Koreya Senda was a Japanese stage director, translator, and actor. He was born in Kanagawa Prefecture.He is known mostly for founding the Haiyūza theatre company, and translating and directing the works of Bertolt Brecht in post-World War II Japan. He appeared in over 50 films between 1936 and 1970. His stage name comes from an incident following the 1923 Great Kantō earthquake when he was attacked by a mob in Sendagaya, Tokyo. The vigilantes mistook him for a Korean.