Yū Aoi

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Yū Aoi
蒼井 優
Yū Aoi in 2009
Born (1985-08-17) August 17, 1985 (age 38)
Occupation(s)Actress, model
Years active1999–present

Yū Aoi (蒼井 優, Aoi Yū, born August 17, 1985) is a Japanese actress and model. Aoi was best known for her roles in films All About Lily Chou-Chou (2001), Hana and Alice (2004), Honey & Clover (2006), Hula Girls (2006), Rainbow Song (2006), Welcome to the Quiet Room (2007), Vampire (2011)[1] and Rurouni Kenshin (2012).[2]

She has won many awards for her performances on screen,[3] including the Japan Academy Prize and Kinema Junpo Awards for best supporting actress in 2007 for Hula Girls and Rookie of the Year for continued performances in the field of Films in Media and Fine Arts by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan in 2009.

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  1. John DeFore (January 26, 2011). "SUNDANCE REVIEW: Vampire". The Hollywood Reporter.
  2. Maggie Lee (October 29, 2012). "Rurouni Kenshin". Variety.
  3. "Japanese Professional Movie Award". Archived from the original on 12 January 2007. Retrieved 18 April 2015.

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