Biography

Rinko Kikuchi, born Yuriko Kikuchi, January 6, 1981, is a Japanese actress. Kikuchi is the first Japanese actress to be nominated for an Academy Award in 50 years. She is currently Japan's only living female Academy Award nominee in acting categories. The only other nominee was Miyoshi Umeki, who won the Best Supporting Actress award in 1957 for Sayonara.

Rinko Kikuchi, born Yuriko Kikuchi, January 6, 1981, is a Japanese actress. Kikuchi is the first Japanese actress to be nominated for an Academy Award in 50 years. She is currently Japan's only living female Academy Award nominee in acting categories. The only other nominee was Miyoshi Umeki, who won the Best Supporting Actress award in 1957 for Sayonara.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Female

Known Credits 44

Birthday 1981-01-06

Place of Birth Hadano, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan

Official Site http://www.rinkokikuchi.com

Also Known As

  • Yuriko Kikuchi
  • 기쿠치 린코
  • 菊地凛子

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2018 Weakest Beast(8 episodes) as Kureha Tachibana
2018 Pacific Rim: Uprising as Mako Mori
2017 Highheels: Kodawari ga unda otogibanashi
2017 A Story About Kagurazaka and Sake as Etsuko
2016 Westworld(2 episodes) as Akane
2016 Terra Formars as Asuka Moriki
2015 Endless Night as Allaka
2015 Dear Deer as onlooker
2015 To Give A Dream(4 episodes) as Mikiko Abe
2014 Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter as Kumiko
2014 Last Summer as Naomi
2013 47 Ronin as Witch
2013 Pacific Rim as Mako Mori
2012 It's Getting Late as Anna
2011 The Warped Forest
2011 Love Strikes! as Naoko Hayashida
2011 At River's Edge
2010 Norwegian Wood as Naoko
2010 42 One Dream Rush
2010 Love Strikes!(12 episodes) as Naoko
2010 Shanghai as Sumiko
2009 Assault Girls as Lucifer
2009 Map of the Sounds of Tokyo as Ryu
2009 Sideways as Mina Parker
2008 Kill
2008 The Brothers Bloom as Bang Bang
2008 The Sky Crawlers as Suito Kusanagi (voice)
2007 Tokyo Serendipity as Junda Atsuko
2007 Genius Party
2007 The Insects Unlisted in the Encyclopedia
2007 Liar Game(9 episodes) as Ryo Katsuragi
2007 Vanity Fair: Killers Kill, Dead Men Die as The Queenpin
2006 Umi de no hanashi as Kaori
2006 Babel as Cheiko
2006 Arch Angels
2005 Funky Forest: The First Contact
2005 Portrait of the Wind
2004 The Taste of Tea as (as Yuriko Kikuchi)
2004 69
2004 Tori
2003 Age 17
2002 Mike Yokohama: A Forest with No Name
2001 Hole in the Sky as Taeko
2000 By Player

Directing

2010 42 One Dream RushDirector

Production

2014 Kumiko, the Treasure HunterExecutive Producer

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