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Kirin Kiki (1943–2018)


She began acting after high school as part of a theatre troupe. Her stage name was Yuuki Chiho. Years later she would relay that she only started acting for the money. Her father had wanted her to become a pharmacologist, but she missed her examination due to a fractured foot. She changed her alias to Kirin Kiki after being asked to auction ... See full bio »

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Known For

Ritânâ Xie
(2002)
Umi yori mo mada fukaku Shinoda Yoshiko
(2016)
Aruitemo aruitemo Toshiko Yokoyama
(2008)
An Tokue
(2015)

Filmography

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 2019 Erica 38 (completed)
Erica's mother
 2018 Nichinichi Kore Kôjitsu
Teacher Takeda
 2018 Manbiki kazoku
Hatsue Shibata
 2018 Mori no iru basho
Hideko Kumagai
 2016 Ikari
 2016 Umi yori mo mada fukaku
Shinoda Yoshiko (as Kilin Kiki)
 2015 Ito no mori no ie (TV Mini-Series)
 2015 An
Tokue
 2015 Umimachi Diary
Fumiyo Kikuchi (as Kilin Kiki)
 2013 Soshite chichi ni naru
Riko Ishizeki (as Kilin Kiki)
 2013 Aji ichi monme (TV Movie)
 2012 Tsunagu
Aiko
 2011 Waga haha no ki
Yae
 2011 Kiseki
Hideko (Grandmother)
 2011 Aji ichi monme (TV Movie)
 2010 Gôsuto
 2010 Akunin
 2010 Kari-gurashi no Arietti
Haru (voice)
 2008 Miyagino
Okami
 2008 Aruitemo aruitemo
Toshiko Yokoyama
 2007 Ten to sen (TV Mini-Series)
 2007 Saido kâ ni inu
Granny Tome
 2006 Akai kujira to shiroi hebi
Midori Ohara
 2006 Tokyo Tower: Mom and Me, and Sometimes Dad (TV Movie)
Landlady
 2006 Brave Story
Onba (voice)
 2006 Chekeraccho!!
Chisa Haebaru
 2005 Natsumeke no shokutaku (TV Movie)
Mrs. Anou
 2004 Izo
 2004 Shimotsuma monogatari
Momoko's Grandmother
 2004 Han-ochi
Yasuko Shimamura
 2003 Hotaru no hoshi
Headmistress
 2002 Ten no hitomi 3 (TV Movie)
 2002 Yoru o kakete
 2002 Ritânâ
Xie
 2002 Inochi
Mother
 2001 Pisutoru opera
Rin
 2001 Tôkyô Marîgôrudo
Ritsuko Sakai
 2001 Drug
Yoshie Hirakawa
 2001 Ten no hitomi 2 (TV Movie)
 2000 Zawa-zawa Shimo-Kitazawa
Fan of Kyushiro
 2000 Ten no hitomi (TV Movie)
 2000 Aoi tokugawa sandai (TV Series)
 1999 Teppen (TV Mini-Series)
Oh
 1999 39 keihô dai sanjûkyû jô
Defence Counsel Shigure Nagamura
 1997 The Best Bad Thing (TV Movie)
Aunt Hata
 1997 Hissatsu shimatsunin
Otora
 1997 Koi to hanabi to kanransha
Sanae Mita
 1996 Hamidashi Keiji Jônetsu Kei (TV Series)
Kikue matsuo
 1996 Oyaji no hige 20 (TV Movie)
 1996 Oishinbo
 1995-1996 Aji ichimonme (TV Series)
Yoshie
- Episode #2.1 (1996) ... Yoshie
- Episode #1.1 (1995) ... Yoshie
 1995 Oyaji no hige 19 (TV Movie)
 1995 Toki yo tomare (TV Movie)
 1995 Toki no kagayaki
Nagashima
 1995 Oyaji no hige 18 (TV Movie)
 1994 Rampo
House wife / Head of maid
 1993 Yume no onna
Omatsu
 1991 Sensou to seishun
Etsuko Onoki
 1991 Okappiki dobu (TV Mini-Series)
 1991 Kimu no sensô (TV Movie)
 1991 Kimi no na wa (TV Series)
Fukano Ryuuko
- Episode #1.1 (1991) ... Fukano Ryuuko
 1991 Dai yûkai
Kura 'Ku-chan' Nakamura
 1990 Donmai
Hanako
 1988 Daidokoro No Seijo
Hisajo Sugita
 1988 Tsuru
Yura
 1988 Kyôshû
Mine Kamioka
 1987 Kesa no aki (TV Movie)
Miyo - Taki's younger sister
 1985 Yumechiyo nikki
Kikuyakko
 1985 Sabishinbô
Terue Amano
 1985 Kapone oi ni naku
Sene Tachikawa
 1984 Shin yumechiyo nikki (TV Series)
 1983 Furusato
Yoshi
 1983 Amagi goe
Ryosaku's Wife
 1982 Keiji monogatari
Sumi Yashiro
 1982 Tenkôsei
Naoko Saitoh
 1981 Nogiku no haka
Omasu
 1981 Haha taru koto wa jigoku no gotoku (TV Movie)
Fusako Kurita
 1980 Tosa No Ipponzuri
Fuki
 1980 Hattori Hanzô: Kage no Gundan (TV Series)
Orin
- Episode #1.1 (1980) ... Orin
 1980 Tsigoineruwaizen
Kimi
 1979 Sochô no kubi
Okonomiyaki Manager
 1979 Kamisamaga kureta akanbô
Woman who brought a boy
 1979 Tantei monogatari (TV Series)
Sanae mita
- A Boy from a Planet (1979) ... Sanae mita
 1979 Tatsu no ko Tarô
Yamanba (voice)
 1978 Mû ichizoku (TV Series)
 1977 Hanare goze Orin
Tama Ichise
 1977 Onna kyôshi
Yuriko Yokoyama
 1976 Sachiko no sachi
Momoe
 1976 Eden no umi
Orittsan (as Chiho Yuki)
 1975 Akuma no youna aitsu (TV Series)
Nurse
- Episode #1.15 (1975) ... Nurse (as Chiho Yuki)
- Episode #1.8 (1975) ... Nurse (as Chiho Yuki)
- Episode #1.3 (1975) ... Nurse (as Chiho Yuki)
- Episode #1.1 (1975) ... Nurse (as Chiho Yuki)
 1975 Za.Dorifutazu no kamo da!! Goyo da!!
tomiko (as Chiho Yuki)
 1975 Mamushi to aodaishô
Kiku Matsukawa (as Yuki Chiho)
 1974 Abayo dachikô (as Chiho Yuki)
 1974 Honô no shôzô (as Chiho Yuki)
 1974 Jack and the Beanstalk
Madam Noir (voice)
 1974 Akumyo: shima arashi
Oshige (as Chiho Yuki)
 1974 Aka chôchin
 1970 Jikan desuyo (TV Mini-Series)
Hamako
 1970 Otoko wa tsurai yo: Fûten no Tora
Maid in Shinshû (as Chiho Yûki)
 1970 Dokushin no Scat (TV Mini-Series)
 1969 Dai bakuhatsu (as Chiho Yûki)
 1968 Kamisama no koibito
Aiko Yamagami
 1968 Aniki no koibito
Sanae (as Chiho Yûki)
 1967 Tabiji
Chie (as Chiho Youki)
 1966 Tonogata goyôjin (as Chiho Yûki)
 1966 Umi no koto
Kayo Sugumo
 1966 Zoku Yoidore hakase
Fumiko (as Chiho Yûki)
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Yuki Chiho | Kilin Kiki | Chiho Youki | Chiho Yuki | Chiho Yuuki | Chiho Yûki

Height:

5' 3" (1.6 m)
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Trivia:

Mother-in-law of Masahiro Motoki. See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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