Hiroshi Mikami

Hiroshi Mikami (三上 博史, Mikami Hiroshi, born 23 July 1962) is a Japanese actor. He starred in the musical Hedwig and the Angry Inch in 2004.

Hiroshi Mikami
三上 博史
Born (1962-07-23) 23 July 1962 (age 58)
Years active1979–present

Hiroshi Mikami grew up in the 1960s with a family that was closely related to the entertainment industry with his mother being an actress and his uncle being a film producer.[1] Mikami was in highschool where he went for his first audition and managed to get the leading role in Grass Labyrinth directed by Shuji Terayama.[1] The film won critical praise in France where it became part of the trilogy Collections privées.[1]

Mikami went on to star in various projects including the television comedy Kimi no Hitomi wo Taiho Suru to the film Desert Moon which was screened in competition at the 2000 Cannes Film Festival.[1] He also has worked in stage, as in the 2004 where he played Hedwig in the Japanese version of "Hedwig and the Angry Inch".[1][2]





Year Award Category Work(s) Result
1989 13th Elan d'or Awards Newcomer of the Year Himself Won


  1. ^ a b c d e Cortina 2009.
  2. ^ Tanaka, Nobuko (26 May 2004). "A hard man-woman is good to find". The Japan Times.
  3. ^ "市川海老蔵主演「桶狭間」緊急放送決定 映像作品で親子初共演も". Sankei Shimbun. Retrieved 4 February 2021.


  • Cortina, Sarah (22 July 2009). "Actor Hiroshi Mikami surprises fans once again in new TV movie 'Yukai'". Japan Today. Missing or empty |url= (help)

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