Japanese actress who had her debut role in the 1970 film, High School Student Blues, when she was 15 years old.
She was born Keiko Sekine in Schibecha, Japan.
She has won numerous awards for her acting work including a Golden Arrow Award in the Newcomer of the Year category.
She married director Banmei Takahashi in 1982.
She is a contemporary of Japanese actress Tamlyn Tomita.