Arata Iura

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Arata Iura : biography

September 15, 1974 –

, formerly better known by his stage name Arata, is a Japanese actor, model and fashion designer.

Biography

Iura co-starred in Yukio Ninagawa’s Snakes and Earrings with Yuriko Yoshitaka and Kengo Kora. He appeared in Junji Sakamoto’s Strangers in the City.

He portrayed Yukio Mishima in Koji Wakamatsu’s 11:25 The Day He Chose His Own Fate.

He also appeared in some of Hirokazu Koreeda’s films such as After Life, Distance and Air Doll.

Filmography

Film

  • After Life (1998)
  • Shady Grove (1999)
  • Distance (2001)
  • Ping Pong (2002)
  • Aoi Kuruma (2004)
  • Gina K (2005)
  • Yaji and Kita: The Midnight Pilgrims (2005)
  • The Prisoner (2007)
  • Purukogi (2007)
  • United Red Army (2007)
  • Snakes and Earrings (2008)
  • 20th Century Boys (2008)
  • Air Doll (2009)
  • Ultra Miracle Love Story (2009)
  • John Rabe (2009)
  • Caterpillar (2010)
  • Zatoichi: The Last (2010)
  • Strangers in the City (2010)
  • Kimi ni Todoke (2010)
  • 11:25 The Day He Chose His Own Fate (2012)
  • Our Homeland (2012)
  • Bakugyaku Familia (2012)
  • The Millennial Rapture (2013)
  • The Ravine of Goodbye (2013)

Television

  • Mori no Asagao (2010)
  • Mitsu no Aji: A Taste of Honey (2011)
  • Taira no Kiyomori (2012)
  • Rich Man, Poor Woman (2012)