Haruka Abe: My Phone Genie

Date - 4 January, 2012, All News Comedy Television

Haruka Abe plays lead regular Noako in the new series My Phone Genie (Sundays at 9am on ITV1).

This brand new 26 part series has been filming in Ireland and after its New Year’s Day launch is already attracting strong ratings for ITV.

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.

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