Biography

Yuriko Yoshitaka (吉高 由里子, Yoshitaka Yuriko) (born July 22, 1988) is a Japanese actress who is represented by the Japanese agency Amuse. Yoshitaka made her acting debut in 2006. She was given the lead role in the live-action adaptation of Hitomi Kanehara's award-winning novel "Snakes and Earrings" in 2007. Portraying Lui, a teenager whose life goes into a downward spiral after meeting the forked-tongued and tattooed Ama, the role was Yoshitaka's breakthrough role. The Japanese public began to take notice of her, and in a poll conducted by Oricon, Yoshitaka was the fifth promising young actress of 2009 and 2009's freshest female celebrity. In 2010, Oricon again conducted a poll on the most promising actress and she managed climb up to top the poll. Yoshitaka began to receive more work in 2008 as she appeared in Flow's music video "Arigatō" (ありがとう, "Thanks"), was given her first lead role in the comedy drama Konno-san to Asobo (紺野さんと遊ぼう, Let’s Play with Konno-san) and took up the lead role in the film Yubae Shōjo (夕映え少女, A Girl in the Sunset) before the theatrical release of her other lead film Snakes and Earrings. In 2009, Yoshitaka was given the role of the suicidal Kairi Hayakawa in the romantic-comedy drama Love Shuffle. Later in the year, she portrayed Yūki Matsunaga (松永 由岐, Matsunaga Yūki) in the police drama "Tokyo Dogs" with Shun Oguri and Hiro Mizushima as her co-stars.

Yuriko Yoshitaka (吉高 由里子, Yoshitaka Yuriko) (born July 22, 1988) is a Japanese actress who is represented by the Japanese agency Amuse. Yoshitaka made her acting debut in 2006. She was given the lead role in the live-action adaptation of Hitomi Kanehara's award-winning novel "Snakes and Earrings" in 2007. Portraying Lui, a teenager whose life goes into a downward spiral after meeting the forked-tongued and tattooed Ama, the role was Yoshitaka's breakthrough role. The Japanese public began to take notice of her, and in a poll conducted by Oricon, Yoshitaka was the fifth promising young actress of 2009 and 2009's freshest female celebrity. In 2010, Oricon again conducted a poll on the most promising actress and she managed climb up to top the poll. Yoshitaka began to receive more work in 2008 as she appeared in Flow's music video "Arigatō" (ありがとう, "Thanks"), was given her first lead role in the comedy drama Konno-san to Asobo (紺野さんと遊ぼう, Let’s Play with Konno-san) and took up the lead role in the film Yubae Shōjo (夕映え少女, A Girl in the Sunset) before the theatrical release of her other lead film Snakes and Earrings. In 2009, Yoshitaka was given the role of the suicidal Kairi Hayakawa in the romantic-comedy drama Love Shuffle. Later in the year, she portrayed Yūki Matsunaga (松永 由岐, Matsunaga Yūki) in the police drama "Tokyo Dogs" with Shun Oguri and Hiro Mizushima as her co-stars.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Female

Known Credits 38

Birthday 1988-07-22

Place of Birth Tokyo, Japan

Official Site http://artist.amuse.co.jp/artist/yoshitaka_yuriko/

Also Known As

  • 吉高由里子

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2019 I Will Not Work Overtime, Period! (9 episodes) as Yui Higashiyama
2018 Killing for the Prosecution as Saho Tachibana
2018 Ms. Justice (10 episodes) as Ririko Takemura
2017 Yurigokoro as Misako
2017 Tokyo Tarareba Girls (10 episodes) as Rinko Kamata
2013 Midsummer's Equation as Misa Kishitani
2013 A Story of Yonosuke as Shoko Yosano
2012 We Were There: True Love as Nanami Takahashi
2012 We Were There: First Love as Nanami Takahashi
2012 Robo-G
2011 Kaiji 2: The Ultimate Gambler as Yumi
2011 The Reason I Can't Find My Love (10 episodes) as Saki Ogura
2011 Vampire Prosecutor (2 episodes) as Runa
2011 Phone Call to the Bar as Megumi Kondo
2011 Himizu as Miki
2011 Gantz: Perfect Answer as Tae Kojima
2011 Cannonball Wedlock as Chie
2010 Gantz as Tae Kojima
2010 Camellia as segment 2
2010 Mioka (10 episodes) as Minegishi Mioka
2009 Tokyo Dogs (10 episodes) as Yuki Matsunaga
2009 Kaiji: The Ultimate Gambler
2009 Gravity's Clowns as Natsuko
2009 White Spring (11 episodes) as Nishida Shiori
2009 Love Shuffle (10 episodes) as Hayakawa Kairi
2008 Tonsure (1 episode) as Mika Kashiwaba
2008 Snakes and Earrings as Louis
2008 Your Friend as Hana
2008 Homeroom on the Beachside (10 episodes) as Akara Yashima
2008 Konno-san to Asobo (1 episode) as Konno Miyuki
2008 Cyborg She as Student in 22nd Century
2008 A Girl in the Sunset as (segment "Itaria no Uta")
2008 Kita Yoshio's Tomorrow (11 episodes) as Yoimachi Shinobu
2007 Adrift in Tokyo as Fufumi
2007 Galileo (12 episodes) as Misa Kishitani
2007 Tokyo Rhapsody
2006 Jikou Keisatsu (9 episodes) as Mayumi
2005 Noriko's Dinner Table as Yuka Shimabara - Yôko

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