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Koyuki, now one of Japan's major actresses, began her career as a model after responding to a contest in the magazine Non-No. Subsequently, she won an exclusive modeling contract with the magazine and became a professional model in 1997.

After extensive exposure in magazines and fashion shows, she began her acting career in the TV drama Koi ha Aserazu (Let's Be Patient at Finding Romance), earning widespread acclaim, and went on to roles in other television dramas, such as Beautiful Life, Antique - Seiyo Kotto Yogashiten (European Antique Cake Shop), Tentai Kansoku (Cosmic Observation) and Kimi wa Petto (You are My Pet).

Koyuki also appeared in the films Kairo (Circuit), Keizoku and Laundry. She plays an important role in the upcoming Masahiro Shinoda movie Spy Zoluge.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2003.

Koyuki Facts

Birth NameKoyuki Katou
BirthdayDecember 18, 1976 (41)
Height5' 7" (1m70)  How tall is Koyuki compared to you?

Selected Filmography

The Last Samurai
Always sunset on third street 2
Legal High 2 / Rigaru Hai 2
Onna Nobunaga
Always Sunset on Third Street '64, Thai Edition / Always Sanch?me no Y?hi '64
Always Sunset on Third Street
Blood the Last Vampire
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