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Kato Koyuki

Koyuki Kato

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  • Name: Kato Koyuki
  • Native name: 加藤小雪
  • Nationality: Japanese
  • Gender: Female
  • Born: December 18, 1976
  • Age: 40
Koyuki Kato

Koyuki Kato

  • Name: Kato Koyuki
  • Native name: 加藤小雪
  • Nationality: Japanese
  • Gender: Female
  • Born: December 18, 1976
  • Age: 40
Koyuki began her career after winning a modeling competition in 1995 for Non-No magazine. Two years later, she became a professional model. In 1998, she landed several supporting roles in television dramas and appeared in numerous print ads and tv commercials. In 2003, Koyuki played her first starring role in a drama, Kimi wa Pet, an adaptation of Yayoi Ogawa's manga series of the same name. She plays Sumire, an intelligent, beautiful and accomplished journalist who comes in contact with a young man played by Matsumoto Jun who becomes her "pet." That same year, Koyuki made her Hollywood film debut in The Last Samurai. Koyuki plays Taka, the sister of Lord Katsumoto and wife of the red-masked Samurai Hirotaro.



In 2005, Koyuki starred in the movie Always - 3chome no Yuhi. Her performance earned her a Best Actress nomination at the Japanese Academy Awards.

TV Shows



(DramaWiki)



On April 1st 2011 she married actor Matsuyama Kenichi who co-starred with her in Kamui Gaiden.
Movie
Year Title Role Rating
2015 Persona Non Grata
Japanese Movie, 2015,
Sugihara Yukiko (Main Role)
Sugihara Yukiko
Main Role
8.3
2012 Always: Sunset on Third Street 3
Japanese Movie, 2012,
Hiromi Ishizaki (Main Role)
Hiromi Ishizaki
Main Role
8.1
2011 Phone Call To The Bar
Japanese Movie, 2011,
Saori (Support Role)
Saori
Support Role
7.4
2010 Shin-san: Tanko-machi no Serenade
Japanese Movie, 2010,
Michiyo (Main Role)
Michiyo
Main Role
0.0
2009 Kamui Gaiden
Japanese Movie, 2009,
Sugaru (Support Role)
Sugaru
Support Role
6.6
2009 Blood: The Last Vampire
Hong Kong Movie, 2009,
Onigen (Main Role)
Onigen
Main Role
6.8
2007 Always: Sunset on Third Street 2
Japanese Movie, 2007,
Hiromi Ishizaki (Support Role)
Hiromi Ishizaki
Support Role
8.2
2007 Gegege no Kitaro
Japanese Movie, 2007,
Tenko (Support Role)
Tenko
Support Role
6.9
2005 Always: Sunset on Third Street
Japanese Movie, 2005,
Ishizaki Hiromi (Main Role)
Ishizaki Hiromi
Main Role
8.1
2002 Alive
Japanese Movie, 2002,
Saegusa Asuka (Support Role)
Saegusa Asuka
Support Role
6.3
2002 Laundry
Japanese Movie, 2002,
Mizue (Main Role)
Mizue
Main Role
7.5
2001 Pulse
Japanese Movie, 2001,
Harue Karasawa (Support Role)
Harue Karasawa
Support Role
6.5
2000 Keizoku: The Movie
Japanese Movie, 2000,
Kirishima Nanami (Support Role)
Kirishima Nanami
Support Role
7.9
Drama
Year Title # Role Rating
2017 Daibinbo
Japanese Drama, 2017, 10 eps
Nanakusa Yuzuko (Main Role)
10
Nanakusa Yuzuko
Main Role
7.6
2016 Gold Woman
Japanese Special, 2016, 1 eps
Yoshizawa Tamaki (Main Role)
1
Yoshizawa Tamaki
Main Role
0.0
2016 Fragile
Japanese Drama, 2016, 10 eps
Hosoki Madoka (Support Role)
10
Hosoki Madoka
Support Role
7.7
2014 Long Goodbye
Japanese Drama, 2014, 5 eps
Kamiido Aiko (Support Role)
5
Kamiido Aiko
Support Role
8.2
2013 Legal High 2
Japanese Drama, 2013, 10 eps
Ando Kiwa (Support Role)
10
Ando Kiwa
Support Role
8.5
2013 Onna Nobunaga
Japanese Special, 2013, 2 eps
Ono (Support Role)
2
Ono
Support Role
7.6
2010 Unubore Deka
Japanese Drama, 2010, 11 eps
Hagio Yumi (Ep.6) (Guest Role)
11
Hagio Yumi (Ep.6)
Guest Role
7.5
2010 Women Play Twice
Japanese Drama, 2010, 29 eps
(Guest Role)
29
Guest Role
7.1
2009 Fumo Chitai
Japanese Drama, 2009, 19 eps
Akitsu Chisato (Support Role)
19
Akitsu Chisato
Support Role
8.3
2009 MR. BRAIN
Japanese Drama, 2009, 8 eps
Miyase Kumiko (Guest Role)
8
Miyase Kumiko
Guest Role
8.3
2008 Sasaki Fusai no Jingi Naki Tatakai
Japanese Drama, 2008, 10 eps
Sasaki Ritsuko (Main Role)
10
Sasaki Ritsuko
Main Role
6.7
2006 Ai to Shi wo Mitsumete
Japanese Special, 2006, 2 eps
(Support Role)
2
Support Role
7.5
2005 Engine
Japanese Drama, 2005, 11 eps
Mizukoshi Tomomi (Main Role)
11
Mizukoshi Tomomi
Main Role
7.8
2004 Boku to Kanojo to Kanojo no Ikiru Michi
Japanese Drama, 2004, 12 eps
Kitajima Yura (Support Role)
12
Kitajima Yura
Support Role
8.2
2003 Suekko Chounan Ane Sannin
Japanese Drama, 2003, 10 eps
Kashiwakura Sachiko (Support Role)
10
Kashiwakura Sachiko
Support Role
7.3
2003 Kimi wa Petto
Japanese Drama, 2003, 10 eps
Iwaya Sumire (Main Role)
10
Iwaya Sumire
Main Role
7.7
2002 Tentai Kansoku
Japanese Drama, 2002, 12 eps
Sawamura Mifuyu (Main Role)
12
Sawamura Mifuyu
Main Role
7.3
2001 Antique
Japanese Drama, 2001, 11 eps
Izuka Momoko (Support Role)
11
Izuka Momoko
Support Role
7.0
2001 Koi ga Shitai x3
Japanese Drama, 2001, 11 eps
Kuroki Reiko (ep9) (Guest Role)
11
Kuroki Reiko (ep9)
Guest Role
6.9
2001 Mukodono!
Japanese Drama, 2001, 12 eps
Tatsuyama Chitsuru (Support Role)
12
Tatsuyama Chitsuru
Support Role
7.3
2000 Love Complex
Japanese Drama, 2000, 11 eps
Ninagawa Kiiko (Support Role)
11
Ninagawa Kiiko
Support Role
7.4
2000 Ikebukuro West Gate Park
Japanese Drama, 2000, 11 eps
Matsui Kana (Support Role)
11
Matsui Kana
Support Role
8.1
2000 Beautiful Life
Japanese Drama, 2000, 11 eps
Nakajima Satsuki (Support Role)
11
Nakajima Satsuki
Support Role
7.9
1999 Renai Kekkon No Rule
Japanese Drama, 1999, 12 eps
(Support Role)
12
Support Role
10.0
1998 Tabloid
Japanese Drama, 1998, 10 eps
(Guest Role)
10
Guest Role
7.2
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