You-Ri Yamanaka

Actress
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KNOWN FOR 
You Are Welcome (1998) | Reunited (2010) | Servants' Quarters (2016)
AKA 
Yuka You-Ri Yamanaka | Yuka Yamanaka
HEIGHT *
5' 2" (1.57m)
AGE RANGE *
Performs ages 28-38
ETHNICITY *
Japanese
HAIR *
Black (Long)
EYES *
Brown
PHYSIQUE *
Slim
VOICE TYPE *
Soprano
ATHLETICS *
Volleyball | Table Tennis | Bowling | Rope Work | Figure Skating | Yoga | Ice Skating | Tennis | Martial Arts  Less
ACCENTS *
British | Japanese
LANGUAGES *
Japanese | English
INSTRUMENTS *
Jambe | Piano | Accordion | Recorder | Percussion | Drums  Less
DANCE *
Modern | Butoh (Avant-Garde Japanese dance) | Kabuki Dance (Traditional Japanese dance)
VANITY URL *
http://www.imdb.me/youriyamanaka
* Starred info submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume (has not been verified by IMDb).

Filmography Filter

Past Film & Video (6 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
Past Television (3 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Silent WitnessSilent Witness (TV Series) Ying McCoy ( 2 episodes, 2011 )  Less 2011 2
  • Primary photo for ReunitedReunited (TV Movie) Japanese Wife (as Yuka Yamanaka)  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Spirit WarriorsSpirit Warriors (TV Series) Yama ( 1 episode, 2010 )  Less 2010 1
    • The Spirit Thief (Jan 29, 2010) Yama (as Yuka You-Ri Yamanaka)  Less
Domestic gross includes USA and Canada.

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Additional Credits (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

CommercialsCOMPANY/DIRECTOR
  • EMBASSY OF JAPAN * – Narrator (Voice over) Embassy of Japan
  • OCS Europe * – Narrator (Voice over) Scene Productions
  • JSTV * – Narrator (Voice over) Japan Sky TV
  • NOKIA * – Narrator (Voice over) VSI
  • All Nippon Airways * – Narrator (Voice over) FIP
  • JAPAN AIRLINES * – Narrator (Voice over) FIP
TheaterCOMPANY/DIRECTOR
  • A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM * – Titania/Hippolyta Southwark Playhouse, London/Jonathan Man
  • THE JUNGLE BOOK * – Raksha/Queen of Cobra Watermill Theatre, UK/Andy Brereton
  • UNDERGROUND(after Clime and Punishment) * – Alyona Ivanovna dreamthinkspeak/BITE Barbican, London/Tristan Sharps
  • PRINCESS AND THE PEA * – Princess/Puppeteer Polka Theatre, London/Joy Haynes
  • ELEPHANT VANISHES * – Exploratory Workshop Complicite, London/Simon McBurney
  • LEMON ELEGY * – Chieko Clwyd Theatr, Cymru, Wales/Jermyn Street Theatre/Tim Baker
  • A FEW LITTLE DROPS * – various Volcano Theatre/Clwyd Theatr, Cymru, Wales/Paul Davies, Fern Smith
  • AJAX * – Tecmessa Jermyn Street Theatre,London/Elli Papaconstantinou
  • SUPPLIANTS by Aeschylus * – suppliant Gilded Baloon, Edinburgh Festival/Elli Papaconstantinou
  • HELL SCREEN by Mishima * – Tsuyukusa StoneCrabs Theatre, London/Kwong Loke
  • THE PRIEST AND HIS LOVE by Mishima * – Priest/Concubine Horla, UK/Amy Jeavons
  • BLUEBEARDS CASTLE * – Carol Top ICA, London/Erica Miwa
  • THE DARKNESS IN A WOODEN BELL * – Wife Greenwich Playhouse, London/Hoonjae Kim
  • MARK AND THE MARKED * – Mark Box Clever Theatre, London/Michael Wicherek
  • CAR STORY * – Fairy and Musician Box Clever Theatre, London/Michael Wicherek
  • SEA OF SILENCE * – Elder/Narrator/Dragon Quicksilver Theatre, London
  • THE SECRET AGENT * – Steve Playground Performing Arts Studio, London/William Galinsky
  • Opera, DIDO AND AENEAS * – Movement Director Temple Festival/Middle Temple, London/David Edwards
  • Opera, MADAM BUTTERFLY * – Movement Coach English National Opera/Coliseum, London/Ian Rutherford
  • Opera, MAGIC FLUTE * – Movement Director New National Theatre, Tokyo/David Edwards
  • THE WORLD OF SOUND * – Movement Coach New National Theatre Tokyo/Keiko Miyata
  • ILLYRIA * – Choreographer Theatre Royal Bath,UK/Astrid Hilne
  • SEA OF SILENCE * – Choreographer Quicksilver Theatre, London
  • MODERN MAN * – Movement Coach New End Theatre, London/Caitoriona McLaughlin
  • EVERYMAN-AN IMMORTALITY PLAY * – Movement Coach Theatre Melange, UK/Sandy Maberley
  • HINTERLAND * – Movement Coach LAMDA, London/Jamie Harper
  • SALOME * – Director LAMDA, London
  • IN THE GROVE * – Director LAMDA, London
  • TEMPEST * – Director Loughborough University, UK
DanceCOMPANY/DIRECTOR
  • BOLERO * – Traveller Camden People's Theatre
  • Kabuki Dance Show * – various Kinshino Hanayagi Dance Co.
HostingCOMPANY/DIRECTOR
  • BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES IN TOKYO * – MC Japan External Trade Organisation
  • THE INVEST IN JAPAN SYMPOSIUM * – MC Japan External Trade Organisation
Voice OverCOMPANY/DIRECTOR
  • BARCELONA MARITIME MUSEUM IN SPAIN * – Audio Guide Antenna Audio
  • TURKISH AIRLINES * – In-flight Announcement Foreign Voices
  • EMIRATES * – In-flight Announcement AWP
  • HONG KONG DRAGON AIRLINES * – In-flight Announcement AWP
  • S7 AIRLINES * – In-flight Announcement AWP
  • BIODIVERSITY * – Narrator United Nations
  • NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC * – Okami Chief TV
  • ULTIMATE HOUSE * – Various Characters i2i Television
  • PARIS FASHION WEEK * – Various Female Characters Sonia Rykiel
  • INTERCONTINENTAL HOTEL * – Narrator Juice Moving Images
  • HARMONY SHOW * – HARMONY New Lanark Mills
  • DARK RIDE EXPERIENCE * – Annie McLeod New Lanark Mills
  • TEACH YOURSELF JAPANESE/SPANISH VERSION * – Various Characters Larousse
  • EASY LEARNING JAPANESE * – Various Characters Harper Collins
  • TEACH YOURSELF JAPANESE/ENGLISH VERSION * – Various Characters Hooder & Stoughton Ltd
  • TEACH YOURSELF INSTANT JAPANESE/ENGLISH VERSION * – Various Characters Hooder & Stoughton Ltd
  • TEACH YOURSELF JAPANESE/FRENCH VERSION * – Various Characters Chambers Harrap Publisher
  • ALLTALK ENGLISH COURSE * – Presenter Linguaphone
  • LANGUAGE SCHOOL Internet * – Various Characters BBC Radio
  • ELT * – Narrator Oxford University Press
  • SPEAK ENGLISH * – Presenter De Agostini Japan
  • DOW JONES * – Telephone Announcement Messages SOH
  • INTERVAL INTERNATIONAL * – Announcement Messages SOH
  • BRITISH AIRWAYS * – Announcement Messages SOH
  • GLAXO SMITHKLINE * – Telephone Announcement Messages SOH
  • MCAFEE * – Telephone Announcement Messages SOH
  • IBM * – Telephone Announcement Messages SOH
  • INTEGRATED MEDIA ENTERPRISE * – Narrator AVID
  • AVID PROMOTION VIDEO * – Narrator AVID
  • CISCO * – Narrator AWP
  • TYCO INTERNATIONAL * – Narrator GoLocalise
  • POWER SESSION * – Narrator DHL Express
  • TELEVISION OF THE ENVIRONMENT * – Narrator VSI
  • NIKKEI INTERNET * – Journalist VSI
  • PHILLIPS * – Narrator SDL International
  • FUKUTOMI * – Narrator Sparkling Sun
  • VODAFONE * – Yuka Foreign Voices
  • ART TRANSTELEX * – Sophie Foreign Voices
  • JONCKERS * – Kelly Wisner Foreign Voices
  • MERCK TRAINING * – Pam/Suzanne Foreign Voices
  • NETG * – Various Characters Foreign Voices
  • YOUNG CREATOR'S AWARD * – Narrator Lingo 24
Video GamesCOMPANY/DIRECTOR
  • MONSTER HUNTER * – Gin Maverick Media Ltd
  • BATTALION WARS 2 * – Lei-Quo Kuju Entertainment
  • GHOST CHARACTER * – Nova Alchemy Studio

Education (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

FORMAL EDUCATIONYEARCITY/STATE
  • Waseda University * – BA in Political Science Tokyo
  • Royal Holloway, University of London * – MA in directing, Drama Dpt U.K.
SPECIAL TRAININGYEARCITY/STATE
  • LAMDA - The London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art * London
  • Kabuki dance - traditional Japanese dance * Japan
  • Butoh - avant garde Japanese dance * Japan
  • Ecole Philippe Gaulier * – London, Philippe Gaulier and Complicite

Additional Awards (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

EVENTYEAR
  • International Short Film Festival in Greece * – First Prize 1998
  • TCM Classic Shorts * – 2nd winner 2006
* Starred info submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume (has not been verified by IMDb).
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