Eriko Tamura is a Japanese actress and singer. After having starred in more than 20 films and television series in Japan, she quickly rose to popularity as one of Hollywood's most sought after new talents. She became well-known when appearing in the highest rated new show of the 2006 - 2007 television season, NBC's drama Heroes, which was nominated a Golden Globe for Best Television Series - Drama and also won the People's Choice Award for Favorite New Television Drama.
At age 14, she made her first appearance in feature film Flowerly Afternoon. After that, she played a role in the popular TV show Go with the Wild! and portrayed Hosokawa in the award-winning NHK's mini-series My Beloved Ultra Seven.
Little was known about her personal life.