RJ Hatanaka is an actor in New York. Recent Credits include: Off-Broadway: Signature Plays, Big Love (Signature Theatre), Stuck Elevator (New York Theatre Workshop), King Lear (The Public Theater), The Long Christmas Dinner (American Symphony Orchestra). Regional: Edith (Berkshire Theatre Festival), Shakespeare: Abridged, The Sword in the Stone (Theatre New Brunswick). TV/Film: Chicago PD (NBC), Eye Candy (MTV), Mr. D. (CBC), I Can, I Will, I Did (Independent Feature). Ryan-James is the current Spokesman for HBO Nordic with dozens of ads running internationally. He has a blackbelt in karate and teaches stage combat at NYU Tisch Graduate Acting. Education: University of Toronto, The National Theatre School of Canada, MFA Tisch Graduate Acting.