Youki Kudoh

Youki Kudoh (工藤 夕貴, Kudō Yūki, born January 17, 1971) is a Japanese actress and singer. She won the award for best newcomer at the 6th Yokohama Film Festival for The Crazy Family.[1] She also won the awards for best actress at the 16th Hochi Film Award[2] and at the 1992 Blue Ribbon Award[3] for War and Youth. Additionally, Kudoh has been nominated three times for Best Actress, in the 5th independent Spirit Award for Mystery Train, in the 15th Japanese Academy Prize for War and Youth, and in the 4th Golden Satellite Award for Snow Falling on Cedars.[4]

Youki Kudoh
Born (1971-01-17) January 17, 1971 (age 50)
OccupationActress
Years active1984–present

FilmographyEdit

FilmsEdit

Year Title Role Notes
1984 The Crazy Family
(逆噴射家族)
Erika Kobayashi
1985 Typhoon Club
(台風クラブ)
Rie Takami aka Taifu Club
Congratulatory Speech
(祝辞)
Fusae Saotome
1987 From A Girl's Highschool Manual
(本場ぢょしこうマニュアル 初恋微熱篇)
Michiko Sawaki
1988 Labyrinth of Flower Garden
(花園の迷宮)
Fuyumi
Blue Mountains '88
(青い山脈'88)
Shinko Terazawa
1989 Mystery Train Mitsuko
1991 War and Youth
(戦争と青春)
Yukari Hanafusa/Sakiko
1994 Picture Bride Riyo
1997 Heaven's Burning Midori
1999 Snow Falling on Cedars Hatsue Imada Miyamoto
2000 Blood: The Last Vampire Saya (voice) Anime film
2003 The Wind Carpet
(فرش باد)
Kinue Nagai also Associate Producer
2005 Memoirs of a Geisha Pumpkin
2006 Granny Gabai
(佐賀のがばいばあちゃん)
Akihiro's mother
2007 Rush Hour 3 Jasmine (Dragon Lady)
2008 L: Change the World Kimiko Kujo (K)
Haru yo koi
(春よこい)
Yoshie Ozaki
2009 The Limits of Control Molecules
2010 Zatoichi: The Last
(座頭市 THE LAST)
Toyo
2011 Poem of the Earth: The Story of Kosuke Tomeoka
(大地の詩 -留岡幸助物語-)
Natsuko Tomeoka
2012 Karakara Junko
2015 When I Was Most Beautiful
(この国の空)
Satoko's mother
2016 The Actor
(俳優 亀岡拓次)
Fujii
2017 Green Music
(緑色音楽)
Mieko
2018 We Are
(青の帰り道)
Saeko
2019 We Are Little Zombies Rie Ota
The Brighton Miracle Nellie Jones

TelevisionEdit

Year Title Role Notes
1985 Sleeping Sake Cup
(眠る盃)
Yōko TV movie[5]
1985 Sanada Taiheiki
(真田太平記)
Senhime TV series
1985 Young Wife
(奥様は不良少女!?「おさな妻」)
TV movie
1985 Afternoon Murder
(殺人よ、こんにちは)
TV movie
1986 Sailor Suit Love Class Love Lesson A!B!!C!?
(セーラー服恋愛教室 愛のレッスンA!B!!C!?)
TV movie
1986 Jump Up! Youth
(ジャンプアップ!青春)
Kaori Okada TV series
1986 Oya ni wa naisho de...
(親にはナイショで…)
Kyōko Murayama TV series
1986 The Story of Pollyanna, Girl of Love
(愛少女ポリアンナ物語)
Karen (voice) TV anime series
Also theme songs
1986 Young Wife 2
(奥さまは不良少女!?おさな妻2)
TV movie
1986 Ikkyū-san Katsu!
(一休さん・喝!)
Sanae TV series
1986 Taiyō ni Hoero!
(太陽にほえろ!)
Ai Nishitani Episode 第713話「エスパー少女・愛」
1986 Byakkotai
(白虎隊)
Yumiko Inoue TV miniseries
1987 Hissatsu Kengekinin
(必殺剣劇人)
Oshichi TV series
1988 Downtown Detectives
(ダウンタウン探偵組)
TV series
1988 Mito Komon Season 17
(水戸黄門 第17部)
Chacha-hime Episode 第22話「惚れた娘はお姫様 -竜野-」
1989 Travelog of Naked Artist
(裸の大将放浪記)
Episode 第34話「天からマリアが降ってきたー長崎編」
1990-1991 I Want A Child
(子供、ほしいね)
Urara Kubota TV series
1990 Nekonotopia Nekonomania
(ネコノトピアネコノマニア)
TV movie
1990 The Girl with the White Flag
(白旗の少女)
TV movie
1991 Tales of the Unusual
(世にも奇妙な物語)
Kumiko Higashiyama Episode「赤い雲」
1992 Shufu-tachi no Zaken'na yo
(主婦たちのざけんなヨII)
Rika Miyagawa TV movie: Segment「子供作ルベカラズ」
1992 College Student Hostess Detective
(女子大生ホステス名探偵)
Episode「華やかな密室殺人」
1992 Ōoka Echizen Season 12
(大岡越前 第12部)
Kiku-hime Episode 第14話「姫様の好物ふかし藷」
1993 Dragon Spirit
(琉球の風)
Ugi TV series
1994 In the Blue Sky
(青空にちんどん)
Aki TV series
1994 I Want to Tell You
(君に伝えたい)
Episode 第8回「私の恋は売約済み」
1995 Meibugyō Tōyama no Kinsan Season 7
(名奉行 遠山の金さん 第7シリーズ)
Osen TV series
1995 Men Who Pretend To Be Asleep
(寝たふりしてる男たち)
Yuriko Hoshikawa TV series
2001 The Chronicle Mina Shen Episode "Here There Be Dragons"
2002 Undeclared Kikuki Episode "Hal and Hillary"
2002 Psycho Doctor
(サイコドクター)
Nami Okino Episode 第4話「愛されたいだけ…セックス依存症の女」
2006 Masters of Horror Woman Episode "Imprint"
2014 Battlefield Tokyo
(終戦特集ドラマ 東京が戦場になった日)
Eiko Takagi TV movie
2016-2017 Yama Onna Nikki
(山女日記)
Yuzuhiko Tachibana TV series
2018 Downtown Rocket
(下町ロケット)
Sakiko Tonomura TV series
2021 Why I Dress Up For Love
(着飾る恋には理由があって)
Sumire Mashiba TV series

Stage productionsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 第6回ヨコハマ映画祭 1984年日本映画個人賞 (in Japanese). Yokohama Film Festival. Retrieved January 21, 2010.
  2. ^ 報知映画賞ヒストリー (in Japanese). Cinema Hochi. Retrieved January 27, 2010.
  3. ^ "Blue Ribbon Awards (1992)". IMDb. Retrieved April 12, 2019.
  4. ^ "Yûki Kudô". IMDb. Retrieved April 12, 2019.
  5. ^ https://www.tbs.co.jp/tbs-ch/item/d0428/

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