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Rinko Kikuchi


Rinko Kikuchi was born on January 6, 1981 in Hadano, Japan as Yuriko Kikuchi. She is an actress and director, known for Pacific Rim (2013), The Brothers Bloom (2008) and 47 Ronin (2013). See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 10 wins & 18 nominations. See more awards »

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Filmography

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 2014 Gou-Gou datte Neko de aru (TV Mini-Series) (post-production)
- Episode #1.4 (2014)
- Episode #1.3 (2014)
- Episode #1.2 (2014)
- Episode #1.1 (2014)
 2013 Memory of an Artist (Short) (completed)
 2014 Last Summer
Naomi
 2014 Barcelona, la rosa de foc (Japanese version, voice)
 2013 47 Ronin
Witch
 2012 It's Getting Late (Short)
 2011 Love Strikes!
Naoko Hayashida
 2010 Sayonara, Robinson Kurûsô (TV Movie)
 2010 Moteki (TV Series)
Hayashida Naoko
- Episode #1.12 (2010) ... Hayashida Naoko
- Episode #1.11 (2010) ... Hayashida Naoko
- Episode #1.10 (2010) ... Hayashida Naoko
- Episode #1.9 (2010)
- Episode #1.8 (2010) ... Hayashida Naoko
 2010 Norwegian Wood
Naoko
 2010 Shanghai
Sumiko (uncredited)
 2009-2010 Liar Game (TV Series)
Ryo Katsuragi
- Episode #2.9 (2010) ... Ryo Katsuragi
- Episode #2.8 (2010) ... Ryo Katsuragi
- Episode #2.7 (2009) ... Ryo Katsuragi
- Episode #2.6 (2009) ... Ryo Katsuragi
- Episode #2.5 (2009) ... Ryo Katsuragi
 2009 Sideways
Mina Parker
 2009 Ichigo zeminâru (TV Series)
 2008 Kill
 2008 The Sky Crawlers
Suito Kusanagi (Japanese version, voice)
 2007 Tokyo Serendipity
Atsuko Junda
 2007 Genius Party (voice)
 2006 Umi de no hanashi
Kaori
 2006 Arch Angels
Nobuko Sakurai
 2005 Portrait of the Wind
Wife of Mari's brother
 2004 69
 2004 The Taste of Tea (as Yuriko Kikuchi)
 2004 The Reason
 2004 Tori
 2002 Mike Yokohama: A Forest with No Name (Video)
Number 51 (as Yuriko Kikuchi)
 2001 Churasan (TV Series)
- Episode #1.156 (2001)
- Episode #1.155 (2001)
- Episode #1.154 (2001)
- Episode #1.153 (2001)
- Episode #1.152 (2001)
 2001 Drug
Mai (as Yuriko Kikuchi)
 2001 Hole in the Sky
Taeko (as Yuriko Kikuchi)
 2001 Paradise (as Yuriko Kikuchi)
 2000 By Player
 1999 Ikitai
 1997 Gakkô no kaidan F (TV Movie) (as Yuriko Kikuchi)
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Other Works:

Starred in the play "Suigin" for director Hidehisa Tachibana (2002) See more »

Publicity Listings:

8 Pictorials | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »


Alternate Names:

Yuriko Kikuchi

Height:

5' 6½" (1.69 m)
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Personal Quote:

So my concern was not the nudity itself, my concern was that the most important part of the film to describe her emotionally. So the nudity itself was not my concern (talking about Babel (2006)).

Trivia:

Is skilled in sword-fighting. See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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