Naoko Mori

Naoko Mori

  • Highest Rated: 89% Topsy-Turvy (1999)
  • Lowest Rated: 33% Hackers (1995)
  • Birthday: Nov 19, 1971
  • Birthplace: Nagoya, Japan
  • Naoko Mori is a British actress of Japanese descent.Her most well recognised roles are Sarah, Saffron's good friend, in Absolutely Fabulous, Mie Nishi-Kawa in Casualty (1993-1994), and Toshiko Sato in Doctor Who (2005) and its spin-off Torchwood (2006). Mori was born in Nagoya, Japan. Her family moved to New Jersey, USA when Mori was four years old, and to Surrey, England eight years later. There, Mori took singing lessons, and at the age of 17 was cast as Kim, the lead role, in the West End production of Miss Saigon, opposite John Barrowman. Around the same time, she was cast as Saffron's friend Sarah in Absolutely Fabulous, a role she would continue to play occasionally for over a decade. In 1993-1994, Mori had a regular role on the hospital drama Casualty as the hospital receptionist Mie Nishikawa. Film roles followed, including appearances in Spiceworld: The Movie (1997) and Topsy-Turvy (1999), and a leading role in Running Time (2000). Mori also appeared in the television programmes Judge John Deed (2001) and Spooks (2002). Mori had a major role in the 2005 BBC docu-drama Hiroshima, which contained dramatic re-enactments of the 1945 atomic bombing. Mori also provided the voice acting for the villaness Mai Hem for the game Perfect Dark Zero.Also in 2005, Mori had a small role as 'Dr Sato' in the Doctor Who episode "Aliens of London". Producer Russell T. Davies took note of her performance, and decided to bring the character back as a regular in the Doctor Who spin-off Torchwood, working alongside John Barrowman again.Mori returned to the West End on November 20, 2006, when she took over the role of Christmas Eve from Ann Harada in the London production of Avenue Q.

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

Movies

Rating

Title

Credit

Box
Office

Year

73% Everest Yasuko Namba $46.6M 2015
No Score Yet Three Inches Actor 2011
No Score Yet Lennon Naked Yoko Ono 2010
89% Topsy-Turvy Miss `Sixpence Please' 1999
35% Spice World Nicola 1998
33% Hackers Tokyo Hacker 1995

TV

Rating

Title

Credit

Year

89% The Terror
2018
Asako Nakayama
  • 2019
96% Absolutely Fabulous
1992-2012
Sarah
  • 2012
  • 2004
  • 2001
  • 1995
  • 1994
  • 1992
52% Private Practice
2007-2013
Patricia Ramsey
  • 2011
No Score Yet Three Inches
2011
  • 2011
No Score Yet Masterpiece
1971-2014
Yoko Ono
  • 2010
90% Torchwood
2007-2011
Toshiko Sato
  • 2008
  • 2007

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