Masi Oka


Born in Tokyo, Japan, actor Masi Oka is best know as 'Hiro Nakamura' from NBC's hit show Heroes. Here are some more fun facts about the Asian-American star: • His parents divorced when he was only 1 month old. • He was on a CBS game show called Child's Play when he was 8. • When he was 12, he was featured on the cover of Time Magazine for an article called "Those Asian-American Whiz Kids". • He graduated from Brown University with degrees in mathematics, computer science, and theatre arts. • His IQ is over 180. • He speaks English, Japanese and Spanish fluently. • His Heroes character, 'Hiro Nakamura', is Tyra Banks' favorite character. • He translates all of the Japanese dialogue in the show's scripts. • He was named the "Coolest Geek" at the 2007 Spike TV Guys' Choice Awards. • His hobbies are playing video games, singing, and kendo (he carries the rank of shodan).

Masi Oka

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