Кимура Ёсино (KIMURA Yoshino / 木村佳乃 / きむら よしの) — японская актриса, родилась в субботу, 10 апреля, 1976 года, в Токио, Япония.
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. add bio in russian
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.
Both parents were Japan Airlines employees; her first professional acting experience was a JAL commercial.
Was raised in London, England until she was three, and later lived in New York for several years in her teens.
Speaks fluent English.
Majored in English Literature at Seijo University.
Is athletic and an experienced horsewoman.
Dubbed Debra Messing's role for the Japanese version of Open Season (2006).
Played Li Gong's role of in the Japanese stage version of Ba wang bie ji (1993) in 2008.
Played Sally in the Japanese stage version of When Harry Met Sally... (1989) in 2002.
Dubbed Angelina Jolie 's role for the Japanese version of Kung Fu Panda (2008).
Auditioned for a role of Chiyo / Sayuri in Memoirs of a Geisha (2005), but lost out to Ziyi Zhang.