ディーン・フジオカさん

福島県生まれ。高校を卒業後単身渡米。香港でスカウトされたことをきっかけに、モデルとして活動を始め、俳優としてもデビューを果たす。その後、台湾に拠点を移し、数多くの作品に出演。
日本では、2015年NHK『あさが来た』に出演後、数々の作品に出演し、2018年に日本アカデミー賞優秀助演男優賞を受賞。昨年、テレビドラマ『シャーロック』では主演を務めつつ、主題歌、OPテーマの2曲を手掛けた。
また、俳優、ミュージシャンだけでなく報道番組にも携わるなど、現在もアジアを中心に、ボーダレスに活動中。

地球規模でよりよい一歩を踏み出せるように

WRSのアンバサダーに就任した俳優でミュージシャンのディーン・フジオカさん。
15日の就任発表会では、地元・福島県の須賀川市出身ということもあり、福島の復興を印象づけるこの国際ロボット大会の成功にアンバサダーとして貢献することへの喜びを率直に語った。

また、多言語を駆使し、アジアを中心に幅広い分野で活躍してきたディーンさんならではのグローバルな視点から、「地球規模でより良い方向へ一歩踏み出せるように貢献したい」と意気込みを述べた。

Dean Fujioka

Dean Fujioka was born in the Fukushima Prefecture, Japan.
After graduating from high school, he moved to the U.S. to continue with his professional and personal development.
After being scouted in Hong Kong for the entertainment industry, Fujioka worked as a model, and made his debut as an actor. Later in his career and based in Taiwan he had the opportunity to expand his participation and presence in the Asia.
In Japan, his work included the participation in the famous NHK Drama "Asa Ga Kita" in 2015 and received the Japan Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor Award in 2018.
Last year, not only was he the lead in the TV drama "Sherlock“, but also was responsible for the production and creation of the main theme and opening song.
In addition to his contribution in the news media, entertainment and music, Fujioka actively participates in divers projects and fields across the Asia region.

To take a further step on a global scale together

Actor and musician Dean Fujioka became the WRS Ambassador.
Originally from Sukagawa city in Fukushima prefecture, during the inaugural presentation on the 15th of February, Fujioka expressed the joy of having the opportunity to contribute as an ambassador to the success of the international robot competition and the further revitalization of Fukushima.
Active in a wide range of fields with focus on Asia by making use of his extensive cultural understanding and language knowledge, as an ambassador, Dean Fujioka hopes to contribute to make the latest technology accessible to everyone all over the world.
"I would like to contribute to take the a further step on a global scale”.