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Miki Nakatani

Name in Native Language: "中谷美紀" (Japanese/JA)
Actress / Voice Acting In Japan | * 01/12/1976 (48) | Tokyo (Japan)
Miki Nakatani (中谷 美紀, Nakatani Miki, born 12 January 1976) is a Japanese actress and singer who began her professional career as a member of the girl group Sakurakko Club. Nakatani focused on acting after her departure from the band, making her debut on the popular television drama Under One Roof. She relaunched her music career under the tutelage of producer Ryuichi Sakamoto in 1996, releasing three albums: Shokumotsu Rensa (1996), Cure (1997) and Shiseikatsu (1999). Her best known songs include "Mind Circus" and "Suna no Kajitsu", which peaked at number ten on the Oricon charts. As an actress, Nakatani has received six Japan Academy Awards for her roles in When the Last Sword Is Drawn (2002), Memories of Matsuko (2006), and Zero Focus (2009), among others. She is most known internationally for her role as Mai Takano in the Japanese horror film franchise Ring. Nakata... ()
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Miki Nakatani (中谷 美紀 Nakatani Miki, born 12 January 1976) is a Japanese actress and singer. She is most known for her appearance in the 1998 Japanese supernatural psychological horror film Ring.

Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Mystery | Romance / Love

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Awards & Nominations for Miki Nakatani

Asian Film Award for Best Actress Elan d'or Award for Newcomer of the Year Mainichi Film Award for Best Actress
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Movies with Miki Nakatani as Actress(40)

as Kagamino2023 THE LEGEND & BUTTERFLY
as Rinko Soma2021 First Gentleman
as Ichie Minami2015 A Stitch of Life
as Kimiyo2015 Foujita
as Rie Azuma2014 The World of Kanako
as Narration (voice)2014 300 Million Yen Robbery
as Shrink2013 Real
as Miyuki2013 Chain of Flowers
as Hideyoshi Toyotomi's wife2013 The Kiyosu Conference
as Yoshihisa Igarashi2013 7 Days of Himawari & Her Puppies
as Akiko Yamauchi2012 One in a hundred thousand
as Ruriko Iwamoto2010 Sweet Little Lies
as Sachiko Murota2009 Zero Focus
as Yamashita Takako2008 Flavor of Happiness
as Sachie Morita2007 Happily Ever After
as Madame Blanche2007 Silk
as Matsuko Kawajiri2006 Memories of Matsuko
as Sayuri Honda2006 Christmas on July 24th Avenue
as Hermes2005 Train Man
as Akane2005 Dead Run
as Reiko Hatuna2005 Loft
as Satuki Kato2004 River of First Love
as Takarada2004 Thirty Lies or So
as Satomi / Saori Impostor2000 Chaos
as Mai Takano1999 Ring 2
as Shibata Jun1999 Keizoku Special: Phantom
as 斋藤归蝶(浓姬)1998 Oda Nobunaga
as Mai Takano1998 Ring
as Mai Takano1998 The Spiral
as Asami1995 Broken Heart
as Kyoko1995 BeRLiN

TV Shows/Series with Miki Nakatani as Actress(20)

as Limi Nara2020 Followers
as Hiura Mizuki / Kanzaki Mitsuru2017 Unrequited Love
as Tomomi Morimoto(森本 朋美)2016 IQ246: The Cases of a Royal Genius
as Maebata Shigeko2016 The Copycat Criminal
as Risa Tono2015 Ghost Writer
as Teru2014 Strategist KANBE
as Hatoko (voice)2013 Otona Joshi no Anime Time
as Yuka Kasugai2012 The Holy Monsters
as Nishiwaki Akane2012 Beautiful Rain
as Miki Tomonaga / Nokaze2009 Jin
as Reiko Yamamura2002 Love Quotient
as Hoshino Haru2000 Merry Christmas in Summer
as Jun Shibata1999 Unsolved Cases

Additional Information

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Full Name: Miki Nakatani
Citizenship: Japan
Born: Monday, 01/12 1976 (January) in Tokyo (Japan) (current age: 48 years + 163 days)
Zodiac sign: Capricorn (Chinese zodiac sign: Dragon)
Languages: Japanese (JA)
Member of: Key West Club
Record Label: Warner Music Japan
Other names for Miki Nakatani (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"中谷美紀"
"나카타니 미키"
"中谷美纪"
"なかたに みき" (Kana/Japanese)
Miki Nakatani frequently works together with these people:
Hidekazu Mashima (4x, Actor)
Kiyoshi Kurosawa (4x, Crew)
Akiko Ashizawa (4x, Crew)
Taro Suwa (4x, Actor)
Yutaka Suzuki (4x, Crew)
Haruka Ayase (3x, Actress)
Koji Yakusho (3x, Actor)
Yûsuke Iseya (3x, Actor)
Mitsuhiro Mihara (3x, Crew)
Houka Kinoshita (3x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:241593, Added: 08/07/2018, Last updated: 06/04/2024