Rinko Kikuchi (Actress)

Rinko Kikuchi

Rinko Kikuchi is a Japanese actress from Kanagawa Prefecture. Her real name is Yuriko Kikuchi. She was previously signed by Anore Inc., but is no longer listed on their website as of December 2012.

Kikuchi made her Hollywood debut in the 2006 film, Babel. She was nominated for Best Supporting Actress at the Academy Awards, making her the first Japanese actress to be nominated in 50 years. Since then, she has gone on to co-star in several major Hollywood productions.

Native name
菊地凛子 (KIKUCHI Rinko)
Occupation
Actress
Birthplace
Hadano, Kanagawa Prefecture
Born
January 6, 1981 (age 36)
Height
5' 7" (169 cm)
Debuted
1996
Spouse
Shota Sometani (2015-)
Genres
Films, TV dramas, commercials

Filmography as actor

Year Movie Role
2014 Kumiko, The Treasure Hunter Kumiko
2013 47 Ronin Lady Mizuki
2011 The Warped Forest Yuppo
2011 At River’s Edge Tazu, Sakunosuke's sister and Morie's wife
2010 Norwegian Wood Naoko
2009 Assault Girls Lucifer
2009 Sideways Mina Parker
2009 Map of the Sounds of Tokyo Ryu
2008 The Sky Crawlers Suito Kusanagi (voice)
2007 Tokyo Serendipity Atsuko Junda
2007 Deathfix: Die and Let Live Sayoko
2006 Arch Angels Nobuko Sakurai
2005 Funky Forest: The First Contact Kikuchi
2004 Survive Style 5+
2004 The Taste of Tea
2004 The Motive

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