Yukie Nakama is a Japanese actress, singer and former idol who gained a breakthrough in acting career when starring Sadako in Ring 0: Birthday (2000). From 2002 to 2005, she had won four Japanese Drama Academy Awards for Best Actress for Gokusen (2002), Kao (2003), Trick 3 (2003) and Gokusen 2 (2005) and a Best Dresser award for Tokyo Wankei (2004). Additionally, she was nominated Outstanding Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role for Watashi wa Kai ni Naritai at Japan Academy Prize (film) in 2009.
Before beginning in acting career, she was known as a gravure idol and singer with her debut single Moonlight to Daybreak (1996) and also made her appearances in several small roles in films like Love & Pop (1998).
She got married to actor
Tetsushi Tanakaon September 18, 2014.