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Noriko Nakagoshi, Japanese Actress From Saga, Japan

Updated on December 13, 2017

A first look at Japanese actress Noriko Nakagoshi


Who is Noriko Nakagoshi?

Noriko Nakagoshi is a Japanese actress who was born on December 31, 1979. Her city of birth is Saga in her home country of Japan. Noriko is the youngest of three siblings.

Prior to working as an actress, Noriko made her modeling debut for a magazine called ViVi in the year 1999. That would be the same magazine that singer Namie Amuro would make an appearance in many years later. It was also in that year that she made her debut in acting. She played the role of Midori Sato in the show called Tengoko No Kiss. Among the other appearances that she has made over the years in many dramas, films and stage plays are the following:

A list of the movies and shows that Nakagoshi has starred in

  • Hero (2001)
  • Trick 2 (2002)
  • Kokoro (2003)- this was her breakthrough appearance where she played the role of Kokoro Suenaga.
  • Pride (2004)
  • Yoshitsune (2005)
  • Strawberry Shortcakes (2006)
  • Unholy Women (2006)
  • Apartment 1303 (2007)
  • Sugata Sanshiro (2007)
  • Town of Evening Calm, Country of Cherry Blossoms (2007)
  • For Those We Love (2007)
  • Shakariki! (2008)
  • 4 Shimai Tantei Dan (2008)
  • Orochi
  • Drop (2009)
  • A Lone Scalpel (2011)
  • Love Come (2011)
  • Peak: The Rescuers (2011)
  • Salary Man NEO The Movie (2011)
  • Lesson of the Evil (2012)
  • Zero (2014)

This is just some of the appearances that she has made. Obviously, the amount of work that Noriko has done is quite extensive.

Noriko Nakagoshi at a press conference for one of her movies

Noriko Nakagoshi: her hobbies and personal life

Her main hobby is watching movies. This is no surprise since she is an actress. She also has the special skills of painting and silver jewelry making.

Her zodiac sign is Capricorn. Noriko stands at 163 centimeters tall. She belongs to the talent agency called Cube Inc. Her husband is actor Masaru Nagai who she married in 2014.

Noriko Nakagoshi in a bathing suit

Noriko Nakagoshi in purple dress

A map of Saga Prefecture, the birthplace of Noriko Nakagoshi


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