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Masi Oka is known as a Japanese American actor. He is most famous for his role as Hiro Nakamura on NBC's Heroes.

Background and Age

Masayori "Masi" Oka was born on December 27, 1974 in Tokyo, Japan. He was born to Japanese guardians. His folks separated from each other when he was very young. His mom, Setsuko Oka, raised him without any assistance. When Masi Oka was 6 years of age, his mom moved to Los Angeles. Masi has never met his father. His mom continues to remain in Japan now because of her superstitious conviction that on the off chance that she remains in Japan, her child gets nominations and praise in his work.

At 8 years old, Oka was cast in a game show on CBS-TV. When he was 12 years of age, he was on the front of Time for the article 'Those Asian-American Whiz Kids'. He has been accounted for to have an IQ of more than 180. He studied at The Mirman School and Harvard-Westlake School. He filled in as English, Spanish and Japanese interpreter on the 1992 Summer Olympics. He acquired a degree in Computer Science and Mathematics from Brown University. He likewise was a musical director while at the university.


Masi Oka is in a romantic connection with a woman named Nicole. He additionally had a thing with actress Jayma Mays.

Career and Net Worth

Oka started working as a digital effects artist with George Lucas' organization, 'Industrial Light and Magic' and had hoped to acquire an Oscar in the specialized field. He chose to take a stab at acting in 2000. He appeared in some little roles and commercials. His first leap forward came when he got the role of Hiro Nakamura in 'Heroes'. He got different nominations for this role. He turned into producer with 'Death Note' which has a 2017 release. He keeps on working as the Research and Development Technical Director for 'Industrial Light and Magic' even during his acting roles.

In November 2019, Will Smith and Tom Holland fended off different enemies in another trailer for Fox's Spies in Disguise. The animated film pursues superspy Lance Sterling played by Smith and master Walter Beckett played by Holland as they cooperate to defend the world. Comedy results when Walter changes Lance into a feathered animal.

Ben Mendelsohn, Karen Gillan, Rashida Jones, DJ Khaled and Masi Oka balance the voice cast. Nick Bruno and Troy Quane co-directed the motion picture, which is based upon an amazing animated short, Pigeon: Impossible, about the world's most astonishing covert master, Lance Sterling.

Date modified: Jun 22, 2020
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