All our posts about Heroes Season 3: Villians has finally come to fruition. Of course, we spotlight the Asian stars as your favorite Heroes characters : Masi Oka as Hiro Nakamura, James Kyson Lee as Ando Masahashi, and Sendhil Ramamurthy as Mohinder Suresh. Here’s our previous posts – the Heroes Teaser, a Heroes Commercial, Heroes at Comic-Con, and the Heroes Preview.
Masi Oka as Hiro Nakamura
Masi Oka stars as Hiro Nakamura, a Japanese nonconformist computer/anime geek. Hiro’s ability to pierce the space-time continuum and manipulate time has empowered him with foresight into a dangerous future — and what he must do to change it. “Heroes” follows the lives of ordinary people who discover they possess extraordinary abilities.
Oka was born in Tokyo, Japan, and moved to Los Angeles at age 6, where he currently resides. He is fluent in Japanese and proficient in Spanish. His hobbies include kendo/Japanese sword fighting, fencing, playing table tennis, watching romantic comedies, playing the piano and singing. His birthday is December 27.
Check out The Heroes Premiere Party for Season 3 hosted by Masi Oka.
James Kyson Lee as Ando Masahashi
James Kyson Lee stars as Ando Masahashi, a quiet Tokyo executive who embarks on wild adventures with his time-traveling friend Hiro Nakamura.
Born in Seoul, South Korea, Lee moved with his family to New York City at the age of 10. He graduated from Bronx High School of Science and continued his education at Boston University and New England Institute of the Arts, where he studied communications. It was at New England where Lee enrolled in music, dance, and improvisation courses. Inspired by his newly discovered passion for performing, he sold his used car for $1,800 in the summer of 2001 and purchased a one-way ticket to Los Angeles. Lee began training as a jazz singer, and eventually made the transition from music to acting. Lee currently resides in Los Angeles. His birthday is December 13.
Sendhil Ramamurthy as Mohinder Suresh
Sendhil Ramamurthy stars as Dr. Mohinder Suresh, a genetics professor from India driven to confirm and champion his father’s theory that there are people with extraordinary abilities living among us. Suresh’s father died at the hands of one of these special people and he has adopted another, Molly (Adair Tishler). “Heroes” follows the lives of ordinary people who discover they possess extraordinary abilities.
Ramamurthy was born in Chicago and raised in San Antonio, Texas. Ramamurthy was a pre-med major at Tufts University before taking drama as an elective. His birthday is May 17.
The Second Coming Clip – Charged with a sacred quest, Hiro opens Pandora’s box
The Second Coming (2 minute Recap)
See the full Heroes episode of The Second Coming
Butterfly Effect (2 minute Recap)
See the full Heroes episode of The Butterfly Effect