Alumnus plays “Hero” in new NBC drama series

Chronicle Staff

Masi Oka ’92 is a regular cast member on the new drama series “Heroes.” Oka plays Hiro Nakamura, an underachieving Japanese office worker who discovers that he has the ability to bend the space-time continuum and along with five fellow superhumans, tries to save the world. Oka has also appeared in “Austin Powers in Goldmember” and “Along Came Polly.” “Heroes” airs Monday nights at 9 p.m. on NBC.

— Derek Schlom