Haruka Abe

Haruka Abe

London, United Kingdom
Height: 5'3" (160cm)
Weight: 7st. 1lb. (45kg)
Playing Age: 20-30 years
Eye Colour: Hazel
Hair Colour: Black
Hair Length: Long
Voice Quality: Warm
Voice Character: Engaging
Unions: Equity
Role Types: Asian, Japanese, Oriental

Credits

Haruka Abe | Sainou Talent Agency London

Television
Aimi Ito, AVENUE 5, HBO, Armando Iannucci
Suzume, GIRI/HAJI, Sister Pictures for BBC and Netflix , Julian Farino
Katashi Emon, SILENT WITNESS, BBC, Dominic LeClerc
Tippi, KISS ME FIRST (Series Regular), Balloon Ent. for Netflix, Misha Manson-Smith
Tomoko, STATH LETS FLATS (Series Regular), Roughcut for Channel 4, Tom Kingsley
Po, EMERALD CITY, NBC, Tarsem Singh
Henchman (Series Recurring), ZAPPED!, Baby Cow, Dave Lambert
Mikki, CUFFS, Tiger Aspect for BBC One, Anthony Philipson
Anna (Guest Lead), CUCUMBER, Red Productions/Channel 4, Alice Troughton
Jennifer Li, CYBERBULLY (BAFTA NOMINATED), Raw TV/Channel 4, Ben Chanan
Tammy (Series Recurring), EDGE OF HEAVEN, Hartswood Films/ITV, John Henderson & Sandy Johnson
Jenny Wong (Guest Lead), DOCTORS, BBC, Jordan Hogg
Naoko (Series Regular), MY PHONE GENIE, CITV, Tom Poole & Jeff Naylor
Miko (Series Regular), IDEAL (SEASON 3, 4, 5, 6 & 7), Baby Cow for BBC TV, Ben Gosling Fuller & Ben Wheatley
Marti, SLINGERS, Sleepydog, Steve Barron
Mika (Guest Lead), CASUALTY, BBC TV, Alan Grint
Sarah Kells, THE THINGS I HAVEN’T TOLD YOU, Tiger Aspect/BBC, Marcal Fores
Japanese Waitress, WIRE IN THE BLOOD, Coastal Productions/ITV, Phillip John

Film
The Liberty Woman, CRUELLA, Disney, Craig Gillespie
Carla, MISTER MAYFAIR, Goldfinch Studios, Philippe Martinez
Creature (Motion capture), STARFISH, Tessellate, A.T. White
Sofia, QUIET, Tessellate, A.T. White
May-Ling (Female Lead), LATE SHIFT (BAFTA WINNING), Late Shift Production UK Ltd, Tobias Weber
Tanya, SHE’S JUST A SHADOW, She’s Just A Shadow LLC / Michaelgion, Adam Sherman
Serena, THE KNIFE THAT KILLED ME, Universal Pictures, Marcus Romer, Kit Monkman
Mika’s Handmaiden, 47 RONIN, Universal Pictures, Carl Rinsch
Keiko, SCOPIA EFFECT, Flynn Film, Christopher Butler
Japanese Girl, ABOUT TIME, Working Title Films, Richard Curtis
Mitsuko Unagi (Lead), RANDOM 11, Vertigo Heights, Tony Sebastian Upko

Theatre
Sakiko, WILD HARES (R&D WORKSHOP), Leeds Playhouse, Tess Seddon & Nobuhiro Nishikawa
Jung Sun, THE GREAT WAVE (R&D WORKSHOP), National Theatre Studio, Indhu Rubasingham
Jasmine / Han-Han, THE KING OF HELL’S PALACE (R&D WORKSHOP), National Theatre Studio, Tea Alagic
Mari (Lead), HARAJUKU GIRLS, The Finborough Theatre, Jude Christian
Kanako, THE HAND (REHEARSED READING), Richard Twyman

Skills

Accents & Dialects * = native

Japanese*, RP*

Languages * = mother tongue

English*, Japanese*

Music & Dance * = highly skilled

Alto, Ballet, Contemporary Dance, Flute, Recorder

Performance

ADR-Additional Dialogue Recording, Commedia Dell'Arte, Physical Theatre, Voice Over

Sports

Yoga*

Vehicle Licences

Drama Workshop Leader, Improvisation, Interpreter, Photographic Model, Puppetry, Translator
Haruka Abe

Haruka Abe

London, United Kingdom


Overview

Japanese born Haruka Abe spent her youth split between Tokyo and New York before settling in London.

She gained UK wide recognition playing the role of Miko in all 5 series of the hit comedy Ideal opposite Johnny Vegas and My Phone Genie for ITV1.

Other notable screen credits include Cucumber, About Time for Working Title Films, 47 Ronin for Universal Pictures, The Knife That Killed Me, Random 11 for Vertigo Films, Emerald City for NBC. Most recently she has played series regular Tippi in Kiss me First for Netflix/Channel 4, Tomoko in Channel 4 comedy Stath Lets Flats, May-Ling in BAFTA Cymru nominated Late Shift and Suzume in Giri/Haju for the BBC/Netflix.

Her multi award winning short films Stanley Pickle and Yuki have won worldwide critical acclaim.

Haruka Abe | Sainou Talent Agency London

Television
Aimi Ito, AVENUE 5, HBO, Armando Iannucci
Suzume, GIRI/HAJI, Sister Pictures for BBC and Netflix , Julian Farino
Katashi Emon, SILENT WITNESS, BBC, Dominic LeClerc
Tippi, KISS ME FIRST (Series Regular), Balloon Ent. for Netflix, Misha Manson-Smith
Tomoko, STATH LETS FLATS (Series Regular), Roughcut for Channel 4, Tom Kingsley
Po, EMERALD CITY, NBC, Tarsem Singh
Henchman (Series Recurring), ZAPPED!, Baby Cow, Dave Lambert
Mikki, CUFFS, Tiger Aspect for BBC One, Anthony Philipson
Anna (Guest Lead), CUCUMBER, Red Productions/Channel 4, Alice Troughton
Jennifer Li, CYBERBULLY (BAFTA NOMINATED), Raw TV/Channel 4, Ben Chanan
Tammy (Series Recurring), EDGE OF HEAVEN, Hartswood Films/ITV, John Henderson & Sandy Johnson
Jenny Wong (Guest Lead), DOCTORS, BBC, Jordan Hogg
Naoko (Series Regular), MY PHONE GENIE, CITV, Tom Poole & Jeff Naylor
Miko (Series Regular), IDEAL (SEASON 3, 4, 5, 6 & 7), Baby Cow for BBC TV, Ben Gosling Fuller & Ben Wheatley
Marti, SLINGERS, Sleepydog, Steve Barron
Mika (Guest Lead), CASUALTY, BBC TV, Alan Grint
Sarah Kells, THE THINGS I HAVEN’T TOLD YOU, Tiger Aspect/BBC, Marcal Fores
Japanese Waitress, WIRE IN THE BLOOD, Coastal Productions/ITV, Phillip John

Film
The Liberty Woman, CRUELLA, Disney, Craig Gillespie
Carla, MISTER MAYFAIR, Goldfinch Studios, Philippe Martinez
Creature (Motion capture), STARFISH, Tessellate, A.T. White
Sofia, QUIET, Tessellate, A.T. White
May-Ling (Female Lead), LATE SHIFT (BAFTA WINNING), Late Shift Production UK Ltd, Tobias Weber
Tanya, SHE’S JUST A SHADOW, She’s Just A Shadow LLC / Michaelgion, Adam Sherman
Serena, THE KNIFE THAT KILLED ME, Universal Pictures, Marcus Romer, Kit Monkman
Mika’s Handmaiden, 47 RONIN, Universal Pictures, Carl Rinsch
Keiko, SCOPIA EFFECT, Flynn Film, Christopher Butler
Japanese Girl, ABOUT TIME, Working Title Films, Richard Curtis
Mitsuko Unagi (Lead), RANDOM 11, Vertigo Heights, Tony Sebastian Upko

Theatre
Sakiko, WILD HARES (R&D WORKSHOP), Leeds Playhouse, Tess Seddon & Nobuhiro Nishikawa
Jung Sun, THE GREAT WAVE (R&D WORKSHOP), National Theatre Studio, Indhu Rubasingham
Jasmine / Han-Han, THE KING OF HELL’S PALACE (R&D WORKSHOP), National Theatre Studio, Tea Alagic
Mari (Lead), HARAJUKU GIRLS, The Finborough Theatre, Jude Christian
Kanako, THE HAND (REHEARSED READING), Richard Twyman

About

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Co-Rep: Thruline Entertainment (LA)

Characteristics
Height: 5'3" (160cm)
Weight: 7st. 1lb. (45kg)
Playing Age: 20-30 years
Eye Colour: Hazel
Hair Colour: Black
Hair Length: Long
Voice Quality: Warm
Voice Character: Engaging
Unions: Equity
Role Types: Asian, Japanese, Oriental
Skills
Accents & Dialects
* = native
Japanese*, RP*
Languages
* = mother tongue
English*, Japanese*
Music & Dance
* = highly skilled
Alto, Ballet, Contemporary Dance, Flute, Recorder
Performance ADR-Additional Dialogue Recording, Commedia Dell'Arte, Physical Theatre, Voice Over
Sports Yoga*
Vehicle Licences Drama Workshop Leader, Improvisation, Interpreter, Photographic Model, Puppetry, Translator