Kanji Furutachi


174cm (5’7″) tall
66kg (145lb)
speaks Japanese and English

He is best known for playing Toshio, one of the leading roles in Harmonium, directed by Koji Fukada, which won the Jury Prize in the Un Certain Regard section of the 2016 Cannes Film Festival.

He has also appeared in numerous plays in Japan, including the title role for the play The Treasured Son, which won Japan’s most prestigious drama award: The Kishida Drama Award.

His many film appearances include Hospitalité and My Back Page (for which he won the Best Supporting Actor Award from the Takasaki Film Festival and the Best New Comer Award at the Tama Cinema Forum). He studied acting with Uta Hagen, Carol Rosenfeld, and many others at HB Studio in New York City.