Suzy Nakamura

 

Date Of Birth

December 2, 1973
 

Biography

American actress Suzy Nakamura initially wanted to be a dancer. But after performing in high school, she took a turn in her career path and decided to pursue acting instead. Previously, she starred in several theater productions and has gone on tour. An alumna of The Second City improvisational comedy troupe, she has starred in a number of television programs and films.

Suzy Nakamura began her acting career with a role in Rea Tajiri’s Strawberry Fields. She landed the role of Irene Kawai, a troubled teen on the movie, which was shot in her hometown of Chicago in 1994. She soon received numerous guest spots on shows like Common Law, Relativity and on several episodes of The Closer in 1998. That year, she got a part in the sci-fi thriller Deep Impact, portraying the assistant of Tea Leoni’s character. She later appeared on Two Guys, A Girl and a Pizza Place, then portrayed the character Yo-Ji in the 1999 drama Treasure Island. In 2000, Nakamura landed a role in the Mike Figgis movie Timecode, and was later seen on several episodes of The West Wing as Kathy. Her next role was in Daddio, as well as two other television films. She was in Follow the Stars Home in 2001, and on I Got You in 2002. She next played the character Rina Oh in six episodes of Imagine That. After working on the short film Barrier Device, she obtained a part in the crime comedy Stark Raving Mad. She portrayed the character Betty Shin alongside Sean William Scott, Lou Diamond Phillips, Dave Foley and Timm Sharp. Nakamura’s next appearance was in Curb Your Enthusiasm, Abby, All of Us and Good Morning, Miami. In 2003, she was cast in the film Malibu’s Most Wanted, starring Jamie Kennedy. The next year, Nakamura landed a role in the comedy Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story. She acted alongside Ben Stiller and Vince Vaughn, before appearing on the sitcom The King of Queens. She next joined the cast of 8 Simple Rules…for Dating My Teenage Daughter as Mrs. Krupp, and appeared on According to Jim as Yoki. In 2005, she was cast in the film Must Love Dogs, and worked with Steve Carrell on The 40 Year Old Virgin. She was also in My Name Is Earl, Half & Half, and the ABC sitcom Help Me Help You. Her other film credits include American Zombie, Evan Almighty, Doubting Thomas and several episodes of The Minor Accomplishments of Jackie Woodman and Grey’s Anatomy.

In 2012, Nakamura joined the cast of the NBC comedy series Go On, which stars Matthew Perry.
 

Place of Birth

Chicago, Illinois, USA
 

Birth Name

Suzy Nakamura
 

Gender

Female
 

Fun Facts

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Awards

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Filmography

2012 Go On (TV series)
2012 Free Samples
2011 In Plain Sight (TV series)
2010-2011 Men of a Certain Age (TV series)
2011 Bird Dog (TV movie)
2011 The Little Engine That Could
2011 How I Met Your Mother (TV series)
2011 Second City This Week (TV series)
2010 Donna's Revenge (TV series)
2010 Held Up (video)
2009-2010 10 Things I Hate About You (TV series)
2010 Castle (TV series)
2010 Bones (TV series)
2009-2010 Modern Family (TV series)
2010 The Middle. (TV series)
2010 All Signs of Death (TV movie)
2010 Freshmen (TV movie)
2009 The Mentalist (TV series)
2009 Private Practice (TV series)
2009 It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (TV series)
2009 Harmony and Me
2009 Coma (short)
2008-2009 Back on Topps (TV series)
2008 True Jackson, VP (TV series)
2008 Grey's Anatomy (TV series)
2008 My Name Is Earl (TV series)
2008 Jennie Tran (Not Her Real Name) (short)
2008/II Open Your Eyes (short)
2008 Back to You (TV series)
2008 RSO [Registered Sex Offender]
2008 Spy School
2006-2007 The Minor Accomplishments of Jackie Woodman (TV series)
2007 Insatiable (TV series)
2007 Evan Almighty
2007 American Zombie
2006-2007 Help Me Help You (TV series)
2006 For Your Consideration
2002-2006 Half & Half (TV series)
2006 Rene Turns 40 (short)
2006 Worst Week of My Life (TV series)
2005 The 40 Year Old Virgin
2005 Must Love Dogs
2005 Cheap Seats: Without Ron Parker (TV series)
2005 According to Jim (TV series)
2004-2005 8 Simple Rules (TV series)
2005 24/7 (video short)
2005 Confessions of a Dog (TV movie)
2004 The King of Queens (TV series)
2004 Rock Paper Scissors: Honor of the Hand
2004 Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story
2004 Good Morning, Miami (TV series)
2003 All of Us (TV series)
2003 Malibu's Most Wanted
2003 Abby (TV series)
2002 Curb Your Enthusiasm (TV series)
2002 Stark Raving Mad
2002 Barrier Device (short)
2002 Imagine That (TV series)
2002 I Got You (TV movie)
2001 Follow the Stars Home (TV movie)
2001 Porno Outtakes (video short)
2000 Daddio (TV series)
1999-2000 The West Wing (TV series)
2000 Timecode
1999 Larry David: Curb Your Enthusiasm (TV movie)
1999 8MM
1999 Treasure Island
1998 Two Guys, a Girl and a Pizza Place (TV series)
1998 The Closer (TV series)
1998 Deep Impact
1997 Strawberry Fields
1997 Men Seeking Women
1997 Relativity (TV series)
1997 The Player (TV movie)
1996 Common Law (TV series)
 

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Height

5' 4" (1.63 m)
 

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