Tatsuo Fujioka (藤岡 竜雄 Fujioka Tatsuo, born August 19, 1980), also known as Tatsuo Dean Fujioka and now better known as Dean Fujioka (ディーン・フジオカ Dīn Fujioka, stylized as DEAN FUJIOKA), is a Japanese actor, musician, model, director, artist, and radio host. He is a talent of Amuse, Inc.
Tatsuo Dean Fujioka was born in Fukushima Prefecture, Japan. Moving with his family, he grew up in Tokyo and Chiba Prefecture. Although he is multilingual (fluent in Japanese, English, Cantonese, Standard Mandarin) and made his first debut in the sphere of Chinese culture, yet he has clarified in some interviews and variety shows that his parents and grandparents are all Japanese, who used to work or live in foreign countries. Raised in such a family, he grew determined to explore the world with his eye. After finishing his college education in Seattle, he went on a photographic journey across Asia and was unexpectedly scouted by a fashion magazine editor in Hong Kong. Afterwards, he moved to Taipei and started his career in Taiwan. In recent years, he have been active in his homeland and is called a "reverse-import" actor or an international actor by the Japanese press. He is the eldest son of the four children in his family. He is married to an Indonesian woman, who has an origin of ethnic Chinese and met Fujioka in Taipei. The couple have boy-girl twins in Jakarta.