Shiro Sano Fuji TV

Shiro Sano
photo © Fuji TV

Shiro Sano (佐野史郎 Sano Shiro, born March 4, 1955 in Yamanashi City) is a Japanese actor, director, and musician. In 1975 he joined the troupe Shakespeare Theater as a founding member and has always remained active in theater regardless of his film and television career.


  • He was born in Yamanashi City but moved to Matsue, Shimane.
  • Author Keigo Higashino based the main character from his mystery novel Yougisha X no Kenshin on Sano's "intelligent man" image. The novel won Higashino the 134th Naoki Prize, his first in five nominations.
  • He is 5' 9¼" tall (176cm).
  • His blood type is B.
  • He enjoys scuba diving.


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