Hiro Kanagawa

Hiro Kanagawa

Known For: Acting · Birthday: 1963-10-13 · Gender: Male · Place of Birth: Sapporo, Japan

41 Movies · 51 TV shows

Also Known As: Hiro Kangawa

Biography

Hironobu Kanagawa (金川 弘敦, Kanagawa Hironobu, October 13, 1963) is a Japanese-Canadian actor and playwright based in Vancouver, British Columbia. He has appeared in numerous high-profile films and television series shot in the Vancouver area, including Smallville, Caprica, Godzilla, The Man in the High Castle, Altered Carbon, iZombie, Legends of Tomorrow, Heroes Reborn and Kim's Convenience and was a writer on Da Vinci's City Hall. As a voice-over artist, he was the original English-language voice of Gihren Zabi in the Mobile Suit Gundam franchise and played Reed Richards in Fantastic Four: World's Greatest Heroes.Kanagawa has also written several stage dramas. He won the Governor General’s Literary Award for English-language Drama for his 2017 play Indian Arm.

Early Life

Kanagawa was born in Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan and grew up in Guelph, Ontario; Sterling Heights, Michigan and Tokyo.Kanagawa conducted his undergraduate studies in sculpting at Middlebury College, where he graduated in 1986. After dropping out of his initial graduate program, he re-enrolled at Simon Fraser University, where he completed his first play and completed his MFA in 1994.He has lived in Vancouver since 1990.

Movies & TV shows

2021.

1 Movie · 1 TV show
Every Breath You Take

Every Breath You Take

10
2021
After introducing her brother to his wife and daughter, a psychiatrist's family life was disrupted.
TV
Age of Samurai: Battle for Japan

Age of Samurai: Battle for Japan

6
2021
The conflict between kingdoms led by power-hungry warlords is covered in the new series Age of Samurai: Battle For Japan.

2020.

1 Movie · 2 TV shows
TV
Helstrom

Helstrom

2020
The son and daughter of a serial killer are the sons and daughters of Daimon and Ana. As they track down the worst of humanity, the siblings have a complicated dynamic as they each have their own atti...
TV
Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist

Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist

2020
After an unusual event, Zoey Clarke, a whip-smart computer coder forging her way in San Francisco, suddenly starts to hear the innermost wants, thoughts and desires of the people around her through po...
Deeper I Go

Deeper I Go

2020
The profound loss of a loved one drives a man to desperation.

2019.

1 Movie · 2 TV shows
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See

See

6.5
2019
Humans have been decimated by a virus. Those who did not survive emerged blind. When twins are born with the ability to see, their father must protect his tribe against a queen.
Midway

Midway

5.75
2019
The story of the Battle of Midway was told by the leaders and soldiers who used their instincts, fortitude and bravery to overcome massive odds.
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The Order

The Order

6.16
2019
In order to avenge his mother's death, a college student pledges a secret order and lands in a war between werewolves and practitioners of dark magic.

2018.

3 Movies
A Twist of Christmas

A Twist of Christmas

2018
The two single parents accidentally mix up their toys at a crowded department store. Both of their Christmases appear to have been ruined as a result. Although the two can't stand each other, the only...
Akashi

Akashi

2018
Kana, a young woman from Japan is pursuing her career in North America and has adapted to her new environment. However, her new lifestyle has made her emotionally distant and can't seem to sustain a l...
Fifty Shades Freed

Fifty Shades Freed

6.09
2018
Believing they have left behind shadowy figures from their past, newlyweds Christian and Ana fully embrace an inextricable connection and shared life of luxury. She is taking on the role of Mrs. Grey'...

2017.

1 TV show
TV
The Good Doctor

The Good Doctor

6.11
2017
A young surgeon with Savant syndrome has been hired to work in the surgical unit of a prestigious hospital. Is it possible for a person to save their own life if they can't relate to other people?

2016.

1 Movie · 5 TV shows
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Kim's Convenience

Kim's Convenience

2016
The Kim family runs a store. The man is named Mr. They were and Mrs. And Mr. Kim had two children, Jung and Janet, when she moved to Toronto in the 80's. Appa stole money when Jung was 16. Father and ...
TV
Timeless

Timeless

7
2016
A criminal stole a state-of-the-art time machine to destroy America. The machine's prototype will have to be used by a scientist, a soldier and a history professor to travel back in time. They need to...
Hailey Dean Mysteries: Murder, With Love

Hailey Dean Mysteries: Murder, With Love

5.57
2016
Dean is a powerhouse and Mensa is bright. A patient lost her parents in a week that saw millions of dollars disappear into thin air. She knows she is innocent when the police start questioning her pat...
TV
Colony

Colony

5.84
2016
A family will have to make difficult decisions as they try to survive. They live in Los Angeles, which has been occupied by invaders. Some people have chosen to work with the authorities in order to b...
TV
Designated Survivor

Designated Survivor

6.57
2016
After a catastrophic attack during the State of the Union kills everyone above him in the Presidential line of succession, a low-level cabinet member is suddenly appointed President of the United Stat...
TV
DC's Legends of Tomorrow

DC's Legends of Tomorrow

6.17
2016
When heroes are not enough. People who are legends are what the world needs. Having seen the future, time-traveling rogue Rip Hunter is tasked with assembling a disparate group of both heroes and vill...

2015.

1 Movie · 6 TV shows
TV
The Returned

The Returned

2015
A small town that is turned upside down when several local people who have been presumed dead suddenly reappear; their presence creates both positive and negative consequences. The lives of the people...
TV
Dark Matter

Dark Matter

6.63
2015
The crew awakens in the farthest reaches of space. They have no recollection of who they are or how they got on the plane. A remote mining colony that is about to become a war zone has a cargo bay ful...
TV
The Whispers

The Whispers

5.53
2015
We like to play games with our children. When someone else starts to play with them, what happens? Can't see. Can't hear. Someone is manipulating the ones we love the most in The Whispers. The human w...
TV
The Man in the High Castle

The Man in the High Castle

6.1
2015
If the Allied Powers had lost World War II, Japan and Germany would rule the United States. Philip K was based on that. Dick's novel won an award.
TV
The Magicians

The Magicians

6.11
2015
Brakebills University is a place that specializes in magic. There, amidst an unconventional education of spellcasting, a group of twenty-something friends discover that a magical fantasy world they re...
The Age of Adaline

The Age of Adaline

6.58
2015
After recovering from a near fatal accident, 29-year-old Adaline suddenly stops growing older. She hides her secret until she meets a man who will change her life.
TV
Heroes Reborn

Heroes Reborn

5.92
2015
The supernatural phenomenon begins again with a fresh crop of inspiring heroes who take on the ultimate struggle between those with extraordinary abilities and those who have ulterior motives to hunt ...

2014.

1 Movie · 1 TV show
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The 100

The 100

6.61
2014
When the Earth is abandoned due to radioactivity, the last surviving humans will live on an ark, but it won't last forever. The regime selects 100 juvenile delinquents to go to Earth to see if the pla...
Godzilla

Godzilla

5.97
2014
Ford had to go to Japan to help his father, who was forced to go to San Francisco to be with his family. Soon, both men are swept up in an escalating crisis when an ancient alpha predator arises from ...

2013.

1 Movie · 4 TV shows
TV
Delete

Delete

2013
Delete imagines a disaster in our all-too-fragile digital world where all computers could become dangerously self-aware with one systematic purpose–to destroy mankind. Faced with possible extinction, ...
TV
The Tomorrow People

The Tomorrow People

5.84
2013
The story of several young people from around the world who possess special powers, including the ability to communicate with each other through telepathy, and represent the next stage in human evolut...
TV
Bates Motel

Bates Motel

5.73
2013
The life of Norman and his mother before the events portrayed in the film were depicted in a "contemporary prequel" to the 1960 film Psycho. After the death of her husband, she purchases a motel in a ...
TV
Almost Human

Almost Human

6.14
2013
This year is a new one. Every cop is required to partner with a robot. Detective John Kennex is back at work after waking up from a coma. John will have to learn to get along with his new colleagues a...
Grave Halloween

Grave Halloween

2013
After inadvertently unleashing an ancient curse, a documentary crew of American exchange students is haunted by angry spirits in Japan's notorious Suicide Forest.

2012.

2 TV shows
TV
Continuum

Continuum

5.82
2012
The conflict between a group of rebels from the year 2077 and a police officer who accidentally accompanies them in 2012 in Canada is the focus of the series. Despite being many years early, the rebel...
TV
Arrow

Arrow

6.1
2012
Oliver Queen is presumed dead after his yacht is lost at sea. A changed man returns five years later, determined to clean up the city as a hooded avenger armed with a bow.

2011.

2 Movies
Deck the Halls

Deck the Halls

2011
Detective Regan Reilly and cleaning-woman-turned-private-eye Alvirah Meegan, investigate the kidnapping of Regan's father and a young female driver just before the holidays. The race is on to rescue t...
Doomsday Prophecy

Doomsday Prophecy

2011
Doomsday Prophecy is a 2011 sci-fi disaster television film by Jason Bourque starring Jewel Staite, Alan Dale and A.J. Buckley.

2010.

1 Movie · 2 TV shows
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Caprica

Caprica

5.71
2010
The Graystones and the Adamas are competing and thriving in the peaceful world of the 12 Colonies as they grow up, living in a society close to our own. The two houses go toe-to-toe because they are e...
TV
Human Target

Human Target

7
2010
To save the lives of those in danger, a brave man has to be made a human target. Based on the popular DC Comics comic book and graphic novel, Human Target is a full-throttle action drama centering on ...
The King of Fighters

The King of Fighters

2010
The King of Fighters movie will introduce a new science fiction spin into the setting established in the games universe by following the surviving members of three legendary fighting clans who are con...

2009.

2 Movies
Playing for Keeps

Playing for Keeps

2009
A white woman has an affair with a married African-American basketball star and challenges him for custody of their mixed-race son. Based on a true story.
Hardwired

Hardwired

2009
After a tragic accident Luke Gibson is left with critical injuries and complete amnesia. A new technological breakthrough from the Hexx Corporation - a Psi-Comp Implant that's hardwired into Luke's br...

2008.

1 Movie · 1 TV show
TV
Sanctuary

Sanctuary

6
2008
The adventures of a doctor. It is always surprising. Helen Magnus is a brilliant scientist who holds the secrets of a secret population called Abnormals, a group of strange and sometimes terrifying be...
The Day the Earth Stood Still

The Day the Earth Stood Still

5.29
2008
A representative of an alien race that went through drastic evolution to survive its own climate change will be on Earth to assess whether humanity can prevent the environmental damage they have infli...

2007.

1 Movie · 2 TV shows
TV
Reaper

Reaper

6
2007
21 year-old slacker Sam Oliver learns that his parents sold his soul to the devil before he was born, and now Sam has to repay the debt by becoming the Devil's bounty hunter, retrieving souls that hav...
TV
Masters of Science Fiction

Masters of Science Fiction

2007
Masters of Science Fiction is an American television anthology series with each hour long episode taking the form of a separate short film adaptation of a story by a respected member of the science fi...
The Last Mimzy

The Last Mimzy

6.14
2007
Two siblings begin to develop special talents after they find a mysterious box of toys, and soon their parents and even their teacher are drawn into a strange new world, and find a task ahead of them ...

2006.

1 Movie · 3 TV shows
TV
Blade: The Series

Blade: The Series

6
2006
Blade is a half-man, half-vampire who employs his extraordinary powers in a crusade to save mankind from the demonic creatures who walk the night. Set in Detroit, Blade investigates the vampire house ...
TV
Intelligence

Intelligence

5.8
2006
Mary Spalding, the director of the Vancouver Organized Crime Unit, offers Jimmy Reardon, one of Vancouver's top organized crime bosses, immunity from prosecution in exchange for his role as a police i...
The Entrance

The Entrance

2006
A police detective is swept into a web of deception and, in search of the truth, finds herself in a contest with forces of the occult.
TV
Fantastic Four: World's Greatest Heroes

Fantastic Four: World's Greatest Heroes

5.33
2006
Mister Fantastic, the Invisible Woman, the Human Torch, and Thing battle some of their greatest foes, including Doctor Doom, Ronan the Accuser, the Multiple Man, and Mole Man.

2005.

4 Movies · 3 TV shows
TV
Criminal Minds

Criminal Minds

5.96
2005
An elite team of FBI profilers watch over the country's most twisted criminal minds, anticipating their next moves before they strike again. David is a founding member of the BAU.
TV
Supernatural

Supernatural

6.43
2005
When they were children, Sam and Dean lost their mother. They were raised to be soldiers. He taught them about the evil in America on the dark corners and back roads. He taught them how to kill it. Th...
Bob the Butler

Bob the Butler

2005
Bob, an incompetent man, is searching for an available job by alphabetical order. He had just failed all of the A's, and discovers an ad in the Yellow Pages for a butler school. He is the only one in ...
TV
Da Vinci's City Hall

Da Vinci's City Hall

2005
Da Vinci's City Hall is a Canadian dramatic television series, which premiered on CBC Television on 25 October 2005. The series was a spin-off of the long-running Canadian series Da Vinci's Inquest. T...
Elektra

Elektra

6.43
2005
The warrior survived a near-death experience, became an assassin-for-hire, and tried to protect her two latest targets, a single father and his young daughter, from a group of supernatural assassins.
Ladies Night

Ladies Night

2005
Insurance investigators track a serial killer who seduces women with access to big bucks, convinces them to embezzle, then kills them.
Hush

Hush

2005
After moving back to his hometown, a married man has to deal with an obsessive former girlfriend.

2004.

1 TV show
TV
The 4400

The 4400

5.51
2004
4400 is about the return of people who were presumed dead or missing. Even though they have not aged physically, some of them seem to have deeper alterations. A government agency is formed after a mur...

2003.

3 Movies
Sagwa, the Chinese Siamese Cat: Feline, Friends and Family

Sagwa, the Chinese Siamese Cat: Feline, Friends and Family

2003
This DVD comprises two full-length videos: SAGWA'S FELINE FRIENDS and SAGWA'S FAMILY TREE. Sagwa is a small cat who learns some very big lessons about friendship as he is rescued by Fu-Fu, the bat, an...
Sagwa, the Chinese Siamese Cat: Cat Tales and Celebrations

Sagwa, the Chinese Siamese Cat: Cat Tales and Celebrations

2003
This double bill of engrossing fun features the adventurous feline from the mind of celebrated author Amy Tan. Includes the episodes in "Cat Tales" ("How Sagwa Got Her Colors," "Fur Coat" and "Stinky ...
Sagwa, the Chinese Siamese Cat: Sagwa's Storybook World

Sagwa, the Chinese Siamese Cat: Sagwa's Storybook World

2003
Sagwa, the Chinese Siamese Cat is an Chinese and Canadian-American animated television series based on a 1994 novel by Amy Tan which aired on PBS Kids. Set c. 1840, during the Qing Dynasty, the young ...

2002.

3 Movies
Chaos and Desire

Chaos and Desire

2002
Suspecting that the cecassion of the tides may indicate an impending earthquake, Seismologist Alice arrives in her hometown of Baie-Comeau, Quebec to commence her investigation. Soon confronted by num...
Damaged Care

Damaged Care

2002
Doug Peeno wants to pay for the legal costs of preventing his son Bryan from being left in his first wife's bad custody with Linda's new job. She's the first graduate in her family and eagerly accepte...
Talking to Heaven

Talking to Heaven

6
2002
A man has disturbing visions of dead people, including his mother and victims of a local serial killer. Their murderer is still out there, and they are telling their story of how they died. The detect...

2001.

2 Movies · 3 TV shows
Josie and the Pussycats

Josie and the Pussycats

6.4
2001
Three small-town girls are determined to take their rock band out of their garage and straight to the top, while remaining true to their look, style and sound. They are pawns of two people who want to...
TV
The Lone Gunmen

The Lone Gunmen

2001
The Lone Gunmen, a trio of computer-hacking conspiracy theorists, are leaving The X-Files after years of being second fiddle to the show's creators. The threesome play like a misguided Mission Impossi...
TV
Smallville

Smallville

6.17
2001
From Kal-el's arrival on Earth through his tumultuous teen years to Clark Kent's final steps toward embracing his destiny as the Man of Steel, the beginnings of the world's greatest hero.
Touched by a Killer

Touched by a Killer

2001
Crime - When reporter Nicki Barrington investigates a man on death row for the murder of a young woman, she discovers the evidence was circumstantial and has his conviction overturned. After she falls...

2000.

3 Movies · 2 TV shows
The 6th Day

The 6th Day

6.69
2000
A man who met a clone of himself stumbles into a conspiracy about clones taking over the world.
TV
Dark Angel

Dark Angel

5.97
2000
Super soldier Max Guevera tries to live a normal life in post-apocalyptic Seattle while eluding capture by government agents from the covert biotech facility she escaped from as a child and searching ...
The Guilty

The Guilty

2000
A would-be federal judge jeopardizes his chances at a judgeship by forcing himself on his secretary. He wanted the woman killed. He assigns the task to a young man who is Crane's son. Nathan told seve...
TV
Andromeda

Andromeda

5.75
2000
A government that used to be prosperous is being restored by Captain Dylan Hunt and his crew.
Best in Show

Best in Show

5
2000
The scent of competition is in the air as hundreds of eager contestants from across America prepare to take part in what is undoubtedly one of the greatest events of their lives. The owners of the dog...

1999.

1 Movie
Turbulence 2: Fear of Flying

Turbulence 2: Fear of Flying

5.7
1999
A passenger disarms a chemical weapons bomb after the hijackers kill the pilot and threaten to kill all the passengers on the plane.

1998.

1 Movie · 4 TV shows
TV
Seven Days

Seven Days

1
1998
Frank B is the name of the person who wishes he could live his last week all over again. I do it all the time with Parker. I am working for a secret government project that is experimenting with time ...
TV
Da Vinci's Inquest

Da Vinci's Inquest

1998
Da Vinci's Inquest is a Canadian dramatic television series that aired on CBC Television from 1998 to 2005. While never a ratings blockbuster, seven seasons of thirteen episodes each were filmed for a...
American Dragons

American Dragons

1998
Murders in Korea and America are solved by two cops from each of the countries. The investigation leads to a gang war between the Mafia and the Yakuza, but one that may not be of either of their makin...
TV
Cold Squad

Cold Squad

1998
Cold Squad is a Canadian police procedural television series first broadcast in 1998 that followed the investigations of a part of the Vancouver Police Department Homicide Division tasked with solving...
TV
First Wave

First Wave

6
1998
The Canadian/ American science fiction television series First Wave was filmed in British Columbia, Canada, and aired on theSci-fi Channel from 1998 to 2001. Chris Brancato co-written an early version...

1997.

2 Movies
Excess Baggage

Excess Baggage

1997
In the process of faking her own kidnapping, a rich brat ends up locked in the trunk of a car that has been stolen.
Bliss

Bliss

1997
A happily married couple goes to a sex therapist to find out why the wife can't have an orgasm with her husband. She becomes more and more distant after this because of a suppressed memory.

1996.

2 TV shows
TV
Millennium

Millennium

6.43
1996
A retired FBI serial-profiler joined the Millennium Group, a team of underground ex-law enforcement experts dedicated to fighting against the ever-growing forces of evil and darkness in the world.
TV
The Sentinel

The Sentinel

1996
The series is produced in Canada. The fight for survival heightened his senses. Detective Jim Ellison is part of the fight for justice. Blair and Jim work together to help Jim develop his senses.

1995.

2 Movies · 2 TV shows
TV
Sliders

Sliders

5.67
1995
In his basement in San Francisco, boy-genius Quinn Mallory unlocks the doorway to an infinite number of Earths. During a test run, Quinn invites co-worker Wade Wells and his teacher Professor Maximill...
TV
The Outer Limits

The Outer Limits

6
1995
Sometimes with a plot twist at the end, The Outer Limits is an anthology series of distinct story episodes. Unlike the original incarnation of the series, which was a pure anthology with each episode ...
Hideaway

Hideaway

1995
Hatch Harrison was killed in a car crash that left his wife and daughter unharmed. Hatch was resuscitated by a doctor after he died. Hatch does not come back the same way. He begins to experience horr...
A Child Is Missing

A Child Is Missing

1995
A hermit living in the Washington Mountains stumbles upon a boy who has been kidnapped. He does everything in his power to save the boy but he becomes a suspect.

1994.

1 Movie
My Name Is Kate

My Name Is Kate

1994
Kate (Donna Mills) is an alcoholic--and, as is often the case, she is in full denial regarding her illness. Only when she is threatened with mass desertion by her husband, children and best friend doe...

1993.

1 TV show
TV
The X-Files

The X-Files

6.08
1993
The exploits of FBI agents are not well known. Because he believes in the existence of aliens and the supernatural, Scully is assigned to make scientific analyses of Mulder's discoveries that debunk h...

1992.

1 TV show
TV
Highlander: The Series

Highlander: The Series

6.09
1992
The history of humankind has been seen by Duncan MacLeod, who is 400 years old. Even though he risks his life, he tries to save people.

Unknown Year.

1 Movie
Orphan: First Kill

Orphan: First Kill

Leena went to America to impersonate the missing daughter of a wealthy family after escaping from a mental health facility. A mother who will protect her family at any cost pits Leena against her in a...
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