Nakai Masahiro

Masahiro Nakai

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  • First Name: Masahiro
  • Family Name: Nakai
  • Native name: 中居正広
  • Nationality: Japanese
  • Gender: Male
  • Born: August 18, 1972
  • Age: 46

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Masahiro Nakai

Nakai Masahiro

  • Name: Nakai Masahiro
  • Native name: 中居正広
  • Nationality: Japanese
  • Gender: Male
  • Born: August 18, 1972
  • Age: 46
Masahiro Nakai is a singer, actor and host for music events and variety shows such as the long-running music show Utaban. He is the leader of the Japanese idol group SMAP.



Nakai was born in Kugenuma, Fujisawa, Kanagawa as the youngest of three brothers. He is a big fan of baseball. As a child, he wanted to be a professional baseball player. In 1987, Nakai entered the Japanese talent agency Johnny & Associates at the age of 14. He is the second person after Noriyuki Higashiyama that was allowed to skip auditions and directly enter the agency as a trainee, thus becoming known as one of the elite in Johnny's.



In 2007, Nakai was given his first movie role in nearly five years, portraying a humble barber wrongfully sentenced to death as a war criminal in the movie Watashi wa Kai ni Naritai (私は貝になりたい, I Want to Be a Shellfish?).

In 2009, he was given his first lead role in a drama that aired on Fuji TV's Monday 9:00 p.m. (JST) time slot in nearly eleven years.[




Drama
Year Title # Role Rating
2017 Uso no Sensou
Japanese Drama, 2017, 10 eps
Haibara Tatsuyuki (Guest Role)
10
Haibara Tatsuyuki
Guest Role
8.3
2012 Ataru
Japanese Drama, 2012, 11 eps
Inoguchi Ataru [Chokozai] (Main Role)
11
Inoguchi Ataru [Chokozai]
Main Role
8.0
2009 Konkatsu!
Japanese Drama, 2009, 11 eps
Kuniyuki Amamiya (Main Role)
11
Kuniyuki Amamiya
Main Role
6.7
2004 Suna no Utsuwa
Japanese Drama, 2004, 11 eps
Waga Eiryo (Main Role)
11
Waga Eiryo
Main Role
8.0
2002 Hito ni Yasashiku
Japanese Drama, 2002, 11 eps
ep.5 (Guest Role)
11
ep.5
Guest Role
7.9
2001 Shiroi Kage
Japanese Drama, 2001, 10 eps
Naoe Yosuke (Main Role)
10
Naoe Yosuke
Main Role
7.7
2000 Densetsu no Kyoshi
Japanese Drama, 2000, 11 eps
Kazami Daisuke (Main Role)
11
Kazami Daisuke
Main Role
8.1
1999 Good News
Japanese Drama, 1999, 12 eps
Takeshi Kurosawa (Main Role)
12
Takeshi Kurosawa
Main Role
10.0
1998 Brothers
Japanese Drama, 1998, 12 eps
Fujiwara Shinjin (Jin) (Main Role)
12
Fujiwara Shinjin (Jin)
Main Role
7.4
1997 Saigo no Koi
Japanese Drama, 1997, 11 eps
Natsume Toru (Main Role)
11
Natsume Toru
Main Role
6.9
1997 Ii Hito
Japanese Drama, 1997, 11 eps
(Guest Role)
11
Guest Role
6.9
1996 Aji Ichimonme: Season 2
Japanese Drama, 1996, 11 eps
Ihashi Satoru (Main Role)
11
Ihashi Satoru
Main Role
7.5
1995 Kagayaku Toki No Naka De
Japanese Drama, 1995, 11 eps
(Main Role)
11
Main Role
6.8
1995 Aji Ichimonme: Season 1
Japanese Drama, 1995, 10 eps
Ihashi Satoru (Main Role)
10
Ihashi Satoru
Main Role
8.0
Movie
Year Title Role Rating
2013 ATARU The First Love & The Last Kill
Japanese Movie, 2013,
Ataru (Main Role)
Ataru
Main Role
7.7
2008 I Want to Be a Shellfish
Japanese Movie, 2008,
Shimizu Toyomatsu (Main Role)
Shimizu Toyomatsu
Main Role
8.1
2004 The Hotel Venus
Japanese Movie, 2004,
customer of Venus caffee (Support Role)
customer of Venus caffee
Support Role
7.5
2002 Mohou-han
Japanese Movie, 2002,
(Main Role)
Main Role
6.4
1994 Shoot
Japanese Movie, 1994,
Toshi Tanaka (Main Role)
Toshi Tanaka
Main Role
7.0
Special
Year Title # Role Rating
2015 Naniwa Kinyudo - Shin Naniwa Kinyudo
Japanese Special, 2015, 1 eps
Tatsuyuki Haibara (Main Role)
1
Tatsuyuki Haibara
Main Role
7.6
2013 Aji Ichimonme: 2013 Special
Japanese Special, 2013, 1 eps
Ihashi Satoru (Main Role)
1
Ihashi Satoru
Main Role
0.0
2013 ATARU Special~Challenge from New York!~
Japanese Special, 2013, 2 eps
Ataru (Chokozai) (Main Role)
2
Ataru (Chokozai)
Main Role
7.9
2011 Aji Ichimonme: 2011 Special
Japanese Special, 2011, 1 eps
Ihashi Satoru (Main Role)
1
Ihashi Satoru
Main Role
0.0
2008 Yonimo Kimyona Monogatari: 2008 SMAP Special
Japanese Special, 2008, 1 eps
(Main Role)
1
Main Role
0.0
2005 Naniwa Kinyudo 6
Japanese Special, 2005, 1 eps
(Main Role)
1
Main Role
0.0
2004 X'SMAP Tora To Lion To Gonin No Otoko
Japanese Special, 2004, 1 eps
(Main Role)
1
Main Role
6.3
2003 Shiroi Kage: Sono Monogatari no Hajimari to Inochi no Kioku
Japanese Special, 2003, 1 eps
Naoe Yousuke (Main Role)
1
Naoe Yousuke
Main Role
0.0
2001 Yonimo Kimyona Monogatari: SMAP Special Edition
Japanese Special, 2001, 1 eps
Lead role in Otona Juken (Main Role)
1
Lead role in Otona Juken
Main Role
7.8
2000 Naniwa Kinyudo 5
Japanese Special, 2000, 1 eps
(Main Role)
1
Main Role
0.0
1999 Naniwa Kinyudo 4
Japanese Special, 1999, 1 eps
(Main Role)
1
Main Role
0.0
1999 Furuhata Ninzaburo Vs. SMAP
Japanese Special, 1999, 1 eps
Himself (Support Role)
1
Himself
Support Role
8.4
1998 Naniwa Kinyudo 3
Japanese Special, 1998, 1 eps
(Main Role)
1
Main Role
0.0
1998 Aji Ichimonme: 1998 Special
Japanese Special, 1998, 1 eps
Ihashi Satoru (Main Role)
1
Ihashi Satoru
Main Role
0.0
1997 Boku ga Boku de Aru Tame ni
Japanese Special, 1997, 1 eps
Naruse Hayato (Main Role)
1
Naruse Hayato
Main Role
6.9
1996 Naniwa Kinyudo 2
Japanese Special, 1996, 1 eps
(Main Role)
1
Main Role
0.0
1996 Naniwa Kinyudo 1
Japanese Special, 1996, 1 eps
(Main Role)
1
Main Role
0.0
1987 Aji Ichimonme: 1997 Special
Japanese Special, 1987, 1 eps
Ihashi Satoru (Main Role)
1
Ihashi Satoru
Main Role
8.0
TV Show
Year Title # Role Rating
2017 Nakai-kun no Manabu Switch
Japanese TV Show, 2017, 40 eps
(Main Host)
40
Main Host
0.0
2013 Kisumai Busaiku!?
Japanese TV Show, 2013, 0 eps
Ep.1x22-23;2x12,45;3x91-95 (Guest)
0
Ep.1x22-23;2x12,45;3x91-95
Guest
8.7
2012 Nakai no Mado
Japanese TV Show, 2012, 0 eps
(Main Host)
0
Main Host
0.0
2004 Nakai Masahiro no Black Variety
Japanese TV Show, 2004, 400 eps
(Main Host)
400
Main Host
0.0
2002 Delisma
Japanese TV Show, 2002, 33 eps
(Main Host)
33
Main Host
0.0
2001 Nakai Masahiro no Kinyoubi no Smiletachi he
Japanese TV Show, 2001, 0 eps
(Main Host)
0
Main Host
0.0
2001 Sekai Gyoten News
Japanese TV Show, 2001, 0 eps
(Main Host)
0
Main Host
0.0
2000 The Shounen Club
Japanese TV Show, 2000, 0 eps
(Guest)
0
Guest
9.1
1998 Satasma
Japanese TV Show, 1998, 0 eps
(Main Host)
0
Main Host
0.0
1996 Utaban
Japanese TV Show, 1996, 658 eps
(Main Host)
658
Main Host
9.2
1996 SmapXSmap
Japanese TV Show, 1996, 920 eps
(Main Host)
920
Main Host
9.2
1994 Tokyo Friends Park II
Japanese TV Show, 1994, 0 eps
(Guest)
0
Guest
7.9
1986 MUSIC STATION
Japanese TV Show, 1986, 1328 eps
(Guest)
1328
Guest
8.7
1982 Waratte Iitomo!
Japanese TV Show, 1982, 8054 eps
Tuesday Regular (Regular Member)
8054
Tuesday Regular
Regular Member
0.0
1951 Kouhaku Uta Gassen
Japanese TV Show, 1951, 69 eps
2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 1998, 1997 (Main Host)
69
2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 1998, 1997
Main Host
9.0
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