Kato Koyuki

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



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On April 1st 2011 she married actor Matsuyama Kenichi who co-starred with her in Kamui Gaiden.

Drama & Films

Drama

Year
Title
#
Role
Rating
2016
10
Hosoki Madoka Supporting Role
7.4
2014
5
Kamiido Aiko Supporting Role
8.2
2013
10
Ando Kiwa Supporting Role
8.4
2013
2
Ono Supporting Role
7.5
2010
11
Hagio Yumi (Ep.6) Guest Role
7.5
2010
29
Guest Role
6.9
2009
19
Akitsu Chisato Supporting Role
8.3
2009
8
Miyase Kumiko Guest Role
8.3
2008
10
Sasaki Ritsuko Main Role
6.8
2006
2
Supporting Role
8.0
2005
11
Mizukoshi Tomomi Main Role
7.8
2004
12
Kitajima Yura Supporting Role
8.1
2003
10
Kashiwakura Sachiko Supporting Role
7.3
2003
10
Iwaya Sumire Main Role
7.7
2002
12
Sawamura Mifuyu Main Role
7.1
2001
11
Izuka Momoko Supporting Role
6.9
2001
11
Kuroki Reiko (ep9) Guest Role
6.9
2001
12
Tatsuyama Chitsuru Supporting Role
7.3
2000
11
Matsui Kana Supporting Role
8.0
2000
11
Nakajima Satsuki Supporting Role
7.8
1999
12
Supporting Role
10
1998
10
Guest Role
7.3

Films

Year
Title
Role
Rating
2015
Sugihara Yukiko Main Role
N/A
2012
Hiromi Ishizaki Main Role
8.0
2011
Saori Supporting Role
7.4
2010
Michiyo Main Role
N/A
2009
Sugaru Supporting Role
6.5
2009
Onigen Main Role
6.8
2007
Tenko Supporting Role
6.9
2005
Ishizaki Hiromi Main Role
7.9
2002
Mizue Main Role
7.5
2001
Harue Karasawa Supporting Role
6.5
2000
Kirishima Nanami Supporting Role
7.7

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Details

  • Name:

    Kato Koyuki
  • Native name:

    加藤小雪
  • Nationality:

    Japanese
  • Gender:

    Female
  • Born:

    December 18, 1976
  • Age:

    39

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