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Rinko Kikuchi


Rinko was born Kikuchi Yuriko in Hadano just south of Tokyo. The town is known mainly for its green tea and public baths. She is the youngest of three siblings. After being scouted on the street, she began modeling in her hometown and subsequently began acting under her birth name before switching to Rinko. She appeared in the cult film The Taste ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 9 wins & 30 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Babel Chieko Wataya
(2006)
Pacific Rim Mako Mori
(2013)
The Brothers Bloom Bang Bang
(2008)

Filmography

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 2018 Kemono ni Narenai Watashitachi (TV Series)
Tachibana Kureha
 2018 Miss Sherlock (TV Series)
Mitsuki Kurata
- Stolen Virus (2018) ... Mitsuki Kurata
 2018 Westworld (TV Series)
Akane
- Phase Space (2018) ... Akane
- Akane no Mai (2018) ... Akane
 2018 Pacific Rim: Uprising
Mako Mori
 2016 Terra Formars: Aratanaru Kibô (TV Mini-Series)
- Episode #1.4 (2016)
- Episode #1.3 (2016)
- Episode #1.2 (2016)
- Episode #1.1 (2016)
 2016 Terra Formars
Asuka Moriki
 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
 2013 Pacific Rim
Mako Mori
 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 Assault Girls
Lucifer
 2009 Saidoweizu
Mina Parker
 2009 Ichigo zeminâru (TV Series)
 2008 Kiru
 2008 The Brothers Bloom
Bang Bang
 2008 Sukai kurora
Suito Kusanagi (Japanese version, voice)
 2007 Koi suru madori
Atsuko Junda
 2007 Genius Party (voice)
 2007 Zukan ni nottenai mushi
Sayoko
 2007 Vanity Fair: Killers Kill, Dead Men Die (Video short)
The Queenpin (credit only)
 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 Tori
 2004 69
 2004 Cha no aji
Waitress At Noodle Shop (as Yuriko Kikuchi)
 2004 Riyû
 2002 Shiritsu tantei Hama Maiku: Namae no nai mori (Video)
Number 51 (as Yuriko Kikuchi)
 2001 Paradice (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 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' 7" (1.7 m)
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Did You Know?

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:

Gave birth to her 1st child at age 35 on October 8, 2016. Child's father is her husband Shôta Sometani. See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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