Wednesday, August 5, 2009

Celebrity of the Month: Juri Ueno

Celebrity of the Month:
Juri Ueno

I am still posting this for pink_fairy10 who is still busy with her periodical exams. Gambatte pink_fairy10!

If you watched Nodame Cantabile Live Action Series,then you would really recognize Juri Ueno, the lady who played the role of Noda Megumi.

Juri Ueno, 上野 樹里 was born born on May 25, 1986 from Kakougawa, Hyougo Prefecture, Japan. This young actress has already gained a lot of awards that recognizes her prowess for acting. Last 2007, she won Best Lead Actress at the 51st Television Drama Academy Awards for her role as Nodame. She also won various acting awards throughout the years and some of them include:
  • 17th Hashida Awards - Best Newcomer (2009)
  • TV LIFE 18th Annual Drama Awards 2008 - Best Supporting Actress for Last Friends (2009)
  • MTV Student Voice Award - Best Student Voice Actress (2008)
  • Vogue - Women of the Year 2008 (2008)
Aside from her role as Nodame, she also played various roles in different dramas and movies. Some of them are:

  • 2004 - Swing Girls (Tomoko Suzuki)
  • 2005 - Kame wa igai to hayaku oyogu (Suzume Katakura)
  • 2006 - Arch Angels (Fumio Shijo)
  • 2008 - Guu-Guu Datte Neko de Aru (Naomi)
  • 2004 - Orange Days (Ayumi Kirishima)
  • 2005 - Engine (Misae Hoshino)
  • 2006 - Bokutachi no Sensou (Minami Kamoshita)
  • 2007 - Marumaru Chibi Maruko-chan SP (Maruko-chan)
  • 2008 - Last Friends (Ruka Kishimoto)
For her complete details, her Wikipedia page is here.

Well, I get to know her after watching Nodame. And I must say that she really deserve an acting award. She has good and really amazing acting skills. The role of Nodame is really hard to portray and she was able to portray it really well. I look forward to watching her in the upcoming finale Nodame this year.

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