Wednesday, October 22, 2008

Juri Ueno

Juri Ueno (上野 樹里; born 25 May 1986) is a Japanese actress from Kakogawa, Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan. She won the ‘Best Newcomer’ prize at the Japanese Academy Awards in 2005 for her role in Swing Girls and was awarded 'Best Actress' at the 51st Television Academy Awards for her 2006 portrayal of the title character of Japanese drama-comedy series, Nodame Cantabile