Hiro Kanagawa

Hiro Kanagawa was born in Sapporo, Japan and spent his childhood in Guelph, Ontario, Canada, and Sterling Heights, Michigan, USA. He returned to Japan at age 14 and attended International Christian University High School in Tokyo where he acted in his first student films and stage productions and studied classical guitar. He then returned to the U.S. and studied visual art at Middlebury College, the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, and the Tyler School of Art at Temple University. During this time he was also active in theater and performance art but was known more as a musician, composer, and writer.

Since moving to Vancouver, BC, Canada in 1990, Hiro has become a well-respected actor in the city and has also established himself as a playwright and screenwriter.

Known For

Credits

Cast Credits

DC's Legends of Tomorrow (2016)
Guest starring as Director Wilbur Bennett
  • Episode 3x01: Aruba-Con (Oct 10, 2017) [Co-Star]
Kim's Convenience (2016)
Guest starring as Pastor Choi (2 episodes)
Timeless (2016)
Guest starring as Agent Kondo
  • Episode 1x01: Pilot (Oct 3, 2016) [Co-Star]
iZombie (2015)
Guest starring as Lieutenant Suzuki (7 episodes)
The Romeo Section (2015)
Guest starring as Detective Tanaka (4 episodes)
Zoo (2015)
Guest starring as Curtis
The Magicians (2015)
Guest starring as Professor March (2 episodes)
The Man in the High Castle (2015)
Guest starring as Taishi Okamura (5 episodes)
Heroes Reborn (2015)
Guest starring as Hachiro Otomo (8 episodes)
Dark Matter (2015)
Guest starring as Emperor Ishida (2 episodes)
Backstrom (2015)
Guest starring as Judge Hillerman
The Whispers (2015)
Guest starring as Brent (team member 1) (3 episodes)
The 100 (2014)
Guest starring as Council Member #3 (4 episodes)
Almost Human (2013)
Guest starring as The Recollectionist (3 episodes)
The Tomorrow People (2013)
Guest starring as Corbin
Motive (2013)
Guest starring as Craig Sugimoto
Bates Motel (2013)
Guest starring as Dr. Kurata (2 episodes)
Arrow (2012)
Guest starring as Dr. Neil Lamb (2 episodes)
  • Episode 1x07: Muse of Fire (Nov 28, 2012) [Co-Star]
  • Episode 1x01: Pilot (Oct 10, 2012) [Co-Star]
Continuum (2012)
Guest starring as Dr. Ted Gibson
Emily Owens, M.D. (2012)
Guest starring as Dr. Balian
Guest starring as Dr. Nobu Chiba
The Killing (2011)
Guest starring as Jeff Kwon
Fairly Legal (2011)
Guest starring as Dale Rence
The Secret Circle (2011)
Guest starring as Calvin Wilson (2 episodes)
  • Episode 1x17: Curse (Mar 22, 2012)
  • Episode 1x07: Masked (Oct 27, 2011)
Caprica (2010)
Guest starring as Cyrus Xander (13 episodes)
Human Target (2010)
Guest starring as Lt. Peale
  • Episode 1x01: Pilot (Jan 17, 2010)
Sanctuary (2008)
Guest starring as Ark-Fong Li
  • Episode 2x03: Eulogy (Oct 23, 2009)
Fringe (2008)
Guest starring as Executor
  • Episode 3x02: The Box (Sep 30, 2010) [Co-Star]
Masters of Science Fiction (2007)
Guest starring as Captain Oguchi
Blade: The Series (2006)
Guest starring as Mr. Taka
Supernatural (2005)
Guest starring as Game Show Host
Smallville (2001)
Guest starring as Principal H. James Kwan
Andromeda (2000)
Guest starring as General Burma (2 episodes)
First Wave (1998)
Guest starring as John Tran
Cold Squad (1998)
Starring as Det. James Kai (25 episodes)
7 Days (1998)
Guest starring as Dr. Oshima
Guest starring as Mr. Kim
Stargate SG-1 (1997)
Guest starring as Mr. Wayne
  • Episode 8x14: Full Alert (Feb 11, 2005) [Co-Star]
The Sentinel (1996)
Guest starring as Furukawa
Millennium (1996)
Guest starring as Agent Yung
  • Episode 1x05: 522666 (Nov 22, 1996) [Co-Star]
Guest starring as Team Member Lewis
Guest starring as Det. Rondell
Guest starring as Shopkeeper
Sliders (1995)
Guest starring as Henry
  • Episode 2x09: Obsession (May 24, 1996) [Co-Star]
The Outer Limits (1995)
Guest starring as Tali
The X-Files (1993)
Guest starring as Peter Tanaka
  • Episode 2x09: Firewalker (Nov 18, 1994) [Co-Star]
Guest starring as Dr. Yonechi
  • Episode 4x19: Synchrony (Apr 13, 1997) [Co-Star]
Guest starring as Garner