|Born||July 27, 1974|
Setagaya, Tokyo, Japan
Takehiro Hira (平 岳大, Hira, Takehiro, born July 27, 1974) is a Japanese theatre, film, and television actor. He was born in Japan and raised there until he was 15 years old. He went to high school in Providence, Rhode Island, United States, and then attended Brown University.
He made his theatrical debut in 2002 with Rokumeikan which was written by Yukio Mishima. He worked closely with his father Mikijirō Hira, who was also a Japanese actor. Takehiro played the role of Iago in the production of Othello with his father playing Othello. He received major recognition when he played the last shogun Yoshinobu Tokugawa in the NHK taiga drama Atsuhime. He has appeared in several films of Takashi Miike, including Hara-Kiri: Death of a Samurai, Ace Attorney and Aku no Kyoten. He plays Natsuka Masaie in the big-budget film Nobou's Castle.
He played the role of the Player Queen in the English stage production of Hamlet in 2005, in which the title role was played by Michael Maloney. This three-month tour was received well at many places in the UK.
|2006||Memories of Tomorrow|
|SP -Ambition||Eiji Takigawa|
|SP -Revolution||Eiji Takigawa|
|Aibō: Gekijō-ban II||Hideaki Maruyama|
|2011||Hara-Kiri: Death of a Samurai||Ii Naotaka|
|2012||Lesson of the Evil||Teacher Kume|
|The Floating Castle||Natsuka Masaie|
|The Eternal Zero||Lieutenant|
|S The Last Policeman - Recovery of Our Future||doctor|
|2018||Killing for the Prosecution||Tanno|
|2020||Lost Girls & Love Hotels||Kazu||American film|
|2021||Snake Eyes||Kenta||Post-production, American film|
|Love to be loved|
|Special Mission Boss|
|2004||Go Ryoma||Kurata Ike|
|Mito Komon||Guest Star|
|The Clan of Inugami||Kiyotake|
|2008||Atsuhime||Tokugawa Yoshinobu||Taiga drama|
|Lineage of Cop||Terrorist|
|Counter Terrorist Police||Kubota|
|2010||The Chapter of Mountain||Hideo||Guest Star|
|The diary of Doctor Chizuru||Guest Star|
|Go||Saji Kazunari||Taiga drama|
|Woman from Kyoto Police||Takuma Ōkura||Guest Star|
|Tsukahara Bokuden||Samon Yamazaki|
|Boyfriend,husband and male friend||Hiroki Yagi|
|Science Investigation||Guest star|
|The return from Pearl Harbor||Lieutenant Iwase|
|The Life of Juzo Itami||Juzo Itami||Lead role|
|Mottomo nagai Ginga||Seike|
|Iryu Team Dragon||Sakurai|
|Kenkaku shibai||Okubo||Guest Star|
|Kaze no Touge||Washisu||Guest Star|
|Keibuho Sugiyama Shintaro||Yabuki||Guest Star|
|Ishitachi no Renai jijyo||izaki|
|Ishino Mayu||Kadowaki||Wowow drama|
|Cho no Sanmyaku||Yukio Tabuchi||Lead|
|Onnnatachi no Tokuso||Kuryu|
|2016||Sanada Maru||Takeda Katsuyori||Taiga drama|
|2017||Uso no Senso||Toru Kushima|
|Iryu Sosa||kurihara||Guest Star|
- Rokumeikan (2002)
- King Lear, Edmund (2003)
- And Then There Were None, Philip Lombart (2004)
- Hamlet, Player Queen (2005)
- Korikoribanashi (2006)
- Othello, Iago (2007)
- Genghis Khan, Title role (2008)
- Gabrielle Chanel (2009)
- The Film of the Nation, Gustav Friedrich (2011)
- Bouye (2011)
- Harvest Albert,(2012)
- Pygmalion Dr. Higgins (2013)
- HInoyouni Sabishi Anegaite (2014)
- Tokaido Yotsuya Kaidan (2015)
- Kakuonnna' (2016)
- Super Kabuki (2016–18)
- Otoko no Hanamichi (2017)
- Yukinojo Henge (2017)
- Phedre (2017)
- Schilling, Mark (August 24, 2017). "Takehiro Hira embodies the samurai spirit in 'Sekigahara'". The Japan Times. Retrieved February 7, 2021.
- ""Ace Attorney trailer" Nippon Cinema".
- ""Aku no Kyoten" Tokyo Hive".
- ""Hamlet Barbican" British Theatre Guild".
- "平幹二朗さん死去 ８２歳 「蜷川マクベス」名演" [Mikijiro Hira, star of "Minagawa Macbeth" dead at 82] (in Japanese). Chunichi Shinbun. 24 October 2016. Archived from the original on 24 October 2016. Retrieved 22 December 2016.
- "Yasuke Anime Unveils Japanese Cast With New Teaser". Anime News Network. April 14, 2021. Retrieved April 14, 2021.
- Billington, Michael (November 12, 2004). ""Hamlet review Guardian" Guardian". The Guardian. London.
- Management agency profile (in Japanese)