvenile A with Ryuhei Matsuda. He played a supporting role in Shinya Tsukamoto's Nightmare Detective.
He also appeared in Katsuhito Ishii's Smuggler. He has taken part in the Toronto Film Festival.