Birthday: December 18, 1976 (Sagittarius)
Born In: Zama, Kanagawa Prefecture
Koyuki Kato, better known by her stage name Koyuki, is a Japanese model and actress. After winning a modeling competition, she began working as a professional model for the Japanese magazine Non-no and later began appearing in various print and TV advertisements. It was then that she was noticed by the industry. She was eventually roped into bigger projects, where she worked as a fashion model for Calvin Klein, acted in many dramas, and became a part of famous advertisements. Her versatility led her to bigger roles in TV series and movies. However, the movie she is most famously known for is ‘The Last Samurai’, a Hollywood film starring Tom Cruise where she plays the female protagonist. Since her international debut, Koyuki has never looked back. She has numerous movies and TV series to her credit. She has won several awards, including the Nikkan Sports Film Award, and has even been shortlisted at the Japanese Academy Awards. She remains an active part of the industry and is currently managed by Avex Management Inc.