Hiroshi Abe Movies and Career Information
Jun 22, 1964
Hiroshi Abe (阿部 寛, Abe Hiroshi, born June 22, 1964) is a Japanese model and actor. He began his career as a model, but he successfully made the transition to acting, becoming one of the most regularly visible presences in Japanese media. He is a 1988 graduate of Chuo University. In 1988, during his last year of college, he made his first foray into professional acting with the movie Haikara-san Ga Touru. In 2009, he won the award for Best Actor in the 63rd Mainichi Film Award for his performances in Still Walking and Aoitori. His first Japanese television drama was "Let's have Romance" (Koi wo simashō Yumin wo kikinagara) (1988. As of 2003, he has starred or co-starred in an astonishing 84 shows, appearing in at least one per three-month cycle since 1996. Leading Actor in: Some others he co-starred in: He also stars in "Special Research Project 200X", and occasionally narrates.