Hiroshi Abe
 Date of birth:
      June 22nd, 1964
      Kanagawa, Japan

Best known for his role of Jiro Ueda in the Trick series, Hiroshi Abe started his career as a model while still attending Chuo University in the mid 1980's. Even though it was his natural good looks that got him his first job, it was Abe's impecipal sense of humor that allowed him to make the transition to an actor as he appeared frequently on the long running TV series Waratte Iitomo. He followed this up by lending his voice to several animated features while still finishing college. After graduating, Abe starred in a couple of direct-to-video movies before appearing in Toei's 1993 movie Kin Jiro's Professional Golf Department. Abe went on to star in appear in numerous other motion pictures, include Toho's Yamato Takeru (1994), up until 2000 when he landed the leading role of Jiro Ueda in the first season of Trick. Since acting on the program, Abe has been in constant demand, staring in countless shows and movies, while he continued playing the role of Ueda up until 2003 and then reprised the role for the 2006 movie Trick 2.

Acting Toho Filmography
Yawara! (1989) - Matsuda Kosaku
Kujakuoh: Legend of Ashura (1990) - Kujakuoh
Yamato Takeru (1994) - Tsukiyomi
Godzilla 2000: Millennium (1999) - Mitsuo Katagiri, Head of CCI
Platonic Sex (2001) - Hideyuki Ishikawa
Trick (2002) - Jiro Ueda
Survive Style 5+ (2004) - Tiger Aoyama, Hypnotist
Hana & Alice (2004) - Alice's Mother's Boyfriend
The Man Behind the Scissors (2005) - Horinouchi
Forbidden Siren (2006) - Kei Tsuchida
Trick 2 (2006) - Jiro Ueda
True Saviour Story: Fist of the North Star - Raoh Legend: Martyred Love Arc (2006) - Kenshiro
Bubble Fiction: Boom or Bust (2007)
Hero (2007) - Mitsugu Shibayama
The Last Princess (2008) - Rokurota