Kimura Yoshino

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Kimura Yoshino


  • Name: 木村佳乃 (きむら よしの)
  • Name (romaji): Kimura Yoshino
  • Real name: 東山佳乃 / Higashiyama Yoshino
  • Profession: Actress and singer
  • Birthdate: 1976-Apr-10 (age 45)
  • Birthplace: Tokyo, Japan
  • Height: 169cm
  • Weight: 47kg
  • Star sign: Aries
  • Blood type: A
  • Family: Husband Higashiyama Noriyuki; 2 daughters
  • Talent agency: Topcoat

About Yoshino

Yoshino is a popular movie and TV actress who also maintains a singing career. She has gained success by starring in a great number of TV dramas and commercials since her debut in 1996. Her acting range is quite broad, as she can handle different kinds of characters well.

In 2004, Yoshino was appointed Goodwill Ambassador for the Visit Japan Campaign by the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport. She played the role of Goodwill Ambassador for the Japan-Korea Visit Year 2005 with her Korean counterpart, Ms. Choi Ji Woo. She served as Tourism Goodwill Ambassador for the 2006 Japan-Australia Year of Exchange as well.

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  • Languages: Japanese and English
  • Her father is in the management of JAL.
  • Yoshino lived in New York for three years while she was a junior high school student due to her father's job transfer. Upon returning to Japan, she joined an equestrian art club in high school and placed 4th in the Women's Junior Preliminary Contest, part of the All-Japan High School Equestrian Art Championships.

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