Kirin Kiki

Actress, Producer, Soundtrack

Actress, Producer, Soundtrack


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 ...
Birth date
1943-01-15
Death date
2018-09-15
Awards
17 wins & 19 nominations.
Height
5' 3" (1.6 m)

Known For


Shoplifters
Shoplifters
Hatsue Shibata (2018)
Returner
Returner
Xie (2002)
Still Walking
Still Walking
Toshiko Yokoyama (2008)
After the Storm
After the Storm
Shinoda Yoshiko (2016)
 

Activities


RoleTitleYear
ActressErica 38
Erica's mother
2019
ActressKirschblüten & Dämonen
Großmutter von Yu
2019
ActressEvery Day a Good Day
Teacher Takeda
2018
ActressShoplifters
Hatsue Shibata
2018
ActressMori, the Artist's Habitat
Hideko Kumagai
2018
ActressRage2016
ActressAfter the Storm
Shinoda Yoshiko (as Kilin Kiki)
2016
ActressIto no mori no ie
(TV Mini-Series)
2015
ActressKakekomi
Genbee
2015
ActressOur Little Sister
Fumiyo Kikuchi (as Kilin Kiki)
2015
ActressSweet Bean
Tokue
2015
ActressKono Mystery ga Sugoi!: Bestseller Sakka kara no Chôsenjô
(TV Movie)
2014
ActressLike Father, Like Son
Riko Ishizeki (as Kilin Kiki)
2013
ActressAji ichi monme
(TV Movie)
2013
ActressYakusoku: Nabari dokubudôshu jiken shikeishû no shôgai
Tatsuno okunishi
2013
ActressUntil the Break of Dawn
Aiko Shibuya
2012
ActressChronicle of My Mother
Yae
2011
ActressI Wish
Hideko (Grandmother)
2011
ActressHanezu
Takumi's Mother
2011
ActressA Honeymoon in Hell: Mr. & Mrs. Oki's Fabulous Trip2011
ActressAji ichi monme
(TV Movie)
2011
ActressGhost2010
ActressVillain
Fusae Shimizu
2010
ActressThe Secret World of Arrietty
Haru (voice)
2010
ActressMiyagino
Madam
2008
ActressThe Short Films: We Were All Once Children2008
ActressStill Walking
Toshiko Yokoyama
2008
ActressDots and Lines
(TV Mini-Series)
2007
ActressDog in a Sidecar
Granny Tome
2007
ActressTokyo Tower: Mom and Me, and Sometimes Dad
Eiko Nakagawa
2007
ActressRed Whale, White Snake
Midori Ohara
2006
ActressTokyo Tower: Mom and Me, and Sometimes Dad
(TV Movie) Landlady
2006
ActressBrave Story
Onba (voice)
2006
ActressCheck It Out, Yo!
Chisa Haebaru
2006
ActressNatsumeke no shokutaku
(TV Movie) Mrs. Anou
2005
ActressIzo2004
ActressKamikaze Girls
Momoko's Grandmother
2004
ActressHalf a Confession
Yasuko Shimamura
2004
ActressFireflies: River of Light
Headmistress
2003
ActressTen no hitomi 3
(TV Movie)
2002
ActressYoru o kakete2002
ActressReturner
Xie
2002
ActressInochi
Mother
2002
ActressDanball House Girl2001
ActressAki no ryojô sasupensu 3: Shokutaku keiji Koyamada Shô'hei tabiji no hate
(TV Movie)
2001
ActressPistol Opera
Rin
2001
ActressTokyo Marigold
Ritsuko Sakai
2001
ActressDrug
Yoshie Hirakawa
2001
ActressTen no hitomi 2
(TV Movie)
2001
ActressMukai Arata no Dobutsu Nikki: Aiken Rosinante no Sainan
(TV Series) Haruko (2001)
2001
ActressZawa-zawa Shimo-Kitazawa
Fan of Kyushiro
2000
ActressTen no hitomi
(TV Movie)
2000
ActressAoi tokugawa sandai
(TV Series)
2000
ActressTeppen
(TV Mini-Series) Oh
1999
ActressKeiho
Defence Counsel Shigure Nagamura
1999
ActressMagnitude1997
ActressThe Best Bad Thing
(TV Movie) Aunt Hata
1997
ActressHissatsu shimatsunin
Otora
1997
ActressKoi to hanabi to kanransha
Sanae Mita
1997
ActressHamidashi Keiji Jônetsu Kei
(TV Series) Kikue matsuo
1996
ActressOyaji no hige 20
(TV Movie)
1996
ActressOishinbo1996
ActressAji ichimonme
(TV Series) Yoshie - Episode #2.1 (1996) ... Yoshie - Episode #1.1 (1995) ... Yoshie
1995-1996
ActressOyaji no hige 19
(TV Movie)
1995
ActressAnata no naka de ikiru: CG seinen no kodoku to ai
(TV Movie)
1995
ActressMitabi no kaikyô1995
ActressToki yo tomare
(TV Movie)
1995
ActressToki no kagayaki
Nagashima
1995
ActressOyaji no hige 18
(TV Movie)
1995
ActressRampo
House wife / Head of maid
1994
ActressYume no onna
Omatsu
1993
ActressKorekara umibe no tabibitotachi
(TV Movie)
1993
ActressDouble Cross1992
ActressZa Chugaku kyoshi1992
ActressSensou to seishun
Etsuko Onoki
1991
ActressOkappiki dobu
(TV Mini-Series)
1991
ActressKimu no sensô
(TV Movie)
1991
ActressKimi no na wa
(TV Series) Fukano Ryuuko - Episode #1.1 (1991) ... Fukano Ryuuko
1991
ActressDai yûkai
Kura 'Ku-chan' Nakamura
1991
ActressDonmai
Hanako
1990
ActressKaze no Matasaburô - Garasu no manto
Otane
1989
ActressDaidokoro No Seijo
Hisajo Sugita
1988
ActressCrane
Yura
1988
ActressKyôshû
Mine Kamioka
1988
ActressKesa no aki
(TV Movie) Miyo - Taki's younger sister
1987
ActressYumechiyos Tagebuch
Kikuyakko
1985
ActressLonelyheart
Terue Amano
1985
ActressCapone Cries a Lot
Sene Tachikawa
1985
ActressShin yumechiyo nikki
(TV Series)
1984
ActressHometown
Yoshi
1983
ActressAmagi Pass
Ryosaku's Wife
1983
ActressSantô kôkôsei1982
ActressI Are You, You Am Me
Naoko Saitoh
1982
ActressKeiji monogatari
Sumi Yashiro
1982
ActressThe Wild Daisy
Omasu
1981
ActressHaha taru koto wa jigoku no gotoku
(TV Movie) Fusako Kurita
1981
ActressTosa No Ipponzuri
Fuki
1980
ActressOtake shinobu no a! Kono ai nakuba ganbasseyo Kuni-chan1980
ActressShadow Warriors
(TV Series) Orin - Tigers Sharpen Their Claws in a Storm (1980) ... Orin
1980
ActressZigeunerweisen
Kimi
1980
ActressKamisamaga kureta akanbô
Woman who brought a boy
1979
ActressThe Detective Story
(TV Series) Sanae mita - A Boy from a Planet (1979) ... Sanae mita
1979
ActressKindaichi Kosuke no boken
Tane
1979
ActressThe Boss's Boss
Okonomiyaki Manager
1979
ActressTaro - Der Drachenboy
Yamanba (voice)
1979
ActressMû ichizoku
(TV Series)
1978
ActressWani to oum to ottosei
Mary
1977
ActressBallad of Orin
Tama Ichise
1977
ActressFemale Teacher
Yuriko Yokoyama
1977
ActressSachiko no sachi
Momoe
1976
ActressEden no umi
Orittsan (as Chiho Yuki)
1976
ActressAkuma 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
ActressZa.Dorifutazu no kamo da!! Goyo da!!
tomiko (as Chiho Yuki)
1975
ActressMamushi to aodaishô
Kiku Matsukawa (as Yuki Chiho)
1975
ActressAbayo dachikô
(as Chiho Yuki)
1974
ActressHonô no shôzô
(as Chiho Yuki)
1974
ActressJack and the Beanstalk
Madam Noir (voice)
1974
ActressBad Reputation: Turf Wars
Oshige (as Chiho Yuki)
1974
ActressAka chôchin1974
ActressJikan desuyo
(TV Mini-Series) Hamako
1970
ActressTora-san, His Tender Love
Maid in Shinshû (as Chiho Yûki)
1970
ActressDokushin no Scat
(TV Mini-Series)
1970
ActressDai bakuhatsu
(as Chiho Yûki)
1969
ActressKamisama no koibito
Aiko Yamagami
1968
ActressAniki no koibito
Sanae (as Chiho Yûki)
1968
ActressTabiji
Chie (as Chiho Youki)
1967
ActressTonogata goyôjin
(as Chiho Yûki)
1966
ActressLake of Tears
Kayo Sugumo
1966
ActressDynamite Doctor Returns
Fumiko (as Chiho Yûki)
1966
RoleTitleYear
ProducerErica 38
(producer)
2019
RoleTitleYear
SoundtrackOishinbo
(performer: "Dekansho bushi")
1996
RoleTitleYear
ThanksKirschblüten & Dämonen
(in memory of) / (thanks)
2019
RoleTitleYear
SelfLife Is Fruity
(Documentary) Narration (voice)
2017
SelfCinema 3
(TV Series) Self - Interviewee - Episode dated 12 November 2016 (2016) ... Self - Interviewee
2016
SelfDías de cine
(TV Series) Self - Interviewee - Episode dated 10 November 2016 (2016) ... Self - Interviewee
2016
SelfBokura no jidai
(TV Series) Self - Hiroshi Abe, Kirin Kiki & Hirokazu Koreeda (2016) ... Self - Special 1 (2012) ... Self - Kirin Kiki, Hirokazu Koreeda & You 2/2 (2008) ... Self - Kirin Kiki, Hirokazu Koreeda & You (2008) ... Self
2008-2016
SelfThe 39th Annual Japan Academy Awards
(TV Special) Self
2016
SelfKono Mystery ga Sugoi!
(TV Movie) Self - Emcee
2015
SelfJônetsu tairiku
(TV Series documentary) Self - Naomi Kawase (2015) ... Self
2015
SelfSawako no asa
(TV Series) Self - Kirin Kiki (2015) ... Self
2015
SelfTetsuko's Room
(TV Series) Self - Episode dated 6 May 2015 (2015) ... Self
2015
SelfJingû Kirin: Watashi no kamisama
(Documentary) Self
2014
SelfThe 37th Annual Japan Academy Awards
(TV Special) Self - Hostess
2014
SelfBeko to baba to 365 nichi
(TV Movie documentary) Self - Narration (voice)
2013
SelfThe 36th Annual Japan Academy Awards
(TV Special) Self
2013
SelfThe 63rd Annual NHK kôhaku uta gassen
(TV Special) Self - Judge
2012
SelfHokaibito: Ina no Seigetsu
(Documentary) Narration
2011
SelfThe 34th Annual Japan Academy Awards
(TV Special) Self / winner
2011
SelfYume yô enogu
(TV Series) Self
1997
SelfThe 9th Annual Japan Academy Awards
(TV Special) Self
1986