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|Native name||松田 翔太|
September 10, 1985 |
Suginami, Tokyo, Japan
Matsuda was born in Suginami, Tokyo, Japan on September 10, 1985 to Yusaku Matsuda, a Japanese actor of partial Korean ancestry, and Miyuki Matsuda (née Kumagai). Matsuda was the second son and second child born of his parents' marriage. He has an older brother, Ryuhei Matsuda, who is also an actor, and a younger sister by his parents' marriage and one older half-sister by his father's first marriage. His father died in 1989 from bladder cancer, when Matsuda was 4 years old.
Matsuda's maternal aunt, Mami Kumagai, is also an actress. Matsuda's sister-in-law is Russian-Japanese model Lina Ohta, who is married to his older brother Ryuhei.
|2003||Yankee Bokou ni Kaeru||TBS||Noriyuki Takahashi||Co-star|
|2005||Hana Yori Dango||TBS||Sojiro Nishikado||Supporting|
|2006||Regatta||TV Asahi||Seiya Yagi||Supporting|
|Top Caster||Fuji TV||Shunpei Iga||Supporting|
|Aru Ai no Uta||TBS||Takumi Nanase||Co-star|
|2007||Jotei||TV Asahi||Date Naoto||Co-star|
|Liar Game||Fuji TV||Akiyama Shinichi||Co-star|
|Hana Yori Dango 2||TBS||Sojiro Nishikado||Supporting|
|2008||Bara no nai Hanaya||Fuji TV||Naoya Kudo||Supporting|
|Rokumeikan||TV Asahi||Hisao Kiyohara||Supporting|
|2009||Meitantei no Okite||TV Asahi||Daigoro Tenkaichi||Lead role|
|Love Shuffle||TBS||Ojiro Sera||Supporting|
|Liar Game: Season 2||Fuji TV||Shinichi Akiyama||Co-star|
|2010||Tsuki no Koibito||Fuji TV||Kazami Sai||Supporting|
|Nagareboshi||Fuji TV||Ryo Kamiya||Supporting|
|2011||Don Quixote||NTV||Masataka Shirota||Lead role|
|2012||Taira no Kiyomori||NHK||Emperor Go-Shirakawa||Co-star|
|2013||Sennyu Tantei Tokage||TBS||Oribe Toru||Lead role|
|2014||Clinic on the Sea||Fuji TV||Sezaki Kota||Lead role|
|2006||Yōki na Gang ga Chikyū o Mawasu||Koun||Supporting|
|2008||Ikigami||Kengo Fujimoto||Lead Role|
|Hana Yori Dango Final||Sojiro Nishikado||Supporting|
|2010||Kenta to Jun to Kayo-chan no Kuni||Kenta||Lead role|
|Liar Game: The Final Stage||Shinichi Akiyama||Co-star|
|2011||Hard Romantic-er||Gu||Lead role|
|2012||Afro Tanaka||Hiroshi Tanaka||Lead role|
|Liar Game: Reborn||Shinichi Akiyama||Co-star|
|2013||1905||Tamotsu Kato||Production cancelled February 2013|
|2015||Initiation Love||Suzuki||Lead role|
|Year||Recipient / Nominated work||Award||Result|
|2008||Ikigami||Nikkan Sports Film Awards: Yujiro Ishihara New Actor Award||Won|
|Waruboro||Mainichi Film Awards: Sponichi Grand Prize New Talent Award||Won|
|2009||Ikigami||Japanese Academy Awards: Newcomer of the Year||Won|
|Hana Yori Dango Final||Asian Film Awards: Best Newcomer||Nominated|
- Shota Matsuda's Official Profile
- Matsuda, Michiko (2008). Ekkyōsha-Matsuda Yūsaku [Border-transgressor Yusaku Matsuda] (in Japanese). Shinchosha. ISBN 978-4-10-306451-0.
- 中堅映画会社のプレノン・アッシュが破産 尖閣問題の影響でトニー・レオンが出演見送り [Film company Prenom H goes bankrupt - Tony Leung's involvement cancelled due to Senkaku dispute]. MSN Sankei News (in Japanese). Japan: The Sankei Shimbun & Sankei Digital. 25 February 2013. Retrieved 26 February 2013.
- 2008 Nikkan Sports Film Awards Retrieved October 25, 2010.
- 2008 Mainichi Film Awards Retrieved October 25, 2010.
- 2009 Japanese Academy Awards Retrieved October 25, 2010.
- 2009 Asian Film Awards Retrieved October 25, 2010.
- Official website (Japanese)