- Gender: Male
- Birthday: 1965-12-03 ( 58 years old )
- Place of Birth: Kobe, Hyogo Prefecture, Japan
- Also Known As: 古田新太
Arata Furuta (古田 新太 Furuta Arata, born as Takafumi Furuta on December 3, 1965 in Kobe) is a Japanese theatre and movie actor.
Furata has a broad range that goes from playing serious salary men, to bushi in period drama roles, and even women.