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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), Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter (2014) and The Brothers Bloom (2008). She has been married to Shôta Sometani since December 31, 2014. See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 9 wins & 28 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Pacific Rim
Pacific Rim Mako Mori
(2013)
The Brothers Bloom
The Brothers Bloom Bang Bang
(2008)
Sukai kurora
Sukai kurora Suito Kusanagi
(2008)

Filmography

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 2016 Terra Formars
Asuka Moriki
 2016 Terra Formars: Aratanaru Kibô (TV Mini-Series)
- Episode #1.4 (2016)
- Episode #1.3 (2016)
- Episode #1.2 (2016)
- Episode #1.1 (2016)
 2015 Diâ diâ
 2015 Yume wo ataeru (TV Mini-Series)
Mikiko
- Episode #1.4 (2015) ... Mikiko
- Episode #1.3 (2015) ... Mikiko
- Episode #1.2 (2015) ... Mikiko
- Episode #1.1 (2015) ... Mikiko
 2015 Nadie quiere la noche
Allaka
 2014 Gou-Gou datte Neko de aru (TV Mini-Series)
- Episode #1.4 (2014)
- Episode #1.3 (2014)
- Episode #1.2 (2014)
- Episode #1.1 (2014)
 2014 Last Summer
Naomi
 2013 Memory of an Artist (Short)
 2013 47 Ronin
Witch
 2012 It's Getting Late (Short)
 2011 Moteki
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 42 One Dream Rush (Short)
 2010 Noruwei no mori
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 Saidoweizu
Mina Parker
 2009 Ichigo zeminâru (TV Series)
 2008 Kiru
 2008 Sukai kurora
Suito Kusanagi (Japanese version, voice)
 2007 Koi suru madori
Atsuko Junda
 2007 Genius Party (voice)
 2007 Zukan ni nottenai mushi
Sayoko
 2006 Umi de no hanashi
Kaori
 2006 Warau Mikaeru
Nobuko Sakurai
 2006/I Babel
Chieko Wataya
 2005 Taga tameni
Wife of Mari's brother
 2004 69
 2004 Cha no aji
Waitress At Noodle Shop (as Yuriko Kikuchi)
 2004 Riyû
 2004 Tori
 2002 Shiritsu tantei Hama Maiku: Namae no nai mori (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 Paradice (as Yuriko Kikuchi)
 2001 Sora no ana
Taeko (as Yuriko Kikuchi)
 1999 Ikitai
 1997 Gakkô no kaidan F (TV Movie) (as Yuriko Kikuchi)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Starred in the Yoshii Robinson music video "Sweet Candy Rain" for director Hidehisa Tachibana (2004) 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:

One of eight actors of Asian descent nominated for an Academy Award in an acting category. The others are Miyoshi Umeki who won Best Supporting Actress nominated for Sayonara (1957), Sessue Hayakawa nominated for The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957), Mako nominated for The Sand Pebbles (1966), Ben Kingsley who won Best Actor for Gandhi (1982), Haing S. Ngor who won Best Supporting Actor for The ... See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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