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Chiaki Kuriyama Poster

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Overview (3)

Born in Tsuchiura, Japan
Nicknames Chiakisama
Queen Bee
Height 5' 4¼" (1.63 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Chiaki Kuriyama she was born in Tsuchiura, Ibaraki. Kuriyama was a popular model during Japan's child model boom in the mid-1990s. In 1997, she appeared in the photobooks Shinwa-Shojo (Girl of Myth) and Shojokan (Girl's Residence), photographed by Kishin Shinoyama. Shinwa-Shojo became a best-seller but, as it contained some nudity, was discontinued by the publisher in 1999 after the institution of new anti-child pornography laws. She also posed as a model for the child fashion magazines Nicola (1997-2001) and Pichi Lemon (1996-2001).

- IMDb Mini Biography By: scaryofmonsters

Trivia (7)

Her name roughly translates into "Chestnut mountain with full brightness."
She once watched the movie "Seven" three times in one day.
Her favorite movies are Quentin Tarantino's "Pulp Fiction" and Danny Boyle's "Trainspotting."
Her favorite band is the Japanese pop/rock group L'Arc~en~Ciel.
She does ballet and gymnastics
She is currently learning to speak English, and hopes to act in more American films.
Is best friends with Yu Aoi and Aoi Miyazaki.

Personal Quotes (3)

Japan is very much a TV-centered entertainment industry. So, when you talk about big stars in Japan, generally they are people who are on television. I work mostly in movies.
I've been playing these schoolgirl roles in all my movies. Everytime I went to the set, it felt like I was going to school.
I loved playing Go Go, because the character's so extreme. And she's pretty close to my real character. Especially the fact that she liked her sword and lots of accessories.

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