All of the members of SMAP have acted in numerous television dramas, variety programs commercials, and movies, but each also cultivates a distinctive image and personality.
The SMAP, Takuya Kimura performing $10 (Ten Dollars) with Japanese superstar Ayumi Hamasaki , February 2007.Masahiro Nakai is the "leader" of the group and has hosted numerous television programs with other experienced hosts except one current program. He is a notorious bachelor and trickster. He is notorious for his poor singing. He frequently wears a hat and has long hair, although his look changes frequently. He seems to have a high forehead. He starred as Eiryo Waga in 2004's "Suna no Utsuwa" alongside Watanabe Ken. Takuya Kimura has appeared in many high-rating television dramas. After his breakout role in Asunaro Hakusho, Kimura became the cover boy for many magazines. In 1994, the so-called Kimutaku (a contraction of Kimura Takuya) syndrome started to be observed in some media. Kimura was voted Best Jeanist from 1994 to 1999 and became a "forever Jeanist". He was voted AnAn's favorite guy, whose survey method practically allows multiple votes. He is still AnAn's favorite guy, having won the vote 14 times consecutively (as of 2007). In 1995, Kimura acted in a movie called "Kimi wo wasurenai". More recent movie credits include Wong Kar Wai's '2046' and 'Howl's Moving Castle'. Many of the dramas he has acted in, such as "HERO" and "Beautiful Life", have received high ratings. Goro Inagaki is one of the main vocalists of the group. He has his own late-night variety programme called Goro's Bar, and also acts in television dramas as well as occasional stage plays. Tsuyoshi Kusanagi speaks Korean and is also known as an actor, appearing in "Hotel Venus". He seems to have soft features and to project a "sensitive" image. In 2005, he went to Thailand to learn more about the lives of orphans there, and documented the trip for a television special of SMAP's weekly variety program SMAPXSMAP. His hair loss became obvious in 2005. Shingo Katori He is the youngest member of SMAP, but also the tallest. For a while he dyed his hair white, making him stand out in the group. At one point he also had dreadlocks. He has also done anime voice work, most notably the role of Riiya in Akazukin ChaCha. He also received kudos and critical accalim for playing Kondo Isami in NHK's all-star cast Taiga Drama, "Shinsengumi" in 2005.