KOKI NISHIYAMA was born and raised in Nagoya, Japan. After completing his civil engineering degree, he decided to pursue his long time passion – acting. He came to New York in 2009 where he graduated from the New York Film Academy acting program. He then joined the Samurai Sword Soul (SSS) theater company where he trained in sword fighting. He has been working and performing with them ever since. Koji is not a stranger to dramatic, action and comedic roles.
Theatre credits include:
THE WRESTLER, RED BULLAND THE INFINITE SPIRITS.
Film credits include:
VAMPIRE HUNTER, SEX, BLOOD AND FAIRY TALES, CHASE AND WAX MUSEUM.
Koji’s hunger for new knowledge and experiences encourages him to continuously advance in his acting career.
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