yuko torihara

Yuko is a New York City based actress. She was born in Tokyo, Japan and grew up moving between the UK, US and Japan. She became interested in acting and theater at a young age, joining the Mugensha Theater Company in Tokyo at age 15. She graduated from high school in London, UK, then moved to the US, receiving a B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania. She brings a unique and unforgettable presence on the screen, rooted in her sensitivity and versatility.

Yuko Torihara is a filmmaker, actress, photographer and writer born in Tokyo and based in NYC. She grew up traveling between Japan, US and the UK and storytelling has been a natural way to make sense of her constantly changing environment. She has a bachelors in Comparative Literature from the University of Pennsylvania. She is a Sundance Humanities Sustainability Fellow ‘22-’23 with her first feature film, Revolutionary Mother. Her documentary Chinatown Beat, featuring author Henry Chang and photographer Corky Lee was acquired by The New Yorker in 2021. She has a recurring role on Ryan Murphy’s upcoming show for Netflix “The Watcher” and has voiced and starred in national campaigns for brands including Starbucks, Citibank, Delta Airlines, Verizon.





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Year
Credit
2019 [IMDB]
A Chance
Short
2018 [IMDB]
Maki
Hana as Yuko T
2017 [IMDB]
Fits and Starts
Curator as Yuk
2017 [IMDB]
Milk & Cookies
Short
2017 [IMDB]
A Good Dream
News Reporter -
2017 [IMDB]
Benji the Dove
Neighbor as Yu
2017 [IMDB]
Boys & Girls: The Series
TV Short
2016 [IMDB]
In Our Backyard
TV Series
2016 [IMDB]
Onryo: Spirit of Vengeance
Short
2016 [IMDB]
The Lark(s)
Short
2016 [IMDB]
Oiled Up
Short
2016 [IMDB]
Vinyl
Short
2016 [IMDB]
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows
Pedestrian unc
2016 [IMDB]
Heavy Nimbostratus Clouds
Short
2015 [IMDB]
Creative Control
Art gallery gue
[IMDB]
Iris
Diner Patron a
[IMDB]
For Entertainment Purposes Only
Believer as Yu