Masayori Oka is the actor who portrays Hiro Nakamura in Heroes Reborn

General Information


December 27, 1974

Birth Place


5' 6" (1.68 m)


Masi Oka and his family moved to Los Angeles when he was 6 years old. He has an I.Q. of over 180, and is gifted with many artistic talents.

Along with standard elementary school, he attended Saturday school in L.A. where he learned English, U.S. history, etc. He graduated in 1997 from Brown University with a major in Computer Science and Mathematics and a minor in Theatre Arts.

Masi spent a number of years working for visual effects studios, most notably George Lucas's "Industrial Light & Magic." During this time he worked on such popular films as Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's ChestWar of the Worlds and Star Wars (Episodes I - III). He has indicated that he worked in programming the tools that the artists use in CGI special effects.

Masi has acted in a number of popular television series and films such as HeroesWithout a TraceScrubsGilmore GirlsSabrina, the Teenage WitchAustin Powers in GoldmemberRobot ChickenLegally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde and Get Smart. He also wrote the short film Chester's Big Night.



Title Role Year
Straight White Male  Toby 2001
Austin Powers in Goldmember  Japanese Pedestrian 2002
Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde  Congressional Intern (uncredited) 2003
Uh Oh!  Asian Man 2004
Along Came Polly  Wonsuk 2004
The Proud Family Movie Japanese Kid / Announcer (voice) 2005
House of the Dead 2 Stanley Tong 2005
God Wears My Underwear  Brother Eo (voice) 2005
Jane Doe: Ties That Bind Agent Osaka 2007
Balls of Fury  Jeff - Bathroom Attendant 2007
The Promotion  Realtor 2008
Get Smart  Bruce 2008
Get Smart's Bruce and Lloyd Out of Control Bruce 2008
Fired Up!  Eagle 2009
Dave Knoll Finds His Soul Dave Knoll 2009
Friends with Benefits  Darin Arturo Morena 2011
Searching for Sonny  Sonny Bosco 2011
Jobs  Ken Tanaka 2013


Title Role Year
Dharma & Greg Nien-Jin 2001
Citizen Baines Staffer Dan 2001
Gilmore Girls Philosophy Student 2001
Yes, Dear Talking Rock 2002
Sabrina, the Teenage Witch Male Council Member 2002
She Spies  Guy 2002
Scrubs  Franklyn 2002-2004
On the Spot  Japanese Tourist 2003
Luis Deng Wu 2003
Still Standing  Ronald 2004
All of Us Edwin 2004
Reno 911! Translator 2005
Less Than Perfect Hideki 2005
Reba IRS Agent Phung 2006
Heroes Hiro Nakamura 2006-2010
Without a Trace Wei Fan 2006
The Loop  Wang 2006
Joey Arthur 2006
Reno 911! Japanese Tourist 2007
Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip Masi Oka 2007
The Sarah Silverman Program. Clerk 2007
Robot Chicken Charles 'Chachi' Arcola (voice) 2007
Reno 911! Japanese Tourist 2008
Hawaii Five-0 Dr. Max Bergman 2010-2015
Heroes Reborn Hiro Nakamura 2015



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