Biography

HEY, I’VE SEEN THAT GUY!

Actor Keisuke Hoashi is immediately recognizable from his appearances in over 70 hit TV shows and more than 80 national commercials.

Among his recent appearances are Bob’s Burgers, Jane the Virgin, Rosewood, Casual, Young and Hungry, and Criminal Minds.

Hawk And Chick still +LindaKeisuke (pronounced “Case-Kay”) is known for his mild-mannered appearance, deadpan wit, and skills at playing either subtle or over­-the-­top characters, both American and Japanese.

HE PLAYS ALL KINDS OF CHARACTERS, RIGHT?

Keisuke-Kimmel-KittyWhile he does play very convincing professionals, such as doctors, teachers, and businessmen, Keisuke’s comedic chops have landed him great roles opposite legendary comedians, including:

2010-keisuke-hammAmong Keisuke’s more serious gigs are Mad Men, Castle, Heroes, The Young and the Restless, and Glee.

DIDN’T I ALSO SEE HIM ON STAGE SOMEWHERE?

In addition to film and TV, Keisuke has performed in hundreds of professional stage productions with the Venture West Theatre Company, the Classical Theatre Lab, Gily Productions, and Fire Rose Productions, and was one sprained ankle away from appearing in “Paint Your Wagon” at the Geffen Playhouse in Los Angeles.

He wrote, produced, and performed in the world’s first Martial Arts Musical Comedy, “Memoirs of a Ninja,” with composer Brian Lewis. The satirical work won five Maddy Awards, five Garland Awards, and was honored as a “The Best Theatre 2000” pick by NiteLife After Dark magazine.

WHERE ELSE MIGHT I HAVE SEEN KEISUKE BEFORE?

In 2006, he co­-founded the New York Summer Music Festival, a summer camp for talented young high school musicians in Oneonta, New York. Keisuke taught daily classes in filmmaking, acting, and original musical theatre through 2013, producing more than 20 brand-new original musicals and over 100 short student films.

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Keisuke holds a Masters in Technical Communication from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; a B.A. in English from the State University of New York, Potsdam; and is a graduate of Stuyvesant High School, the top math and science high school in the nation.

He is a native of Forest Hills, New York and lives in Los Angeles.

IMDb Mini Biography By: Biographer_LA

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